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Events - Jul 12 19

Bowdoin College Museum of 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

Music on the Mall summer concerts graphic 06/26/19 - 08/28/19 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Music on the Mall

Music on the Mall, Downtown Brunswick’s Summer Concert Series, presents FREE concerts Wednesday evenings at 6 PM throughout the summer on the Brunswick Town Mall (Green- see map). Grab a blanket or chair, bring your family and friends, order a picnic dinner or dine at a local Brunswick restaurant, then relax and enjoy great music. FREE Admission.

Download the concert schedule here.

2019 Concert Schedule:

DATEBAND/PERFORMER
June 26Cilantro - Classics from the past 50 years with blended harmonies and delicate instrumentation
July 3 Nikki Hunt Band - Pop Rock
July 10Ronda Dale - Patsy Cline Special
July 17Mes Amis - Gypsy Jazz
July 24Pat Colwell and the Soul Sensations - A powerful mix of Motown/Memphis Soul Music.
July 31JimmyJo & the Jumbol’Ayuhs - Cajun & Zydeco
August 7Delta Knights - Swing, Rock n' Roll, Blues
August 14Dirty McGurdy - Dance Music from the 50's on
August 21Maine State Music Theatre Night - Enjoy a variety of performers from MSMT's shows. Begins at 5:30!
August 28Three's Country - Country rock

All concerts start at 6 PM unless otherwise noted.
In the case of inclement weather, rain date performances will be held on Thursdays when available.

 

06/29/19 - 11/10/19 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibition: Art Purposes: Object Lessons for the Liberal Arts

Sharing personal discoveries, challenging assumptions, probing identities, and shaping communities, artists engage their audiences with the contemporary world. Presenting exceptional works of art since 1970 from the collection, many on view for the first time, this exhibition highlights art’s purposes as tool for observation, inquiry, and learning in a liberal arts context. Selections include works by Jenny Holzer, Alfredo Jaar, Glen Ligon, Chris Ofili, Nancy Spero, Andy Warhol, William Wegman, Cui Xiuwen, and many others.

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)

 

Illustration: Shapes in the Sky During Rainy Season, 1974, mixed media on denim by Twins Seven-Seven, Nigerian, 1944–2011.

06/29/19 - 01/05/20 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

EXHIBITION: Emerging Modernisms, American and European Art, 1900–1950

Drawn from Bowdoin’s collection, this exhibition addresses the birth of revolutionary artistic strategies, including abstraction, conceptually-driven work, and the use of photography and commercial printing techniques. Such new materials and methods reflected a world transformed by technology, world war, and the growing demand for equality for women and individuals of color.

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)

07/08/19 - 07/12/19 at 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Vacation Bible School - VBS

Berean’s VBS is for all children from ages 3 – finished 5th grade. Each night there will be games, crafts, snacks, Bible lesson, and a fun drama. We will take a collection each night and all the funds go to help support the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program.

Please join us for a Fun Fair Kick-Off on Sunday, July 7th from 3 – 5 pm on the Town Mall. We will have a Bounce House, Carnival Games, Prizes, Face Painting, Hot Dogs, Pop Corn, Fried Dough, Cotton Candy and Drinks. This event is completely free, so come and join us and invite your friends!

07/10/19 - 08/12/19 at 9:30 am - 7:45 pm

Summer Dance at The Moving Company Dance Studio

This year’s 5-week summer dance session will run July 10 – August 12, and features our popular preballet, ballet/tap combo, ballet, modern and tap classes for ages 2 through adult. And new this summer, we are happy to be able to offer:

Hip Hop FUNdamentals! – Focusing on the basics of hip hop dance for dancers age 8-12. Students will learn about improvisation, popping, locking, breakdancing and other fundamental styles that make up hip hop dance culture. High energy and fun!

Making Dances – An opportunity for dancers age 8-12 to explore different choreographic concepts as a means to creating their own works. In-studio performance for family and friends at the end of the final class!

