Monday April 21st 2014

Art

Your selfie is a masterpiece: See it at Engine’s next art exhibit in Biddeford

Your selfie is a masterpiece: See it at Engine’s next art exhibit in Biddeford
April 18, 2014

Engine in Biddeford is compiling a bunch of selfies for an art show — yes, you could walk into a Biddeford art gallery and see your own face framed as art. All you have to do is add the hashtag #SELFtheshow to one of your selfies on Instagram (or Twitter or Tumblr) before May 19.

Blue Wrap Project turns scratchy hospital robes into gorgeous gowns

Blue Wrap Project turns scratchy hospital robes into gorgeous gowns
April 04, 2014

Hospitals cover beds with blue wrap, but Judy is one of several artists creating fashion out of the junk. It’s to benefit a South Portland-based nonprofit that collects medical waste and ships it to countries that could use it.

3 fun things to see at Portland’s First Friday Art Walk – animals, cakes and animals with cakes

3 fun things to see at Portland’s First Friday Art Walk – animals, cakes and animals with cakes
April 03, 2014

Obviously our favorite things here at mainetoday.com are animals and cake. April’s art walk features: animals, cake and animals with cakes. HECK YES.

Drink and paint (no skill required) coming soon to Commercial Street

Drink and paint (no skill required) coming soon to Commercial Street
February 25, 2014

A place where you can show up, with no art skills, and they give you paint and beer. Yes, please.

Resale art to relove: Goodwill’s Art for Everyone sneak peek [photos!]

Resale art to relove: Goodwill’s Art for Everyone sneak peek [photos!]
December 04, 2013

But at Goodwill Industries of Northern New England’s annual Art for Everyone: A Collection of Donated Art event, the art for sale will be budget-friendly and, dare we say it, affordably priced. Folks who’ve long appreciated the works hanging on gallery walls can hopefully find a piece they love to take home (legally and without breaking the bank). The sale features over 200 pieces of artwork donated to Goodwill stores, including oils, watercolors, drawings, mixed media, and prints.

Free conversations in Monument Square during FFAW

Free conversations in Monument Square during FFAW
October 03, 2013

Maybe it’s not that outragous after all. But all that texting, emailing, and messaging we do means we’re doing a lot more typing and a lot less talking. In an effort to remedy the situation – at least for a few minutes – Guerilla Downtown is offering free conversations in Monument Square during the October 4 First Friday Art Walk.