Art of the fire: the transformative nature of clay

By Jessica Skwire Routhier CERAMICS BELONGS TO the “arts of the fire,” so called because, along with glass and metalsmithing,…

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Jewelry Makers: A legacy of artisans inspired by Maine

By Bob Keyes AS A CHILD, Nisa Smiley traveled once a year from her home in Vermont to Deer Isle…

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FARM TO FLEECE: Maine’s vibrant fiber scene starts with its farms

By Caitlin Gilmet There’s a good chance that your next blanket or sweater wasn’t just made in Maine—it was born…

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It’s All in the Wood: Tradition meets innovation in Maine summer theater

By Bob Keyes Adrienne Grant, the artistic director at the Arundel Barn Playhouse in southern Maine, always thinks of wood…

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Mighty makers

Mighty makers

By Erika Blauch Rusley From professional photographers to part-time potters, creative people of all stripes are coming together in Maine’s…

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Repurposing Mills in Maine into Vibrant Cultural Centers

by Jennifer Hazard During the mid-1800s, massive brick textile mills served as places of employment for thousands of residents in Maine’s…

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The Crafting Craze

If you’re reading this article, it may be because you recently caught the “I want to make really cool things…

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