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Open Weaving Studio

Sleep Hallow Rag Rugs Studio 217 Beach Road, Lincolnville, ME

Loom and weaving demonstrations, garden tours, knitting, jewelry making, and chats with cookies and tea too!

Saturday, Oct. 2, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM and  Sunday, Oct. 3, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM.

Outdoor Art Show at Ocean Fire Pottery with Guest Artists

Ocean Fire Pottery 23 Woodbridge Rd, York, ME

Ocean Fire Pottery's outdoor art show will include guest artists Saturday and Sunday.

Saturday 10-3
Lehoux Art; Nature Inspired Graphic Art
Allison Donohue; Maine Wilderness & Waterscapes Artist

Sunday 10-3
Colleen Forde; Designs and Fine Art paintings
Little Yellow Room Shop; Unique Handmade Silver, Mixed Metal & Leather Jewelry

Seaweed Social

Dulse and Rugosa 337 Route 1, Gouldsboro, ME

Visit our tiny farm and seaweed shop and discover how wonderful and tasty seaweed is. We'll have lots of yummy seaweed treats for you to sample- savory and sweet. Seaweed adds a deep umami flavor to dishes and Dulse in particular pairs very well with chocolate. Our soaps and shampoo bars will be for sale as well as other Maine seaweed products. Get inspired to cook with seaweed, enjoy our flowers and farm chickens and be inspired with plastic free and zero waste swaps. The Schoodic Acadia area is a great road trip destination.

Anne Alexander Sculptor Open Studio

Anne Alexander, Sculptor 26 Main St, Windham, ME

Visit Anne Alexander Sculptors’ antique home and studio in the historic village of South Windham located on The Presumpscot River. She will have sculpture available in clay, wood and stone. Lovely trails also can be accessed nearby.

Invasive Bittersweet Baskets and other small-scale skills at the Rewild Maine Sharing Den

Rewild Maine Sharing Den 111 Sheridan Street 3, Portland, ME

Visit the Sharing Den of Rewild Maine on Sheridan Street in Portland. We'll be demonstrating basket weaving using invasive bittersweet vines and other materials, and showcasing a variety of small-scale place-based living skills, like processing acorns into flour and tanning raw animal hides into leather.

C.H.Becksvoort Furniture Design Open Studio, New Gloucester, ME

C.H.Becksvoort Furniture 186 Durham Rd, New Gloucester, ME

MCA Master Craft Artist Chris Becksvoort will have his annual studio & showroom open house and sale. Tour the shop, examine finished pieces, and works in progress, talk wood, ask questions, and explore wood design. We'll have prototypes, some tools, books and DVDs for sale. Cider, cookies and doughnuts. Juniper Ledge Designs will collaborate with cards, prints and calendars. Bring friends for an enjoyable afternoon.

Prescott Hill Pottery Open Studios

Prescott Hill Studios 261 Prescott Hill Rd., Liberty, ME

Come visit Prescott Hill Studios in the sweet town of Liberty. Learn work is prepared and how a soda kiln is fired. Come in to the gallery and find lovely handmade one-of-a-kind and limited production pots and jewelry. The studio is near other wel-loved attractions: Lake St. George, John's Ice Cream Shop, Liberty Tool, Liberty Graphics and the Davistown Museum.

Open Studio/Sale with Susan Tureen

50 Cove Street 50 Cove Street, Portland, ME

Local abstract artist moving cross country and closing studio after ten years. There are many paintings for sale. Oil on canvas as well as gouache on paper. Atmospheric, beautiful, original works.

Fabulous Fiber Demonstrations & Sale

Belfast Fiberarts 171 High St. Suite 8 & 11, Belfast, ME

Visit Belfast Fiberarts Weaving Studio, Maker Space and Showroom. Demonstrations in Rug Hooking, Spinning, Weaving, Basket Making, and more.
Saturday and Sunday, October 2 & 3, 10am -5pm

Open studio and Sale

Scottish Lion Wrought Iron 587 Bristol Rd (Rt 129/130), Bristol, ME

Mention that you saw us in the Maine Craft weekend guide and receive 10% off your purchase the weekend of Oct 2-3 .
I have a fully functioning metal working shop . I create home accessories which I have on display plus I create wall art , sculptures ,railings . I will be working on a project during the event .

Open Studio with MJ Benson & Guests

MJ Benson 27 Pillsbury St., South Portland, ME

MJ Benson and Sarah Crawford Handcrafted will be showing work, doing demos, and offering special items for sale. Right near Scratch Bakery & Willard Beach. 10am-5pm Saturday & Sunday.

