Support Engine on Giving Tuesday

Friends, “I love Engine!” has been a joy to hear again and again throughout my first ten months as Executive Director. While I knew 2021 would be a challenge, I am constantly overwhelmed by the sense of support, passion, and excitement from you—our community. The creative spirit fostered by Engine

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Two Gallery Openings + Makers Market Dec 3 5-9PM

Dear Engine enthusiasts and supporters, As the evenings grow shorter, we continue to warm up the Engine, fueled by your creativity and inspiration! We have a lot to be grateful for as we come to the end of this challenging year, reflecting on the past, while visioning for connection through

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Downtown Creepy Crawly Family Fun Community Art

Join us for a series of Halloween themed activities for children and families to engage their creativity and connect with their community. Free and open to the public.

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Samudra Feeds the Engine

YOGA FOR ENGINESunday October 17, 7:30AM@ Samudra Studio in Biddeford ME We are so thrilled to live and work in a creative community such as Biddeford, ME where friends like Samudra Studio Yoga will host a donation based class to support our work! Join Emma for this non-heated vinyasa flow

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Maine Craft Weekend Open House

Saturday, October 2 , 1 – 4 PM Visit downtown Biddeford’s rich fabric of local artisans and craftspeople working out of their studios, makerspaces, retail stores, and a variety of partnering businesses including Engine, Common Roots, The Compass Project, Bike Part Art, Suger, Trillium, Kyle Binette, Screwloose Arts. Join us

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Maine Street USA Film Screening

Free and open to the public! Thursday September 23rd, 7PM Top of Biddeford’s new parking garage at 15 Pearl Street We are excited to host this traveling showcase of documentaries produced by Maine filmmakers between January and May 2021. Born out of a desire to foster community and creative collaboration,

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GESTALT Opening & September ArtWalk Friday 9/17 5:30-7:30PM

Friends, A few weeks ago I got to experience one of the reasons I moved here to propel this creative community: Fringe Fest and River Jam! Y’all close the streets and turn our public spaces into a world full of fire dancers, light projection art, music, painting, weaving, pottery, film, photography, poetry and

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Free STEAM Sundays in September

Williams Court Park Community and Victory Garden Sundays September 12, 19 & 26, 3-5PMPresented in partnership with Bike Part Art and Biddeford Community Gardens Sundays in September from 3-5PM there will be FREE intergenerational art at Williams Court Park. Masking and social distancing will be required. Thank you to Ann

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You’re Invited to Fringe Fest 2021!

Fringe Fest Fringe Fest is a performing arts-laced evening, produced by Engine: Propelling the Creative Community in partnership with the Heart of Biddeford… two downtown organizations coming together to build community via the arts! The River Jam Fringe Fest provides a canvas for the performing arts community to showcase their talents with interactive performances

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Looking out, looking in: an introspective

The Alice Gauvin Gallery is pleased to present its first exhibition, “Looking out, looking in: an introspective” in collaboration with Engine. This pop-up exhibition, held in Engine’s first floor galleries, will feature recent work by eleven artists. It showcases a range of media, including painting, drawings, collage and sculpture, created

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