Arts & living

  • Southwest Harbor Library Displays New Art For June

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — During the month of June, local artist Ann Jones will be displaying 10 pieces of her work along the downstairs stacks of the Southwest Harbor Public Library. This exhibit will be on paper and incorporates words, letters and numbers. Ms. Jones, a native of Westport, Conn., has been painting scenes of Mount

  • Tie-dye Tyveck

    MOUNT DESERT —  On Tuesday, June 23, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Otter Creek Hall, there will be a two-hour hands-on introduction to the luminescent effects that can be achieved by hand-coloring Tyvek. The end result is durable, flexible, water-resistant paper with soft marbleized colors. Participants will leave the workshop with several sheets

  • Haitian Art Show Set

    MOUNT DESERT — St. Mary & St. Jude Episcopal Church of Northeast Harbor and Seal Harbor is sponsoring a Haitian Art Show, which will highlight Haitian artists and help raise money for the partnerships and mission projects of the parish. Redfield Artisans Gallery, 125 Main Street in Northeast Harbor, will host the exhibition from Saturday,

  • Gull Gift

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — The Wendell Gilley Museum recently added a bird carving to its permanent flock. Linda Pickwick DeLozier of Mount Airy, Md. has given a one-fourth life-size herring gull carved and painted by Wendell Gilley, circa 1968, to the museum in memory of her mother, Ruby Higgins Pickwick, formerly of Southwest Harbor. Mrs. Pickwick

  • Surry Writer Explores Family, Friendship and Humanity

    SURRY — Caroline Sulzer’s first published novel, “In the Disappearing Water,” is winning high praise from readers who hail its lyrical prose and multilayered thematic content. SURRY — Caroline Sulzer’s first published novel, “In the Disappearing Water,” is winning high praise from readers who hail its lyrical prose and multilayered thematic content. “I’ve just finished

  • Bucksport Garden Club Annual Plant, Book and Bake Sale May 30

    BUCKSPORT — The Bucksport Garden Club will hold its annual plant, bake and book sale on Saturday, May 30, at 9 a.m. at Bangor Savings Bank on Main Street. On Wednesday, July 8, the Garden Club will host Lee Schneller Sligh of South Thomaston, whose book, “The Ever-Blooming Flower Garden: A Blueprint for Continuous Color,”

  • Picture This; New Photo Show Opens at COA

    BAR HARBOR — There’s a new exhibition at College of the Atlantic’s newest location, Deering Common. “Individual Empires,” by photographer Meryl Fox Mekeel will be on display there from Tuesday, June 2, through Sunday, June 7. It’s a collection of photos of people in their personal environments. She says her photography is a means of

  • Show Features Art by Teachers, Students

    MOUNT DESERT — Nature-themed art created by teachers and students at Mount Desert Island High School and Conners-Emerson, Mount Desert, Pemetic and Swans Island Elementary school and Tremont Consolidated School will be on display through Saturday, May 30, in Seal Harbor at The Naturalist’s Notebook, 16 Main Street. High school senior Jessica Rothenheber is curating

  • Arts Fest Sets Fundraiser

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Summer Festival of the Arts’ (SFOA) will have its Artist Showcase Gala fundraiser on Friday, June 5, at the Deck House in Southwest Harbor. Tickets are $35 per person and include hors d’oeuvres, a reprise of George Demas’ (of the former George’s Restaurant) famous spaghetti and salad, dessert and stellar entertainment provided

  • Owl Call

    Blue Hill artist and children’s book illustrator Rebekah Raye is offering a three-week drawing and painting class inspired by the owls and other birds living at Birdsacre starting Saturday, June 6. The series of Saturday classes will be held 10 a.m. to noon on June 6, 13 and 20. The class is among the special