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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RENYS DONATES BUILDING TO ENGINE

Local Community Invited to Contribute to the Planning Process BIDDEFORD—The Reny family, which owns and operates the Renys chain of stores across Maine, is preparing to gift its three-story building in Biddeford to the nonprofit arts organization Engine. Located at 129 Main Street in the heart of downtown Biddeford, the

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SHAW’S CORPORATE SPONSORS CANSTRUCTION

Engine is pleased to announce that Shaw’s Corporate has agreed to sponsor Canstruction’s event to be held on October 28. Canstruction is an international charitable sculpture event that raised over 2 million pounds of food in 2010. [READ MORE HERE]. In addition to offering participating teams deep discounts on cans

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$10,000 COMMISSION ANNOUNCED

A $10,000 art commission announced on historic building in Biddeford.

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