Beyond the Blues

Merrymeeting Art Center 9 Main St, Bowdoinham, ME

This is an exhibit of traditional and contemporary Shibori textile art. Shibori is an ancient Japanese process of folding, clamping, twisting, stitching, plaiting fabric and compressing it before dying in indigo to resist the dye from entering certain parts of the fabric.
This creates a 3-D effect on a 2-D surface. There are hundreds of patterns and processes.
Beyond the Blues also offers textiles that demonstrate color blending with natural dyes and other dyes using Shibori techniques. There will be wall hangings, scarves, and home décor items for sale.
September 30 – October 29, 2021 Merrymeeting Art Center, 9 Main St., Bowdoinham.
Hours: 10 am – 2 pm; Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Opening Reception: Friday, October 8 5-8 pm Artist presentation at 7 pm.

Artists in Residence @ The Lemont Block Collective

The Lemont Block Collective 150 Maine St, Brunswick, ME

Come meet your favorite local Maine artists at The Lemont Block Collective. Our artists will be in residence to discuss their processes and you can shop all of their stunning works. An amazing opportunity to meet & greet with some of Maine's most beloved artists & makers!

Catherine Worthington | Earth Tones & Fish Bones
Liz Prescott
Molly Thompson | Pretty Flours
Ken Wise Woodcarver
Mary Mckone Pottery
Jim O'Reilly Photography
Herve Ollier
Amphitrite Studio
The Acadian
Windsand Designs
Kindling Wellness
Beth Thompson Jewelry
Thread Tree Gifts
Good Deed Bags

Belle Creative Arts Center Open Studios

Belle Creative Arts Center 87 High Street, Wilton, ME

A Working studio with blacksmithing, welding, fabrication, pottery and jewelry studios.
We're still building some of it out.
Classes will begin in 2022

Open Studio – Balancing Mobiles with Antje Roitzsch

Antje Roitzsch Studio 310 Youngtown Road, Lincolnville, ME

Have you ever wondered how a mobile gets to balance?
During this open studio you will get the chance to see works in progress and you can witness the magic of sculptures taking to the air, balancing and moving.
Additionally walk through the garden display and enjoy the artwork on the open porches. Dynamically moving sculptures need to be seen in person, no photo will give justice to the magic. Enjoy this chance of seeing mobiles in different sizes and materials as well as jewelry and belt buckles. I look forward to meeting you.
Saturday 10am-2pm
Sunday 12-5pm

VKP Ceramics Open Studio

VKP Studio 37 Rockbound Lane, Surry, ME

Porcelain tableware and lamps for sale in my delightful display shed on Newbury Neck.

Fiber Fest in Pemaquid // The Good Supply

The Good Supply 2106 Bristol Road, Pemaquid, ME

A 2-day showcase of soft goods to wrap our Summer season! In addition to work from 100 (amazingly talented) artists and small businesses based in Maine, "ewe" can enjoy crocheted silk and sterling jewelry from Bent Metal, deep grays and browns natural Merino wool yarn by Around the Well Farm, hand spun and knit Gotland wool cowls and hats by Shepherds Craft Farm, sewn rope baskets by TetherMade, Japanese linen aprons by Bowerbird Studios, and much more! We hope to see you at our restored barn to help celebrate craft in Maine!

Pop up Shop + Open Studio

Two Imagine Studios 173 Mosher Hill Road, Farmington, ME

A pop-up shop for your shopping pleasure with books, prints, greeting cards, hand-knit Christmas stockings, mittens, and hats. Try your hand at gelli printing, walk around a gorgeous established garden, and pay what you wish section that includes the good stuff! October 2+3 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

Saltwater Artists Gallery

Saltwater Artists Gallery 3056 Bristol Road, New Harbor, ME

The cooperative art gallery, Saltwater Artists Gallery, with a wide variety of creativity from our artists which includes 2 and 3-dimensional offerings, will be celebrating with seasonal refreshments of cider and sweet snacks from 10:00 AM  to 5:00 PM on both Saturday and Sunday. 

