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Events - Jun 5 19

Exhibition: The Nineteenth Century: American and European Art 05/02/19 - 01/12/20 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibition: The Nineteenth Century: American and European Art

This exhibition features outstanding nineteenth-century paintings and sculptures from the Museum’s permanent collection and highlights collectors such as James Bowdoin III, George William Boyd, and Mary and Harriet Walker who were instrumental in building a fine arts collection at Bowdoin College.

Museum Hours

Tuesday–Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Thursday: 10:00 a.m.–8:30 p.m.

Special Sunday hours: 12:00 noon–5:00 p.m. (June 29–November 10, 2019)

Closed on Mondays and national holidays.The Bowdoin College Museum of Art is open to the public free of charge, although donations are welcome. The Museum is wheelchair accessible through the Pavilion entrance. Bowdoin College Museum of Art is a member of The Maine Art Museum Trail

Bowdoin College Museum of Art

One Y For All Open House 06/05/19 at 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

One Y For All Open House

Our impact in the midcoast is expanding! Come celebrate our fundraising progress and kick off the community campaign to renovate the Bath Area Family YMCA and purchase and renovate the Landing YMCA. Enjoy treats, raffles and more at this free community event.

Free Summer Wisdom Lecture Series - "Art Cleaning and Restoration" 06/05/19 at 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Free Summer Wisdom Lecture Series - "Art Cleaning and Restoration"

Midcoast Senior College –  “ART CLEANING AND RESTORATION”

The science of cleaning and repairing aging or damaged canvases, frames, and sculptures while maintaining the artist’s original creation and intent is a challenge that will be described in detail. Examples will be presented, and processes explained.

Peter and Teresa Fogg have operated an art conservation practice from their Wiscasset studio since 1987. Trained in the U.S. and Europe, they are affiliated with the American Institute for Conservation, Sotheby’s and the Smithsonian Institute, among others. They enjoy a world-wide reputation and are known for their quality and expertise.

Sponsored by Sunnybrook Senior Living Community

Second Nature - Art Show Opening 06/05/19 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Second Nature - Art Show Opening

 Second Nature — Art Show Opening at Thornton Oaks Retirement Community

Contact: Don Kniseley, Executive Director, 207-373-4600,

Thornton Oaks Retirement Community invites the public to the opening reception of Second Nature, an exhibit by Ed McCartan, Wednesday, June 5, at 4:00 p.m. in the Merrymeeting Room at 25 Thornton Way, Brunswick. The public is welcome to attend. There is no admission fee.

Ed McCartan lives in Brunswick with a studio in the old Bath Memorial Hospital.  He retired from teaching studio art and art history in 2002, most recently at the Emma Willard School and Russell Sage College in Troy, NY.  He has an MFA in painting and advanced degrees in philosophy, theology, and education.  He currently offers an occasional workshop and regularly teaches art history and art appreciation at Mid Coast Senior College.  Ed has work in private and corporate collections and the permanent collections of several museums.

“My paintings and mixed-media work are an exploration of botanical and gestural imagery.  I often use a double image because I am interested in the ‘dialogue’ that it creates between different areas of the work.”  Ed uses small natural forms, twigs, ferns, flowers. etc. and leavea room for experimentation with sumi-like strokes and lines and the layering of glazes throughout  the composition.  “I go to nature and the possibilities inherent in the materials for inspiration.  It is an ongoing endeavor.”

The exhibit will run through June and July.  After the opening reception, call the Thornton Oaks office at 373-4600 for best times for viewing.

Thornton Oaks Retirement Community is a homeowners cooperative and includes 46 cottages and 98 apartments nestled in 29 wooded acres in Brunswick.  Thornton Oaks is affiliated with Mid Coast-Parkview Health. 

DSQ Bach 06/05/19 at 6:30 pm

DSQ Bach

The DaPonte String Quartet‘s 2019-2020 Season Kickoff Gala has an all Bach program and features mezzo-soprano Kate Aldrich along with five additional guest musicians.

This program will be presented at Studzinski Recital Hall in Brunswick on Wednesday June 5 at 6:30. Immediately after the concert there will be a “meet the musicians” reception at The Daniel.

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