Please join Åarhus Gallery for an evening of chocolate tasting, browsing music, and conviviality on Friday, December 7th from 5-7pm. Dean’s Sweets, makers of delicious hand-dipped truffles and chocolate bars, and winner of a 2011 Best of Portland Award, will provide samples of their chocolates as the solo piano of Clayton Clemetson calms the mind to take in the Extravaganza of small artworks and crafts assembled for a localvore’s gift giving pleasure! Clayton’s original compositions will spice up the nooks and crannies and Dean’s Sweets will tantalize your taste buds at the tasting table with a sample or two of chocolate with flavors including; Brandy, Maple, Cayenne, and Salted Caramel truffles and chocolate bars including Brandied Orange Peel, Mocha Latte, and Maine Potato Chip. Yum.
The jam-packed Extravaganza show features smaller artworks and a wide range of creative crafts priced with gift giving in mind. Over 70 talented Maine artists from throughout the mid-coast and beyond are represented in a dazzling variety of mediums, including: pottery, poetry and painting, collage, etching and photography, woodblock prints, turned wood, felted and knitted fiber works, assemblage, cards, calendars, ornaments, Glass Plate images of Maine, jewelry, music and more! Even if you have visited the gallery during the Extravaganza, it may be worth another trip, we’ve added new works to the mix as things sell.
Åarhus Gallery is located at 50 Main Street, Belfast and is open Tuesday through Sunday 11-5:30, Mondays by chance, Friday nights til 7 for the month of December, and will close at 3pm on December 24th. Please visit www.aarhusgallery.com for a list of the artists and a slide show of the current show, or call 207-338-0001 during business hours for more information.