en route curbside series two // Seven dance films 2/17 – 2/19
en route curbside series two // seven dance films Curated by Subcircle and Jacqui DeFrança Thursday Friday 17, Friday February 18 & Saturday February 19, 5:30-8:00PM Curbside at 163 Main Street, Biddeford, ME Seven Dance Films by: Ali Kenner Brodsky, Tori Lawrence, Kelsie Steil & Maxwell Auger, Liz Mulkey, Marlon
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
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
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,
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
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
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
Plant one on me!
Plant one on me! A community art project with Subcircle artists in residence Rachel Zollinger and Jean Brennan Engine is excited to support this community art project in collaboration with subcircle artists-in-residence- interdisciplinary artists Rachel Zollinger (Arizona) and Jean Brennan (Beacon, NY). You are invited to participate! Rachel and Jean
July ArtWalk: ‘Carnivore’ + Open Call for GESTALT
Art and creativity enthusiasts, This Friday July 16 from 5:30 – 7:30pm I will be at Engine for Biddeford’s second ArtWalk of 2021. I enjoyed meeting so many of you last month, and look forward to sharing with you what artists, makers, youth and community members have created so far this year with the
Engine reopens our space to community!
Everyone, I am thrilled to be reopening Engine as a space for creativity and community this summer. What’s on deck: We kick off the 2021 ArtWalk season on June 18. Biddeford ArtWalk is a free open to the public event celebrating local arts and creativity on the third Friday of the month from 5:30 – 7:30pm