Wintergreen Arts Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary
Wintergreen Arts Center opened its doors at 149 State Sreet in Presque Isle a decade ago, and this weekend the cultural center celebrates it 10th anniversary.
Wintergreen Executive Director Dottie Hutchins says the Center is featuring the work of its students, patrons and guests during the month of June. An opening reception “The heART of Wintergreen” is being held during the June 3rd First Friday Downtown Art Walk. Hutchins says Wintergreen’s 10th Anniversary Party follows on Saturday, June 4. Both events are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
“The heART of Wintergreen” features a collections of artwork from the many programs offered at Wintergreen. There will be sample paintings from Sip & Paint events on display, projects from various Ladies' Nights Out, work from the Homeschoolers' group, Mini Monet artists and Toddle-In Timers. Also included will be a large array of work by the students of the After School Arts Programs from the 2015-2016 school year.
Wintergreen’s 10th Anniversary Party is a Community Support Day to thank supporters and donors for their commitment to Wintergreen and the area. .
The opening reception is Friday from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The 10th Anniversary Party is Saturday, June 4, 2016 – 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. This event is free to attend and open for the public to view the students' art work, enjoy refreshments, a craft for the kids, a peace crane demonstration, temporary tattoos, a chance to purchase activity books and Mo-Di-Do, which is Wintergreen's signature play dough. Facepainting will be avaialble for kids of all ages.
Hutchins says she's blessed to have such an inviting and inspiring space and says if you have always wondered what Wintergreen has to offer, this weekend is a great time to check them out.