Upcoming Cumberland County Events

  • : Art - May 28 thru Oct 10 - Freeport - Neil Welliver Retrospective - Thos. Moser Showroom - Upcoming Cumberland County Maine Events
    Thos. Moser honors contemporary artist Neil Welliver, known for his large-scale landscape paintings of the Maine woods and so much more, through a unique retrospective at the Thos. Moser Freeport Showroom, 149 Main Street, Freeport, Maine. Approximately 40 works by Welliver, spanning almost 40 years will be on display May 28 through October 10, 2016.
  • : Art - Aug 29 thru Dec 09 - Portland - Broken Treaty Quilts by Gina Adams - USM Maine Woodbury Campus Center AREA Gallery - Upcoming Cumberland County Maine Events
    Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts by Gina Adams on display at AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus. Although she is half Euro-American, Gina Adams's art is primarily inspired by and deeply committed to the memory of her White Earth Ojibwa grandfather. The Native North American history of forced assimilation, along with the intimate process of making, drives her project of making quilts excerpting broken treaties from each of the US states. Seven quilts are featured here, including a Maine quilt referencing broken Wabanaki land claims treaties. Gina Adams' cross-media, hybrid artwork is exhibited extensively throughout the US and Europe and resides in many public and private collections. Events include a conversation with Gina Adams on Thursday, Nov. 3 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Also on Friday, Nov. 4 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. there will be a powerpoint presentation by Gina Adams in the Burnham Lounge, Robie Andrews Hall, Gorham campus. Exhibit on display from Aug. 29 through Dec. 9, 2016.
  • : Art - Sep 08 thru Oct 30 - Portland - Winslow Homer Studio Tours - Fall Season - Upcoming Cumberland County Maine Events
    Winslow Homer Studio Tours (fall season). Visitors will experience the extraordinary opportunity of "walking in Homer's footsteps" and seeing the same dramatic views of the sea that influenced Homer's artistic vision. One of the most significant locations in the history of American art, the Winslow Homer Studio, located at Prouts Neck, Maine, is where the great American artist Winslow Homer (1836-1910) lived and painted many of his masterpieces from 1883 until his death. A National Historic Landmark, the Studio is owned and operated by the Portland Museum of Art. For more info see the Title link above or call the Portland Museum of Art at (207) 775-6148.
  • : Art - Sep 30 - Brunswick - Annual 10x10 Benefit Art Exhibit and Sale - Upcoming Cumberland County Maine Events
    Annual 10x10 Benefit Art Exhibit and Sale at Curtis Memorial Library's Morrell Meeting Room (23 Pleasant Street) and St. Paul's Episcopal Church's Parish Hall (27 Pleasant Street) in Brunswick. Featuring 300 works of art by 170 Maine artists. Proceeds benefit Arts Are Elementary. For more info see the Title link above. The event is on Friday, Sep. 30 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • : Art - Oct 06 thru Dec 09 - Gorham - George Longfish: Indian on Indian - USM Gorham Art Gallery - Upcoming Cumberland County Maine Events
    Artist, educator, writer, and curator George Longfish (Seneca/Tuscarora) has been instrumental in shaping the field of contemporary Native American art for over forty years. His works will be on display with an opening reception with Wabanaki cuisine on Thursday, Oct. 6 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Wabanaki drumming and an Honor Song followed by an artists talk. On Oct. 20 at 5;30 p.m., see a powerpoint presentation by Mushana Ali and Paula Gerstenblatt at the Glickman Library of the USM Portland Campus focusing on Community Building through Art. Exhibit on display from Oct. 6 through Dec, 9.
  • : Art - Oct 07 - Portland - Portland First Friday Art Walk - Upcoming Cumberland County Maine Events
    Started over a decade ago, First Friday Art Walk has blossomed into a monthly arts and cultural event that takes place on the first Friday of every month (regardless of weather) throughout the city, centered primarily in the Arts District. Over 3,000 people come downtown each month to visit galleries and museums, see live performances, buy work from street artists, and greet friends as they stroll along city streets. Portland's Art Walk is a free self-guided tour of art galleries, art studios, museums, and alternative art venues on the first Friday of every month from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • : Art - Nov 04 - Portland - Portland First Friday Art Walk - Upcoming Cumberland County Maine Events
    Started over a decade ago, First Friday Art Walk has blossomed into a monthly arts and cultural event that takes place on the first Friday of every month (regardless of weather) throughout the city, centered primarily in the Arts District. Over 3,000 people come downtown each month to visit galleries and museums, see live performances, buy work from street artists, and greet friends as they stroll along city streets. Portland's Art Walk is a free self-guided tour of art galleries, art studios, museums, and alternative art venues on the first Friday of every month from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • : Art - Dec 02 - Portland - Portland First Friday Art Walk - Upcoming Cumberland County Maine Events
    Started over a decade ago, First Friday Art Walk has blossomed into a monthly arts and cultural event that takes place on the first Friday of every month (regardless of weather) throughout the city, centered primarily in the Arts District. Over 3,000 people come downtown each month to visit galleries and museums, see live performances, buy work from street artists, and greet friends as they stroll along city streets. Portland's Art Walk is a free self-guided tour of art galleries, art studios, museums, and alternative art venues on the first Friday of every month from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • : Biking - Oct 23 - Portland - Casco Bay Cyclocross - Eastern Promenade - Upcoming Cumberland County Maine Events
    Casco Bay Cyclocross is a cyclocross race for all abilities on the Eastern Promenade. Includes a kid and #39;s fun ride, multiple field categories, a challenging, fun course, and prizes. See the Title link above or call (207) 358-9780 for event hours.
  • : Birding - Apr 07 thru Oct 27 - Falmouth - Thursday Morning Bird and Nature Walks - Gilsland Farm - Upcoming Cumberland County Maine Events
    Join us each Thursday for an easy stroll through Maine Audubon's Gilsland Farm Sanctuary. We will walk the property primarily looking for birds but won't ignore any other wildlife or plants. Bring your binoculars and dress to be comfortable outside for two hours. Our total walk is usually 1.8 miles but people can leave early if needed. We meet near the main parking lot. If you arrive late we are typically by the pond for the first 15-20 minutes before heading into the West Meadow. For more info contact Doug Hitchcox at (207) 781-2330 x237. Bird start at 7 a.m. beginning on April 7. On April 28 our walk will be held across the street at the Portland Country Club (meet at 11 Foreside Road in Falmouth).
  • : Birding - May 11 thru Sep 28 - Scarborough - Wednesday Morning Bird Walks - Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center - Upcoming Cumberland County Maine Events
    The best birding is often early morning when birds are busy feeding. Look and listen for snowy egret, glossy ibis, herons, willet, sparrows and more. We start our tours at the nature center and carpool to birding "hotspots" in the immediate area. Birders of all levels and abilities are welcome to join. This program is led by a variety of bird leaders. For info call (207) 883-5100 or email smac@maineaudubon.org. Fee $3/members, $5/non-members. Tours every Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
  • : Books - Oct 01 - Portland - Page Burner Reading Series - One Longfellow Square - Upcoming Cumberland County Maine Events
    The Page Burner Reading Series features three readings at three different venues in Portland, including One Longfellow Square, one after another, with fourteen writers in total. The readings are free. The venues are all very close but the pace will be quick. Please join us for this pub crawl-style literary adventure. Begins at 2 p.m.

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Thu 29

Evening Island Tour!

September 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm