The Center for Maine Contemporary Art will kick off its summer 2015 lineup of gallery talks Wednesday, June 10, at 5:30 p.m. with the first in a two-part series titled Get Your Work Seen. The talks will be held in CMCA's new, temporary space at the Bicknell Building, 11 Lime St.

Part I of the series — Making the Approach — will be presented by CMCA director Suzette McAvoy. McAvoy will discuss effective and practical ways artists can present their work to curators, galleries and online audiences.

The second talk in the series — The Internet is Your Friend — will be presented Wednesday, June 17, at 5:30 p.m. by CMCA Creative Director Jonathan Laurence. Laurence will offer insights and tips for artists on using the Internet and social media to cost-effectively expand their audience and market.

The talks are free of charge, but seating is limited, call 236-2875 to reserve. Lime Street is off Tillson Avenue. For more information on all of CMCA's programs and events, visit

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or