SACAP is holding our 1st “Jewelry Extravaganza” at Visions, on Fri. and Sat. November 28th & 29th from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Jewelry artists from all over the greater Houlton area will be showcasing and selling their work in an indoor craft show-type of atmosphere.
Participants who took part in Harriet Huntley’s “Wire-Wrapping” classes, have been invited to take part in the ‘Extravaganza’ with a table set-up especially for work created during Harriet’s 3-session classes offered in Oct. & Nov.
Refreshments will be served, and in addition to the featured jewelry for this event… work from other mediums created by all of our artists will be on display as well as for sale.
So bring your holiday shopping list, browse or stop by Visions for an afternoon of great jewelry, delicious refreshments and more!
We look forward to seeing you there!
Jewelry Artist Harriet Huntley, is offering Wire-Wrapping Classes for children and youths, during the months of October and November. Participants will be learning various forms of making jewelry using wire-wrapping techniques, and their work will be featured here on our website as well as on our Facebook page. Participating students will be invited to display their work at our “Jewelry Extravaganza”, being held at Visions on Nov. 28th & 29th from 10 am – 5 pm. All materials will provided, and parental supervision is requested. ~ Cost per student is $25.00. (Each class after that is $5.00).
Classes began on Mon. Oct. 2oth, & will be running for the next 2 weeks at Visions – 66 Main Street, Houlton on Monday and Wednesday afternoons. The classes are offered twice per day, (see below). A great opportunity for children 8 yrs. & older, youths and the young-at-heart to acquire some art skills, enhance their self-esteem, as well as to make something for them to keep or to give as a gift this holiday season!
- Mon. Oct. 20th / Wed. Oct. 22nd - (1 pm -3 pm) & (3 pm -5 pm)
- Mon. Oct. 27th / Wed. 29th - (1 pm -3 pm) & (3 pm -5 pm)
- Mon. Nov. 3rd / Wed. Nov. 5th - (1 pm -3 pm) & (3 pm -5 pm)
Here is the list of events going on at SACAP from now through Nov. 29th, 2014
“Artist Harriet Huntley – Wire-Wrapping Classes” ~
(Mon. Oct. 20th / Wed. 2nd (1 pm -3 pm) & (3 pm -5 pm)
“Jewelry Extravaganza” ~
(Fri. / Sat. Nov. 28th & 29th 10 am -5 pm)
“Featured Artist Show – Kate Huntley | Jewelry Artist” (Nov. 15th – 29th) – Artist Reception (Fri. Nov. 15th ~ 5-7 pm)
“Festival of Trees – Tree Set up” ~ (Thurs./ Fri. ~ Nov. 14th & 15th) – Time to be announced.
“Festival of Trees – Drawing of the Raffle Winners” ~ (Sat. Nov. 29th) – Time to be announced.
“Houlton Rec. Center – Holiday Craft Fair” ~
(Fri. / Sat. Nov. 28th & 29th) 10am – 4pm
SACAP in conjunction with the Health Services Foundation, will be holding this event in the main concourse of Houlton Regional Hospital.
Setup for display will take place on:
Fri., November 14th
from 3pm – 7pm
Sat. November 15th
from 10am to 4pm.
Raffle tickets will be available – 10 Tickets for $5.00.
The trees will be on display from Nov. 16th through Nov. 29th. Four trees will be set up at Visions, 66 Main Street in Houlton, with the remainder at Houlton Regional Hospital’s concourse located on the main floor.
Raffle tickets will be available at Visions and also at the Health Services Foundation, located in the hospital. Participants can place their tickets in containers under the tree or trees of their choice.
The drawing of the winners will take place at on Saturday November 29th, 2014 at 4 pm. Proceeds from the raffle will be split equally between these two very worthy non-profit programs.
There is still time if you would like to donate a tree for this worthwhile event.
For more information please contact Harriet Huntley at #245-0813…or: Elizabeth Dulin at #521-2147 (Health Services Foundation).
Click on each of the thumbnails below, to print a copy of the
2014 Festival of Trees “Guidelines” and “Registration Form”
The Sept. Featured artist show “Re-Emerging’ with featured artist, oil painter Karin Cohen; began with an artist reception on Fri. Sept. 19th and ran for 2 weeks until Oct. 10th. There was media coverage by WHOU Radio’s Kristen Wells on their “Community Calendar”, a WAGM-TV interview with the artist; was done right here at SACAP…as well as a review of the show for the Houlton Pioneer Times; written by Joe Cyr.
The next featured artist show, exhibiting the jewelry of Kate Huntley; will be held on Fri. Nov. 15th and will be running for 2 weeks.
The Blue Moon Gallery show at Visions from June 6 to July 12, 2014 is, Maine A Favorite Place, paintings by Scott E. Rhoades. The reception is Friday June 6 from 5 to 7 pm and is open to the public. Gallery hours are 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Friday and 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday. These finely detailed paintings are a must see for folks who like crisp, nearly photographic images. There is also a unique portrait of Stephen King with a challenge for the viewer.
You don’t want to miss this show!
SACAP is once again proud to host the Seeds of Creativity Student Art Show in the Blue Moon Gallery at Visions, 66 Main Street, Houlton, Maine. The artwork encompasses many media and styles as well as ages from Kindergarten to 12th grade. The show opens Friday, April 4 with a reception at Visions from 5 to 7 pm. Be sure to stop in and show your support of these very talented young people. The show is available for viewing during regular business hours – Tuesday – Friday 12-5, Saturday 10 am – 2 pm. BEGINNING APRIL 15 Business hours will be expanded for the summer months! Tuesday through Friday 10 am to 5 pm and Saturday 10 am to 2 pm.
Beautiful trees of all sizes and styles are being raffled off this Saturday, November 30 to benefit the Southern Aroostook Cultural Arts Project’s many events held for the community throughout the year. You can help us create programs for children and adults by buying chances on this and on our Holiday Basket to be drawn later in December.
On Saturday, November 2 we will be offering a one-time class with Esther Faulkner at Visions Gallery. One canvas per person, acrylic paint, and brushes are provided. The class will run from 2 to 5 pm and is open to anyone 12 or older. To register call or visit Visions (phone 532-9119) and we will sign you up! There is a limit of 20 participants, so don’t wait too long! This class/party is free, but donations are always appreciated so we can offer more experiences of art to the community.