Monson Arts’ Blog
We are pleased to announce a new residency opportunity specifically for photographers. The Abbott Watts Residency offers access to the studio of Todd Watts in nearby Blanchard, adjacent to the former home of Berenice Abbott.
Our next open call to apply for winter/spring 2022 residencies starts August 1. Check out our complete lineup of residency dates for next year.
Now on view, our 2021 summer exhibition at the Monson Arts Gallery features work by 17 artists from the Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, and Micmac Nations.
Camden Shakespeare Festival, Monson Arts and The Center Theatre will present the comedy, Aquitania outdoors in Monson on July 24 at 2PM. Buy tickets now!
View an online gallery of photos documenting some of the highlights from the 2019-20 Monson Arts High School Art and Writing Program to go with the exhibit on display in the gallery windows through June (you can view safely from the street).
Fall exhibit curated and produced by the Dexter Historical Society features black and white photographs from the early 1900’s paired with the writings of Henry David Thoreau.
See our lineup of fee public programs being offered this summer including evening talks by artist/ instructors, exhibits, demonstrations, and film screenings.
‘Artists of the Forest’ opens May 15, featuring the work of six artists and craftsmen from Maine’s Northern Forest who work with one of the region’s most abundant resources- wood.
The first exhibit of 2019 at the Monson Arts Gallery celebrates the work of art teachers from community schools in Piscataquis County and the greater region. ‘Art All Around Us’ will be on display until May 9. Gallery hours are Thursday – Sunday, 10-4
Monson Arts announced that it will partner with the Rhode Island School of Design to support two month-long design residencies for RISD graduates this summer at its facility in Monson.