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Art in the Park

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville, ME

Art in the Park is back! Once again, Waterville Creates has joined forces with the Waterville Public Library and the Colby College Museum of Art to offer dynamic, creative summer programming to provide arts experiences for all. This season will kick off with a new summer reading series and will have lots of engaging arts […]

Free

Common Threads: Sharing Your Story With Hardbound Books

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Learn how to make 3 softcover books: the pamphlet-bound book, the Chinese flutter book, and the Japanese Musubitoji. Tell your story through writing, stamping, and stitching with artist Evelyn Wong from Fireball Book Bindery! The Common Threads project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation […]

Free
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Summer Clay Camp for Kids

Ticonic Gallery and Studio Schupf Art Center, 93 Main St, Waterville, ME

This inclusive, hands-on summer clay camp will provide young artists and makers a great opportunity to learn basic clay techniques. From wheel throwing, hand-building, coiling and pinch pot creation, your child will learn many ways to work with clay. Our inclusive group environment will provide for individual attention while fostering creativity and confidence. No prior […]

$175
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Summer Clay Camp for Kids

Ticonic Gallery and Studio Schupf Art Center, 93 Main St, Waterville, ME

This inclusive, hands-on summer clay camp will provide young artists and makers a great opportunity to learn basic clay techniques. From wheel throwing, hand-building, coiling and pinch pot creation, your child will learn many ways to work with clay. Our inclusive group environment will provide for individual attention while fostering creativity and confidence. No prior […]

$175
Recurring

Summer Clay Camp for Kids

Ticonic Gallery and Studio Schupf Art Center, 93 Main St, Waterville, ME

This inclusive, hands-on summer clay camp will provide young artists and makers a great opportunity to learn basic clay techniques. From wheel throwing, hand-building, coiling and pinch pot creation, your child will learn many ways to work with clay. Our inclusive group environment will provide for individual attention while fostering creativity and confidence. No prior […]

$175
Recurring

Summer Clay Camp for Kids

Ticonic Gallery and Studio Schupf Art Center, 93 Main St, Waterville, ME

This inclusive, hands-on summer clay camp will provide young artists and makers a great opportunity to learn basic clay techniques. From wheel throwing, hand-building, coiling and pinch pot creation, your child will learn many ways to work with clay. Our inclusive group environment will provide for individual attention while fostering creativity and confidence. No prior […]

$175
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Art in the Park

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville, ME

Art in the Park is back! Once again, Waterville Creates has joined forces with the Waterville Public Library and the Colby College Museum of Art to offer dynamic, creative summer programming to provide arts experiences for all. This season will kick off with a new summer reading series and will have lots of engaging arts […]

Free

Common Threads: Picturing Us, Community Portraits

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Have your portrait captured and printed by artist photographer Séan Alonzo Harris and add your image to a collective community portrait! The Common Threads project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and realized in partnership with the Colby College Museum of Art and its […]

Free
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Summer Clay Camp for Kids

Ticonic Gallery and Studio Schupf Art Center, 93 Main St, Waterville, ME

This inclusive, hands-on summer clay camp will provide young artists and makers a great opportunity to learn basic clay techniques. From wheel throwing, hand-building, coiling and pinch pot creation, your child will learn many ways to work with clay. Our inclusive group environment will provide for individual attention while fostering creativity and confidence. No prior […]

$175
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Waterville Rocks

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville, ME

Waterville Rocks returns this summer with four FREE, family-friendly concerts at beautiful Head of Falls in downtown Waterville. Concerts will be held on July 8, July 22, July 29, and August 5. July 8 – Start Making Sense July 22 – Spencer and the Walrus July 29 – Albert Cummings August 5 – Ballroom Thieves w/Francesca Blanchard For all […]

Free
Recurring

Art in the Park

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville, ME

Art in the Park is back! Once again, Waterville Creates has joined forces with the Waterville Public Library and the Colby College Museum of Art to offer dynamic, creative summer programming to provide arts experiences for all. This season will kick off with a new summer reading series and will have lots of engaging arts […]

Free
Recurring

Waterville Rocks

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville, ME

Waterville Rocks returns this summer with four FREE, family-friendly concerts at beautiful Head of Falls in downtown Waterville. Concerts will be held on July 8, July 22, July 29, and August 5. July 8 – Start Making Sense July 22 – Spencer and the Walrus July 29 – Albert Cummings August 5 – Ballroom Thieves w/Francesca Blanchard For all […]

Free

Recurring

Art in the Park

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville, ME

Art in the Park is back! Once again, Waterville Creates has joined forces with the Waterville Public Library and the Colby College Museum of Art to offer dynamic, creative summer programming to provide arts experiences for all. This season will kick off with a new summer reading series and will have lots of engaging arts […]

