If you thought the September Art Walk was the end of the season, don’t fret. A special 2016 bonus Thursday Art Crawl on Thursday, October 6 will follow. The Art Crawl will coincide with the Maine International Conference on the Arts taking place in Lewiston Auburn and include the Maine Craft Association’s 2016 Craft Apprenticeship Program gallery showing from 4:00-7:00 at LA Arts and a special art walk through Lewiston from 7:00-8:00.

Over a dozen venues will be exhibiting the work of area artists, with drinks and snacks along the way.

Event Info

  • When: Thursday, October 6
    • Pre-Crawl Events: 4:00-7:00 PM
    • Art Crawl: 7:00-8:00 PM
  • Where: Downtown Lewiston
  • Special Art Crawl Map:

Pre-Crawl Special Features (4:00-7:00 PM)

Featured Artists and Opening Reception

maine-craft-apprenticeshipAttend the opening reception for the Craft Apprenticeship Program’s inaugural exhibition, Masters & Apprentices: Work from Maine’s Craft Apprentice Program, to meet and view the work of participating master and apprentice artisans.

Art Crawl Venue: LA Arts (221 Lisbon Street, Lewiston)
Time: Opening Reception – 4:00-7:00 PM, Additional Viewing – 7:00-8:00 PM
The exhibit will be on view at L/A Arts from October 6-November 7, 2016.


Maine International Conference on the Arts Opening Reception and Keynote

Crystal Williams, a poet, essayist, Vice President and professor at Bates College will speak on “Practical Approaches to Creating Impact: Getting to Cultural Equity.”

Open to the public! $15.00
4:30-7:00 PM
Franco American Heritage Center
(46 Cedar Street, Lewiston)

Amy Stacey Curtis: MEMORY

Become part of Amy’s nine large-scale interactive works. Plan on 45-60 minutes for your visit.

Open: 12:00-5:00 PM
Bates Mill Complex, 4th Floor
(35 Canal Street, Lewiston)


Art Crawl Special Features (7:00-8:00)

$250 LL Bean Gift Card Raffle

raffle-2016-09Fundraiser for Art Walk LA and L/A Arts

Purchase tickets until 7:55 PM
Winner drawing 8:00 PM
LA Arts (221 Lisbon Street, Lewiston)

Chicks with Sticks

An Art Walk mainstay of steel drum calypso and pop music covers

7:00 PM
Dufresne Plaza (72 Lisbon Street, Lewiston)

Stuart Kestenbaum

Poetry reading from Maine’s poet laureate

7:00 PM
Lewiston Public Library, Callahan Hall
(200 Lisbon Street, Lewiston)

Art & Ale Social

Meet up and make art! Bring supplies and participate, or come and watch local artists at work.

7:00-9:00 PM
The Hive Artisan Co-Op (178 Lisbon Street, 2nd Floor, Lewiston)

Artists and Venues

  • Avant-Garde Maine (182 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Lexx Ducharme, Peter Bucklin, Teresa Cavendish Barbosa
  • Bear Bones Beer (43 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Daniel Coulombe
  • Forage Market (180 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Kate Cargile
  • Fuel Lewiston / Sidecar (49 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Dan Marquis
  • Gil Poliquin Hearing & Optical (Window) (50 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Brandon Goding
  • Kimball Street Studios (191 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Art Quilts Maine
  • LA Arts (221 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Maine Craft Association’s Craft Apprenticeship Program
  • Lewiston Public Library (200 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Photos from Sun Journal photojournalists, poetry reading from Maine’s poet laureate Stuart Kerstenbaum
  • Maine Dems Office (124 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Brooke Nasser, Chip Ross, Denny Burgoin, Janet Roberts, Mike Breau, Youth Artist: Emma Oinonen, Youth Artist: Sophia Carson
  • Maine Dems Office (Front Foyer) (64 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Donald J. Bernard, Elisabeth Salberg, Kenneth Harvey
  • Poise Yoga Studio (351 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Erica Christensen, Alexandra Hood
  • Quiet City (277 Lisbon Street, 2nd Floor, Lewiston): Tyler Freeman, Louise Groover, Eli Schlachter, Courtney Schlachter
  • She Doesn’t Like Guthries (115 Middle Street, Lewiston): Steve Amoroso
  • The Hive Artist Collective (178 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): The Hive Resident Artists, Art and Ale social
  • The Studio (291 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Bridget McAlonan, Delian Valeriani, Donnie Roane, Gary Stallsworth
  • The Vault (84 Lisbon Street, Lewiston): Jeanelle Demers
  • Wicked Illustrations (140 Canal Street, Lewiston): Paint Night Artists