New! Fiber Gallery Opening @ No Repeats Fiberworks

No Repeats Fiberworks 2 School St., Gorham, ME

Fiber Gallery Opening at No Repeats Fiberworks, a new gallery celebrating Color and Fiber. Jo Eaton, a Traditional Artist, has been creating one of a kind hats since 1972 and in 1995 began spinning her own yarns. The gallery will feature classical styes of winter hats and joyous flowers and landscapes from a wide variety of yarns, both handspun and blended. Please stop by to say hello, enjoy a fall apple or sip of cider from a local orchard and celebrate the coming of hat wearing season! Upstairs with Dance Studio of Maine and over the MK Kitchen Restaurant. 10 AM - 6 PM

Tapestry Weaving Studio and Classroom Grand Opening

At Home Modern Studio 73 High St., Thomaston, ME

On October 2, the public will have its first chance to visit At Home Modern, the tapestry weaving studio and classroom of Bobbie Tilkens-Fisher. Come take in breathtaking views of the St. George river, shop a selection of her sculptural wall hangings, sign up for private lessons & workshops and maybe even buy some weaving supplies!

Bobbie will be on hand to demonstrate her tapestry weaving techniques and answer questions.

The studio is located above the red garage on the property. The stairs are located behind the building. Feel free to call with any questions.

Outdoor Exhibition & Sale @ Autumn Cipala Pottery

Autumn Cipala Studio 15 Ross Ave, Thomaston, ME

Autumn Cipala invites you to an open air exhibition of her porcelain vessels and tableware on Saturday, October 2, 11:00 - 3:00, in the gardens just outside her pottery studio. One-of-a-kind, handmade works will be on display and available for purchase.

Autumn creates luminous porcelain vessels with a truth to function. Soft, translucent glazes enhance the clean elegance of form while highlighting details of surface embellishment.

Please join us to see and shop recent works in porcelain, and to talk with the artist about her inspirations, and processes and techniques used to make, embellish, and fire each piece by hand.

For updates follow on instagram @autumncipala, and facebook @autumncipalaceramics

*In the interest of this being a safe event for all, CDC Covid precautions will be observed. Please bring a mask.

Playing with Fire @ Bentley Pottery and Guests

Bentley Pottery 43 Elbert St, Portland, ME

Bentley Pottery will be demonstrating a pit firing of her sculptures. Kaela Brennan and Jonathan Railo will be demonstrating lamp work with a little glass blowing! Glass ornaments and pottery for sale.

Fine Furniture Open Studio

Jamien St. Pierre Workshop/Studio 11 Clark Cove Rd, Bar Harbor, ME

Shop tours and heirloom furniture on display. An open studio for everyone to come and see my one one-off furniture pieces and how they are made from board to finish. I will have currently available furniture and lighting as well as some prototypes and select commissions on display.

Lisa & Scott Cylinder Open Studio @ “the Wedge”

The Wedge 14 Maine St. #0104, Brunswick, ME

Visit the new working Studio/School of Lisa & Scott Cylinder in Fort Andross in Brunswick. Affectionately called "the Wedge" because of its unusual shape, they will present examples of their work and share their story of being collaborators making mixed-media jewelry and objects for 33+ years together. Learn about the Workshops and Classes that they offer, as well as the rich history of their workings in the Craft Show and Gallery world. Work will be available for sale and masks will be required to enter the building. 11am - 4pm Saturday & Sunday.
DIRECTIONS: From the parking lot, enter the LEFT SET of green double doors below the "Cabot Mill" sign, go down the stairs and to the end of the hallway. At the end of the hallway, make a right and go all of the way until you reach an open space. From there, go up the WOODEN ramp slightly to the right. "The Wedge" is the first door on your left (this space is just beyond Lisa & Scott's former studio).

Open Studio @ Valerie Paul Art

Valerie Paul Art 230 Cape Jellison Road, Stockton Springs, ME

Come visit my summer studio on the beautiful coast of Maine in Stockton Springs. I look forward to visiting with you and sharing my artwork along with some refreshments!

Open Studio and gallery for J.E. Paterak Jewelry

ZeroStation | ZS Gallery 222 Anderson Street, Portland, ME

The studio for J.E. Paterak Jewelry located within ZeroStation | ZS Gallery will be open for two special days between the hours of 11-4:00PM on both Saturday and Sunday October 2nd and 3rd. Please visit the gallery and studio to see her unique jewelry in the studio where it is all made by hand. Located in the heart of the vibrant East Bayside neighborhood.

Dyad: Paired forms in jewelry by Shelby Goldsmith and in ceramics by Heather Stewart Harvey

Heather Stewart Harvey Studio 21 RUNNELLS ST, Portland, ME

DYAD: Jewelry artist Shelby Goldsmith and ceramicist Heather Stewart Harvey present work that renders states of harmony and tension in paired forms. A rumination on how things fit together and pull apart, the work brings emotive states into material being.

