Youth Art Month 2017 (YAM) Exhbition at Common Street Arts

For the third consecutive year, Common Street Arts celebrates the visual arts program with area schools by hosting a special student exhibition in its gallery located at 93 Main Street in downtown Waterville. This exhibition is free and open to the public!

Youth Art Month 2017 (YAM) Exhbition at Common Street Arts

Youth Art Month (YAM) at Common Street Arts showcases visual arts projects from grades Pre-K to 12 from 10 area schools, child care institutions and home school groups. This exhibition features nearly 100 young artists’ works in a range of media including sculpture, drawing, painting and more.

The YAM 2017 exhibition opens with a free, public reception on Friday, March 3 from 4:00pm-6:00pm featuring live music by local youth performers and light refreshments. The exhibition runs through Saturday, April 1.

YAM 2017 special events at Common Street Arts include:

Dance & Theatre Games on Saturday, March 11 from 9:30am - 2:30 pm, part of the Family Fun Series sponsored by Inland Hospital and Colby College. The event is free but pre-registration is required. For more information, call 207-861-3392 or email

Yoga for Kids on Saturday, March 18 from 1:00pm – 2:00pm, a program where kids help lead yoga poses inspired by the art in the Common Street Arts’ gallery space and strike a pose at Youth Art Month (YAM)! All welcome, free and open to the public.

The Common Street Arts gallery is open Wednesday through Friday, 12:00 to 5:00pm and Saturdays from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. In addition to the gallery, Common Street Arts offers a full-range of community and arts programming in its classroom and clay studios. For more information, visit online and on Facebook at for updates and event listings.