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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LITLAB with JOSHUA BODWELL

The Art of the Short Story, taught by writer and director of the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance Joshua Bodwell, will be held for four Saturdays in April at Engine. Cost is $120 for 12 hours…a real value for anyone interested in taking their craft to the next level. Read

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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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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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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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DRAWING GROUP BEGINS

Home page image by Gedy Moody. A new drawing group begins Tuesday, February 28th and will run for six weeks. Each session will be from 6:30pm to 9:30pm and feature a live model. Fee is $72 for all six sessions if you pay in full in advance and $15 per

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WINNING ARTIST & CASTING CALL ANNOUNCED

Winning artist and casting call announced for Biddeford’s 265 Main Street $10K Art Commission Pictured comps, top to bottom, Townes George, Andy Rosen, and Russel Whitten. Artist Jessica Townes George, who works out of a studio in the Riverdam Millyard in Biddeford, is the winner of a privately-funded $10,000 art

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