Waterville Creates! has
again been awarded grant money by the Harold Alfond Foundation (HAF) to continue its work
toward building a strong future for the arts in greater Waterville. Waterville Creates! is
scheduled to receive grant funding in the amount of $2.1 million over two years to advance the
organization’s mission and to provide significant funding to its partner institutions, including
the Maine Film Center and the Waterville Opera House.
Waterville Creates! has
Waterville Creates! is pleased to announce a new partnership with the acclaimed Snow Pond Center for the Arts to bring more music to downtown Waterville. In addition to Waterville Creates! providing Snow Pond Center for the Arts with space for educational programs and outreach at The Center building at 93 Main Street, the two organizations are collaborating on a number of music-focused programs for greater Waterville’s youngest musicians in 2017.
Waterville Creates! has named Patricia King vice president of programs and operations of Waterville Creates! beginning February 6. Patricia is a founding board member of Waterville Creates! and its programmatic arm, Common Street Arts, as well as chair of the development committee. Most recently, she served as the Waterville Creates! interim executive director in 2016. In her new position, help guide and coordinate the efforts of Waterville Creates! as it builds a brighter Patricia will help guide and coordinate the efforts of Waterville Creates! as it builds a brighter future for the arts in greater Waterville.
Come experience the timely, politically relevant work of Lucinda Bliss as she takes you on a run with her, navigating the 611 miles that make up the Maine-Canada Border in her new exhibition “Tracking the Border,” the culminating event of a year-long project supported by a Kindling Grant from the Warhol Foundation.
The Common Street Arts Gallery will once again become a Winter Wonderland as Waterville Creates! turns the Common Street Art gallery into a Holiday Retail Pop-Up Shop featuring the artistic creations of more than 40 local and regional artists.
Waterville Creates! has named Uri Lessing, board president of the Maine Film Center, to the Waterville Creates! board of directors as of October 25th. As a valued member of the board, Uri will help guide and coordinate the efforts of Waterville Creates! as it works toward building a strong future for the arts in greater Waterville. Uri Lessing fills the board position vacated by Shannon Haines after she was hired as president and CEO of Waterville Creates! in October.
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 named Shannon Haines president and CEO of Waterville Creates! starting October 1. As president and CEO, Shannon will lead the organization as it continues to evolve as…
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 named Patricia King, Associate Director of the Colby College Museum of Art, interim executive director of Waterville Creates! as of July 5. As interim executive director, Patricia…
95% agree that arts and culture should contribute to the positive image of the community; 88% agree that arts & culture should attract tourism, new residents, & businesses Waterville, Maine — Waterville Creates!, a non-profit promoting, supporting, and growing greater Waterville’s arts and cultural scene, is pleased to announce it will be sharing the initial…