06/28/23 at All Day
Dialogue Groups About Racism are Now Enrolling for Fall 2023!
We all want to see improvements in the racial disparities in our society, but it can be difficult to have deep, meaningful conversations about these issues. The Sacred Ground program uses discussion groups led by trained facilitators in order to make this conversation safer and more impactful. Groups of 6-9 participants and two trained facilitators meet for 90 minutes over the course of eleven sessions. During this time they watch and discuss films exploring the history of racism in American society and begin to envision a different future together. Roughly 150 people in the Brunswick area have participated in these groups so far, and the feedback has been so positive that we are starting additional groups in the fall. We plan to offer both in-person groups (at Curtis Library) and Zoom groups at a variety of times. We hope you will join the conversation!
Please note: While this program began in The Episcopal Church, these groups are specifically designed to be interfaith and are NOT religious in nature.
Learn more and register at stpaulsmaine.org/learning-sacred-ground-new
or by contacting our Program Coordinator at SacredGroundME@gmail.com
06/28/23 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
06/28/23 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.
06/28/23 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
June 26 – August 4: Each summer, musicians from the world’s finest conservatories and ensembles gather in Brunswick at the Bowdoin International Music Festival. Concertgoers will enjoy evening chamber music at Studzinski Recital Hall every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, in addition to Sunday matinees on July 9 and 23. On July 14 and Aug. 4, Crooker Theater will host the festival orchestra alongside guest concerto soloists. Additionally, the Festival presents dozens of free student performances, masterclasses, and community events. Learn more at bowdoinfestival.org/events or 207-373-1400.
Ian Swensen, Steven Doane, and Weicong Zhang play pieces by Kodály, Schulhoff, & Ravel.
The Festival is committed to providing its viewers with meaningful dialogue through music. Our free livestreaming program increases the accessibility of world-class chamber music to all. Thank you for considering a gift to the Festival to help us continue to provide livestreaming for free. Enjoy our free livestream at bowdoinfestival.org/festivalive.
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