The ANNEX, located in the heart of Castine, Maine, is an artist-in-residency program and a center for workshops, panel discussions, screenings and community events.  Our mission is to operate and maintain artists’ workspaces that provide professional opportunities for artists at various stages of their careers and to benefit our community both by 1. offering a series of programs designed to stimulate public involvement, awareness, and support for the visual arts;  and 2. stimulating professional and economic development for diverse populations working within our region with special consideration for working women.  




Artist-in-Residence JUNE 24-JULY 6

Augusta Sparks of Walla Walla, Washington will hold open studio on July 3 & 4. Augusta will host an open community Black and White Workshop on Friday, June 29, 10-12:00. A Closing reception for her work at the residency will occur on Friday, July 6, 5-7pm. 


Kelly O'Brien, Toronto, ON
Postings From Home - Multi-media performance and film screenings July, date TBD

Kelly O’Brien, Toronto, is an independent filmmaker and mother of three. Kelly will join us in July  and will present her Facebook performance and screen her short films at Emerson Hall.


Artist-in-Resdience JUNE 24-JULY 6

Michelle Morby of San Francisco, California, will hold open studio hours on July 3 & 4. A closing reception will occur on Friday July 13. Michelle will host an open community black and white drawing rally, Date TBD. 


Duke and Battersby
July 28-Aug 13

Emily Vey Duke and Cooper Battersby from Syracuse, NY will be working while in town. Their exhibition will be in the Annex. Look for more info coming soon.


Hannah Bureau
Annex Fellow /Artist-in-Residence, July 9- July 23

Hannah Bureau (a perennial gallery b. artist who hails from Lincoln, Massachusetts by way of Cambridge and originally Paris, France) will be in residence from June 09 - July 23. Stay tuned for Open Studio Days and our Drop-In and Draw program.