ENGINE IS MOVING TO THE POLAKEWICH BLOCK

Engine is moving down the street, to the Polakewich Block which directly faces the organization’s own building, the Marble Block. The 6000sf space features two floors, Main Street level and a lower floor opening onto Laconia Street (formerly Tote Road). The space is under light renovation on the street level which

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New Art Collective Debuts in Biddeford

BIDDEFORD — They could have named their art collective anything. That they settled on Autus says something about their hopes for their new collective and for the contemporary art scene in the hippest, happeningest Maine city south of Portland…READ THE STORY

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Donate to the Annual Fund

Dear Friends of Engine: As Engine turns four years old, we’re feeling extremely grateful. We want to thank you, our members, volunteers, donors, and attendees for helping our efforts to promote the arts and creative economy in downtown Biddeford. We are asking for your support to help us continue to

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ENGINE RECEIVES $100K BROWNFIELDS GRANT

At the July 2014 meeting, the Southern Maine Planning & Development Commission voted unanimously to grant $100,000 to the Marble Block Redevelopment Corporation, an entity of Engine, an arts organization, for the cleanup of hazardous materials in the Marble Block, a historic building at 129 Main Street in downtown Biddeford,

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CALL FOR WORK

Artists Call for Work for “Beautify in Blue” a mini-exhibition to benefit the U.S. Pain Foundation Biddeford, ME – Engine announces an open call for works of art for the “Beautify in Blue” mini-exhibition to benefit the U.S. Pain Foundation. Engine, in partnership with the University of New England’s Center

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CALL FOR SELFIES!

Participate in an upcoming exhibition at ENGINE in Biddeford, Maine by submitting selfies. The submitted selfies will be on view from May 30-July 19, 2014. To EMAIL your selfie to Arts@feedtheengine.org and tag yourself on Instagram or Tumblr with #SELFtheshow To see the past submission: Selfselfie.tumblr.com Check back for updates!  

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EDWIGE CHARLOT JOINS ENGINE

Engine welcomes Edwige Charlot as our new Arts Education Program Director. Edwige has a BFA from Maine College of Art ’10 and comes to us most recently from Creative Portland. and Oak Street Studios. Edwige is an artist/printmaker and her work can be seen here.

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BUY LOCAL ART + CRAFT

Stop into Engine to shop for local handmade art and craft this year. We have a wide collection of jewelry, cards, art, glass, and accessories. Hours will expand to Tues-Friday 10am-6pm for the month to allow more time to visit. Call 370-9130 for questions.

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Reviving the Marble Block

Engine has announced Reviving the Marble Block, a fundraising cocktail party to help renovate the former Renys department store on Main Street into a center of creativity in art, design, and technology. The event will be held on August 11, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the residence of Karin Gregory and

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Biddeford+Saco Arts+Culture Alliance formed

A group of Biddeford and Saco arts and culture organizations have formed a new alliance called the Biddeford + Saco Arts + Cultural Alliance. BSACA for short, the group’s mission is to market the two cities as a tourist destination and to implement the Twin Cities Cultural Plan. The formation

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