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Artists Share Their Work at Schoodic - October 2006

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Date: October 3, 2006
Contact: Kate Petrie, 207-288-1312

On Saturday, October 7, Acadia National Park Artists-in-Residence on the Schoodic Education and Research Center campus will present demonstrations of their work. Reservations are required for both programs, and the cost is $8 for the day or $5 for a single program. Workshop fees are used to defray the cost of supplies. Contact Kate Petrie at 207-288-1312 or via e-mail to make reservations.

From 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., textile artist Sarah Haskell will share her work including her community art piece, The Button Project, a 9/11 memorial, and lead a workshop in weaving paper mosaics. Then, at 10:30 a.m., returning poet Mimi White will present her 2005 contribution to the park, which is a work of poetry. After reading some of her works, she will lead a short workshop in writing your own poetry.

Bring a bag lunch and relax between 12 and 12:30 p.m., then join photographer Karen Klinedinst, who will lead a photo transfer workshop until 2:30 p.m. Participants can bring their own slides and transfer them to prints that can be hand colored. There will also be slides available.

Did You Know?

From atop Cadillac Mountain, the sun is just starting to rise over the Porcupine Islands.

Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park is the tallest mountain along the eastern coast of the United States. During certain times of the year, it is the first place in the U.S. to see sunrise.