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Conversations, Coffee & Crafts, Spring Term


with Heidi Wilde

Calendar Mar 11, 2024 at 10 am


Please join us for a monthly Zoom get-together for coffee, conversation, and crafts.  Settle in with your favorite craft, bring your coffee, tea, or beverage, and visit with Gold LEAF friends.  Crafts are not essential, and guys are welcome! The goal is to get together and spend an hour or more talking with friends.

2nd Monday of the month, 10 a.m. - 11:30 am

March 11, 2024

April 8, 2024

May 13, 2024

June 10, 2024

Will run

Iranian Traditional & Modern Art 1


with Eric Hooglund

Calendar Jun 12, 2024 at 10 am


This one-session class will take place in the presenter's home in Belgrade Lakes. The presenter has assembled one of the largest private collections of contemporary and traditional Iranian art, from 1966 to the present, and is a leading expert on the subject. There will be a detailed explanation of art forms and types, with many framed examples on the walls and traditional ceramic, metal, and woven fiber art to examine.

June 12. 2024

10:00 am-1:00 pm

Location:  116 Lakeshore Drive, Belgrade Lakes, ME 04918 

Gold Leaf member and presenter Eric Hooglund is an internationally recognized scholar of Iranian political and social history, from 1950 to the present. He also has been a collector of Iranian arts: calligraphy, carpets, ceramics, fine arts, handicrafts, films, and traditional music.

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