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Maine Arts Commission Announces 2023 Fellowship Awards

  • December 08, 2022

Maine Arts Commission Announces 2023 Fellowship Awards AUGUSTA, MAINE - Six Maine artists are the recipients of the Maine Arts Commission's 2023...

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Classical Uprising wins national prize for excellence in American Music

  • November 30, 2022

Classical Uprising wins national prize for excellence in American Music Portland, ME (November 29, 2022) - Classical Uprising has won first place in...

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Maine Arts Commission + Maine Association of Nonprofits Offering Special Membership Discount for Art

  • November 29, 2022

Maine Arts Commission Offers Arts Organizations Discounted Memberships, Resources, and Services with Maine Association of Nonprofits AUGUSTA,...

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Professional Development/Marketing

 

Ten Bucks Theatre Reads A Christmas Carol

  • November 28, 2022

For Immediate Release CONTACT: Julie Arnold Lisnet atjalisnet58@gmail.com or @ 207 944-4412 Ten Bucks Theatre Presents Charles Dickens' classic...

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Poet Dave Morrison releases new collection.

  • November 28, 2022

Another Good Day Begins (Soul Finger Press) is poet Dave Morrison's seventeenth collection of poems. From the publisher: "Written during a pandemic...

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Two new publicly funded Murals by Wabanaki artists went up in 2022

  • November 23, 2022

Two new publicly funded murals by Wabanaki artists installed in 2022 Story by Martha Piscuskas, Program Officer at the Maine Arts Commission. ...

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Waterfall Arts Holiday Pop Up Market

  • November 17, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Waterfall arts Holiday Pop Up Market Indoor market on December 9 and 10 will showcase work from a curated selection of...

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Press Release

 

Bloomberg Public Art Challenge Grant

  • November 16, 2022

New U.S. Grant Opportunity: Public Art Challenge Bloomberg Philanthropies' Public Art Challenge program has just launched its third round. The...

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Opportunities

 

Presque Isle Downtown Mural Redesign Project

  • November 15, 2022
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Please note, there is a Pre-Conference Meeting on Friday, November 18th at 10:00 to answer questions and the deadline for submitting proposals is...

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Opportunities

 

A Group Exhibition Of Paintings By Women Artists'

  • November 10, 2022

If you're in or around Portland, Maine this February stop in Richard Boyd Art Gallery to see an annual exhibition of paintings created by a group of...

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Press Release

 

Ringing In The New Year An Annual Exhibition Of Visual Arts

  • November 10, 2022

To help ring in the New Year, Richard Boyd Art Gallery opens an annual exhibition on January 1st at 10:00 a.m. comprised of smaller works of visual...

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The Craft Council of BC presents the 10th year of The Earring Show

  • November 04, 2022

The Craft Council of BC presents the 10th year of The Earring Show, an annual fundraiser, juried exhibition and sales opportunity for makers to...

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Opportunities

 

All Are Welcome to the Maine Veterans' Art Exhibition Celebration

  • November 03, 2022

The Maine Veterans' Art Exhibition Celebration The Maine Arts Commission honored and celebrated Veteran artists at the State Capitol Complex in...

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Haystack Mountain School of Crafts Appoints Perry A. Price as Executive Director

  • October 26, 2022
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Haystack Mountain School of Crafts Appoints Perry A. Price as Executive Director The Board of Trustees of the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts...

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Call for Exhibition Proposals, Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA

  • October 25, 2022

Call for exhibition proposals! Gallery 263 invites artists and curators to pitch an exhibition for spring 2023 and bring your vision to life....

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Opportunity

 

We’ll Handel the Children offers burnt out parents the luxury of stillness

  • October 25, 2022
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We'll Handel the Children offers burnt out parents the luxury of stillness Featuring Arvo Pärt's Te Deum - November 4 and 6 in Portland and...

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General

 

Obituary - Jason Anderson, Visual and Performing Arts Specialist

  • October 24, 2022
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We lost a stellar Maine arts education leader last week after a brief illness. Jason Anderson, 41, had been the Visual and Performing Arts...

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Highlights

 

Ellsworth Community Music Institute Midday Concert November 4, 2022

  • October 20, 2022

Ellsworth Community Music Institute's Midday Concert on Nov 4th features Cellist Sophie Shao and Pianist John Blacklow ELLSWORTH - Ellsworth...

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Press Release

 

Thornton Wilder's "Our Town" at Meetinghouse Arts

  • October 18, 2022

Robin Brooks will play Julia Gibbs, wife of Frank "Doc" Gibbs in Thornton Wilder's timeless play, "Our Town." The show runs from October 14th through...

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Art in the Capitol: Woven Works of the Universe by Sarah Haskell

  • October 18, 2022
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Art in the Capitol: Woven Works of the Universe by Sarah Haskell Currently on display until December 31, 2022 AUGUSTA, MAINE --For artist Sarah...

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Final Weeks to Visit the Ogunquit Museum of American Art for the Season – Last Day Monday, October 3

  • October 17, 2022

OGUNQUIT, Maine — These are the final weeks to visit the Ogunquit Museum of American Art to experience its 2022 season of exhibitions. The...

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Press Release

 

Maine Artist Charlie Hewitt Launches First Digital Collection of NFTs

  • October 17, 2022

(Portland, Maine) Maine artist Charlie Hewitt has launched his first digital collection of NFTs (non-fungible tokens). Each NFT in this collection...

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Opportunity

 

Artist Confronts Grief in Innovative Exhibition

  • October 17, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: October 17, 2022 Contact: Peter Bruun - peter@bruunstudios.com - 410-916-3752 Artist Confronts Grief in...

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UMF Art Gallery presents “Agreeable Nonsense” exhibit by artist Mike Libby, Oct. 18-Nov 20

  • October 12, 2022

FARMINGTON, ME (October 12, 2022)—The UMF Art Gallery will be presenting "Agreeable Nonsense," by multi-disciplinary artist Mike Libby as its...

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Portland Conservatory of Music Kicks of Noonday Concert Series

  • October 05, 2022
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Portland Conservatory of Music Announces 2022-23 Free Noonday Series Free Noonday concerts continue at PCM and at the...

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