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Curbside Theater Comes To Belfast

  • May 05, 2021

William Shakespeare's comedy "AS YOU LIKE IT". This telling of the tale is set in a late ‘60s/early ‘70s of the mind; featuring costumes,...

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Watercolor Painting Basics - Tuesdays or Thursdays starting May 4 and 6

  • April 30, 2021

Watercolor painting is an exciting medium; it flows and moves and does beautiful things. We will do landscapes and seascapes in this 4 week...

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New Study Shares Insights on What Impacts Audience Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

  • April 30, 2021
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New Study Shares Insights on What Impacts Audience Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion As performing arts organizations in the United States emerge...

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

  • April 30, 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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Steampunk Artists Sought!

  • April 30, 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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Maine Arts Commission Accepting Applications for Poet Laureate

  • April 29, 2021

Maine Arts Commission Accepting Applications for Poet Laureate Stuart Kestenbaum finishes five-year term AUGUSTA, ME—The Maine Arts...

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Arts and Cultural Alliance of Freeport Selects Interim Executive Director

  • April 29, 2021

THE ARTS & CULTURAL ALLIANCE OF FREEPORT SELECTS ELIZABETH GUFFEY TO BE ITS INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Freeport, ME - April 26, 2021 The Arts...

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Arts and Cultural Alliance of Freeport Seeks Executive Director

  • April 27, 2021

Position: Executive Director About the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Freeport The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Freeport (ACAF) was formed in 2015...

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The Maine Outdoor Film Festival returns to Portland in July with cash prizes for Maine filmmakers

  • April 22, 2021

The Maine Outdoor Film Festival returns to Portland in July with cash prizes for Maine filmmakers PORTLAND, Maine - As part of its summer 2021...

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Interactive, Zoom Play for Classrooms!

  • April 22, 2021

Fairytales in the Time of Covid is an interactive, pre-recorded Zoom play that gets kids laughing, creating and performing! Local Teaching Artist and...

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Call for Exhibition Proposals, Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA

  • April 22, 2021

Pitch an exhibition for fall 2021 at Gallery 263 in Cambridge, MA and bring your vision to life. Organize and present a well-curated exhibition of...

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$50,000.00 of Covid Relief Grants for Maine Performing Artists

  • April 21, 2021
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Ellis-Beauregard Foundation announces $50,000.00 of Covid Relief Grants for Maine Performing Artists The Ellis-Beauregard Foundation is pleased to...

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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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Employment

 

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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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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Programs

 

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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Front Page Highlights

 

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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