For Immediate Release February 8, 2021 CONTACT: Shannon Haines, President + CEO [email protected], 207.509.3367 www.watervillecreates.org Waterville Creates celebrates Black History Month by highlighting Maine artist, Ashley Bryan Waterville, Maine—In honor of Black History Month, Waterville Creates, together with the Colby College Museum of Art, Kennebec Montessori School, Waterville Public Schools and the Family Violence Project,…

CONTACT: Shannon Haines, President + CEO [email protected], 207.509.3367 Waterville Creates Announces New Website and Brand Identity Waterville, Maine —Waterville Creates is pleased to announce a new brand identity designed to convey its role as a unified and collaborative arts organization while celebrating the distinctive programming offered by its divisions, the Waterville Opera House, Maine Film…

WINTER SOLSTICE LUMINARY PROJECT REACHES OUT TO WATERVILLE STUDENTS + FAMILIES The Winter Solstice Luminary Project will expand and amplify the Art Kits for All program across Waterville — literally lighting up the city by providing luminary kits to approximately 1,600 students enrolled in the Waterville Public Schools. Waterville Creates, in collaboration with community partners,…

Waterville, Maine — The Harold Alfond Foundation is providing a $6 million challenge grant in support of the Paul J. Schupf Art Center, a collaborative project between Waterville Creates! and Colby College. For every dollar contributed to Waterville Creates’ community capital campaign, both past and future, the Harold Alfond Foundation will provide $3 in matching…

Waterville, Maine — Waterville Creates!, a non-profit supporting and promoting high-quality, accessible arts and cultural programs and institutions in Waterville, Maine, is pleased to announce tickets are now on sale for Variety! – an evening of exceptional entertainment – at the historic Waterville Opera House on Saturday, October 19th at 7:30pm. Tickets for this first…

I am not a stranger

September 16 – October 26, 2019 Waterville, Maine—Presented by Waterville Creates! in partnership with the Colby Museum, I Am Not a Stranger: Portraits by Séan Alonzo Harris, is an innovative and participatory exhibition featuring individual photographic portraits of community members who live and/or work in Waterville. Waterville Creates! and the Colby Museum of Art will…

Waterville, Maine — Waterville Creates!, one of Maine’s leading arts and cultural organizations and a key driver in making the city a vibrant destination in central Maine, has elected Jim LaLiberty to the role of chair of the Waterville Creates! board of directors as of January 2019. As chair, Jim will lead the board’s efforts to…

YAM exhibition features local K-12 artwork on display and FREE activities March 4 – March 30, 2019 Waterville, Maine— Waterville Creates! is pleased to present the 5th annual YAM exhibition at Common Street Arts, celebrating our community’s youngest painters, illustrators and sculptors. The 2019 YAM  theme is “Your Art, Your Story” and is an opportunity to showcase…

Waterville, Maine —Waterville Creates!, one of Maine’s leading arts and cultural organizations and a key driver in making the city a vibrant destination in central Maine, is pleased to announce it has expanded its staff by three, hiring Bethany Savage as development director, Phoebe Sanborn as administrative assistant, and Tamara Casoria as marketing coordinator. “We…

January 14 – February 16, 2019 Waterville, Maine —Waterville Creates! is pleased to present Reimagining Castonguay Square, a new exhibition featuring the past, present and future of one of Waterville’s oldest public gathering spaces, opening at Common Street Arts on Monday, January 14, 2019. Located in the heart of the historic downtown district, Castonguay Square…

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