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Bartlett Woods Hires New Executive Director Kelly Osborn

Kelly Osborn has been named the new Executive Director at Bartlett Woods Retirement Community. Osborn replaces Mary Eads, retiring at the end of May after 15 years of service. Kelly Osborn is an experienced healthcare administrator. She has spent the past decade overseeing residential care facilities across central and southern Maine.  Kelly was most recently the […]

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“The Soul of Maine”

Landscape photography exhibit by Alan J. LaVallee Bartlett Woods is pleased to host the exhibition, “The Soul of Maine: Landscape photography by Alan J. LaVallee”, on view now through December 31, 2023. An Artist’s Talk is planned for Monday, November 13th at 2pm in the Parlor at Bartlett Woods. Born in Augusta, ME, Alan J. […]

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Fall Student Art Show 2023

Since 2016, The Art Center at Bartlett Woods has been an exciting place for students of all abilities. Under the direction of life-long artist and teacher Constance Kiermaier, who moved into Bartlett Woods in 2016, art students have enjoyed a weekly class designed to accommodate all or no experience. Because Constance has taught for a […]

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A Bartlett Legacy: Works of art created by past and present residents of Bartlett Woods.

These nine artists demonstrate a wide range of themes, choice of materials, and impressive techniques. The 2- and 3-D work ranges from the 1960s to today. During this, our 25th Anniversary Year, Bartlett Woods is so very pleased to display the sometimes hidden talents of our Bartlett Woods friends and neighbors. Participating artists are Anne […]

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23 Milestone Award to Bartlett Woods

Blog Post from Mary – February 21, 2023

Bartlett Woods received a 2023 Milestone Award from Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce at the annual Year in Review Awards Gala on Friday, February 10, 2023. More than 250 Chamber member businesses, elected officials, and local community representatives attended, hosted by the Samoset Resort. The Year in Review Awards Gala was an opportunity to […]

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Bartlett Woods Art 2023 Exhibit

Bartlett Woods presents “ART at Bartlett 2023”

First public event of the 25th anniversary year for the non-profit After a long, pandemic-related hiatus, ART at BARLETT is back! An opening reception will be held Saturday, April 8th, from 2-5pm at Bartlett Woods, 20 Bartlett Drive in Rockland (located off Talbot Street between Broadway and Old County Road). The public is invited to […]

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Welcoming the new year!

The Annual Friends and Family Holiday Dinner 2022 It was a celebration on many levels! On the evening of December 14, 2022, Bartlett Woods shared the joy of Christmas with many residents’ friends and family members. It was the much anticipated Friends and Family Party — the return of a beloved tradition that had been […]

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Bartlett on Parade!

December 2022 You know, Midcoast Maine does love a festival, even in the cold weather (especially in the cold???). For the first time, and in honor of our upcoming 25th Anniversary in 2023, Bartlett Woods recently participated in TWO local festival parades. Our creative staff designed a holiday look for our 12-seater bus, inside and […]

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Celebrating 25 Years

In 2023, Bartlett Woods Retirement Community will be 25 years old. Imagine . . . What a time to pause and say thank you to all of you who have inspired us to be the right place because we do the right thing. Together, we will celebrate our community and show our gratitude through a […]

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Carole Sloane talks at Bartlett Woods

Carole Sloane talk at Bartlett Woods

 The current exhibit at Bartlett Woods was installed in the autumn of 2019 thanks to our long-time curator Pam Cabanas. (Pam’s work is above the fireplace and above our bulletin board in the hallway). Rockland artist Carol Sloane was born in New York City and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Fine Arts […]

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