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The Maine Arts Commission Celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2016!

Stay tuned for a history and timeline of the agency, coming here soon.

The Maine Arts Commission supports artists, art organizations, educators, policy makers, and community developers in advancing the arts in Maine. For more than 50 years the Commission has encouraged and stimulated public interest and participation in the cultural heritage and cultural programs of our state; has worked to expand the state's cultural resources; and encouraged and assisted freedom of artistic expression for the well-being of the arts, to meet the needs and aspirations of persons in all parts of the state.

Maine Arts Commission News

In Plain Sight: Rural Maine View »
In Plain Sight: Penobscot County View »
In Plain Sight: The Future! View »
 

Calendar

Fri, May 26 - Sun, Sep 24   Ogunquit, ME
Backstage Tours View »
Wed, Jun 28 - Wed, Aug 30   Deer Isle, ME
Haystack Campus Tour View »
Thu, Jul 20 - Fri, Sep 15   Portland, ME
American Genre: Contemporary Painting View »
 

Press Releases

2nd Annual Sound Installation Festival, August 26 – October 15 View »
"Maine's Carnegie Libraries", a Tuesday Talk at Ogunquit Museum of American Art View »
"The Value of Thought", an exhibit of paintings by Alison Rector at Ogunquit Museum of American Art View »