Weather permitting most, if not all, of this exhibition will be held outside. Saturday October 2nd 11-4, Sunday October 3rd 11-4.

Artist Linda Brissette at Sweetgrass

Sweetgrass Farm Winery & Distillery 347 Carroll Rd, Union, ME

Linda Brissette will be showing her paintings at Sweetgrass Farm Winery & Distillery in Union: Linda employs the use of color to express her appreciation for the places and family scenes that have been especially meaningful to her during her lifetime. Growing up in the coastal Maine village of Camden and later raising her own children a few miles inland in Waldo county, Linda, a social worker by profession, painted whenever she found an opportunity to indulge in her passion. Now retired, she is able to devote her time fully to her painting. Her paintings of commonplace scenes expressed in a colorful and unique perspective are aimed at communicating to the viewer a sense of how highly valued and precious is this way of life we enjoy in Maine.

Gallery 302’s MCW New Art Display and Artist Book Signing

Gallery 302 112 Main Street, Bridgton, ME

Driftwood sculptures, cotton dabbed oil paintings, tourmaline jewelry, porcelain pottery, Maine species wood turnings and new, large wall art will be on display for Maine Craft Weekend visitors all weekend! 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, October 2 +3.

Polymer Veneer Demo with Bonnie Bishoff & JM Syron

Maine Craft Portland 521 Congress St, Portland, ME

Bonnie Bishoff will be demonstrating her innovative techniques with polymer clay for creating the large patterned veneers that she and J.M. Syron apply in their wall sculptures and jewelry. Like watching a crazy puzzle being assembled, it is mesmerizing to see the many small pieces of patterned clay melding together to compose an orchestrated surface with loads of complexity. This demo will be at 12 Noon on both Saturday and Sunday!
You will also see their Maine Craft Portland exhibition 'Wildflower Wall: Flora and Fauna Large and Small' to open on First Friday's Art Walk.

Bonnie Bishoff and J. M. Syron work collaboratively and in innovative ways with detailed polymer veneers, wood and metal structures in their wall sculptures and one of a kind jewelry. A collaborative design and build team, they have been working together for 33 years developing a mixed media esthetic in furniture, lighting, sculptural objects and jewelry.

Papermaking demonstration

Handmade Papers Gallery 113 Reach Road, Brooklin, ME

From noon to 5:00 p.m. each day, I will be making kozo paper in my studio, rain or shine. Also present in the gallery will be wooden wares by Louis Charlett of New Gloucester Maine and Hillary Hutton of Vienna Maine. Click for more information.

MollyMaps Studio Open House and Gallery Opening

MollyMaps & Wanderlust Gallery 855 Sawyer St., South Portland, ME

Swing by the new expanded studio of MollyMaps, now with the new Wanderlust Gallery. Checkout paintings, monoprints, and piles of artist proofs and seconds, and learn more about our custom map-making process. You can even make your own mappette!

Canceled* – Film Screening & Artist Talk @ Monson Arts

Monson Arts 47 Tenney Hill Rd, Monson, ME

This event is now CANCELED. The film will be available to view on Maine public on October 21, 10pm & October 23rd at 2pm. 

Join artist Natasha Mayers and filmmakers Anita Clearfield and Geoffrey Leighton at Monson Arts for a community screening of the film "Natasha Mayers: An Un-Still Life" on Saturday, October 2 at 4PM. Come early to visit the Monson Arts Gallery in town featuring the exhibit "Always Home: Traditional Wabanaki Arts" then walk over to the Tenney House for this special presentation. Stick around after the film for a talkback session with Natasha, Anita, and Geoff. Please note that this event will take place indoors and will follow the letter and the spirit of prevailing safety guidelines, including crowd limits, physical distancing, and face mask recommendations.

Open Studio with MJ Benson & Guests

MJ Benson 27 Pillsbury St., South Portland, ME

Paintings, fiber arts and demonstrations with special guests!

MJ Benson and Sarah Crawford Handcrafted will be showing work, doing demos, and offering special items for sale. Right near Scratch Bakery & Willard Beach. 10am-5pm Saturday & Sunday.

Open House and Demo @ Brant & Cochran

Brant & Cochran 110 Breakwater Annex, South Portland, ME

How are Maine wedge pattern axes forged, hafted and finished? Find out at an open house and blacksmithing demo at our South Portland axe shop. We'll have the forge fired up, be talking the history of axe making in Maine, and selling our hand crafted axes, accessories and apparel so you can get your holiday shopping done early. Bring the whole family for this peek behind the scenes at Brant & Cochran!

