BIDDEFORD COALITION RECEIVES $50,000 GRANT

December 9, 2010 -The Biddeford coalition of Engine, University of New England, City Theater, and Heart of Biddeford was awarded a $50,000 Creative Communities = Economic Development Grant by the Maine Arts Commission.

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ARTWALK 2010: A YEAR OF EXPERIMENTATION

Indoor and outdoor ArtWalk events were successful in different ways.

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ENGINE RECEIVES $30,000 QUIMBY FAMILY FOUNDATION GRANT

Thanks to the Quimby Family Foundation’s strong belief in funding the arts in Maine, Engine has received a $30,000 grant to support operational costs for the organization’s first year. This grant will help secure a Main Street venue in downtown Biddeford to be announced this fall 2010.

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AMY STACEY CURTIS: TIME INSTALLATION

Amy Stacey Curtis's sixth solo-biennial exhibit of interactive installation art, TIME, will take place October 9-28, 2010 throughout 16,000 square feet of Biddeford's Pepperell Mill.

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DEVELOPERS FIND COMMON THREAD

Engine partners with Thread to promote the arts in downtown Biddeford through the adaptive reuse of historic buildings into creative centers.

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STUDENTS GET POETIC AT CITY THEATER

“It’s a wonderful opportunity for students to engage with the written word in the poetic form,” said Maine Arts Commission Director Donna McNeil.

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EXPERIMENTS IN COLLABORATION

Take six artists and give them 6,000 square feet of raw space in a historic Maine mill and six weeks to make an installation with a focus on materials they find on-site.

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