Rockland, ME, December 24, 2020—Join the curatorial team at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) for Lunch/Break: Curatorial Tours at 12 noon each Thursday in January. These 30-minute, free-of-charge events will be held on Zoom, to register in advance visit

Lunch/Break features members of CMCA’s curatorial staff giving live, interactive tours of the 2020 Biennial, alternating between full tours of the entire exhibition and concentrated deep-dives into themes found within the breadth of work. These bite-sized Zoom gatherings will be both visually and conceptually stimulating, as well as an opportunity to ask questions, share thoughts, and commune with the Center’s curatorial staff and fellow art-lovers. Attendees are welcome to join over lunch, to participate in the discourse, or simply sit back, observe and enjoy.

The schedule is as follows: January 7, full tour with Bethany Engstrom and Rachel Romanski; January 14, Deep Dive: Invented Myth and Story with Rachel Romanski; January 21, full tour with Bethany Engstrom; January 28, Deep Dive: Environmentalism with Bethany Engstrom.

The 2020 edition of the CMCA Biennial is sponsored by the VIA Agency of Portland and features the work of 34 artists from 17 Maine Communities. It remains on view through spring 2021.



CMCA is a contemporary arts institution presenting year-round exhibitions, engaging events, and educational programs for all ages on site and online.

Location: 21 Winter Street, Rockland, MaineHours: November through May, Wednesday – Saturday, 11am to 5pm, Sunday, 12 to 5pm. Closed Federal holidays.

Below: Lunch/Break 
2020 CMCA Biennial (
Dave Clough photography)