Community

With over twenty restaurants in a four block radius, several music venues, a weekly farmers’ market, and links to miles of wooded trails including the Two Cent Bridge spanning the Kennebec River, downtown Waterville is a family-friendly center for an afternoon adventure or anything you might need while visiting one of our arts venues. We are here to help you Converge, Connect, Create.

Colby College Museum of Art

Always free and open to the public, the Colby College Museum of Art has over 38,000 square feet of exhibition space and offers a diverse array of exhibitions and public programs. For more information on current exhibitions and offerings, please visit our website.

Common Street Arts

Common Street Arts hosts art exhibitions and multi-media events, and provides unique social, cultural and collaborative opportunities for the Waterville community. CSA’s programs promote local and regional artists and art education, while also bringing artists from farther afield to the area to inspire and enhance the local creative spirit.

Maine Film Center

The Maine Film Center exhibits the best of independent, documentary, international, repertory and classic cinema. From the daily matinee and evening screenings of new arthouse films at Railroad Square Cinema to the Maine International Film Festival’s 10-day feast of film each July, the Maine Film Center presents films that can’t be found anywhere else in the state.

Waterville Main Street

With over twenty restaurants in a four block radius, several music venues, a weekly farmers’ market, and links to miles of wooded trails including the historic Two Cent Bridge spanning the Kennebec River, downtown Waterville is a family-friendly center for an afternoon adventure or anything you might need while visiting in central Maine.

Waterville Opera House

The Waterville Opera House has been central Maine’s cultural center since 1902, treating audiences of all ages to the magic of the performing arts, including theatrical productions, ballet performances, concerts, vaudeville and comedy acts, touring shows, as well as a variety of community celebrations and special events.

Waterville Public Library

Built in 1896, the Waterville Public Library is a historic Carnegie library and is a center for community and learning, a place where people of all ages connect with ideas, information, and opportunity. Library services and resources are free, open to the public and include a Business, Career & Creativity Center, public computers, wifi, local history collections, art gallery, and youth programs.