Celebrating Chadbourn - His Spirit. His Work. His Life.

Main Street, Yarmouth, Maine, 14"x14", Alfred ChadbournTreasured for his Art & Spirit, Internationally Recognized Painter
Alfred "Chip" Chadbourn Lived and Worked in Yarmouth for Decades

September 12th through
October 31st, 2015

EXHIBITS

MERRILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY

215 Main Street
9/18 through 10/31
Opening Reception:
Friday, 9/18, 5 - 7 PM
with music provided by 317 Main

YARMOUTH HISTORY CENTER

Stonewall Gallery, Yarmouth History Center, 118 East Elm Street
Open Tues - Sat, 10 AM - 5 PM
Chadbourn and his Contemporaries
9/18 - 10/31

317 MAIN COMMUNITY MUSIC CENTER

25 Plein Air Painters, A Juried Exhibit: 9/18 - 10/31
Open Mon - Fri, 10 AM - 6 PM
Reception: Friday, 10/2, 5 - 7 PM

EVENTS

CELEBRATING THE CHADBOURN SPIRIT: A SENSE OF PLACE

Saturday, September 12th, 9am - 1pm (rain date September 13th)

A plein air painting invitation for any artist with a Yarmouth connection
(18+ years). Limited to 75 participants.

More information and online reservation form

WALKING TOUR THROUGHOUT YARMOUTH, WHERE CHADBOURN LIVED AND PAINTED

Saturday, September 19th, Tours offered at 11am and 1:00pm.
Meet at Latchstring Park, corner of Main and West Elm St.
Light refreshments will be served at the Old Meeting House at
3 Hillside Street, provided by Village Improvement Society.
Reservations Required, call the History Center at 846-6259

YOUTH PAINTING WORKSHOP INSPIRED BY THE WORK OF CHIP CHADBOURN

Saturday, September 19th, 11am - 3pm
Hosted by Firehouse Arts, 20 Center Street, for students in grades 1-12
Registration required: www.firehouseartsme.com

A LECTURE TITLED "THE LIFE AND ART OF ALFRED CHADBOURN"
GIVEN BY EDGAR ALLEN BEEM, WRITER & ART CRITIC

Wednesday, September 23rd, 7:00pm
Lewis Hall, Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main Street.
Seating is limited.

>>REGISTER ONLINE FOR CHADBOURN-BEEM LECTURE

CHADBOURN'S FAVORITE RECIPE SPECIALS

Wednesday, September 23rd & Thursday, September 24th
Gather Restaurant, 189 Main Street , with live music both nights.
Please note: Thursday, The Abitare Project, Tracey Jasas-Hardel &
Benjamin Noyes, Music from the Chadbourn Era from 6:30 - 8:30pm
Reservations required both nights for 6 or more, call 847-3250
A portion of the two evening's proceeds will benefit Yarmouth Arts

A COMMUNITY COLLABORATIVE PORTRAIT OF ALFRED CHADBOURN

Saturday, September 26th and Sunday, September 27th
10am-4pm
At Bickford Educational Center, 48 Railway Square, behind the truck pavilion on Main Street. All ages and abilities welcome!
36 people making 36 squares. Reservations and questions,
email SBickford@tidewater.net

This celebration of the Spirit, Work and Life of Alfred "Chip" Chadbourn, is a community-wide event, made possible through the generous support of the Chadbourn family; David Swardlick, Interim Executive Director of the Maine Center for Creativity; Ron Crusan, Executive Director and Chief Curator, Ogunquit Museum of American Art; Joe Delois, former Yarmouth resident, friend and patron of Chadbourn's, who inspired Ron Crusan to feature the exhibit at the Ogunquit Museum of America Art. Yarmouth Arts is pleased to present these exhibits and events in collaboration with The Yarmouth History Center; The Merrill Memorial Library and the Merrill Memorial Library Arts, Firehouse Arts, Bickford Educational Center, 317 Main; Village Improvement Society, Artisans Collective, Yarmouth School Department and North Yarmouth Academy.