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Richard Boyd Art Gallery solo exhibition of paintings by Amy Bickford

Aug 30, 2016 @ 1:00pm   Events, Member Events

Amy Bickford ~ “Birch Grove” ~ Acrylic Based Gouache 18″ x 24″

Richard Boyd Art Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of a solo exhibition of paintings by Amy Bickford on August 1 at 10 a.m. Whether depicting a landscape, old pilings, or a familiar coastal scene Amy’s paintings are a response to the experience and every day life. The public is invited to meet Amy at a reception at Richard Boyd Art Gallery on Saturday, August 6 between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. For more information contact the gallery by phone at 207-712-1097 or email . Through August 30, 2016.


Ice Cream Trains with Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company & Museum

Aug 26, 2016 @ 5:00pm   Events, Member Events

The Popular Ice Cream Trains return for another season! Ice Cream Trains take place Friday evening, August 26th. Bring the family and enjoy a complimentary ice cream on us you enjoy a sunset train ride along beautiful Casco Bay! Trains run on the hour at 5pm, 6pm and 7pm. A special reduced fare of $7.50/Adults and $5/Children includes ice cream and the train ride.

When: Friday, August 26th. Trains run on the hour at 5pm, 6pm and 7pm.

Where: Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company & Museum, 58 Fore Street

Intro to Oil Painting Class

Aug 19, 2016 @ 11:30am   Events, Member Events

Class starts Friday August 19 from 11:30-2:30. It runs 6 weeks with all supplies included. Cost is $180. Students will work for 2 weeks on exercises, focusing on fundamentals, followed by 4 weeks spent developing one painting. Instructor, Susan Roux explains the reasons for doing things and paints right along with students to demonstrate and aid in teaching.
Class is fun and anyone with the desire to learn can be taught! No drawing skills necessary, but we won’t turn anyone away who possesses them. If students want to continue developing and learning, we offer several intermediate oil painting classes as well.
Registration is currently open. Please contact us at 207-576-7787. We look forward to painting with you!
Where: Roux & Cyr International Fine Art Gallery, 48 Free Street
When: Class starts Friday August 19 from 11:30-2:30. It runs 6 weeks with all supplies included.

Meet Margaret Ellis Raymond at Letterpress Books

Aug 13, 2016 @ 10:30am   Events, Member Events

Meet Margaret Ellis Raymond on Saturday, August 13th 10:30 AM FREE The Buttercup Adventures: The Glass Frog Meet Margaret Ellis Raymond, who will read and sign this first book of the Buttercup Adventures: Buttercup is a princess who would rather wear pants than a dress. Hector, her easily frightened friend, is simply the castle’s stable boy. A fortune is told, a secret is discovered and an adventure begins. She will be signing at Letterpress Books 91 Auburn St., Street.

Where: Letterpress Books 91 Auburn St., Street

When: Saturday, August 13th 10:30 AM

Wine Tasting and Sunset Train Ride

Aug 12, 2016 @ 6:00pm   Events, Member Events

Join Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum as they welcome Sommelier Erica Archer of Wine Wise for a wine tasting and sunset train ride. The event will include five different wines paired with delicious bites! You’ll walk away with a new found knowledge of wine, learning how regional influences impact wine styles and quality. You’ll also learn to how to evaluate, select, describe and pair wines. Museum docents will be available to provide a historical background of the railroad. A leisurely train ride along the Portland waterfront will cap off a lovely evening at the museum. Advanced tickets are required and available through the museum’s website at a cost of $65/person.

When: August 12, 6pm

Where: Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company & Museum, 58 Fore Street


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