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Calling All Ceramic Artists!

The Merrymeeting Arts Center & Bowdoinham Historical Society need ceramic art by local artists for an exhibit that is part of the summer 2015 project “Bay Clay, Bay Brick, Bay Pottery” (your pottery does not have to be made of bay clay though) funded with support from the Maine Humanities Council and Maine Arts Commission.

Pottery Project
Ceramics need to come in Sunday June 14, 2-5 pm OR by appointment. Call 666-3426 for more information.
Exhibit opens Friday June 19 from 5-7:30 pm and runs through September 13.

Announcing: Youth Show Opens April 10

The Merrymeeting Arts Center in Bowdoinham announces the opening of its annual youth show for artists under 18. This year the theme, always related to vernal pools and spring, is “Ferns and Fiddleheads.” Emerging artists from four area schools are participating with many others.

Art done by student at Marcia Buker school in Richmond, ME.
Art done by student at Marcia Buker School in Richmond, ME.

The show opens Friday April 10 from 5-7:30. The young artists will be on hand to answer questions and explain their art work.

Art done by student at Marcia Buker School in Richmond, ME.
Art done by student at Marcia Buker School in Richmond, ME.

“Ferns and Fiddleheads” will run from April 10- May 31st. The gallery is open Saturdays from 10 am- 1 pm and by appointment. The Merrymeeting Arts Center is located at 9 Main Street, Bowdoinham in the grey building down by the waterfront and tracks.

Call for Art: Spring Youth Show

“Vernal Pools: FERNS AND FIDDLEHEADS” is the theme for this year’s show. Art in all media is welcome!  We provide sculpture stands and can hang mobiles and attach unframed work to cork walls. The show will run from Friday April 10th until early June.

The show is filling up rapidly.

Vernal Pools: Ferns and Fiddleheads

Artwork should have this information firmly attached to the back:  Name of artist, Title of work, Medium/media used (ex. marker on paper), Sale price if being sold or NFS (not for sale).  Art sales are split (70% to artist: 30% to arts center as usual).

We ask artists to be present at the opening (Friday April 10 from 5:30 -7) ready to answer questions. Peggy Muir enjoys meeting with young artists to practice talking about art and themselves. Just call her.

Art should be delivered to the Merrymeeting Arts Center, 9 Main Street, Bowdoinham (grey building with red roof in village down bv the river) on Saturday April 4 from 10 am – 1 pm or by appointment. Please get in touch with Peggy Muir at 666-3426 for further information.

The annual Emerging Artist Show is a popular and exciting way for young artists to enter the world of art!!