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March First Friday

March 3, 4:00 PM7:00 PM


Join us in celebration of our Youth Art Month (YAM) exhibition on March 3 from 4 – 7pm. This year marks our ninth annual YAM exhibition, and we’re thrilled to be able to expand this program by partnering with Colby’s Greene Block + Studios. Student work will be displayed at both Ticonic Gallery + Greene Block + Studios. This year’s theme is Your Art, Your Story.

  • 4-7pm Create your own movable self-portrait puppet with stamps, collage, and more! This project ties into Take the World in Your Arms, the Ashley Bryan/Paula Wilson exhibit at the Colby’s Joan Dignam Schmaltz Gallery, and Your Art Your Voice, the Youth Art Month exhibit at Ticonic Gallery + Studios.
  • 4-5:30pm Mobile Exhibits with Children’s Discovery Museum
  • 4:30-6:30pm Green Screen Family Photos
  • 5 pm Take the World in Your Arms Exhibition Opening Remarks from Colby College Museum of Art staff and special guests
  • 5:30pm Choral Performance by Waterville Senior High School students, led by Ciara Hargrove, Waterville Schools Choral Director.
  • 6:30pm Choral Performance by Waterville Senior High School students, led by Ciara Hargrove, Waterville Schools Choral Director at the Greene Block + Studios. (18 Main St)
  • 4-7pm Children’s Book Giveaway from Colby College Museum of Art: Children ages 12 and younger will receive a children’s picture book by award-winning author and illustrator Ashley Bryan. A variety of titles will be available.

Art work for Youth Art Month is in TWO Locations:

  • Ticonic Gallery, 93 Main Street, Waterville
  • Greene Block + Studios, 18 Main Street, Waterville

Make sure you stop by other businesses during your First Friday in downtown Waterville! Click to find a list of participating businesses and events or learn how to participate.


March 3
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM


Waterville Creates
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Downtown Waterville
Main Street at Common Street
Waterville, ME
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