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We're Hiring! Advancement & Communications Manager, Mayo Street Arts

  • April 16, 2021

Advancement & Communications Manager, Mayo Street Arts Mayo Street Arts is a community-based arts organization in Portland, ME, that believes in...

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Maine Arts Commission presents virtual Poetry Out Loud State Finals

  • April 13, 2021

Maine Arts Commission presents virtual Poetry Out Loud State Finals Gorham High School Senior, Emily Paruk, named Maine Poetry Out Loud State...

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Poetry Out Loud National Finals Broadcast May 2 and 27, 2021 at Arts.gov

  • April 09, 2021

Poetry Out Loud National Finals Broadcast May 2 and 27, 2021 at Arts.gov Students Nationwide to Compete for $20,000 Grand Prize Washington,...

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California Arts Council Now Hiring: Outreach and Events Coordinator

  • April 09, 2021

California Arts Council Job Opportunity Outreach and Events Coordinator The California Arts Council is seeking an Outreach and Events Coordinator...

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Steampunk Artists Sought!

  • April 07, 2021

It's back for 2021! The Southern Maine Steampunk Fair, now in its 7th year, returns as the Museum's most popular and unique events. The Fair will...

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Laura Freeman Exhibits at Richard Boyd Art Gallery

  • April 06, 2021

Richard Boyd Art Gallery welcomes Rockport, ME sculptor Laura Freeman to the group of artists represented by the gallery in Southern Maine. Laura has...

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Works in Watercolor a Solo Exhibition of Paintings by Randy Eckard

  • April 06, 2021

Richard Boyd Art Gallery is pleased to present the fifth annual solo exhibition of watercolor paintings by noted artist Randy Eckard on June 1st at...

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Call for Artists - Cape Elizabeth Land Trust Paint for Preservation 2021

  • March 29, 2021

The Cape Elizabeth Land Trust (CELT) is accepting artist submissions for the 14th Annual Paint for Preservation Auction. Artist entrees will be...

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Singing together on Zoom - Schoodic Arts For All

  • March 26, 2021
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Looking for creative ways of finding pleasure through these challenging times? Schoodic Arts for All and Schoodic Summer Chorus director Anna...

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Call for Artists – Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show

  • March 26, 2021
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Call for Artists - Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show 45th Annual Contemporary Craft Show Announces Artist Applications Open Philadelphia, PA...

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Call for Art - Lived Experiences in Southern Maine

  • March 25, 2021

The Brick Store Museum in Kennebunk, Maine, is seeking artists in any media to exhibit their work in the institution's contemporary Bauman Family...

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Maine Arts Commission Awards $127,000 in COVID Relief

  • March 22, 2021

Maine Arts Commission Awards $127,000 in COVID Relief AUGUSTA, ME—The Maine Arts Commission is pleased to announce more than $127,000 in...

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Maine Arts Commission receives $60,000 to expand Creative Aging Initiatives

  • March 22, 2021
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Maine Arts Commission receives $60,000 to expand Creative Aging Initiatives AUGUSTA, ME—The Maine Arts Commission is expanding its programming...

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COMPLEX TRANSITION: 'Call for Submissions' Extended to June 30th

  • March 17, 2021

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS COMPLEX TRANSITION: SUBMISSISIONS EXTENDED to JUNE 30th Our lives today are in "Complex Transition," (CT) an inflection point...

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Open Call for Writers and Artists

  • March 16, 2021

Open Call for Writers and Artists Sunspot Literary Journal offers an Editor's Prize of $50 for the annual edition, and pays for artwork selected for...

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Call For Submissions | New [ON]now Exhibition

  • March 15, 2021
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[ON]now is an ongoing initiative showcasing the work of artists with ties to Maine in a series of curated online exhibitions. It's our way of...

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New PPP and Shuttered Venue Operator Grants faqs, Economic Injury Disaster loan repayment deferred a

  • March 15, 2021

New PPP and Shuttered Venue Operator Grants faqs, Economic Injury Disaster loan repayment deferred an extra year. SVOG FAQs as of 3/12/21...

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First Amendment Museum Fountain Request for Qualifications

  • March 08, 2021
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First Amendment Museum Fountain Request for Qualifications OVERVIEW The First Amendment Museum is seeking artists who have a significant...

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Paintings in Oil

  • March 08, 2021

(Portland, ME) Stop in the gallery during the month of May to view our fourth annual exhibit of original oil paintings opening May 1st at 10:00 a.m. ...

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Press Release

 

An Artist’s Response to the Pandemic: Recent Works by Mildred Bachrach - L A Arts

  • March 02, 2021
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An Artist's Response to the Pandemic: Recent Works by Mildred Bachrach March 15 - May 1, 2021 Lewiston, Maine, March 2, 2021 - Recent artworks by...

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A Walk in the Woods - An Annual Exhibit of Landscape Paintings

  • March 01, 2021
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A Walk in the Woods An Annual Exhibit of Landscape Paintings On Exhibit March 5th through March 28th (Portland, ME) Join us Friday, March 5th at...

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Schoodic Arts for All Seeks Next Executive Director

  • March 01, 2021

Schoodic Arts for All (SAFA) seeks an exceptional community builder who is passionate about the arts to serve as the next Executive Director of this...

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Opportunity

 

Creating Welcoming, Inclusive Art Spaces: Continuing the Conversation

  • February 25, 2021

Creating Welcoming, Inclusive Art Spaces: Continuing the Conversation In January, the Maine Arts Commission hosted a panel discussion called...

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Heart of Ellsworth Announces Green Plan

  • February 25, 2021

Ellsworth Green Plan ReleaseCome learn about a 10-year plan to greenify Ellsworth across its infrastructure, water use, land...

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