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Arts residencies in Maine invite all kinds of creative people to work and share ideas in some of the most beautiful settings in America. Some residencies are part of large institutions, while others operate independently or with modest backing. There is no single model, and the expectations and requirements for various opportunities vary greatly. Sometimes residents become involved in a community – sometimes they are secluded, with time to focus on their individual practice in near isolation.


Residencies in Maine exist in urban spaces, rural environments, and natural settings. They offer artists time and space away from their regular routine so they can reflect, produce, and present. They also allow artists access to a new community; to meet new people, use new materials, and experience life in a different location. Please contact the Maine Arts Commission if you would like your Maine residency listed on this page. 

For more information please contact Kerstin Gilg
Director of  Media Arts and Performing Arts
Maine Arts Commission
207/ 287-6719 - vog.eniam@glig.nitsrek

Calendar

Mon, Aug 28 - Fri, Dec 8   Portland, ME
Why We Fought: American WWI Posters and the Art of Persuasion View »
Thu, Oct 5 - Fri, Dec 8   Gorham, ME
Resonance and Memory: The Essence of Landscape View »
Fri, Oct 27 - Sat, Dec 2   Hallowell, ME
CSA: Community Supporting Arts Exhibition at Harlow Gallery View »
 

Maine Arts Commission News

Rep. Pingree appointed to National Endowment for the Arts advisory council View »
SMU Study Shows How Distance Influences Arts Attendance View »
Maine music teacher wins prestigious 'Teacher of the Year' award View »
 

Press Release

NOW Open Studio -Artist Residency 2018 View »
Art Gallery Offers Lower Entry Fees for Art Students View »
Pretty and Practical: New Collection of Useful Pots by Cathy Schroeder Hammond View »