Forging Ferrous an Exhibition at Maine Craft Portland

Maine Craft Portland 521 Congress St, Portland, ME

Maine Craft Portland Exhibition: Forging Ferrous 

Steel works by Nick Rossi, Wicks Forge and Jason Morrissey 

On View: September 2 - October 31, 2022 

This autumn exhibition at Maine Craft Portland features handmade chef knives, damascus steel hammers, forged steel lamps, cookware & beyond – all masterfully made to last for generations. Nick Rossi, Jason Morrissey and Nick Wicks, all uniquely skilled in their craft and each an accomplished Maine craftsman, all approach working with steel in distinct and creative methods. This unique opportunity to view their collective work on exhibition is conveniently located in Portland’s arts district. 

Maine Craft Portland is a retail gallery + resource center in the historic Mechanics Hall downtown Portland, Maine. The gallery promotes craft in Maine through exhibitions and public programming and directly benefits Maine craft artists through sales of their work. Maine Craft Portland opened in July 2018 and exhibits and sells the work of over 200 MCA member craft artists.

Galleria Gardella and Imagine Lamps Open House

Galleria Gardella 7 Washington St, Greenville, ME

Our gallery will be celebrating Maine Craft Weekend with refreshments, sales and artist demonstrations. We have a wonderful mix of unique fine art, handmade lamps, furniture, jewelry as well as children's craft projects.

Fall at the Farm Artisan Fair

Orchard Ridge Farm 236 Sebago Lake Rd, Gorham, ME

Maine Micro Artisans and Orchard Ridge Farm are proud to present Fall at the Farm in Gorham!

This event will feature dozens of artisans from all over Maine. Just a bit of what you can expect from these talented folks includes:
Soaps - Woodcrafts - Leather Goods - Pottery - Toys - Puzzles - Sewn Craft - Macramé - Folk Art - Crochet - Knit - Resin Art - Jewelry

Stroll the farm's walking trails, check out the orchards and meet the animals. When your feet are tired, grab a bite to eat at the restaurant and relax at the picnic tables!

Come experience Fall at the Farm!

Fall Fine Arts & Craft Fair @ the John A. Millar Civic Center

John A. Millar Civic Center 94 Randall Avenue, Houlton, ME

Join us in celebration of some great local talent! Fine art, crafts, handmade goods, woodcraft, ceramics, body products, and more will be on display and available for purchase. The event will also host various demonstrations by the talented instructors from UnContained Art Center. Free admission, concessions available, and something for everyone!

Penquis Valley High School Craft Fair

Penquis Valley High School 48 Penquis Drive, Milo, ME

The Penquis Valley HS craft fair is a fundraiser event featuring handcrafted craft artisans to support student activities including supplies for the annual Day of Service when students & staff give back to the community.

Open Showroom & Shop @ Amphitrite Studio

Amphitrite Studio Showroom 115 Castlewood Rd, Newcastle, ME

Come visit our vintage 1968 Fan travel trailer that we turned into a stunning, solar-powered Linen showroom! The showroom is located at our home base of operations in Newcastle, easy to find and just a few miles from downtown Damariscotta. See the studio's linens in action in a 'home' style setting and shop the linen collections. We will have special giveaways and door prizes for Maine Craft Weekend so stay tuned!

Blacksmithing Demonstrations/Open Studio and Gallery

Wilson Forge 455 Eggemoggin Rd, Little Deer Isle, ME

Douglas E. Wilson, MCA's Maine Craft Artist Award Winnder, 2020, will host an Open Studio and Gallery event at Wilson Forge in Little Deer Isle. Demonstrations of the time-honored trade of Blacksmithing will be ongoing throughout the days, October 1 and 2, 2022. Open forge and gallery.

Maine Craft Weekend at Bonnie’s Place

Bonnie's Place 288 Mill St, Rockport, ME

A Maine Made Retail store located on Mil Street In Rockport, off of Route 90. Filled with the creations of over 100 Maine Craftsmen from across the state in one place for your shopping ease. Refreshments will be served.

Bare Bones Handsewn – Open Shop

Bare Bones Handsewn 550 Lisbon Street, Lewiston, ME

Bare Bones Handsewn a family owned and operated shoe manufacturer is participating in Maine Craft Weekend.
The first weekend of October we will open our shop to the public, and share our love of shoes, and leathercraft with all our visitors. Come see traditional talents craft leather into shoes and other handsome accoutrements.
BBH - Bringing Back Handsewn.

