MCMA August events


August Artist in the Library and August 2nd First Friday Art Walk exhibit will be Oil Paintings by Fawzi Hasson and his daughter Maha. Fawzi Hasson, an accomplished painter, was born in Baghdad,Iraq in 1954. He is well known in Iraq for his use of colors and remarkable representation of light.He is the son of a shipbuilder and paints ships with remarkable accuracy.He is a teacher and instructor , he brought his family to America in 2008, coming to Portland in 2013. Fawzi’s daughter has followed her father’s teaching and is now showing her own paintings along with her father’s paintings which have been on exhibit at Mainely Frames & Gallery , at 541 Congress St.

First Tuesday Book club, August 6th-”Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

The MCMA library book club meets on the first Tuesday of each month in the library at 12:00 noon, bring a sandwich, dessert coffee and tea provided.
  For more information you can call   Pat @ 773-8396 during library
hours,Tue.,Wed,Thurs.10:00 am to 3:00 pm, 519 Congress St.
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August 14th noon time lunch lecture

“The White Man’s Grave”; A jungle Journal, a story of Sierra Leone, by Mike Plaisted. 
   Mike Plaisted is a Maine native who attended U of Iowa writer’s workshop and is trying to spread an understanding of humanity through this journal. “Though villagers are different from us we have more in common than we have differences. WE all bleed red”.
Bring a lunch, dessert, coffee and tea provided.

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