Upcoming Cumberland County Events

  • : Animals - Mar 17 thru Mar 31 - Cumberland - HART and #39;s Meow Madness - Upcoming Cumberland County Maine Events
    Meow Madness is an online auction featuring hundreds of items of all types. All proceeds go to benefit the cats and kittens at the the no-kill, cage-free HART Adoption Center and Shelter at 302 Range Road in Cumberland. HART is all volunteer and the shelter normally cares for 120 animals at its Cumberland shelter, plus supporting cats and kittens in foster homes. Items to be picked up at HART and #39;s Spring Fling on Apr. 8.
  • : Animals - Apr 08 - Portland - Inaugural Planet Dog Ball - Westin Portland Harborview - Upcoming Cumberland County Maine Events
    The Planet Dog Foundation will host its inaugural Planet Dog Ball to raise awareness and funds for two highly-regarded organizations that provide service animals to veterans and active-duty service members: nationally-operated America's Vet Dogs and Maine-based K9s on the front line. All monies raised through sponsorship, ticket sales and auction items will directly benefit the adopting/breeding, raising, training and placing of service dogs for both organizations. To be held at the Westin Portland Harborview, benefactors will enjoy an evening of local food and fancies, including dinner, desserts, beverages, and a visit from NBC's Today Show Puppy With a Purpose, Charlie! As it would not be a Planet Dog event without dogs, well-behaved four-legged friends are welcome to attend and enjoy the doggy treat bar and on-site doggy day care.Flexible sponsorship, table and ticket opportunities are available for businesses and individuals who share the Foundation's passion for dogs and creating opportunities for veterans and military members. Item donations for the silent and live auctions are also gladly being accepted. Event on Saturday, Apr. 8 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • : Animals - Apr 08 - Cumberland - HART's Spring Fling - Upcoming Cumberland County Maine Events
    HART's Spring Fling is the time to pick-up auction items from HARTs Meow Madness Auction. In addition, there will be animal education sessions, raffles, door prizes, refreshments and a wine-tasting late in the afternoon. Event is on Saturday, Apr. 8 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • : Art - Jan 11 thru Apr 30 - Freeport - Vintage Seascapes and Marine Art - Thos. Moser Showroom - Upcoming Cumberland County Maine Events
    "Vintage Seascapes and Marine Art" is an exhibit featuring Maine seascapes and marine art from the 19th and 20th centuries from the collection of Thos. Moser, including paintings by Grace Anderson, Harrison B. Brown, George H. Hathaway, David James, Carl E. Pickhardt, W.P. Stubbs, as well as numerous Sunday painters. Also featuring new work by Yarmouth painter, Ann Mohnkern. The exhibit is on display at the Thos. Moser Showroom at 1149 Main Street in Freeport. Opening reception on Wednesday, Jan. 11 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and is on display through Sunday, Apr. 30.
  • : Art - Feb 03 thru Apr 04 - Portland - The Mistress and the Muse - Portland Museum of Art - Upcoming Cumberland County Maine Events
    The Mistress and the Muse: Selections from the Isabelle and Scott Black Collection features paintings, sculptures, and works on paper from the esteemed Isabelle and Scott Black Collection. The exhibition explores the social and aesthetic dynamics that distinguish portraiture, a genre of art in which an individual's specific characteristics are paramount, from figure studies, where the identity and personality of the model is secondary to the artwork's narrative. The relationship between these two artistic modes was made increasingly complex in the modern period, when artists' efforts to depict men and women were marked by fragmentation, pictorial distortion, and abstraction. Exhibit on display from Feb. 3 through June 4, 2017.
  • : Art - Feb 03 thru Apr 30 - Portland - The Thrill of the Chase - Portland Museum of Art - Upcoming Cumberland County Maine Events
    From 1973 to 1984, Samuel J. Wagstaff, Jr. (American, 1921-1987) assembled one of the most important private collections of photographs in the world. Wagstaff promoted photography as an art form by organizing exhibitions, delivering lectures, and publishing material on his collection. In 1984, a few years before his death from AIDS-related complications, Wagstaff sold his collection to the J. Paul Getty Museum. Numbering several thousand, the collection now forms a cornerstone of the Getty Museum's holdings of photographs. Exhibit on display from Feb. 3 through Apr. 30, 2017.
  • : Art - Feb 03 thru May 29 - Portland - Artist's Choice - Portland Museum of Art - Upcoming Cumberland County Maine Events
    The photographs in this focus exhibit all belong to the artist and collector Judy Glickman Lauder, who has spent her life immersed in photography. She is an acclaimed photographer herself, yet her joy in the medium began during her childhood, when she would model for her father, Irving Bennett Ellis. Lauder began collecting photographs over 40 years ago, visiting the studios of other artists whenever possible and finding community and friendship through photography, both as an artist and an admirer of the works of others. An active participant in the Maine Photographic Workshops (now the Maine Media Workshops) in Rockport, she began swapping photographs with friends she met there in the 1970s and '80s. As a result, one notable aspect of her collection is that it includes art by many of the Workshops' most illustrious alumni. Exhibit on display from Feb. 3 through June 4, 2017.
  • : Art - Mar 08 thru Apr 08 - Portland - Sal Taylor Kydd + Megan Magill - PhoPa Gallery - Upcoming Cumberland County Maine Events
    Momentary Certainties features work by Megan Magill and Sal Taylor Kydd. Megan Magill will exhibit work from her recent project, My Business is Circumference, in which she created one of a kind works on paper by pushing dry mediums, such as powdered graphite and chalk pastels, through a photographically exposed silkscreen. Sal Taylor Kydd will show platinum palladium photographs that capture passing moments in the natural world, expressing both a sense of place and discovery. Both artists think of the photographic object as a "keepsake of human experience" and hope that their work will prompt viewers to reflect on time, memory, and the fleeting moments of our passing lives. Through working in alternative processes, such themes are embodied in the artistic practices in which the artists engage. Sal Taylor Kydd and Megan Magill are recent graduates of the MFA program at Maine Media College (MMC), in Rockport, Maine. The low-residency program at MMC is geared toward artists interested in engaging in a rigorous educational experience leading to the MFA degree in the media arts fields of photography, filmmaking and multimedia. Opening reception on Thursday, Mar. 9 at 5 p.m. Artist talk on Thursday, Apr. 6 at 5:30 p.m. Exhibit on display from Mar. 8 through Apr. 8.
  • : Art - Apr 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 - Apr 13 thru Jun 22 - Portland - Winslow Homer Studio Tours - Spring Season - Upcoming Cumberland County Maine Events
    Winslow Homer Studio Tours (spring 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. To reserve a tour call the Portland Museum of Art at (207) 775-6148. Tours of the Winslow Homer Studio depart from and return to the Portland Museum of Art by luxury van. The entire duration is approximately 2.5 hours. Spring season tours are on Thursdays through Sundays at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. There are no tours on Memorial Day weekend, Canada Day, Independence Day, Labor Day Weekend, and Columbus Day weekend.
  • : Art - May 05 - 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 - Jun 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.

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