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Maine celebrate Arts + Culture Day

  • April 23, 2019
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AUGUSTA, MAINE--The Maine Arts Commission celebrated Arts + Culture Day at the Maine State House, April 22, 2019. Artists, arts organizations,...

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Get to Know...Wyatt Bates

  • April 05, 2019

Poetry Out Loud Finalist Wyatt Bates, Grade 12, Yarmouth High School Wyatt is a member of the In door and Outdoor Track Team. He also sings...

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International sensation Black Violin brings fusion of classical music and modern hip-hop to Maine

  • March 29, 2019

Amazing Duo to Share Groundbreaking Music at the Gracie Theatre International sensation Black Violin brings fusion of classical music and modern...

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Get to Know....Allan Monga

  • March 26, 2019

Poetry Out Loud Finalist Allan Monga - Grade 12, Deering High School Allan's interests are diverse. He enjoys acting, advocacy, and cooking. He is...

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Get to Know...Emily Campbell

  • March 26, 2019

Poetry Out Loud Finalist Emily Campbell, Grade 9, Waterville High School Emily is the youngest of four children who enjoys participating in...

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Get to Know....Hanna Lavenson

  • March 26, 2019

Poetry Out Loud Finalist Hanna Lavenson, Grade 11, Messalonskee High School Hanna aspires to learn as many languages as possible. Currently she...

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Get to Know....Aaliyah Biamby

  • March 26, 2019

Poetry Out Loud Finalist Aaliyah Biamby Grade 12, Gorham High School Aaliyah would like to major in forensic accounting. She is also interested...

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Get to Know... Joao Victor

  • March 26, 2019

Poetry Out Loud Finalist Joao Victor, Lewiston High School Joao is interested in engineering and technology. He hopes to go to college and...

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Get to Know... Shaphnah McKenzie

  • March 26, 2019

Poetry Out Loud Finalist Shaphnah McKenzie - Grade 12, Bangor High School Shaphnah is originally from Jamaica and moved to the US in 2016. She...

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Get to Know...Magnolia Vandiver

  • March 26, 2019

Poetry Out Loud Finalist Magnolia Vandiver - Grade 10, George Stevens Academy Magnolia loves anything creative! Her unusual pursuits include...

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Get to Know....Emma Jacot-Descombes

  • March 26, 2019

Poetry Out Loud Finalist Emma Jacot-Descombes, Grade 10, Rangeley Lakes Regional Schools Emma is very "into" music and has a passion for severe...

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Joao Victor named Poetry Out Loud State Champion

  • March 26, 2019

Lewiston High School Senior Joao Victor named Poetry Out Loud State Champion Allan Monga, a senior at Deering High School, is runner up AUGUSTA,...

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An Uncommon Curiosity: At Home and In Nature with Bernd Heinrich

  • March 20, 2019
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An Uncommon Curiosity: At Home and In Nature with Bernd Heinrich Wednesday, April 3 at 6 pm Augusta, ME … On April 3, distinguished writer...

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Franconia ArtWalk Public Information Session

  • March 15, 2019
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Franconia ArtWalk Public Information Session The Franconia ArtWalk Association continues to work on the creation of the...

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Rural Prosperity Through the Arts and Creative Sector: A Rural Action Guide for Governors and States

  • March 15, 2019
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National Governors Association publishes: Rural Prosperity Through the Arts and Creative Sector: A Rural Action Guide for Governors and...

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Maine Arts Commission Announces Poetry Out Loud Finalists

  • March 06, 2019

Announcing: Maine's Poetry Out Loud Finalists State Final, Free and Open to Public, at Waterville Opera House March 11 AUGUSTA, ME--The art of...

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An Evening of Music & Dance with Evie Ladin & Keith Terry

  • February 19, 2019
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AN EVENING OF MUSIC & DANCE WITH EVIE LADIN & KEITH TERRY Innovative musicians/dancers throw down original folk songs and deep...

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National Endowment for the Arts Announces More than $27 Million

  • February 14, 2019

National Endowment for the Arts Announces More than $27 Million in Grants Reaching All 50 States, DC, and Puerto Rico Washington, DC— With...

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Congressional Art Competition winners announced

  • February 04, 2019

Lewiston and Falmouth students win Congressional Art Competition AUGUSTA, ME—The Maine Arts Commission is pleased to announce the winners of...

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Art in the Capitol exhibits international painter Christopher O’Connor

  • January 23, 2019
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Art in the Capitol exhibits international painter Christopher O'Connor Currently on display at the Maine State House until April 30, 2019 The...

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National Heritage Fellow, Don Roy , Opens Registration for Inaugural Weekend of Community Music

  • January 17, 2019

2018 National Heritage Fellow, Don Roy ,Opens Registration for Inaugural Weekend of Community Music Join Troy MacGillivray, Wendy MacIsaac, and...

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You're Invited to the Maine Arts Iditarod

  • January 08, 2019
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Maine Arts Iditarod returns in 2019 With a blast of winter weather and a fresh new year ahead, the Maine Arts Commission is pleased to present the...

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Art In The Capitol: Showcasing Maine Veteran Artists

  • November 27, 2018
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Art In The Capitol: Showcasing Maine Veteran Artists Exhibition concludes with a veteran's celebration on November 30, 2018 AUGUSTA,...

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NEA Announces 2018 National Heritage Fellows

  • October 30, 2018
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National Endowment for the Arts Announces 2018 National Heritage Fellows Master Folk and Traditional Artists Celebrated at Free Events in...

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On the Verge - Fall 2018 Juried Art Exhibition

  • October 29, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 18, 2018 ON THE VERGE - Fall 2018 Juried Art Exhibition CREATIVE PORTLAND ART GALLERY Over twenty artists have...

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