“Art of Acadia,” Carl Little’s most recent book, written with his brother, David, is the subject of Little’s talk at the Food for Thought program at Birch Bay Village on Oct. 28. IMAGE COURTESY OF ACADIA SENIOR COLLEGE

Little to give ‘Sampling’ of ‘Art of Acadia’



BAR HARBOR — Author and art critic Carl Little will speak at Acadia Senior College’s Food for Thought program at Birch Bay Village in Hulls Cove on Friday, Oct. 28, from 12-1 p.m.

Little wrote his most recent book, “Art of Acadia,” with his brother David Little, a painter. In an hour-long slide presentation, Little will present “A Sampling” from this publication, which coincides with the Centennial Celebration of Acadia National Park. Little has called the book “the most comprehensive survey of the art inspired by the park and its surroundings.”

Little is the author of many books on the art and artists of Maine. These include “The Art of Maine in Winter,” “Paintings of Maine,” “Art of the Maine Islands” and “Art of Monhegan Island.” He also has written books on various artists, including Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper and Eric Hopkins. Little also is has worked at College of the Atlantic and the Maine Community Foundation. He lives in Somesville with his wife, Peggy Beaulac.

Food for Thought events are open to the public. The lecture is free. A hot buffet lunch is available at 11:30 p.m. for $11. Reservations are required for either and must be received by noon on Thursday, Oct. 27. Contact Acadia Senior College at 288-9500 or learn@acadiaseniorcollege.org.

 

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