Haystack 2017 Summer Evening Programs and Exhibitions

  • June 09, 2017

Throughout the summer Haystack offers free events, which are open to the public. Haystack Mountain School of Crafts’ Summer Evening Programs Series includes presentations by session instructors -- renowned artists and leaders in their disciplines and visiting artists who will share their work, ideas, and influences. At the end of each session there is a self-guided studio walk-througha nd an auction, which benefits scholarships and studio improvements. Haystack also mounts exhibitions throughout the summer. Below is listing of the events being offered between June 8 and June 22, 2017.

Evening Programs (June 8-22, 2017)

June 8                 Studio Walk-Through at 4:30-6pm; Auction at 7:00pm

June 12               Faythe Levine, visiting writer, 7:00pm

June 13               Andrew Hayes, blacksmithing, Peter Pincus, ceramics & Marianne Fairbanks, fiber, 7:00pm

June 14               Lauren Fensterstock, graphics, Jaydan Moore, metals & Zeke Leonard, wood/instruments, 7:00pm

June 19               Technical Assistant Presentations, 7:00pm

June 20               Haystack Staff Presentations, 7:00pm

June 22               Studio Walk-Through at 4:30-6pm; Auction at 7:00pm


Location: Haystack’ Mountain School of Crafts, Gateway Auditorium, 89 Haystack School Drive, Deer Isle, Maine.  Visit haystack-mtn.org for more information.

Exhibition: Peregrine Press: 25 Years

On View                 May 28- – June 21, 2017

Location                Haystack’s Center for Community Programs

Address                  22 Church Street, Deer Isle, Maine

Deer Isle – Haystack Mountain School of Crafts is pleased to celebrate twenty-five years of Peregrine Press by mounting this exhibition on the Island. Founded in 1991, Peregrine Press is a non-profit press in Portland, Maine and one of the oldest printmaking cooperatives in New England. This show celebrates the 25th anniversary of the press and showcases a variety of printmaking techniques and a commitment to using non-toxic processes. A video on the printmaking process and an illustrated catalog will accompany this show. peregrinepress.com

Gallery Hours: Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday form 1-5PM


Tour Haystack

Guided tours of Haystack’s campus and studios are available every Wednesday at 1 pm, from May 31 through August 30. The award-winning campus, designed by American architect, Edward Larrabee Barnes, is a series of shingled buildings cascading down the hillside overlooking Jericho Bay and the Deer Isle Thoroughfare. A suggested $5 donation supports Haystack’s scholarship program.

About Haystack Mountain School of Crafts

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts is an international, non-profit, studio and research program offering workshops to craft-makers and visual artists of all skill levels, led by prominent faculty artists. Haystack also offers an artist-in-residence program, annual conference, visiting artist series, studio workshops for Maine residents, and programs for Maine high school students. Visit haystack-mtn.org for further information. To request a Catalog or printed Evening Programs Schedule contact Haystack at 207-348-2306 or haystack@haystack-mtn.org


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Haystack Mountain School of Crafts

PO Box 518
Deer Isle  ME  04627