Rags2Riches open studio

Rags2Riches Studio 946 Dexter Rd., Cambridge, ME

Got a good sense of humor, and of adventure? My studio looks to some like an episode of Hoarders- stacks of (laundered) used clothing on the verge of toppling. Lots of finished upcycled pieces, or we can collaborate to create one while you’re here! See some on Facebook if you search for Rags2Riches Maine

DownEastWoodArt Open Studio

DownEast WoodArt 28 Churchill Road, South Portland, ME

DownEast WoodArt
28 Churchill Road, South Portland
Saturday and Sunday 9 am - 4 pm 
You are welcome to a two-day event featuring answers to questions and demonstrations of woodworking skills, techniques and methods. On display (and at sale prices) will be a wide variety of recent and unique handmade furniture including chairs, tables, end tables, lamps, mirrors and small boxes. Jim Vander Schaaf provides highly desirable woodworking education and designs and builds custom furniture to client desires.

Open Studio & PopUpCycler

Kim Bernard Studio 7 Laurel Street, Rockland, ME

Kim Bernard will open her studio and PopUpCycler the weekend, sharing her upcycled sculpture, wares and wearables: aprons, messenger bags, totes, yoga bags, pouches, napkins, hats, earrings and waxed food wrappers... all made out of local recycled materials. Kim will also demonstrate how her plastic recycling machines work. Bring a #2 milk, water or juice jug and transform it into sculpture yourself.

Open Studio @ Jamien St.Pierre Fine Furniture

Jamien St. Pierre Workshop/Studio 11 Clark Cove Rd, Bar Harbor, ME

Want to know how furniture is created from tree to finish? Ever wondered what those big shiny tools actually do? Stop by for a shop tour, to check out what projects are currently underway, or see some of my finished furniture and unique accent lights.

Tapestry Weaving Studio Open House and Demonstration

73 High St 73 High St., Thomaston, ME

Join Bobbie in her studio for a weaving demonstration, shopping and breathtaking views of the St. George River. Bobbie is a tapestry weaver who blurs the boundaries between weaving and sculpture. Her merino wool wall hangings boast bold colors and abstract forms. While in the studio, shop from a selection of looms, fibers and wall hangings...or sign up for a workshop! The studio will be open Saturday, October 1 from 10:00 to 2:00 and by appointment on Sunday.

Coveside Market

Coveside Coffee 28 Vannah Avenue, Portland, ME

Stop by Coveside Coffee for another fun-filled market with local makers and food trucks plus puppet-making for the kiddos with STAGES Youth Theatre!

Alien Ceramics
Bloodroot Metalworks
Burnt Wave Pottery
Cece and the Seams
Claytec Boutique
Dunter Goose / Lin Snow Art
Jose Gouveia Pottery
Lunalux Botanicals
Pam Chévez
Pickwick Independent Press
Rouxco Leather Goods
Strong Moon Metals
Sundew Sewing Co.

The Flowered Apron and Friends at The Maine Craft Weekend

The Flowered Apron 15 Kennebec Street, Bar Harbor, ME

The Flowered Apron will be hosting a Pop Up event on Saturday, October 1st from 10am-3pm featuring:
Ann Jenkins - Sterling and mixed media jewelry.
Linda Rowell Kelley - Paintings and ornaments.
Jeanne Seronde Perkins - Collages in 3D: paper mache stars + other creatures embellished w/ hand painted papers.
Karen Ressel - Aprons, Fiber Curiosities, Bakeshop.
Shira Singer - Skin lotion bars made with healing calendula and frankincense infused oils.
Lucy Tracy - collars, pine balsam sachets and cards.

Live Artist Demonstrations at Lighthouse Gallery

Lighthouse Gallery 86 Main Street, Bucksport, ME

Join us on Saturday, October 1st for Live Artist Demonstrations at Lighthouse Gallery! We will feature three different artists throughout the day, each with their own demonstration. Artist demos will be located in our beautiful waterfront gallery space. Stop in to watch the demonstrations, and stay to enjoy the many local artists displayed in the gallery.

Barbara Stainman will demonstrate the Suminagashi method of marbling at 10:00 AM.

Lisa Oettinger will demonstrate painting leaves in watercolor at 11:30 AM.

Rebecca Emery will demonstrate wire-wrapping jewelry design from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.