Newsies Jr – A high energy musical theater dance class for ages 8-12, featuring a final performance outside Bowdoin College’s Pickard Theater before Maine State Music Theatre’s August 9 production of Newsies!

QUICK LINKS:

Summer Dance Schedule

Registration 

*please email to confirm availability before sending in a registration*

 
07/12/19 at 5:30 am - 7:00 pm

Training For A Cause

or a FREE training session, with donation to Midcoast Humane, at a time that is best for your schedule.

We would love to meet you, learn more about your health & fitness goals, and have you experience a group personal training session with us.

Schedule a quick call to enroll in your Free Training Session.  The purpose of this call is to learn more about you and your exercise experience, and register you for a training session that is appropriate for you.

Go to www.scheduleyou.in/7zjLMw2t87 to schedule a call to enroll in your training session.

Thank you for your interest in our training programs and for your support of the amazing work that Midcoast Humane does!  Our recommended cash donation is $20 because this is how much it costs to support an animal for one day at Midcoast Humane!  You can also donate much needed supplies.  Your donation amount & type is completely up to you.  Every little bit helps and we are so grateful for your contribution!

To learn more about Training for a Cause and to see a list of supplies that Midcoast Humane really needs go to www.wilcoxwellnessfitness.com/brunswickblog/tfc.

Farmers Market opens graphic 07/12/19 at 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Brunswick Farmers' Market

All of your favorite vendors are looking forward to being back outside!
Find them all twice a week – May 3 through November 26!

07/12/19 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Points of View Art Gallery exhibits for July

Points of View Art Gallery hosts Barbara Bean and Jackie Melissas for Under the Influence,  with Barbara’s colorful floral paintings and Jackie’s free-expression ceramics. On the 3rd floor, Carolyn Judson and guest artists Cathy Bloom, Betsy Fear, and Nan Moran exhibit whimsical ceramic Tiles and Beyond

On exhibit July 1 – August 2.   
Gallery location and hours:  18 Pleasant Street;  9 am – 5 pm Monday through Friday.
FMI:  povartistsmaine.com; 207-373-9300

07/12/19 - 09/29/19 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibition: Let’s Get Lost and Listening Glass

Let’s Get Lost, a site-specific drawing by linn meyers, is complemented by an interactive sound installation, Listening Glass, created by Rebecca Bray, James Bigbee Garver, and Josh Knowles in partnership with meyers. The joint projects includes visual and acoustic components that can be activated through audience participation. Listening Glass heightens the interaction of visitors with Let’s Get Lost from contemplative observation to active involvement.

linn meyers Lets Get Lost Exhibit Installation 2018

07/12/19 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Dr. Leonardo Buck Golf Classic

Join us for the Bath Family YMCA annual Dr. Leonardo Buck Golf Classic!

In addition to a silent auction and a 50/50 raffle, this year’s event will feature a hole in one contest for a 2019 Jeep Cherokee Latitude and a $1 Million Shot courtesy of Newcastle Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. Other hole in one prize opportunities also include $2,000 in complimentary golf courtesy of TeeOff.com, Corbra F9 Speedback Driver & Fairway, and signature outfit + $500 online shopping spree at travismathew.com.

BBQ and awards to follow play. All proceeds will go toward supporting youth development programs at the Bath Area Family YMCA and Landing YMCA.

Scramble Format
Noon Registration | 1 p.m. Shotgun Start
Entry Fee: $85/Adult | $25/Youth (Under 18) | $340/Team (4 people)

Register at bathymca.org or download a form and send to: 303 Centre St., Bath, ME 04530.
ATTN: Jacqueline Stahl. For more information call (207) 443-4112×13 or email jacqueline@bathymca.org.

07/12/19 at 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Young Artists Performance

Cost: FREE

Call: (207) 373-1400 for more information.

07/12/19 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Thornton Oaks Community Concert

Cost: FREE

Call: (207) 373-1400 for more information.

