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L/A Community Little Theatre Presents "Love Letters"

  • August 31, 2021

The L/A Community Little Theater is excited to resume live productions as it presents A. R. Gurney's "Love Letters," with the opening night...

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Ogunquit Firement to Paint in Perkins Cove Plein Air Event on September 11

  • August 30, 2021

OGUNQUIT, Maine - Ogunquit, which has a rich art history, is hosting its first Plein Air Painting Event in beautiful Perkins Cove on Saturday,...

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Artists Invited to Submit Qualifications for Outdoor Public Mural in Downtown Ellsworth, Maine

  • August 26, 2021

Heart of Ellsworth Cara Romano, Executive Director cara@heartofellsworth.org For Immediate Release: August 25, 2021 Artists Invited to Submit...

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Celebration Barn Presents Evicted Vaudeville August 28

  • August 26, 2021

CELEBRATION BARN PRESENTS EVICTED VAUDEVILLE AUGUST 28 Some of today's leading variety artists will join together for Evicted Vaudeville, a...

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Art Walk L/A with Artists and Live Music Downtown!

  • August 26, 2021
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Art Walk L/A with Artists and Live Music Downtown! Lewiston, Maine, August 13, 2021 - The next Art Walk L/A begins at 5 pm on Friday, August 27,...

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Sunspot Inception Contest - Literary Arts Opportunity

  • August 26, 2021

Sunspot Inception ContestFor Sunspot Lit's 2021 Inception contest, send your best opening. There are no restrictions on theme, category, or the...

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Call for Artists - Inaugural Juried Exhibition, Pen Bay Medical Center

  • August 26, 2021

SEE EXHIBITION GUIDELINES SEE EXHIBITION GUIDELINES...

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Maine Arts Education Partners in Leadership - Recaps Successful Summer Institute

  • August 25, 2021

Maine Arts Education Partners in Leadership - Recaps Successful Summer Institute For three days on the shores of Lake Cobbosseecontee, more than 30...

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Expo 2020 Dubai--performers needed!

  • August 25, 2021
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Global Ties U.S. is actively recruiting performing artists from AK, AR, ME, MS, ND, NM, SD, RI, WV, and WY. Expo 2020 Dubai takes place between...

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Carl Little, Maine arts writer, wins Rabkin. Lifetime Achievement Award

  • August 23, 2021
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CARL LITTLE, MAINE ARTS WRITER, WINS RABKIN LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Portland, Maine, August 23, 2021— The Dorothea and Leo Rabkin...

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Circus Smirkus - Executive Artistic Director

  • August 19, 2021

Organization Circus Smirkus (Smirkus) is a world-renowned, nonprofit circus arts organization that inspires kids of all ages to develop artistic,...

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Museum Holiday Showcase

  • August 18, 2021

Each year, the Museum pays special homage to our region's independent artists and creators through our Holiday Showcase, which expands the Museum's...

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Artist/Vendor Opportunity: Halloween Event

  • August 18, 2021

The Brick Store Museum's popular All Souls' Walk has been the Halloween event of Kennebunk for 17 years. Between 400 - 500 people usually attend the...

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Scenes of Maine an Annual Exhibit of Paintings

  • August 16, 2021

For the past eleven years Richard Boyd Art Gallery has installed an annual exhibition of paintings depicting scenes of Maine. This year's exhibit is...

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Musical Instrument Maker Exhibits at Wiscasset Art Walk, Aug. 26, 2021

  • August 16, 2021

Jonathan Waldo Solo Retrospective Show in Hasenfus Gallery WISCASSET, MAINE - Selected pieces from Jonathan Waldo's 42-year career in making...

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CALL FOR ARTISTS - PLEIN AIR PAINT OUT MT AGAMENTICUS 9/25/21

  • August 12, 2021
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PLEIN AIR PAINT OUT MT. AGAMENTICUS The First Annual Friends of Mount Agamenticus Plein Air Paint Out will be held Saturday, September 25 at Mount...

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National Endowment for the Humanities offering $51.6 million in economic relief

  • August 10, 2021
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NEH Announces American Rescue Plan Funding for State and Jurisdictional Humanities Councils $51.6 million in funding to NEH's partner network of...

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The Wallace Foundation Seeking Arts Organizations of Color and Researchers

  • August 10, 2021

The Wallace Foundation is launching a five-year, $53 million initiative focused on arts organizations of color.​ ​ Seeking Arts...

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Opportunities

 

Director - Lunder Instititute for American Art - Colby College

  • August 06, 2021

Organization The Lunder Institute for American Art (Lunder Institute) was founded in 2017 as part of the Colby College Museum of Art (Colby Museum)...

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Opportunity

 

Arts & Cultural Alliance of Freeport Hosts Free Music Workshop

  • August 06, 2021

Arts & Cultural Alliance of Freeport (ACAF) is sponsoring a free music workshop for all ages. This workshop invites participants to learn ukulele...

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Kingfield Library Director Julia Bouwsma named Maine’s Poet Laureate

  • August 04, 2021

Kingfield Library Director Julia Bouwsma named Maine's Poet Laureate The Maine Arts Commission today announced that poet Julia Bouwsma has been...

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Seeking Photographers to Capture the Beauty of Brunswick

  • July 29, 2021

In June 2021, the Town of Brunswick received an $8,000 grant from the Maine Office of Tourism in support of Brunswick in All Seasons, a project to...

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Emergency Rental Assistance: Funding of $21.6 Billion Available to Assist Homeowners and Renters

  • July 29, 2021

Emergency Rental Assistance: Funding of $21.6 Billion Available to Assist Homeowners and Renters The arts and cultural sector was hit especially...

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Opportunities

 

Working Artists at Wiscasset Art Walk, July 29, 2021 5-8pm

  • July 28, 2021

Working Artists Create in Pop-Up Studio at Wiscasset Art Walk Make Art in Wiscasset Village on Thursday, July 29, 2021, 5-8pm WISCASSET, MAINE -...

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