Open Gallery

River Roads Artisans Gallery 75 Water St, Skowhegan, ME

An artisan member cooperative located in the heart of downtown Skowhegan, Maine that supports local artisans and their craft. Teaming up with over 40 makers, writers, and crafters our little shop is overflowing with Maine Made Creations.

Open House

Tear Cap Workshops 22 Hampshire St, Hiram, ME

Join us for a fall celebration of Maine craft! Featuring demonstrations, studio and workshop tours, music and great food. Come see the progress at the old sawmill and check out the Community Woodworking Shop, stone wall building area, vegetable garden and new artisan spaces. Free and open to the public!

Woodcarving Workshop Open House and Demonstrations

Chrysalis Carvings 137 Mount Vernon Rd, Augusta, ME

Woodcarver Jonathan Leach will open the doors to his workshop to show guests how carvings are made from start to finish, and will provide hands-on basic instructions in carving wood for form and function. Jonathan will discuss styles of carving, tools, materials, and techniques.

First Open Studio!

Howarth Hill Studio 176 Route 236, Berwick, ME

You are invited to Howarth Hill's first ever open studio event! Stop in our humble 19th century barn to check out the pottery studio and new display room. Meet potter Lindsey Howarth, watch throwing demos, and shop our one-of-a kind and seconds sale. Hope to see you in Berwick Saturday Oct.1, 10am-5pm

Open Studio “Shop and Tour” @ C&M Ceramics!

C&M Ceramics 15 Holly street #104, Scarborough, ME

Come tour the small batch production space and one of a kind art studio @ C&M Ceramics!
--------Saturday ONLY 10-5pm ------------
*Shop the freshest work right out of the kilns in the Studio Retail Gallery
*Check out how this beautiful tableware is made from start to finish (including the work I make for area restaurants!)
*Learn about the unusual and awesome equipment I use everyday to make my work
*Snag a door prize or special giveaway!!

View our work online anytime at:
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Please contact me with any questions. Excited to see you all!

J. Wentworth Furniture: Custom Woodworking in Monson

J. Wentworth Furniture 24 Pleasant Street, Monson, ME

Custom woodworking showing both individual custom furniture as well as custom products produced for catalogue and on line retailers. A small CNC (computer controlled router for creating custom small items, such as jewelry boxes, various craft items and guitar parts will be on doily.

Open House, Studio & Showroom Tour

C.H.Becksvoort Furniture 186 Durham Rd, New Gloucester, ME

The big weekend to visit the C. H. Becksvoort studio. Examine the cherry Shaker and contemporary furniture, check out the shop, the books, and DVDs. Enjoy the cookies, donuts, and cider. A few pieces of furniture for sale at reduced prices, as well as wood, and tools. Something for everyone. We will also have cards and photos by Juniper Ledge Designs. Don't miss it, it's so worth the drive down our dirt road.

Open Studio and Art Market

Puzzle Mountain Glassworks 1029 Bear River Road, Newry, ME

Join us for our annual Open House & Art Market. We will be set up on Saturday and Sunday with 4 of our fellow local artists. Shop our stained glass designs as well as candles, vehicle-inspired art, etched glasses, and Adirondack furniture made with skis. Fall is a great time to drive the Grafton Notch Scenic Byway, stop in for a tasty treat and shop local while you leaf peep. Saturday 10-4pm, Sunday 10-2pm.

The Red Door Pottery Studio Open House Sales and Demos

The Red Door Pottery Studio 44 Government Street, Kittery, ME

Come to the great neighborhood of Kittery Foreside to visit The Red Door Pottery Studio historic building where Elaine Fuller has been making pots for 15 years. Her Studio Assistant Hilary Rousselle will offer clay work demos. Their unique pottery will be on display and for sale. Refreshments will be provided. The seconds sale will benefit the local food pantry.
Enjoy your time with a visit to the art stops and great food establishments.

Prescott Hill Studios Open House: Pottery and Jewelry

Prescott Hill Studios 261 Prescott Hill Rd., Liberty, ME

Open from 10 to 4 Saturday and Sunday with new Soda-fired tableware, vases and more. Also showing new silver and gemstone earrings, bracelets, pendants and more. Unique, handmade pieces that are beautiful and useful.

Doug Frati’s Open Studio

Doug Frati Studio 268 Square Road, Palmyra, ME

Studio gallery and barn will be open here in Palmyra for both days of the event.

