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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!, one of Maine’s leading arts and cultural organizations with a mission to promote Waterville as a vibrant destination in central Maine, is pleased to announce the fifth consecutive year of Waterville Rocks! will happen thanks to a virtual Livestream Facebook concert with Rustic Overtones on August 28th at 7:00 p.m.…

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August 11-December 31, 2020 Waterville, Maine — As human-induced climate change continues to evolve, the associated impacts on the Earth’s ecosystems are unfolding before our eyes in real-time. To hold a mirror to some of the destructive human behaviors that contribute to this widespread undoing of the planet, Common Street Arts will present a new…

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Waterville, Maine — Waterville Creates!, a non-profit supporting and promoting high-quality, accessible arts and cultural programs and institutions in Waterville, Maine, is the recipient of a $2,500 United Way of Mid-Maine Community First Fund Award for the collaborative Art Kits for All pandemic response program — an effort to help keep our community’s families engaged…

Waterville, Maine —Common Street Arts in Waterville will host a collection of prints by artists from Maine and Aomori, Japan beginning May 18 through July 18 at the Hathaway Creative Center in downtown Waterville.  The traveling exhibition is part of MAPS (Maine-Aomori Printmaking Society), a cultural exchange program sharing art and artists between Maine and…

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