October 12, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jackie Ferlito, [email protected]  Waterville Creates Invites Proposals for Temporary Public Art Installations WATERVILLE, Maine – Waterville Creates invites proposals from individuals or groups for temporary outdoor public art installations for display in Downtown Waterville between June 1 and October 31, 2024. Proposals may be submitted by individual artists, artist collaboratives, and/or arts organizations. The…

October 12, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jackie Ferlito, [email protected] Groundbreaking Study Reveals Economic and Social Impact of $13.5 million Nonprofit Arts and Culture Sector in Waterville WATERVILLE, Maine ­–Waterville Creates today announced that the City of Waterville’s nonprofit arts and culture industry generated $13.5 million in economic activity in 2022, according to the newly released…

August 4, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jackie Ferlito, [email protected]  Waterville Creates Announces Potluck Exhibition WATERVILLE, Maine – Waterville Creates is excited to announce Potluck, an exhibition centered on the work of printmaker, ceramicist, storyteller, and restaurant worker Jenny Ibsen. Potluck will be on view to the public in the Ticonic Gallery from August 2–October 2, 2023. In…

July 25, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jackie Ferlito, [email protected] Filmmakers Honored at 26th Maine International Film Festival WATERVILLE, Maine – The Maine Film Center (MFC) announces the winners of the Tourmaline Prizes and the Audience Favorite Award at the 26th annual Maine International Film Festival (MIFF). This year’s MIFF featured nearly 100 films, 23 of which…

June 20, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jackie Ferlito, [email protected] Portland-filmed Hangdog is opening this year’s Maine International Film Festival; eligible for Tourmaline Prize  The Maine-made film Hangdog is screening for the first time in the state as the Opening Night film at the 26th Maine International Film Festival. The film is one of 7 feature-length Maine- made films, all of which are…

June 16, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jackie Ferlito, [email protected] Waterville Creates Announces Eight Awards for Community-Centered Arts Programming  WATERVILLE, Maine – Waterville Creates is excited to announce the artists and organizations selected to receive funding through its competitive Call for Proposals (CFP) for Community-Centered Arts Programming. The following eight projects were chosen from over…

May 31, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jackie Ferlito, [email protected] Director Ildikó Enyedi to Receive Maine International Film Festival Achievement Award This July WATERVILLE, Maine — The Maine Film Center announces that Hungarian filmmaker Ildikó Enyedi will receive the Midlife Achievement Award for her distinguished contributions to the cinema during the 26th annual Maine International Film Festival, held…