Residencies
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Arts residencies in Maine invite all kinds of creative people to work and share ideas in some of the most beautiful settings in America. Some residencies are part of large institutions, while others operate independently or with modest backing. There is no single model, and the expectations and requirements for various opportunities vary greatly. Sometimes residents become involved in a community – sometimes they are secluded, with time to focus on their individual practice in near isolation.


Residencies in Maine exist in urban spaces, rural environments, and natural settings. They offer artists time and space away from their regular routine so they can reflect, produce, and present. They also allow artists access to a new community; to meet new people, use new materials, and experience life in a different location. Please contact the Maine Arts Commission if you would like your Maine residency listed on this page. 

Residencies in New Brunswick, AAAPNB list can be found here: http://www.aaapnb.ca/centrederessources/residences-artistes

Residencies in New Brunswick, ArtsNB list can be found here: http://artsnb.ca/site/en/resources/opportunities-for-artists/art-residency-opportunities/

For more information please contact Kerstin Gilg
Director of  Media Arts and Performing Arts
Maine Arts Commission
207/ 287-6719 - vog.eniam@glig.nitsrek

Calendar

Tue, Jun 19   Lewiston, ME
Museum L-A's Peter, Paul and Noel: Why Lewiston's Basilica is Bent Lecture View »
Wed, Jun 20   Winter Harbor, ME
Schoodic Institute Lecture: Art of Acadia – Presented by Author Carl Little - June 20 View »
Fri, Jun 22 - Sat, Jun 23   Harpswell, ME
International Artist Hilmar Gottesthal Exhibit & Benefit Event View »
 

Maine Arts Commission News

MECA to get $40K grant for migration-themed exhibition View »
Maine included in National Center for Creative Aging EngAGE Initiative View »
Deering High School Student Allan Monga named Maine Poetry Out Loud State Champion View »
 

Press Release

Littlefield Gallery named Readers' Choice Award by Down East Magazine View »
Opening reception for a major exhibition of Barbara Prey paintings of Maine at the Wendell Gilley Mu View »
Maine Potters Market Features New Work by Cathy Hammond View »