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JUNE ARTWALK HOSTS A NEW BUSINESS, MUSIC, EXHIBITS AND MORE

Downtown Bangor -

BANGOR, Maine – The Downtown Bangor Artwalk free open studio tour will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday June 24, in Downtown Bangor.

As part of the evening events, the Bangor Museum and History Center will be hosting “Fire!” a centennial exhibit about Bangor’s Great Fire of 1911 at 73 Central Street.

Just down the street the Ellsworth Rock and Art Shop will be celebrating the grand opening of its Bangor branch at 36 Central Street. They will be featuring the work of Kat Johnson, who completed her MFA at the University of Maine Intermedia Program.

Across the way be sure to visit 31 Central where photographer and writer Cheryl Daigle hosts Bird Homes by David Bryan Dail and you can listen to music by Dan McCaw of the Cowboy Angels. On the same floor is the studio of painter Peg Hansen who will be sharing exhibit space with wildlife biologist and wildlife artist Mark McCollough.

The guest artist at the Blue Heron is Emily Delfin of Reflections Jewelry, showcasing her wire wrapped crystal and gemstone creations.

If your interest is in photography, the Maine Discovery Museum hosts the photos and prints of Karen Littlefield, artist in residence who hosted a family art workshop on site. Also at the Discovery Museum will be artist Dixie Redmond with her primitive dolls and paintings. Across the street at Main Street Music Studios, there will be more photography by Danielle Pease.

The University of Maine Museum of Art will be featuring two new exhibits: Photo National 2011: A Survey pf Contemporary Photography and New Dawn Fades: Photographs by Thomas Hager; and artwork by area school students.

To wrap up the evening, River City Cinema will kick off its outdoor film series at Pickering Square. A showing of The Devil and Daniel Webster will start around 8:30 p.m., or just after sundown.

For more information, call Jodi Clayton at 299-6716 or email onelupine@gmail.com.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Jodi Clayton

Telephone Number: (207)299-6716

Website: http://www.downtownartscollaborative.org

Email: onelupine@gmail.com