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Artful Living Tour 2019

July 9, 2019

Tuesday, July 9, 9:00 am – 5:30 pm  | EVENT SOLD OUT!
$175 per person; open only to Good Host members and above, limited to two tickets per person.
Transportation, lunch, and afternoon refreshments included.

Save the date for CMCA’s annual, much-anticipated, always sold-out, daylong tour of exceptional homes and collections in the Midcoast.


The daylong tour begins on the top of Dodge Mountain at the home and studios of artists Lauren Henkin and Richard Benari, publishers of Vela Noche fine art editions. Designed by Henkin, who trained as an architect, the contemporary home overlooks Meadow Mountain Preserve and houses both artists’ studios.

The next stop is the Camden home of collectors Carey Cameron and Giovanni Ferrero and studio of painter Anneli Skaar, who shares the oceanfront property. Cameron and Ferrero’s collection includes contemporary outsider art and Cuban art from Ferrero’s time as the Italian ambassador to Cuba.

Next up is the stunning private Rockport enclave of Tina and Joe Pyne, a multi-dwelling hillside compound with ocean views and art-filled gardens and homes. Lunch will be served in the party house and on the terrace of the Frank Lloyd Wright inspired house, followed by tours of the art and property.

The day concludes with a visit to the Rockland home of Donna McNeil, a beautifully restored historic church that McNeil has decorated minimally but exquisitely with art and objects collected through her years as a curator and arts administrator. An edible performance by artist Izabel Nielsen awaits you.

Important information about the tour

  • Check-in begins at 9:00am in CMCA lobby; restrooms are available during check-in.
  • Bus leaves from 21 Winter Street promptly at 9:30am; please allow time for parking and check-in.
  • Be advised, participation in the tour requires extensive standing, walking on uneven ground, and climbing stairs; properties are not handicapped accessible.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing and be prepared for inclement weather.
  • Tour participants are expected to travel with the group on the bus. CMCA cannot arrange or be responsible for alternate transportation. If an exception must be made, it is the responsibility of the individual to notify CMCA in advance.

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Photo: Myriam Babin, Decor Maine


July 9, 2019
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21 Winter Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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