Arts & Entertainment

From Bucksport to Calais, the 34 stone sculptures making up the Maine Sculpture Trail provides a fun way to explore some of the most scenic, unspoiled parts of the state.

Overlooking Blue Hill Bay, Rackcliffe Pottery sits atop Greene’s Hill on Route 172 in Blue Hill.

Through an unmarked door in The Pickled Wrinkle dining room, a group gathers regularly to pitch horseshoes at the neighborhood pub in the Gouldsboro village of Birch Harbor.

All grown up with children of her own, Bonnie Stewart still finds solace and takes pleasure in creating homes for her friends from the forest. She calls them pixie houses.

The Old Creamery Antique Mall in Ellsworth houses many treasures in the more-than-6,000-square-foot building.

The Bar Harbor Music Festival features classical pianists, opera singers, and other fine musicians from around the world.

Jill Hoy is forever chasing the light and color in her vibrant-hued skirts around Stonington and Deer Isle.

From its industrial roots as a 19th century shipbuilding town and the home to chicken, sardine and potato-processing plants in the 1950s, Belfast over the past decade is flourishing in a new phase: that of a hip, thriving and creative coastal community.

The Eastport mermaid as it neared completion

Sculpting the Eastport mermaid wasn’t Richard Klyver’s idea. Back in 2009, the local artist wanted to create nine sculptures of invertebrate sea creatures to decorate the town’s […]


BookStacks owner Andy Lacher likens himself to a bartender. The Bucksport resident makes recommendations, forms genuine friendships with his regulars and catches up on his […]

Interior of the Jud Hartmann Gallery

As a young boy, Jud Hartmann enjoyed painting and studying the history of Native American tribes of the Northeastern United States. Those passions are melded […]

On a sunny morning in Nervous Nellie’s kitchen, cooks Emma Merritt and Patty Heanssler are up to their elbows in blueberry jam. “We work all […]

When April Adams was a little girl, she relished her summer visits with her paternal grandmother, Vina, in the Penobscot County town of Enfield. The […]

SULLIVAN — Last winter’s extraordinary snowfalls were tough on a lot of people and structures and Philip Barter’s art gallery in Sullivan was no exception. […]

At Winter Harbor Artisans & Antiques, Whitmer-Hammond Antiques owners Bob Hammond and Valerie Whitmer-Hammond manage the 357 Main St. shop.