Arts & living

  • ‘Sea to Sky’ time-lapse film debuts

    ‘Sea to Sky’ time-lapse film debuts

    BAR HARBOR — When Will Greene finished “Acadia,” a five-minute film of time-lapse images of Acadia National Park for a senior project at Mount Desert Island High School two years ago, he didn’t know what to do with himself. “Whenever I see a good night or nice clouds, I go out,” he said last week.

  • Eliot, Rivers book explores Little Long Pond

    Eliot, Rivers book explores Little Long Pond

    MOUNT DESERT — Storyteller Sam Eliot and photographer John Rivers will talk about their book, “Little Long Pond: A Field Guide to Four Seasons,” at the Northeast Harbor Library on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 5:30 p.m. Inspired by a lifelong passion for the pond and motivated by David Rockefeller’s gift of 1,000 acres to the

  • ‘Elusive heron’ subject of carving course

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — American bitterns will be the subject of a nine-week carving course at the Wendell Gilley Museum running on Saturdays, Oct. 7 through Dec. 9, from 1-4 p.m. Under the guidance of Carver-in-Residence Steve Valleau, both novice and experienced carvers can sculpt this elusive heron. A marsh-dwelling bird with earth-tone streaking, the American

  • Morrill to introduce Digital Archive

    Morrill to introduce Digital Archive

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — A presentation introducing the Southwest Harbor Public Library’s Digital Archive – an online catalog of thousands of historic photographs and the stories behind them – will take place at the library on Monday, Sept. 25, from 6-7:30 p.m. The presentation is hosted by the library and the Tremont Historical Society. Charlotte Morrill,

  • Women astronomers subject of festival talks

    Women astronomers subject of festival talks

    BAR HARBOR — The keynote presentation of the Acadia Night Sky Festival, from science writer Dava Sobel, is set for The Criterion Theatre on Thursday, Sept. 21, at 6:30 p.m. She will tell stories from her most recent book, “The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars.”

  • Rescue dog subject of author talk

    Rescue dog subject of author talk

    BAR HARBOR — Tom Ryan, the New York Times bestselling author of “Following Atticus,” will talk about and sign copies of his newest book, “Will’s Red Coat: The Story of One Old Dog Who Chose To Live Again,” at the Jesup Memorial Library on Saturday, Sept. 30, at 7 p.m. Ryan first saw Will’s picture

  • Little surveys coastal artists past, present

    Little surveys coastal artists past, present

    MOUNT DESERT — Author Carl Little will provide a select survey of artists of the Maine coast during a talk in the Mellon Room of the Northeast Harbor Library on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at 5:30 p.m. Artists featured will range from 19th-century masters like Frederick Church and Winslow Homer to an array of contemporary painters

  • Printmaking workshop a family affair

    Printmaking workshop a family affair

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — A family-focused printmaking workshop will be offered at the Wendell Gilley Museum on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 10-11:30 a.m. The event is part of a series of art and nature programs geared to children ages 5 to 12 and their adult companions. The series focuses on exploring, learning and creating art together.

  • Matthews’ photos on library walls

    Matthews’ photos on library walls

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Photographer Johnna Matthews’ work will be on display at the Southwest Harbor Public Library for the month of September. Her photographs represent two series, “Tall Ships” and “Wild Flowers.” In the Acadia National Park centennial year, a parade of tall ships came to Somes Sound. Matthews was out on the water that