Upcoming Programs at the Visitor Center

Friday, July 6, 5-8:00 p.m.– First Friday Art Walk – Maine Coastal Islands Art Gallery is open. See our exhibiting conservation artists: Lynn Stancioff, Gwen Sylvester and Sherrie York

Sunday, July 15, 4-6 p.m. – Friends’ Annual Seabird Cruise – Bar Harbor Whale Watch Co. going out to view the puffins and other sea life at Petit Manan Island.  Tickets & information are available online. 

Thursday, July 26, 2-4 p.m. The Art of Printmaking – Join artist, Sherrie York to learn how she creates her seabird prints and enjoy a hands-on experience in printmaking.  Supplies provided.  Reservations required by calling 594-0600 x5. $10 donation.

Saturday, July 28, 9 -12 noon – Juried Art Show –– Have your Maine Coastal Wildlife Art exhibited in our art gallery during August. Proceeds benefit the Friends.  Guidelines and entry form are available online.  

Saturday, July 28th, 7:30-11:30 p.m. at Fog Bar – THE ORIGINAL FLOCK PARTY –  Costumes, DJ, Dance, Raffle! Join this Fabulous Feathered Fling, shake your tail feathers and support Bird and Wildlife conservation in Maine.  Admission is $10 and all proceeds go to support Friends of Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge and Avian Haven.This event is Sponsored by Avian Haven, FOMCI, and Fog Bar, with additional support from First National Bank.


Programs are provided by the Friends in partnership with the Refuge.  Your donations help bring in more programs.  Please give generously.

Questions:  Please call or email, Carney Doucette, Outreach Coordinator at info@mainecoastislands.org or 594-0600 ext. 5