Event Calendar:
Event Types: Gallery | Studio

After School Programs

Thu, Dec 22 - Fri, Jun 23 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

NOTHING TO DO AFTER SCHOOL? COME TO COMMON STREET ARTS! Common Street Arts provides safe, positive place after school where kids can express their creativity and have fun making art! GOING ON NOW…. Open to kids aged 6-12 years old. CLAY CLUB FOR KIDS Tuesday’s 3:00PM – 5:00PM Make fun and functional objects in clay!…


Common Street Arts presents “Open Drawing / Painting” Wednesday nights, 5:30–8:00 pm

Wed, Jan 4 - Wed, Jul 26

On Wednesday, February 15th, 5:30pm-8pm, special GUEST model… Jen Olsen! Jennifer Olsen, local entrepreneur, is President and CEO of LocalFirst Group. She specializes in baking gourmet cookies called Jen-gerbread, is a practitioner of Resistance Flexibility Strength Training, creates customized nutrition supplementation packages, and now makes it her life’s work to overthrow the Patriarchy, in the…


Lucinda Bliss: Tracking the Border: An Interrogation of Political, Natural, and Interior Borders

Wed, Jan 11 - Sat, Feb 25 | 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Lucinda Bliss, Tracking the Border, Common Street Arts Opening Reception: Thursday, January 19, 2017 4pm-6pm Tracking the Border is the culminating event of a year-long project supported by a Kindling Grant from the Warhol Foundation. The project focused on the artist’s navigation of the 611 miles that make up the Maine-Canada border. The resulting work…


Beginner Wheel-Throwing Clay Class:

Mon, Feb 6 - Mon, Mar 13 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

THIS SESSION IS FULL!! NEXT SESSION WILL START APRIL 3.  CALL IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN RESERVING A SPOT FOR SESSION 3 OF BEGINNING WHEEL THROWING CLASS!   Session Two: Five week class $175 for the five week session (includes everything) Mondays Starting February 6, 2017 Ends March 13, 2017 NO CLASS on Monday, February…


Artist Talk and Discussion with Lucinda Bliss

Thu, Feb 23 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Thursday, February 23, 5pm in the Common Street Arts Gallery. Lucinda Bliss will present a talk about her year-long “Border Project”, including a discussion of her research and the historical and contemporary artists, works, and movements that her work is in conversation with. Come meet the artist!  Light refreshments will be served.


Paint with Us!

Sat, Feb 25 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Paint with Us! at Common Street Arts! Saturday, February 25, 2017 5:30pm-8pm $30 per person Common Street Arts invites you to our series — Paint with Us! in our fabulous studio on the first floor of in the Center Building at 93 Main Street. No experience necessary, no supplies to buy — just show up…


Youth Art Month

Fri, Mar 3 - Sat, Apr 1

Youth Art Month Exhibition Exhibition Dates: March 4 – April 1, 2017 In celebration of Youth Art Month, Common Street Arts in downtown Waterville will be offering an opportunity to all local school-aged children (grades pre-K to12) to exhibit in our professional gallery setting for the month of March. This is the third consecutive year…


Wheel Throwing Clay Class with Tim Christensen, Master Potter!

Sat, Mar 11 - Sun, Mar 12 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Saturday, March 11, 2017 10am-5pm Sunday, March 12, 2017 9am -1pm IF YOU MISSED THE WORKSHOP IN JANUARY, well…. here’s your second chance!  Don’t delay in registration, space is limited to only eight participants! Have you always wanted to learn to use the potter’s wheel to turn clay into beautiful wheel-thrown pottery? This fun, fast-paced…


Annika Early: Installation; As She Made Her Bed/Zauberstabbett

Sat, Apr 1 - Fri, Jun 30

Annika Early will be the installation artist featured in the Common Street Arts installation window on 93 Main Street, in Waterville, Maine during the second quarter of 2017.  Starting in early April, viewers will be able to enjoy this site specific installation on view 24 hours, seven days a week! Annika is basing her installation…


2017 Maine Open Juried Art Show to be held at Common Street Arts

Tue, Apr 11 - Sat, May 13

FOR MORE INFORMATION EMAIL: waasmaine@gmail.com OR call: 207.872.8927 The Waterville Area Art Society and Waterville Creates! are proud to co-present the 2017 Maine Open Juried Art Show at Common Street Arts in Downtown Waterville. Now entering its 27th year, the Maine Open Juried Art Show (MOJAS) has traditionally attracted over 90 artists representing over 50…