The sun glistens on the Sheepscot River, the lines at Red’s Eats and Sprague’s lobster shack on the pier look hungry and expectant, and the galleries and shops entice visitors to the final Wiscasset Art Walk of the season on Thursday, September 26, 5-8pm. And, for a special end-of-season surprise, professional juggler Andrew Silver offers proof that all the Village is but a stage!
Art students at Wiscasset Middle High School will be exhibiting their creations in the Weaving Project, 64 Main St., during the Wiscasset Art Walk on Thursday, September 26, 5-8pm. The students, from various grades and working in a variety of mediums, take part in a choice-based art curriculum which encourages them to experiment, take creative risks, learn basic skills, and develop as creative people.
Wiscasset Village is poised to inhabit the new and grand sidewalks that are slowly taking form from the months-long construction project in the heart of the Village. A cluster of civic groups and local creatives will be taking part in the Wiscasset Art Walk on Thursday, August 29, 5 to 8pm, to test the public spaces that will become active community places in the years ahead!
Wiscasset Village galleries are hung with stunning art. The boutique shops are stocked with carefully chosen items for home and self. Restaurants and specialty food shops beckon with tasty delights. Music is woven through the Village. And yet, there’s more! A colorful and compelling community presence greets visitors who stroll the sidewalks during the Wiscasset Art Walk on Thursday, July 25, 5-8pm.
Head Tide Harp Ensemble Graces the Wiscasset Art Walk on Sept. 27, 2018
Alna Harpist Suki Flanagan Conducts Students in Courtyard Garden
What happens when a Midcoast harp ensemble inhabits a beautiful garden space? Experience the magic when the students of harpist Suki (Virginia) Flanagan play together in the Middle St. courtyard behind In the Clover during the Wiscasset Art Walk on Thursday, Sept. 27, 5-8pm. “It’s a visual instrument,” says Flanagan, “with the raised hands and the plucking, and visitors will be seeing harpists having fun!”
Community Art and Artifacts Turn Sidewalks into Gallery Space
Color, color everywhere – and all of it meant to be drunk deeply. Guest artists in pop-up galleries and sidewalk displays by local community initiatives add even more variety to the Village collection of galleries, antique venues, and shops. Doors open wide to local residents and visitors from away during the Wiscasset Art Walk on Thursday, August 30, from 5 to 8pm.