Taking place in Engine’s gallery space, 𝗲𝗻 𝗿𝗼𝘂𝘁𝗲 is a walk up dance installation to be seen safely from the sidewalk that will showcase both film and live performances every Friday throughout the months of January and February. This series is generously curated and produced by dance artist Jacqui De França.
Engine is thrilled to announced it has named Jessica Muise as its new executive director. Muise succeeds Tammy Ackerman, the organization’s co-founder and executive director since 2009. “Jessica is an experienced arts and community advocate who will bring energy and exceptional collaborative skills to the job of the executive director”
We welcome JUSTIN DESPER (they/them) to our team as our new COMPASS PROJECT in-person instructor for the Winter/Spring semester. Desper is a Textile and Fashion Design graduate from Maine College of Art. They grew up in Kennebunk, Maine, and spent most of their summers working on the water at a
By Land or By Sea: A View from the Surf Community CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Engine announces a call for submissions for By Land or By Sea: A View from the Surf Community, an exhibition to feature works of art created by members of the New England surf community. FOCUS OF
Engine, Inc., a nonprofit creative economy organization based in Biddeford Maine, is seeking a new Executive Director (ED) to succeed its founding ED who is leaving the organization after 11 years. Engine’s mission is to connect and inspire our community through art, innovation and education. To read the full job
Tickets have gone on sale today for Engine’s annual gala, a mashup of our Founding Director Tammy Ackerman’s farewell, our 10th Anniversary, and a fundraiser to move us forward into the next decade to be held on October 15 at 7pm, virtually. A lineup of performers and special guests will
In collaboration with Godine publisher, Engine is pleased to present authors Meredith Hall and Kerri Arsenault who will be talking about Arsenault’s new novel Mill Town and Hall’s new novel, Beneficence, and how they are in conversation with each other and with rural Maine. The talk will take place via
Engine in partnership with Maine Center for Electronic Music (MCEM) will present an exhibition by Portland based installation artist Hi Tiger. The lead and founding artist of MCEM, Hi Tiger’s work in drawing, painting, sculpture and video extends from their experience of being a descendant of freed slaves. The exhibition