2013 Exhibition Schedule Announced

We are excited to be kicking off our 2013 exhibition schedule tonight with THE RUMPUS! An egalitarian art show. We have some talented Mainers lined up to show their work at Engine this year including Nancy Andrews, Jon Sarkin, Greta Ault Van Campen and her parents, Susan and Tim, Kate

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Engine adds music to the mix…

Engine, in collaboration with promoter Dylan Metrano, is kicking off a music series focusing on indie and folk music at 8pm on Saturday nights and jazz, bluegrass, blues, and orchestral music at 1pm on Sundays for the month of March at Engine’s exhibition space at 265 Main Street in Biddeford.

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POSTPONED: What is FabLab?

Due to the wintry Nemo, “What is FabLab?” will be postponed until next Saturday, February 16, at 2pm, at Engine.

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WHAT IS FABLAB?

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 9 • 2PM @ ENGINE Join the dynamic Sarah Boisvert, founder of FabLab Maine, for a presentation “What is FabLab?” According to MIT’s website for the program, fab labs “have spread from inner-city Boston to rural India, from South Africa to the north of Norway.” Boisvert said fab

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UNE + ENGINE!

Stephen Burt, Associate Professor and Chair of Arts & Commuincations, will be bringing his studio classes to downtown, sharing space with Engine for the spring semester. This is very exciting news as we continue to strengthen our relationship with UNE’s arts program and other departments. We welcome the students to

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ENGINE IS STAYING PUT FOR NOW…

Engine will be staying at 265 Main, in our current location, for the foreseeable future, with our first show THE RUMPUS! opening on Feb. 22. Work is progressing on the Marble Block and we are awaiting construction numbers for Phase I, the main floor, in the next few weeks. We’re

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CALL FOR WORK. COME ONE, COME ALL…TO THE RUMPUS!

Rum • pus : noun \ˈrəm-pəs\ : a usually noisy commotion Let’s make a rumpus with art! Engine is calling all for an egalitarian, unjuried group show featuring works by a range of artists, professional or not. All are welcome. Paintings, drawings, sculpture is all welcome. Two pieces per person

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Reviving the Marble Block

Engine is currently in the planning stage of Phase I of the revival of the Marble Block, the former Reny’s department store that was gifted to Engine in December of 2011 by the Reny family. Caleb Johnson Architects and architect Joe Hemes of Hemesphere Design, have teamed up to design

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SUBCIRCLE DANCES AT ENGINE JULY 14

BIDDEFORD—Engine, a community arts organization in Biddeford, Maine, presents a dance performance “Forget Me Not” by Philadelphia dance company Subcircle. Engine will offer two performances on Saturday, July 14, at 3pm and 8pm. Subcircle (subcircle.org) is a collaboration of choreographer Niki Cousineau and designer Jorge Cousineau. Scott McPheeters will be

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KIM BERNARD’S “STUFF MOVES” OPENS JUNE 15

Engine is pleased to host an opening reception for Kim Bernard’s “Stuff Moves” on Friday, June 15 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Bernard’s recent work to be shown in this highly interactive installation is comprised of kinetic sculptures constructed of wax, steel, and springs. The artist will give a

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