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This dynamic, activity-filled conference will focus on the intersections of creativity, industry, art, and innovation. Made possible by a statewide collaboration of Maine arts organizations as well as the Commission’s special international partnership with New Brunswick Canada.

 

The Commission encourages creative professionals across all artistic disciplines, including artists, arts organizations, arts educators, and interested community members and policy makers to come together at the conference for inspirational presentations, networking, learning, and arts experiences. 

--- October 6 and 7 ---

Gendron Franco Center

and the Bates Mill Complex

 

 

 

Schedule at a Glance

Please explore what the Maine International Conference on the Arts has to offer. This schedule will be updated with addtional details in the near future. 

 

For descriptions of each MICA workshop, please click here.

For a PDF workshop schedule of the MICA Conference, please click here.

 

 

Thursday, October 6

Various Locations in Lewiston and Auburn

 

PRE-CONFERENCE SESSIONS

 

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 

Cultural Equity in Maine, Auburn Public Library (Limited Participation: FULL)

 

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The heART of Teaching: Arts Education Gathering, Franco Center

 

12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Maine Apprentice Gathering, Bates Mill Atrium (Limited Participation: FULL)

 

4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Craft Apprentice Program Reception, L/A Arts

 

 

MICA CONFERENCE RECEPTION - FRANCO CENTER

 

4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

 

MICA Opening Reception, Franco Center

 

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

MICA Opening Keynote, Franco Center

 

 

 

 

Friday, October 7

Bates Mill, Lewiston

 

7:00 a.m.

 

Registration opens

 

7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast & Welcome

 

8:15 a.m.

Idea Lab / Pecha Kucha

 

9:15 a.m.

Break with pop-up performances

 

9:30 a.m.

Breakout 1 - Click here for workshop details.

 

10:30 a.m.

Break with pop-up performances

 

11:00 a.m.

Breakout 2 - Click here for workshop details.

 

12:00 p.m.

Lunch, Cultural Plan Overview, Keynote

 

2:00 p.m.

Breakout 3 - Click here for workshop details.

 

3:00 p.m.

Break with pop-up performances

 

3:30 p.m.

Breakout 4 - Click here for workshop details.

 

4:30 p.m.

Closing Performance & Plenary

 

 

All MICA venues are wheelchair accessible. To request an additional accommodation to fully participate in these events, please contact Kathy Ann Shaw at 207/287-2750 or Kathy.shaw@maine.gov no later than September 30. 

 

For more information please call 207-287-2724 or info@mainearts.com