06/21/23 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Points of View Artists open their 2023 season with new work for a new year. Coming into spring and summer brings us Into the Light from the darker days of winter.
Reception: Friday, June 9; 5-7 pm.
Gallery location and hours: 18 Pleasant Street; 9 am – 5 pm Monday through Friday.
FMI: povartistsmaine.com; 207-373-9300
06/21/23 at 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Curtis Memorial Library is hosting a free exhibit of nearly 70 original illustrations from Robert McCloskey’s iconic Maine-based children’s books – ONE MORNING IN MAINE, TIME OF WONDER, BURT DOW DEEP-WATER MAN, and turning 75 this year . . . BLUEBERRIES FOR SAL, as well as the Boston classic MAKE WAY FOR DUCKLINGS.
The exhibit is open during library hours, and includes special programming throughout, including readings from Sal McCloskey herself, and drawing workshops led by co-presenters the Illustration Institute. Supported by the STK Foundation, Sherman’s Maine Coast Book Shops, L.L.Bean and Bath Savings Bank. Images on loan from the May Massee Collection, Special Archives, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas. See full schedule at www.curtislibrary.com/mccloksey.
06/21/23 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
In a multi-season commissioning project, the Cramer Quartet reimagines the string quartet. Each commission is an invitation for a composer to respond to an opus from Haydn’s string quartet oeuvre in the composer’s own musical voice, writing specifically for historical instruments. This edition includes Haydn’s Op. 71 string quartets alongside the world premiere of a new work by inti figgis-vizueta.
Tickets are $70 in advance, $75 at the door, includes beer and wine, and are available at www.eventbrite.com/e/cramer-quartet-haydn-dialogues-brunswick-tickets-631236765157
Wednesday, June 21, 2023
Portland Bach Experience tears down barriers and challenges preconceived notions about classical music by offering immersive events, interactive educational programs, and intimate concerts at our annual June festival. Committed to creating programs that are distinct, deep, and connective experiences, we bring award-winning artists to Maine to share musical productions that cultivate resilience, nurture individual growth, and feed our collective hunger for connection.
For our full festival schedule, visit www.portlandbachexperience.com/upcoming-events.
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