Howard Hill Artist Outing - Kennedy Brook Led by Brian Kent

  • West Entry, State Office Building Sewall St Augusta, ME United States

Fee: $10 (supports the Howard Hill Purchase) - pre-registration required!

Rain Date June 21, 2 PM

Photo: Kennebec Journal

Photo: Kennebec Journal

Easy to moderate hike, estimated up to 90 minutes.  We will meet at 2pm at  the west entry to the State Office Building, in the parking lot, facing Sewall  Street.and amble up the old Ganneston Park carriage road before descending down a steep ridge into the Kennedy Brook flood plain.  The brook meanders through mature hard and softwood forest between a  steep-sided valley. This is a shaded, "secret" spot within a stones throw of the Capitol. The stream, forest and landforms all make for interesting artistic expression.  The group will make some strategic stops to sketch and take photographs. Come prepared with  bug repellent (tick warning!) good walking shoes and drinking water, as well as sketchbook or camera.  Questions? Call Brian Kent cell no. 242-6278.

Registration in advance is required for all hikes on the Howard Hill property.  Until KLT’s acquisition of Howard Hill is completed in the fall of 2015, the property remains in private hands and is not open for public use.  The current landowner has granted KLT permission to host a limited number of guided visits to help build the support necessary to successfully complete this important conservation initiative. 

To register call the Harlow Gallery at 207-622-3813, or email kvaa@harlowgallery.org. The modest fee benefits the Howard Hill Project.

The Howard Hill benefit art exhibition will be on view  October 12 – November 1, 2014 at Slates Restaurant at 167 Water Street in Hallowell, Maine. Deadline to submit work for the show via email is September 1, 2014 at 11pm. For complete details on submitting art for the exhibition, visit http://harlowgallery.org/howard-hill/