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Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Upcoming Events

June 2017

Screen | Pop Killed Culture

June 19 - September 24

The second iteration of our Screen series, focusing on video works, will feature the work My Body is Your Body is Everybody is Nobody by Pop Killed Culture. My Body is Your Body is Everybody is Nobody are a series of videos in which participants are encouraged to mark the performer with charcoal for three minutes, leaving evidence of the interaction on the performer’s skin. The videos are silent, shot in black and white and cropped in portrait style to capture…

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August 2017

Thursday Yoga Flow with Lucy Spalding

August 17 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm All levels welcome, by donation End your busy summer Thursdays with a fun, dynamic practice surrounded by beautiful and inspiring art! This vinyasa-style class will begin with a few rounds of flowing movement to warm up the body and connect you to your breath, and finish with longer holds and stretches to relax and rejuvenate the senses. Everyone is welcome! Note: Please bring a yoga mat if you have one and wear comfortable layers to move in. Lucy’s…

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$225 - $297.48

Night Stories | Summer Gala

August 18 | 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Friday, August 18, 6:30-11pm $225 | CMCA members $250 | Non-members Join us for a festive summer night celebrating CMCA's First Anniversary in its Toshiko Mori Architect building and the opening of the exhibition Linden Frederick | Night Stories, a collaboration between the artist and 15 award-winning authors. Our most important fundraising event of the year, the CMCA Summer Gala offers an extraordinary evening of food, drinks, fun, and art. 6:30–9pm Cocktails, Oyster Bar, Moveable Feast, Silent Auction Trillium Caterers |…

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Night Stories | Silent Auction

August 18 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Friday, August 18, 6:30-8pm Open bidding at CMCA Summer Gala; absentee bids accepted until noon on August 18. Contact jthompson@cmcanow.org or call (207) 701-5005 to place absentee bid(s). Auction Items Lot 1 Exclusive to CMCA | Sam Cady, gull view, sand and little sand, low tide, morning, 2017 Born in 1943 in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, Sam Cady has been sailing and exploring the coast of Maine his entire life and the imprint of the state’s rugged topography, numerous offshore islands, and…

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Night Stories | After Party

August 18 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Friday, August 18, 9-11pm $10 CMCA Members (enter discount code AFTERPARTY17 at checkout), $12 Non-members; 21+ only Purchase tickets below, at Curator, Main St., Rockland, or night of event. Following CMCA's annual Summer Gala, dance the night away in our courtyard with DJ Owen Cartwright. Cash bar, ice cream truck, fire pit + sparklers! Music | DJ Owen Cartwright Cash Bar | Trillium Caterers Ice Cream Truck | Stone Fox Farm Creamery

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Thursday Yoga Flow with Lucy Spalding

August 24 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm All levels welcome, by donation End your busy summer Thursdays with a fun, dynamic practice surrounded by beautiful and inspiring art! This vinyasa-style class will begin with a few rounds of flowing movement to warm up the body and connect you to your breath, and finish with longer holds and stretches to relax and rejuvenate the senses. Everyone is welcome! Note: Please bring a yoga mat if you have one and wear comfortable layers to move in. Lucy’s…

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Linden Frederick | Night Stories Artist Reception

August 25 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Friday, August 25, 5-8pm Free and open to the public We’re celebrating the public opening of our newest summer exhibition Linden Frederick | Night Stories! View the exhibition, meet the artist, and enjoy refreshments in our courtyard.

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Tuesday Talk | Linden Frederick

August 29 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Tuesday, August 29, 5:30pm Free with admission + limited spots available; CMCA members receive priority registration until August 15 Join us for a Tuesday Talk with artist Linden Frederick discussing his current exhibition Night Stories , a collaboration with 15 noted authors. Stay after the talk for refreshments and further conversation. The exhibition, Night Stories, and the accompanying book, have been eight years in the making. When artist Linden Frederick (b. 1953) realized a growing number of his collectors are novelists…

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Thursday Yoga Flow with Lucy Spalding

August 31 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm All levels welcome, by donation End your busy summer Thursdays with a fun, dynamic practice surrounded by beautiful and inspiring art! This vinyasa-style class will begin with a few rounds of flowing movement to warm up the body and connect you to your breath, and finish with longer holds and stretches to relax and rejuvenate the senses. Everyone is welcome! Note: Please bring a yoga mat if you have one and wear comfortable layers to move in. Lucy’s…

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September 2017

Open Late with Cafe Miranda

September 1 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

September 1, 4:30-6pm Cash bar and 21+ only End your week with friends, music, and a courtyard cash bar by Cafe Miranda on Friday nights!

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Sunday Salon | Linden Frederick + Tess Gerritsen

September 17 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sunday, September 17, 3-5pm Free with admission Join us for a Sunday Salon featuring artist Linden Frederick in conversation with author Tess Gerritsen on their collaboration, "Takeout," a short story paired with Frederick's painting of the same name, featured in the newly published book, Night Stories: Fifteen Paintings and The Stories They Inspired. The exhibition, Night Stories, and the accompanying book, have been eight years in the making. When artist Linden Frederick (b. 1953) realized a growing number of his collectors…

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The Kindling Fund | Information Session

September 20 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for an info session on the Kindling Fund at CMCA. The Kindling Fund supports artist-organized projects that engage audiences in meaningful ways. With a focus on risk and experimentation, the Fund distributes grants ranging from $1,500 - $5,000 to Maine artists. Successful applications value unconventional engagement, critical dialogue, collaboration, and create new models for presenting artists’ work. DEADLINE TO APPLY SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2017 at 11:59pm For more information visit kindlingfund.org The Kindling Fund is administered by SPACE Gallery…

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October 2017

October First Friday

October 6 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

October 6, 5-8pm Free and open to the public Stop by our courtyard for a SURPRISE and ArtLab OpenStudio for a free, hands-on project!

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Sunday Salon | Linden Frederick + Richard Russo

October 22 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sunday, October 22, 3-5pm Free with admission Join us for a Sunday Salon featuring artist Linden Frederick in conversation with author Richard Russo on their collaboration, "Downstairs," a short story paired with Frederick's painting of the same name, featured in the newly published book, Night Stories: Fifteen Paintings and The Stories They Inspired. The exhibition, Night Stories, and the accompanying book, have been eight years in the making. When artist Linden Frederick (b. 1953) realized a growing number of his…

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2017 Halloween Party

October 28 - October 29 | 8:00 pm - 12:00 am

CMCA's Annual Halloween Party! Location and ticket pricing: TBA

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November 2017

November First Friday

November 3 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

November 3, 5-8pm Free and open to the public Stop by our courtyard for a SURPRISE and ArtLab OpenStudio for a free, hands-on project!

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Materiality | The Matter of Matter

November 11, 2017 - February 11, 2018

  You begin with the possibilities of the material. –Robert Rauschenberg The question of how and why an artist uses materials has long been a topic of consideration in art history. Today, many artists are looking to this question and seeking to find a balance between what they use to make work and the concepts behind them. Providing agency to the materials themselves, artists are looking at materials as a means of communication, whether they are expanding on traditional media…

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Sunday Salon | Curator Steven Matijcio

November 19 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for a talk with Steven Matijcio on the role of curation today. Steven Matijcio is the curator of the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Prior to this position he served as Curator of Contemporary Art at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Matijcio is a graduate of the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College and has held positions in a number of important galleries and museums including the Plug In Institute…

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