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Split Rock Cove | New England Bards

November 1 - November 3 | 5:00 pm - 2:00 pm

November 1-3 | 9:30am-3:30pm FMI | email Sandy Weisman: sandy@26splitrockcove.com or call 207-596-7624 $475 including lodging, $325 without lodging (CMCA Members receive 10% discount) Join Split Rock Cove for New England Bards: Discovering Voice, Discovering Place with Dawn Potter. The poets Jane Kenyon and Hayden Carruth were among the most distinctive New England voices of late twentieth century. They came to the rural northcountry as adults, and discovered, in the land and in its people, a way to frame their own inner lives…

Temporality | The Process of Time

November 2, 2019 - February 23, 2020

Time is a material, too. – Joan Jonas Exploring ideas of repetition, duration, and process, Temporality looks at how contemporary artists are using time as a means of making. The exhibition explores the question of what is time, and how do we measure and give value to time? One certainty is that artists need time to make their work and viewers need time to look. In a society that’s constantly on the move, the artists included in the exhibition are…

ArtLab for All Ages | November

November 2 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturday, November 2 | 2-4pm FREE and open to all ArtLab | Visions of Autumn As we usher in the changes of the season join us to create paintings of trees, leaves, and clouds. Bring your own natural objects to reference or (if weather permits) try sketching en plein air! Take notice of the changing leaves and magnificent trees around town. All materials provided!

Temporality | Opening Reception

November 2 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Saturday, November 2 | 5-7pm Free and open to the public Join CMCA for the opening reception of  our autumn exhibition; Temporality | The Process of Time. Exploring ideas of repetition, duration, and process, Temporality looks at how contemporary artists are using time as a means of making. The exhibition explores the question of what is time, and how do we measure and give value to time? One certainty is that artists need time to make their work and viewers need time…

PechaKucha Night | Camden Opera House

November 8 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Friday, November 8 | 7-8pm $5, Camden Opera House PechaKucha Midcoast celebrates the creativity of our community through visual storytelling in a unique presentation format where individuals share their work, ideas, and creative process with a 20-second-per-image, 20-image slideshow. For more information, visit PechaKucha on Facebook CMCA is a proud co-sponsor of PechaKucha Midcoast and this inaugural event for their 10th anniversary this year. Presenters: Linden Frederick – artist, violin making & painting Lesia Sochor – artist  Hodding Carter  - writer…

Split Rock Cove | Keeping a Visual Journal

November 16 - November 17 | 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

November 16 + 17 | 10am-3:30pm FMI | email Sandy Weisman: sandy@26splitrockcove.com or call 207-596-7624 $250, limited t0 8 participants (CMCA Members receive 10% discount) Join Split Rock Cove for Keeping a Visual Journal with Ingrid Ellison. In this two-day workshop participants will be introduced to a variety of materials and processes both traditional and unconventional for capturing daily inspiration on a painted page. Whatever the motivation behind keeping a journal, I hope you will find some new tools and techniques to…

Sunday Salon | Temporality

November 24 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sunday, November 24 | 3-5 pm CMCA Members free; others with admission Join us for a Sunday Salon with artists included in the exhibition Temporality | The Process of Time and hear how they use time as material in their work.

MidCoast Women’s Collective Voices: Art Lifts All

January 14, 2020 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm

Tuesday, January 14 | 6:30-7:45pm Free; open to all Panel: Susan Danly, Suzette McAvoy, Donna McNeil; moderator Vas Prabhu Art has the power to lift individuals, institutions and communities. Join three women leaders in the Maine arts community, Susan Danly, former Senior Curator at the Portland Museum of Art, CMCA Director Suzette McAvoy, and Ellis-Beauregard Foundation Director Donna McNeil, for an inspiring discussion on how their careers in the arts has led to mentorship and community building. Moderator is Vas…

Sunday Salon | Temporality

January 26, 2020 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sunday, January 26 | 3-5 pm CMCA Members free; others with admission Join us for a Sunday Salon with artists included in the exhibition Temporality | The Process of Time and hear how they use time as material in their work.

Erin Johnson | Ellis-Beauregard Fellowship Exhibition

March 14, 2020 - June 7, 2020

In partnership with the Ellis-Beauregard Foundation, CMCA presents the 2nd annual exhibition of the 2019 Ellis-Beauregard Fellow, Erin Johnson (Portland, Maine). Johnson is the second recipient of the Fellowship award through a blind jury process by jurors Michelle White, Senior Curator at the Menil Collection in Houston, TX ; Marshall Price, PhD, Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University; and Marcela Guerrero, Assistant Curator, Whitney Museum, N.Y. Erin Johnson is currently a…

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