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CulturePass is your window into the artistic and cultural richness of the greater international Passamaquoddy region including Cobscook and Passamaquoddy Bays and the St. Croix River.

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Naive Botany: A Natural History Guide to Installation Practice

August 16 @ 9:00 am - August 18 @ 4:00 pm
Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre 139 Water Street
ST. Andrews, New Brunswick E5B 1A7 Canada
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$550

In the nineteenth century, ‘botanizing’ became a craze. It was something you did on the seashore, in the meadows, or on the sidewalk. It was the act of observing, collecting, and identifying, in an attempt to understand the world in terms of its almost infinite myriad forms and faces. It was a way to become both lost and found. With botanizing as its framework, this course explores ways in which we might translate our daily observations and practices into another space and form such as a gallery installation. As starting points, this might include re-inhabiting the routine of a daily walk, identifying unconscious collection practices, or ways to rethink an already existing art or craft practice in terms of scale and experience. We will spend the course in discussion over examples and theories of installation, and take advantage of the natural setting of Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre to immerse ourselves in the creation of individual, barely begun, well-conceived, yet wildly imagined, installation proposals.

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8:00 am

Greenhorns Presents: Sail Training Camp: Downeast Foxfire with Arista Holden

August 17 @ 8:00 am - August 25 @ 5:00 pm
Various through event Lubec, ME 04652 United States + Google Map
$9 – $450

Greenhorns is pleased to present our first sail training program, a follow up on Maine Sail Freight project, which brought us to Maine! Starting at Liberty Hall in Machiasport and visiting islands, coves, and historic sites while immersing students in the wild coastal ecology of Downeast Maine, this ten day course offers a birch bark crafting workshop, traditional seamanship training and all sorts of naturalist adventure. Yes, you will learn to row and sail aboard the 18th-century Bantry Bay gigs.

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1:00 pm

Make a Book Letter! Session Two, with Sue Riddle

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Peavey Memorial Library 26 Water St
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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Who doesn't love getting a letter in the mail? And what if the letter is also a book?! Join us to explore mail art techniques using collage, washi tape, and whatever else we can find to create unique pieces of art to send to a treasured friend (or yourself). This is one of three sessions, but you don't have to attend all the sessions.

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5:00 pm

A Taste of Grand Manan: Grand Manan Museum Annual Dinner

August 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Grand Manan Museum 1141 Route 776
Grand Manan, New Brunswick E5G 4E9 Canada
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$20.00

Annual Dinner hosted by the Board of Trustees and Friends of the Grand Manan Museum. This is your chance to sample both the traditional and the latest trends in island cuisine. We start with a sampling of periwinkles and dulse, followed by lobster and fish chowders served with homemade tea biscuits and rolls and a buffet table of fresh salmon, assorted vegetarian and hot side dishes, and a large selection of salads. We’ll end the meal with some delicious desserts from the Grand Manan and Favourite Recipes from Old New Brunswick Kitchens Cookbooks, baked by talented locals, served with tea or coffee. 5:00 pm, tickets $20 at the door. This is a great opportunity to visit with friends, make new ones, and support your community museum.

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