07/12/19 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

2nd FRIDAY BRUNSWICK

2nd Friday Brunswick is as an inclusive series of events that encompasses ArtWalk, while also showcasing local shops, restaurants, and artistic talent from a variety of mediums. This event is intended to give residents and visitors a unique opportunity to engage with the arts all within walking distance of Maine Street. Located within Brunswick’s downtown district: Pleasant Street to Mill Street, and along Maine Street, ending at the Fort Andross Mill Complex. Event festivities will include an ArtWalk with over 40 artist displays in downtown galleries, retail shops, restaurants, and on the street

Artists interested in participating in 2nd Friday Brunswick can register at: events.constantcontact.com/register. Questions? Call 729-4439 or email admin@brunswickdowntown.org
Downtown businesses and organizations interested in becoming a 2nd Friday Brunswick venue and hosting an artist can register by emailing admin@brunswickdowntown.org.2nd Friday Brunswick schedule of activities, map, artist’s openings, and venues will be published in The Cryer newspaper each month. On-street parking and municipal public parking lots are free.

2nd Friday BRUNSWICK Schedule: to follow
2nd Friday BRUNSWICK Map & Listings: to follow

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07/12/19 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Family Art Night at the Museum

Bowdoin students offer a variety of activities for families, based on the exhibitions on view.  Presented as part of Second Friday Brunswick, as an inclusive series of events intended to provide an opportunity to engage with the arts all within walking distance of Maine Street.

07/12/19 at 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Points of View Art Gallery hosts "Under the Influence"

Points of View Art Gallery hosts Barbara Bean and Jackie Melissas for Under the Influence

Barbara’s colorful floral paintings and Jackie’s free-expression ceramics highlight their characteristically strong artwork. 

On the 3rd floor, Carolyn Judson and guest artists Cathy Bloom, Betsy Fear, and Nan Moran exhibit whimsical ceramic Tiles and Beyond

Reception:  Friday, July 12, 5 – 7:30 pm.   
Gallery location and hours 18 Pleasant Street;  9 am – 5 pm Monday through Friday.
FMI:  povartistsmaine.com; 207-373-9300

07/12/19 at 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Cruise Night at St. John’s Community Center

Second Friday June – August

July 12, Aug 9

Free admission and Free for any cars on display.

Come to Mid Coast Maine’s newest cruise night at St. John’s Community Center at 43 Pleasant Street in Brunswick. Take a step back in time and enjoy a great night of music, cars and delicious food. All are welcome to join us, especially those with unique classic cars!

Admission is FREE! FMI 207-443-3423! Come join the fun!

Bring your friends and join us all three nights!

07/12/19 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Tessa Lark plays Sibelius

Introducing this summer’s Festival Orchestra! It’s a Nordic Friday evening: beginning with Grieg’s Suite composed in a stately classical style, in homage to the eighteenth-century Norwegian playwright of the same name, and continuing in the second half, when Kentucky-born rising star Tessa Lark tackles the virtuosic cadenzas of Finnish composer Jean Sibelius’ only concerto. In between, more music by guest artist Melinda Wagner: her lively Scritch turns ten this year.

Violinist Tessa Lark, recipient of a 2018 Borletti- Buitoni Trust Fellowship and a 2016 Avery Fisher Career Grant, Silver Medalist in the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, and winner of the 2012 Naumburg International Violin Competition, is one of the most captivating artistic voices of our time.

EDVARD GRIEG
Holberg Suite, Op. 40
String Orchestra

MELINDA WAGNER
Scritch
Shawn Hutchison, oboe • David Bowlin, Janet Ying, violin • Masumi Per Rostad, viola • David Ying, cello

JEAN SIBELIUS
Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47
Tessa Lark, violin • Jayce Ogren, conductor • Festival Orchestra

Please join us following the performance for a reception at The Daniel.

Sponsored by Maine Public. 

 

Cost: $45.00

Box Office: (207) 373-1400

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