CULTUREPASS EVENTS

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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Birds of a Feather Exhibition

Eastport Breakwater Gallery 93 Water Street, Eastport

For this show three artist have created works using their own interpretation of the same species of birds. Dianna Ammons Johnson expresses her passion for birds through her photography.  Bonnie Clymer began to experiment with combining gold leaf and oil painting while and discovered that a gold leaf background placed emphasis on the shape and texture of the image it surrounded. Michael Morse is a folk artist who uses driftwood, glass, found objects and a sense of humor to create three dimensional pieces.  Birds are a favorite subject and many of the natural items used often have bird-like qualities.

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The sky was….blue? Writing the Summer Landscape with Jonathan Sapers

Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre 139 Water Street, ST. Andrews

How do you describe the summer? It’s almost impossible not to start with the temperature and the comparative brightness of the sun and if we are lucky enough to be in a place like St. Andrews, with the water, the trees, the birds and the whales. And can you really describe what happens in the summer – say summer love -- without framing it with summer details? As a result, describing what the sky was like in the summer in a short story or essay can become an exercise in rendering emotion or opinion through detail. In this course, we will experiment with describing our summer landscape in the creation of either short stories or essays based in St Andrews.

$500.00
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Music for Children(7-11) Session 2

Vincent Massey Elementary School 166 Frederick Street, St. Andrews

Orff based music education program combines music, movement, drama and speech into lessons that are similar to child's world of play.

$100 – $125
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Miniature Accordion Books, with Sara Myrick

Peavey Memorial Library 26 Water St, Eastport

Participants will create their own mini accordion book boxes for collections, gift giving, photos, and other uses. Mixed media. Materials provided. All ages.

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Opening Reception – Mapping the Edge: Cathleen Faubert & Sebastian Collett

Tides Institute & Museum of Art 43 Water Street, Eastport

The Tides Institute & Museum of Art will host an opening reception for a two-person contemporary art installation, "Mapping the Edge." This is the first annual StudioWorks alumni exhibition and was juried by independent curator Martha Willette Lewis. "Mapping the Edge" will be a multi-sensory exhibition featuring photographic portraits by Sebastian Collett taken during his term at StudioWorks in 2016 and distilled regional scents created by Cathleen Faubert in 2017, along with some of her photographs and written text about her work in the region. Lewis explains, " Each of these projects, although very different, has a documentary aspect and is very much about the specifics surrounding the site and place which is Eastport." "Mapping the Edge" will be on view from July 26-August 25.