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Ellis-Beauregard Fellows | Wade Kavanaugh + Stephen B. Nguyen

March 23 - June 16

In partnership with the Ellis-Beauregard Foundation, CMCA presents the inaugural exhibition of the 2018 Ellis-Beauregard Fellows—artist team Wade Kavanaugh (Bethel, Maine) and Stephen B. Nguyen (Portland, Maine). Kavanaugh and Nguyen were selected as the first recipients of the Fellowship award through a blind jury process from a pool of more than 200 applicants by jurors Jeffrey Peabody, Vice President and Director, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York City, and Alison de Lima Greene, Isabel Brown Wilson Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, The Museum of…

Melt Down

March 23 - June 9

  “If engaging with climate is not a matter of winning, but more a matter of character and style, then the making of art, story, and literature also becomes part of our responses.” —Per Espen Stoknes, What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming How do we confront what climate strategist Jorgen Randers calls “the burden of ‘Big Grief,’” when nature is increasingly destroyed around us? The artists in Melt Down present evidence of the undeniable impact of…

Screen | Andrew Ellis Johnson + Susanne Slavick | RESORT + QUENCH

March 23 - June 23

RESORT and QUENCH are two recent collaborative video works by artists Andrew Ellis Johnson and Susanne Slavick that frame the global refugee and migration crisis through the lens of the sea. In RESORT, 2016, the immensity of the sea is oddly stilled. There is no lull in the light that cycles from dawn to dusk across a sandy stage. The bodies that lounge on beach chairs are absent, unavailable or unwilling to assist those bodies that are anxious, vulnerable and…

First Friday | May | Performance by Princess

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

Friday, May 3 | 5-8pm Free and open to the public Join us for May’s First Friday Art Walk featuring art-pop psychedelic duo Princess (Alexis Gideon and Michael O’Neill) performing the Midcoast premiere of their live narrative video album, Out There. Come and enjoy the fire pit in the courtyard and free admission to our galleries. Performances will begin at 7pm. Out There explores the power of the Divine Feminine through a Science-Fiction narrative alongside collaborations with JD Samson, visual artist Jennifer Meridian, and the band TEEN.   Princess…

ArtLab for All Ages | May

May 4 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturday, May 4 | 2-4pm FREE and open to all Sculptural Bouquets + Insect Medallions Come celebrate the colors and vibrancy of Spring! With print making, painting and sculptural materials, create bouquets and wearable insect medallions, looking to the thoughtful work of the artists in our Melt Down exhibit who inspire awareness and appreciation for nature.

Sunday Salon | Melt Down | One World

May 5 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sunday, May 5 | 3-5pm CMCA Members free; others with admission Join us for a Sunday Salon conversation with Melt Down artist John Paul Caponigro and Peter Neill, founding director, World Ocean Observatory.

Sunday Salon | Melt Down | Arctic Residencies

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

Sunday, May 19 | 3-5pm CMCA Members free; others with admission Join us for a Sunday Salon panel discussion with Melt Down artists Jonathan Laurence, Justin Levesque, Jim Nickelson, and Shoshannah White as they share opportunities and experiences of Arctic Residencies.

Tuesday Talk | Melt Down | Arctic Observations

June 4 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Tuesday, June 4 | 5:30-7:30pm CMCA Members free; others with admission Join us for a Tuesday Talk with Melt Down photographer Peter Ralston as he shares images, observations, and tales of Greenland and the Northwest Passage.

The Art Party

June 28 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Friday, June 28, 6-9pm | After The Art Party, 9pm-midnight Save the date for the party of the season! Kick off summer 2019 at The Art Party, CMCA’s gala celebration of new art in Maine. Join us on Winter Street as we celebrate the opening of the exhibitions: Ann Craven | Birds We Know, Dan Mills | Human Topographies, and Tectonic Industries | DREAMS CAN COME TRUE. We have a fun and fabulous evening planned with a moveable feast and cocktails by Trillium…

After The Art Party

June 28 | 9:00 pm

Friday, June 28 | 9pm-midnight | Yellow Barn, 20 Winter Street $20 pre-sale + CMCA Members; $25 at door Beer and wine included; ages 21+ Save the date for the party of the season! A CMCA dance party is not one you want to miss! AFTER The Art Party, continue the celebration and dance into the night. Become a member or purchase tickets online before the event to save!

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