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Art in Acadia

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Date: August 31, 2007
Contact: Kate Petrie, 207-288-1312

On Thursday, September 6, from 6 p.m. to 8:15 p.m., artist-in-residence Sheri Marshall will conduct a workshop at the Schoodic portion of Acadia National Park. Sheri is a sculptor who works with clay and will be showing her work with various materials ranging from precious metal sculpture to pottery and tile. Students will then have the option of sculpting pinch pots or making 3-D tiles. The cost for the workshop is $5.

To register, call Kate Petrie at 207-288-1312 or contact her via e-mail.

Did You Know?

The wide carriage road is lined by the spring foliage of birch trees.

Acadia National Park's carriage road system, built by John D. Rockefeller Jr., has been called “the finest example of broken stone roads designed for horse-drawn vehicles still extant in America.” Today, you can hike or bike 45 miles of these scenic carriage roads in the park.