Arts Glances: Art auction, reserve sale, open studios

Acadia Loved ones Heart hold 2nd art auction 

SOUTHWEST HARBOR — The Acadia Family members Centre is holding its 2nd art auction to benefit the center’s programs.  

Expressive treatment, or art therapy, is an essential of the center’s treatment modalities.  

The Acadia Family members Centre Artwork Auction Profit options is effective by Maine artists, curated by creator Carl Little.  

The auction opened on July 15 and runs by Monday, Sept. 6. See the auction and sign-up to bid by likely to the center’s web page at 


Ebook sale volunteers (from remaining) Austin Barry, Carol Nelson and Jan Barry. 

Previous Likelihood Book Sale 

SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Come glance for treasures at Southwest Harbor Public Library’s Final Probability Book Sale on Saturday and Sunday, July 31 and Aug. 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the American Legion Corridor powering the library on Village Eco-friendly Way. 

This sale consists of over 10,000 textbooks, such as various thousand that have been freshly added. Except for a number of rarer publications, the cost is whatever you want to shell out to assistance library programming.  

Check out to find out extra about this and other situations this summer season. For more details about the e book sale, or to donate books that are in pretty fantastic problem, get in touch with the library at 244-7065.  



Josie Iselin

Learn about West Coast seaweed 

SOUTHWEST HARBOR — On Tuesday, July 27, at 5:30 p.m., the Southwest Harbor General public Library will host a digital discuss with writer/illustrator Josie Iselin. Iselin will converse about her latest e book, “The Curious Earth of Seaweed,” which features 16 narratives of iconic West Coast seaweeds and kelps.  

Iselin is a photographer, writer and designer of numerous textbooks, with new initiatives often in enhancement in her San Francisco studio, Loving Blind Productions. Iselin holds a bachelor’s degree in visual and environmental studies from Harvard and a master’s diploma in high-quality arts from San Francisco Condition College. She presently teaches at the College of Layout at San Francisco Point out College. For over 20 years, Iselin has applied her flatbed scanner and computer system for making imagery. As a great artist, Iselin exhibits huge-scale prints at choose galleries, museums, hospitals and other general public areas.  

“The Curious Planet of Seaweed” was produced by Heyday Guides in August 2019 and has been shortlisted for the Northern California E-book Award and the Alice Award, recognizing illustrated textbooks.  

For additional information about the plan, call (207) 244-7064. Register for the plan at 


“Rising Whimsy”

Baltz retains initially open studio because 2019 

MOUNT DESERT — On Sunday, July 25, Mount Desert artist R. Scott Baltz will hold an open studio from noon to 5 p.m., exactly where new paintings of the Mount Desert Island landscape will be on display screen.  

Open to the public because 2002, the studio is positioned at 46 Parker Farm Road in Mount Desert.  In addition to this open up studio date, the studio is open by appointment this summer months.   

Baltz is at the moment represented by Maine Art Hill in Kennebunk and Littlefield Gallery in Wintertime Harbor.  His function will be featured at Littlefield Gallery from July 17 to Aug. 15.   

For more information, go to or contact/text (207) 266-3393. 





Youngsters yoga for little ones of all ages 

NORTHEAST HARBOR — Join Genevieve Billings of Bala Bee Yoga on July 26 and Aug. 9 at 10:30 a.m. at the Northeast Harbor Library for a story, a playful warmup, breath perform and yoga poses. 

Billings fell in adore with yoga at a younger age and has spent a long time since exploring, studying and instructing yoga.   

This function is cost-free and open up to the public and will be held on the library’s garden. Contact the library in the party of inclement climate for alternate scheduling. 



Linda Rooney

Bar Harbor paralegal pens to start with book 

BAR HARBOR — Join Bar Harbor creator Linda Rooney, who writes less than the pen name L.C. Rooney, for her initially author event for her ebook, “Secrets & Lies,” with the Jesup Memorial Library on Thursday, July 29 at 7 p.m. on Zoom.   

“Secrets & Lies” is the initially reserve in the Riley Russell mysteries series featuring freelance paralegal Riley Russell. Riley also has a Bar Harbor connection that will be explored in a long run book. 

Rooney credits Jesup’s writing group with jumpstarting her creating vocation. “Writing is these kinds of a solitary endeavor. In the beginning, notably, you have no idea if what you’ve written is any superior. I saw a flyer on the community bulletin board at the MDI YMCA about a new writers’ group forming and determined to go,” Rooney stated. “Having a team of supportive fellow writers to critique my operate created a substantial variation.”

Rooney currently lives in Bar Harbor. For additional details on Rooney, visit  

Copies of “Secrets & Lies” can be procured by co-sponsor Sherman’s Publications at any of their spots, online at or by calling (207) 288-3161. Registration at or e-mail [email protected] is expected to acquire the Zoom website link.  


Artwork reception 

TREMONT —The QuietSide Art Gallery and Studio is obtaining an art reception on Wednesday, July 28, from 5:30-7 p.m. to kick off summertime 2021.  

Come by for a exciting evening to enjoy art, mingle with old Maine close friends and view new is effective by Ginny Lane and Mary Parkman.  

The gallery is situated in Bernard at 35 Bernard Road in the aged historic schoolhouse. Regular hours Wednesday by means of Saturday from 1-5 p.m.  

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