May 20, 2017 10-11:30 am
Encouraging the creative spark in all of us, we offer art and nature program for families each month for children ages 5 to 12 and their adult companions. The program will focus on exploring, learning, and creating art together.
Participants in the May 20 session can get a taste of the process of bird carving with fun and easy to craft materials. We will follow the steps that experienced carvers use, including laying out patterns, creating blanks, and shaping a duck through different cuts. With floral foam instead of wood, attendees will model a duck of their choice. We will also visit the carving workshop to see how carving is done with wood.
Spring Open House and Carving Show
Sunday, May 28, 2017 from noon-4 pm
Come see the newly-fledged spring of Blue-winged Teal from carving class, fanciful sandpipers crafted by students at Mount Desert, Tremont, Cranberry, and Swan's Island schools, as well as additional pieces by our members. Meet and greet Sean Charette, Wendell Gilley Museum's new director. Enjoy refreshments and admire your talented neighbors' work. Sign up for summer classes, while you are here.
Carving Lessons - Tuesday - Friday,
by advance registration, June through September
A Flight of Swallows
August 3, 2017 by advance ticket.
The Museum's annual wine tasting benefit will feature superb selections of fine wines. Spread your wings and fly to Neighborhood House in Northeast Harbor to enjoy delicious fare and fellow friends from the flock. Mark your calendar to save the date!
Carving Workshops and Members' Carving Club - See Education
See our Facebook page for pop-up program updates or come back to this page for updates!