Press Release

Maine art teachers will show their work at The Saco Museum

SACO, Maine — The Saco Museum will present “After Hours: Work by Maine Art Teachers,” organized by the Maine Art Educators Association. This exhibition will be on display Jan. 16-March 1, 2014. An opening reception will take place 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25.

After Hours brings together the creative work of art educators from around the state of Maine to celebrate the studio practice and exploration that takes place outside the classroom after hours. A variety of mediums will be showcased including: drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, fiber art, sculpture, ceramics, digital art, and mixed media. The artists represented in this show teach in Maine’s public and private schools and universities and are members of the Maine Art Educators Association, an arts advocacy organization that promotes the artistic learning of children, encourages innovation and research in art education and the exchange of ideas and practices among teachers.

The Saco Museum is working to develop special programs in conjunction with this exhibition. Please contact the museum’s Education and Program Manager, Zoe B Thomas, at 283-3861, ext. 115, or if you’d like to learn more about these programs and opportunities.