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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                 February 23, 2024 Contact: Jackie Ferlito, [email protected] Youth Art Month Multi-Site Exhibition returns to Waterville Creates and Greene Block + Studios WATERVILLE, Maine—Ticonic Gallery, a division of Waterville Creates, is delighted to partner with Greene Block + Studios to celebrate Youth Art Month (YAM) with a spectacular, multi-site exhibition of artwork by local students in…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                 January 8, 2024 Contact: Jackie Ferlito, [email protected] Waterville Creates Welcomes Five New Fulltime Employees WATERVILLE, ME—Waterville Creates is pleased to announce the arrival of five new fulltime staff members. Since moving into the Paul J. Schupf Art Center on Main Street in Waterville in December 2022, Waterville Creates has consolidated the…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                            November 20, 2023 Contact: Jackie Ferlito, [email protected]  Maine Film Center Director to Participate in Mashariki African Film Festival in Kigali, Rwanda  Waterville, Maine – Mike Perreault, executive director of the Maine Film Center (MFC), will serve as a juror for film competitions at the Mashariki African Film Festival from November 5 to…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                            November 16, 2023 Contact: Jackie Ferlito, [email protected]   Mark Tipton and Les Sorciers Perdus to perform a live, newly-composed score to accompany “The Trail of ‘98”  WATERVILLE, Maine – The Maine Film Center and the Colby College Museum of Art are thrilled to announce a one-night only event featuring a screening of the…

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…