BELFAST — Nonprofit community art center Waterfall Arts in Belfast opens its doors to the public for an Open House on Saturday, October 19, from 2 - 4 p.m. Anyone and everyone is invited to drop by and experience all that Waterfall Arts has to offer.
There will be free art-making activities for all ages, studio tours, a bake sale, a raffle, and more.
Activities and demonstrations will be happening in all of the community studios – the Print Studio, Clay Studio, Photo Darkroom, and the Bridge Studio (home to Waterfall Arts’ many Youth and Family programs). The Waterfall Arts Life Drawing group, the longest running life drawing group in the area, according to Waterfall Arts, in a news release, will be set up with a costumed model in the Dance Studio.
The Clifford Gallery and Corridor Gallery will be open for viewing “Storyforms: Immersive Media Selections” from the 2019 Camden International Film Festival and “Confluence: Visual stories from the Village Canoe Project.”
Many of Waterfall Arts’ studio tenants (which include artists, musicians, and teachers) will be opening up their studios to showcase their work/highlight their programs. Plans for Waterfall Arts’ future renovations will be on display.
“Come check out the present and future Waterfall Arts!” said Waterfall.
“Waterfall Arts’ annual Open House is a fun opportunity for all community members to explore everything that Waterfall Arts has to offer,” said the organization. “Whether you’ve been to Waterfall Arts a hundred times or have never stepped foot inside, the Open House is a unique opportunity to get acquainted with this significant community resource.”
Launched in 2000, Waterfall Arts is a community arts center that offers resources to students, professionals, and arts enthusiasts of all ages. Opportunities include classes, exhibitions, art events, performances, open community studios (clay, print, and darkroom photography), public art projects, and more.
Waterfall Arts is located at 256 High Street in downtown Belfast.
For more information, visit waterfallarts.org or call 338-2222.