Nano, a super-tiny art exhibition

Nano, opening February 8 extended through April 25. UPDATE: This exhibition will be extended through April 25, and–fingers crossed while socially distancing–we’ll be able to open to the public to allow viewing of this delightful exhibition of tiny works before we have to take it down. Biddeford–Nano, an invitational exhibition

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ENGINE LAUNCHES FALL APPEAL

Hello and Happy New Year! 2020 is a pivotal and exciting year for Engine! We turn TEN in January! Ten years of helping downtown Biddeford find itself, ten years of advancing the arts, and ten years of bringing arts education to area youth. In honor of this tremendous milestone, I bring you TEN exciting

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2ND ANNUAL YORK COUNTY MINI MAKER FAIRE SLATED FOR NOVEMBER 3

Engine presents its biggest event of the year, the 2nd Annual York County Mini Maker Faire. The day-long event will be held on Sunday, November 3, 2019 from 10am-5pm at the Pepperell Mill Center, 40 Main Street in downtown Biddeford, Maine, on the floor of a 26,000 square foot historic

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Susan Bartlett Rice Mural

VOTE FOR THE MURAL

The finalists have been selected for the 230 Main Street mural in downtown Biddeford. The Biddeford Public Art Committee, a committee of Engine, has selected four very different murals. The artists are Jared Goulette, Patrick Corrigan, Susan Bartlett Rice, and Rebecca Cote. Please vote for your favorite mural that best

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Marble Block Facade Tall

ENGINE TO RECEIVE NEA OUR TOWN GRANT

Arts-based Community Development Investment for Biddeford, Maine Engine One of 57 National Endowment for the Arts Our Town Projects Selected Nationwide Biddeford, Maine— National Endowment for the Arts Acting Chairman Mary Anne Carter announced 57 awards totaling $4.1 million supporting projects across the nation through the Arts Endowment’s Our Town

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ENGINE ANNOUNCES NEW PROGRAM MANAGER

Engine is pleased to announce the addition of Drew Chambers as its Youth Program Mentor/Manager, for the Compass Project. Chambers is a woodworker, boat builder, artist, and educator with more than ten years of experience working in collaborative communities as a teacher and maker. His roots lie in outdoor education.

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Marshmallow

SEPTEMBER 29 BACKYARD PARTY FOR ENGINE

End of Season Backyard Party & Fundraiser for Engine In the odd way of things in Maine, the end of summer is a bit of a celebration as far as locals go–a return to a slower pace as we say goodbye to our summer friends (frenemies?). With that spirit, Engine

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Children's Theater

CHILDREN’S THEATER BEGINS SEPT. 23

Engine’s Fall 2019 Children’s Theater Workshop & Performance begins September 23. For all the info, visit this link.

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PechaKucha October 2019

PECHAKUCHA NIGHT BIDDEFORD VOL. 27

Join us for PechaKucha Night Biddeford…at the Pool! Engine is taking the show on the road for its 27th installment of PechaKucha Night Biddeford…to Biddeford Pool. The event will be held at the Union Church in Biddeford Pool on Monday, October 14. Doors at 6:30pm. Speakers start at 7:20pm. Because

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Maker Faire 2019

2019 MAKERS MARKET AT RIVER JAM FEST

Fill out the short form below to apply to be a maker at this year’s Makers Market at River Jam Festival.

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