Free

Waterville Rocks

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville, ME

WATERVILLE ROCKS Waterville Rocks - August 5 The Ballroom Thieves with Francesca Blanchard Waterville Rocks is a FREE, family-friendly concert series that is held at beautiful Head of Falls in Downtown Waterville each summer. Beer Garden Opens: 5:30pm. Music Begins: 6:00pm. Additional Concert Dates July 8 July 22 July 29 Indie folk-rock duo the Ballroom […]

Free
Recurring

Art in the Park

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville, ME

Art in the Park is back! Once again, Waterville Creates has joined forces with the Waterville Public Library and the Colby College Museum of Art to offer dynamic, creative summer programming to provide arts experiences for all. This season will kick off with a new summer reading series and will have lots of engaging arts […]

Free

Waterville Creates! Volunteer Information Session

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

Our team of volunteers are an integral part of Waterville Creates. Volunteers help us build community by assisting with exhibitions, performances, film experiences, classes, and workshops. By volunteering, you can give back to your community while supporting these events and performances at the Waterville Opera House, Ticonic Gallery + Studios, and the Maine International Film […]

Free

Beginner Clay: Hand Building Techniques

Ticonic Gallery and Studio Schupf Art Center, 93 Main St, Waterville, ME

Have you always wanted to work with clay, but you’re not sure where to start? This engaging two-part class will focus on key hand building techniques that are perfect for beginner and experienced clay artists alike. In the first class, you will use a slab roller, which works like a rolling pin to create large, […]

$75

No Time Closing Reception

Ticonic Gallery and Studio Schupf Art Center, 93 Main St, Waterville, ME

Before the Divide by Rachel Gloria Adams Join us for conversation and refreshments at the Closing Reception of No Time. Curated by Maine artist Matt Demers, No Time explores the presence of everyday objects and figures through the work of eight Maine artists using a wide variety of media and techniques. Participating artists are Rachel Gloria Adams, Chelsea Ellis, […]

Free

Community Draw

Ticonic Gallery and Studio Schupf Art Center, 93 Main St, Waterville, ME

Date: September 14, 2022 Time: 6:00-8:00 pm Organization: Ticonic Gallery + Studio Location: 10 Water Street, Suite 104, Waterville This event is eligible for the Youth Arts Access Fund. Seasoned and aspiring artists are invited to participate in this costumed figure drawing program. This class offers a unique opportunity for emerging and established artists to […]

$10

Come Sing with us at the StoryWalk

North Street Recreation Area North Street (next to Alfond Youth & Community Center), Waterville, ME

Come see the opening of a new book for the StoryWalk®, “CHIRP! Chipmunk Sings for a Friend” by Jamie A. Swenson where we’ll have a musical guest leading sing-alongs! Guided walks will be available throughout, led by Waterville Public Library’s Children’s Librarian, Liz Davis, Waterville Creates’ Serena Sanborn, and representatives from the Children’s Discovery Museum. […]

Free

Community Draw

Ticonic Gallery and Studio Schupf Art Center, 93 Main St, Waterville, ME

Community Draw featuring Alex Katz: Theater and Dance Seasoned and aspiring artists are invited to participate in this costumed figure drawing program, organized by Ticonic Gallery + Studio. At this program, the model and poses will be inspired by works in Alex Katz: Theater and Dance, on view now at the Colby College Museum of […]

$10

Closing Reception for Piecework

Ticonic Gallery and Studio Schupf Art Center, 93 Main St, Waterville, ME

Join artist Maggie Libby for a closing reception for Piecework: Hathaway Stories + Storytellers, Ticonic Gallery’s final exhibition at our Hathaway space. In this exhibition, Libby documents the labor conditions and primarily female Franco-American workers’ stories at the Hathaway Shirt Company, the last shirt manufacturer in Maine. Libby’s artwork is inspired by Waterville native Margaret […]

Free

Joy to the Ville

Schupf Art Center 93 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Embrace the holiday spirit at the fifth annual Joy to the Ville community celebration at the new Paul J. Schupf Art Center! Join Waterville Creates, the Colby College Museum of Art, the Waterville Public Library, the Children’s Discovery Museum, and Bixby Chocolate Café as we celebrate the magic of the season. Free art lunchboxes + […]

Free

Community Draw

Schupf Art Center 93 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Seasoned and aspiring artists are invited to participate in this costumed figure drawing program, organized by Ticonic Gallery + Studio. This program, the first one in our new space, features Waterville native Chase Wheeler, a lifelong athlete and fitness enthusiast. You may have seen Chase around town at the gym or waiting tables at Front […]

$10
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