Session 4 Public Programs and Exhibition

  • July 15, 2019

Public Programs:


July 29: Matt Crane, visiting musician

July 30: Kenyon Hansen, ceramics; Courtney Puckett, fiber;

David Schnuckel, glass

July 31: Krista Franklin, graphics; Tanya Crane, metals; Sarah Marriage, wood

August 5: Haystack Staff Presentations (4:30 pm)


Throughout the summer, Haystack faculty, visiting artists, technical assistants, and staff share their inspirations, ideas, and work as part of our 2019 Public Program Series. Most programs begin at 7:00 PM (with the exception of the Staff Presentations, which begin at 4:30 PM.) in Haystack’s Gateway Auditorium, located at 89 Haystack School Drive, Deer Isle, Maine. These events are free and open to the public.


Visit for detailed descriptions of Public Programs.


Studio Walk-Through and End-of-Session Auction:

DateThursday, August 8

LocationHaystack Mountain School of Crafts

Address89 Haystack School Drive, Deer Isle, Maine



Studio Walk-Through, 4:30–6:00PM

End-of-Session Auction

     Silent auction begins at 7:00PM

     Live Auction begins at 7:30PM

Studio walk-throughs and auctions are free and open to the public. Proceeds benefit Haystack’s scholarship program and studio improvements




Haystack Hands: An Exhibition of New Work by Polly Apfelbaum


On View                  On view July 21-September 15

Location                  Haystack’s Center for Community Programs

Address                  22 Church Street, Deer Isle, Maine


Deer Isle – Haystack’s second exhibition of the season is curated by Kate McNamara and

features the work of Polly Apfelbaum.


A brochure with an essay by Kate McNamara will accompany this exhibition.


About Haystack Mountain School of Crafts

Founded in 1950, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts is an international craft school located on the Atlantic Ocean in Deer Isle, Maine. We offer workshops to participants of all skill levels as well as a residency program, conference, visiting artist series, and programs for Maine residents. Noted American architect, Edward Larrabee Barnes, designed the award-winning campus and the school attracts faculty and students from across the country and internationally.



Tour Haystack

Guided tours of Haystack’s campus and studios are available every Wednesday at 1 pm, through August 28. The award-winning campus is a series of shingled buildings cascading down a granite hillside overlooking Jericho Bay and the Deer Isle Thoroughfare. A suggested $5 donation supports Haystack’s scholarship program.


To request a Catalog or printed Public Programs Schedule, contact Haystack at 207-348-2306 or




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Lillian Felsenthal

89 Haystack School Drive
Deer Isle  ME  04627