In the Vanguard: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, 1950-1969

The Portland Museum of Art has mounted an exhibition
about Haystack’s first nineteen years.
On view May 24 – September 8, 2019

Graphics instructor William Shevis leading a painting critique, 1955; photographed by student Ross Lowell. Image courtesy Haystack Mountain School of Crafts.

Browse Haystack’s 2019 Summer Workshops




Haystack is an international, non-profit, studio program in the arts, offering six
one- and two-week studio workshop sessions to craft-makers and visual artists
of all skill levels, led by prominent faculty artists. Haystack also offers
a residency program, conferences, a visiting artist series, spring and fall workshops specifically for Maine residents, and workshop series and mentorship programs for Maine high school students.