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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St. Andrews 2021 Heritage Hunt

Various Venues in St. Andrews St. Andrews

This year, due to pandemic restrictions, the annual Heritage Hunt Raffle has been launched as a new fund-raising effort. This is a fun activity to do with others that involves exploring St. Andrews's unique heritage features, so encourage your visitors, family and friends to participate. To do so, buy a $10 ticket from a local vendor (or at the Historic Archives), take a short walk round four blocks and enter for a chance at a daily door prize at the Historic Jail and one of the valuable prizes in the grand prize draw. Remember that once you have a ticket in hand you can participate at any time up to Thanksgiving weekend (through Monday, October 11).

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Artwork from Putep’s Tale on Exhibit

Lubec Memorial Library 55 Water Street, Lubec

The Lubec Memorial Library will be featuring artwork from the children's book Putep's Tale by Rhonda Welcome and Chuck Kniffen through September and October. The exhibit includes whale bones and “trash from the sea” puppets. To see an example page from the book, click here.

The library is open Monday, Tuesday, and Friday from 10 - 4 pm, Wednesdays from 10 - 8 pm, and Saturdays from 10 - 2 pm.

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Dark Harbor – The Early Lithographs of Stow Wengenroth

Tides Institute & Museum of Art 43 Water Street, Eastport

The Tides Institute & Museum of Art presents its Summer Exhibition: "Dark Harbor - The Early Lithographs of Stow Wengenroth", on display now through September 24. Wengenroth was a master of lithography dedicated to the scenery and wildlife of New England in the early 20th century. Summer museum hours will be Tuesday - Sunday from 10-4.

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Still Here: A Bird Catalogue in Clay

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

Artist Maria Guevara's works will be on display through October at Sunbury Shores as part of her exhibit, Still Here: A Bird Catalogue in Clay. From Maria: "In my six years as an independent artist, I have emphasized carved decoration on porcelain surfaces. I have experimented extensively with Sgraffito, a technique in which I carve into dark-coloured surfaces.

Recently, I have integrated birds of New Brunswick in my decorative work. I visit natural areas to observe the birds in their natural habitats. My new interest led me to investigate bird anatomy, flying styles, and plumage coloration. I discovered that several of my favourite birds are listed as species threatened or at risk of extinction."

For more information on Maria's work, click here. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm.

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Folk Art Festival

Kingsbrae Garden Art Gallery 220 King Street, St. Andrews

Kingsbrae Gardens is holding its 9th semi-annual Folk Art Festival with a display in its gallery (open the public at no cost) through October 15, 10 am to 5 pm. Featured artists include Jantje Blokhuis-Mulder, Lorain Ebbett-Rideout, Kyle Hargrove, Denny Lunn, Helen Pye, April Thomas, and more.

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“Flights of Fancy”: A solo show by Anne Black

Eastport Gallery 109 Water Street, Eastport

Eastport Gallery member artist Anne Black's solo show "Flights of Fancy" will be open through October 3rd. Anne will be at the Eastport Gallery at 109 Water St. on September 19th and 26th and October 2nd from 11 am - 5 pm to answer questions about her art. The Gallery will be open Wednesdy-Sunday through October 3rd.

Anne explains the inspiration for her show: "I am drawn to many art mediums, including photography, painting, and mixed media. Inspired by changing light and atmosphere in both nature and urban settings, I take special delight in unexpected vantage points, reflections, abstraction, complex layering, intuitive mark-making, vivid color, and texture. My recent work merges photography, drawing, and painting into layered digital works. I am excited to present it in my first solo show at the Eastport Gallery."

More information about Anne and a link to her personal store may be found here.

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Country by Design Ceramics

Lubec Community Outreach Center 44 South Street, Lubec

Come to the Lubec Community Outreach Center on Mondays and Wednesdays evenings to get some hands-on instruction in ceramics with Gina Brown-Delnicki of Country by Design.

Sit and paint or classes are $5 a night; this does not include your bisque project, lighting kits, extra firing if needed, etc. There will be brushes to use, as well as others to purchase and information on where to buy more.

There are a limited number of seats available, so please contact Gina Brown-Delnick on Facebook if you are interested. These classes are adults only, but classes for children 10 and up may be starting later in the fall if there is enough interest.