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  3.11.2015   CMCA   Uncategorized   No comments

“I am interested in personal stories because that’s when people become expressive, spontaneous and heartfelt.” ~ Anna Deveare Smith Dear Families and Friends, First thing this morning small cohorts of


  28.10.2015   CMCA   Uncategorized   No comments

“There is time, which should be devoted to free and unguided exploratory work (call it play if you wish; I call it work).” ~ David Hawkins Dear Families and Friends, It’s


  27.10.2015   CMCA   Uncategorized   No comments

Dear Families and Friends, Art is also COLLABORATION! Third graders kicked off their St. George School/Jackson Memorial Library partnership today with pizazz! They were keen to help us define imagination.

Pairings Photography exhibition opens November 6

Pairings photography exhibition opens November 6 Rockport, Maine, October 27, 2015 —Pairings: Selections from the Bruce Brown Photography Collection organized by the Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) will open

Leaps LAUNCHES St. George School/ Jackson Memorial Library Program

Dear Families and Friends, On October 27 mentor artists, Alexis Iammarino, Sarah Rogers, and Sandy Weisman will greet third graders, their teacher, Christine Miller, art teacher, Julie Ryan and librarian,

Leaps // The World Belongs to You

Dear Families and Friends, All of us at LEAPS of IMAGINATION know that when children believe in themselves they feel empowered to change the world. Listening to Vinalhaven School students

Leaps // What Lies Within

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us. And when we bring what is within us out into the world,

Leaps // Really Impressive!

Dear Families and Friends, Deep in discussion on the morning's ride, we found ourselves marveling at kids' work. From foam and fancy fabrics emerged fishing boats, ferries, and underwater fantasies!

November 7th ArtLab for All Ages Workshop

November 7th ArtLab for All Ages Workshop: Still Lives on the Wild Side // Funky Forms and Figures Rockport, Maine, October 20, 2015 —The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA)

Leaps // Book It

"These empty pages are your future, soon to become your past." ~ anonymous Dear Friends and Families, Journals are a place for letting our thoughts run free. Our three artists

Leaps // Connecting Story and Art

Dear Families and Friends, Art is a doorway through which children can transform their ideas. With that in mind it's our goal to help provide the foundation for the kind

Leaps // Building Bridges

Dear Friends and Families, Art plays a powerful role in the development of children's creative thinking. It teaches children to build bridges and connect ideas. One of the first connections we