Maine Craft Weekend

Every year during the first weekend in October, Watershed welcomes visitors to campus for Maine Craft Weekend. This annual event offers an opportunity to explore art and craft studios throughout the state.

Thank you to everyone who joined us for 2023 Maine Craft Weekend on October 6 & 7! Special events included:

Friday, October 6, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Joan Pearson Watkins House, 103 Cochran Road, Edgecomb: Opening reception in Watershed’s Barkan Gallery for the Maine Craft Association’s annual Mentors & Apprentices exhibition featuring work by artists who took part in the 2023 Craft Apprentice Program, including:

Matthew Arcara & Daniel Klingsberg
Richard Reitz Smith & Sharon Gallant
Sarah Haskell & Katherine Ferrier
Karen Orsillo & Jade Ruscio
Kristen Riley & Susan Beere
Lydia Johnson & Marian Baker
Mucuy Bolles & Richard Foye
Nicole Manganelli & Pilar Nadal
Sharon Gallant & Richard Reitz Smith

The show is up through October 30th. Stop by the gallery weekdays between 1:30 and 4:30 pm or call to see the show by appointment.

Saturday, October 7, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Windgate Studio, 19 Brick Hill Road, Newcastle: Wood kiln opening & pottery sale. Maine artists Aidan Fraser, Keanne Petrie, Tim Christensen, Jon Ho, and Ellie Barnett unbricked the doors of Watershed’s wood & salt kiln and sell beautiful new work hot off the shelves.