A Portrait Tells a Story

Posted July 11, 2013, at 5:29 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m.

Location: Wilson Museum Meeting Room, 112 Perkins Street, Castine, ME

For more information: Darren French; (207) 326-9247;

Bring the family to the Wilson Museum for a two-part portrait painting workshop. On the first day, watch a demonstration with artist Elise Andréa and begin to “tell” your own story through an introductory drawing lesson. Return on August 1 (2:00 p.m.) to put paint to paper and create your own portrait! Participants may attend one or both parts of the workshop.

Elise Andréa is an artist whose work has been included in many Vermont exhibitions and has won numerous awards. She has given watercolor lessons and/or workshops in Maine, Vermont, New York, New Jersey, North Carolina, Michigan, and New Zealand. She will be demonstrating and offering classes in watercolor painting and basket-making in the Barn at the Wilson Museum during July and August.

Discovery Days programs are designed for families with children ages 12 and under. The cost for each program is $3 per person or $12 per family of four or more participating members. Ensure your participation by contacting 326-9247, or to pre-register and pay for the program. Join us every Thursday (2:00 p.m.) until August 22 for a similar family-friendly program.