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‘Works on Paper: Paintings and Drawings’ on Exhibit April 1-29

Apr 29, 2017 @ 12:00pm   Events, Member Events

Paul J. Noel ~ ‘Still Life with Onions’ ~ Watercolor on Paper 22″ x 30″

‘Works on Paper’ an annual exhibit at Richard Boyd Art Gallery opens Saturday, April 1 at 10:00 a.m. The exhibit explores works by three artists creating paintings and drawings on a time honored raw product – paper. An unforgiving surface around for centuries, paper reveals the artist’s proficiency in creating works of visual art. The exhibit features a selection of original paintings and drawings depicting an array of subjects from dramatic still life, to landscapes and figurative studies by artists’ Paul J. Noel – still life and landscape paintings in watercolor and oil, and figurative studies in graphite; Julianne Garvey – landscape paintings in watercolor and mixed media; and Randy Eckard – landscape paintings in watercolor. ‘Works on Paper: Paintings and Drawings’ is on view free of charge between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. daily through April 29, 2017. The public is invited to meet artists Julianne Garvey and Paul J. Noel at the opening reception, at Richard Boyd Art Gallery on Saturday, April 1 between the hours of 12:00 noon and 3:00 p.m.

Where: Richard Boyd Art Gallery, Peaks Island

When: April 1-29

For additional information about the reception or exhibit please contact Richard Boyd Art Gallery by phone at 207-712-1097, via email at or visit .


The Dynamic Healing Power of Homeopathy

May 6, 2017 @ 11:00am   Member Events

In this workshop, you will discover the Dynamic Healing Power of Homeopathy, learn a quick overview of its history and healing principles, and gain a basic understanding of how to apply Homeopathic remedies to everyday situations, emergencies, and acute illnesses.

Understand: Quick review of the principles of homeopathy and classical medicine and the practical overview of potency use.

Learn: How to use remedies for acute illnesses such as flu, fevers, and First aid including concussions, bruises, cuts, burns, tick bites, stings, sprains, and discomfort after dental work. Allergies, jet lag, and emotional trauma due to grief or anxiety will also be covered.

Discover: How to take an acute case and apply this safe, gentle and natural therapeutics with quick, effective, and maximum results.

Betsey Beaven. Betsey is one of the co-founders of Bloodroot restaurant, vegetarian cookbook author, and former food critic. She has been involved with homeopathy for over 15 years. Read more about Betsey at

When: Saturday, April 1, 11:00am – 12:30pm

Where: Coastal Pharmacy & Wellness, 84 Marginal Way

Please register at


Maine Comics Arts Festival presented by Casablanca Comics

Jun 17, 2017 @ 10:00am   Member Events

Meet over 100 comic writers, artists, cartoonists and publishers at the Maine Comics Arts Festival. The event will be held at the Main Branch of the Portland Public Library and is free and open to the public. Enjoy programming and workshops, and shop with the various creators in attendance.

Where: Portland Public Library

When: Saturday, June 17

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