Open Studio, Workshops, Demos & More @ Sew-Clusion Retreats

Sew-Clusion Retreats 694 Hancock Pond Road, Sebago, ME

Sew-Clusion Retreats, LLC is open year-round to creative artists and crafters; offering relaxing atmosphere and inspirational surroundings to pamper your creativity with other like-minded friends. Join award-winning quilt artist and owner Patty Sawyer on a personal in-home tour of her workshop and retreat space, participate in her interactive demos of creative quilting techniques, or join two inspirational workshops. Workshops have been specially priced at $25/pp and include most supplies needed for a nearly complete fun project. Refreshments are also being served and can be enjoyed by the lake while you admire the fall views. More information can be found on the website under Maine Craft Weekend at or call 207-803-8500

Two Imagine Studios Open Studio and Gelli Print Demos

Two Imagine Studios 173 Mosher Hill Road, Farmington, ME

We I’ll be showing prints, greeting cards, handprinted fabrics, wearable art garments, and demonstrating the printing process. You will have an opportunity to try your hand at gelliprinting.

Zwellyn Pottery Open House & Sale

Zwellyn Pottery 20 Spencer Lane, Limington, ME

Zwellyn Pottery in Limington is excited to participate in 2022 with an open studio, pottery sale, bake sale and holiday ornament making workshop. 100% of the proceeds from the bake sale will benefit the Limington Food Bank.

Bake Sale:
Saturday October 1st noon-4pm
Sunday October 2nd noon-4pm
All Proceeds Benefit the Limington Food Bank

Kid’s Holiday Ornament Making Workshop:
Sunday October 2nd noon-4pm
Kids can make up to 10 holiday ornaments. There is a suggested donation of $5 per child to help pay for supplies but is not necessary for family’s that can’t afford it. Pick up date will be the Saturday November 26th or you can elect to pay $5 extra to have the ornaments shipped. See to RSVP.

Wheel Throwing Demonstrations:
Saturday October 1st 2-4pm
Ever wanted to try the pottery wheel? Now you can! From 2pm - 4pm on Saturday October 1st, you can see how to throw pottery and then try to make one yourself.

Open Studio @ Oyster River Joinery

Oyster River Joinery 182 Church St, Hope, ME

Open studio at Oyster River Joinery. Come visit and see the process from tree to final product.
Sales and refreshments.

Anne Alexander Sculptor’s Home & Studio

Anne Alexander, Sculptor 26 Main St, Windham, ME

Visit a sculptor's home and studio to see and purchase her nature theme sculptures created in clay, wood, and stone. You can also take lovely walks along The Presumpscot River along The Mountain Division Trail or The Hawkes Preserve.
Saturday and Sunday- Oct. 1 & 2nd 10 - 4.

Fiber Arts Demonstrations @ Belfast Fiberarts

Belfast Fiberarts 171 High St. Suite 8 & 11, Belfast, ME

Demonstrations of Weaving, Spinning yarn, and other Fiber Arts will take place on both Saturday and Sunday.
Find a treasure in our Used Book Sale of vintage and rare textile books. Sales on Yarn, Embroidery Kits, and Rug Hooking Supplies.

Open Craft Studio (Fischer-Barberio Studio)

Fischer-Barberio Studio 269 Upper Hostile Valley Road, Liberty, ME

RUGS! RUGS! RUGS! , Baskets PLUS all shapes and sizes of unique BARREL-FIRED POTTERY. Joseph (potter) and I ((weaver) welcome you to our beautiful setting in the woods of Liberty where we live and produce our work. Our studio is a visual treasure trove waiting for you to explore. Additionally, I will have my tapestry loom set up on which I continue my work on the "Water and Wave" series of pictorial weavings. We hope you will stop in to see why we are so excited about what we make.

How to Make a Plain Pine Box- Coffin Building Demonstration

Chuck Lakin's Studio 8 Barnet Ave., Waterville, ME

I just figured out a simpler way to make one of my Quick Coffins. If you would like to learn how to make one yourself, Come visit my house/shop on Maine Craft Weekend. You'll also get to see some of my other coffin designs. If you think you would like to come, would you please call (207.213.0390)or email ( me just to let me know if I'm going to have to arrange for the police to direct traffic.

J Schatz & Peter Open Studio

J Schatz Studio 378 Lakeside Dr., Boothbay Harbor, ME

Join us for our Open Studio and Gallery at Powder Hill Farm. Tour our workshop and gallery featuring work by J Schatz and Peter. Inspired ceramics designed and created with a heart full of wonder.

When: Oct 1 & 2 from 10am - 5pm.

Where: 378 Lakeside Dr. Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538.

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Contact Us with any questions. We look forward to seeing you.