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Learning Art by Becoming Art

The Game Loft in Belfast is working to expose middle school students participating in their I Know ME program to the world of fine art in Maine through a new experiential art program. “I Am Art encourages youth to learn art by becoming art as  Read More »

2019 Maine Artist Fellowship Award

Belfast artist Jan Owen was awarded a Maine Artist Fellowship for 2019. She makes handmade books and panels incorporating words by various authors and hand lettered onto handmade papers or as hanging scrolls. She wants to draw the viewer in with color, pattern, texture or a  Read More »

BCC Pop-Up: Connecting the Dots of Art & Your Life

The Belfast Creative Coalition is presenting Connecting the Dots featuring acclaimed performance artist Karen Montanaro, on Saturday, January 12 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm at the United Farmer’s Market at 18 Spring Street in downtown Belfast. This afternoon of conversation, performance, art and learning is  Read More »

Art and the City

BCC is collaborating with the City of Belfast to open City Hall to the fantastic, the whimsical, the wise, the transformative, and the moving. Our plan is to install art in various locations and forms throughout City Hall including inside the City Council Chambers. We  Read More »

Waterfall Arts begins search for new Executive Director

It is with a mixture of loss and deep appreciation that Waterfall Arts announces the departure of our Executive Director, Martha Piscuskas.  Recently, Martha informed the board that she needs to step down from her position for personal family reasons, effective February 2019.  A co-founder  Read More »

Found: Belfast’s new Poet Laureate

“Poetry as a genre—like the other arts such as music or painting–has the capacity to hold space for things that are disturbing, difficult, strange, challenging and political. Life on this planet is complicated. The best poems reflect, represent and comment on these complications without trying  Read More »

Belfast artist holds rolling open studio

Belfast Creative Coalition and member Lewis Cisle are celebrating his sixtieth year as a professional artist. Cisle is having a rolling open house in his Belfast studio during the holidays inviting the public to his loft studio on High Street in Belfast, near Waterfall Arts.  Read More »

Singing Vigil to follow December 7 Belfast Art Walk

The Belfast Creative Coalition is inviting the community to a singing vigil following the December 7 Art walk from 7:00 to 9:00 at the at the United Farmer’s Market public space at 18 Spring Street in downtown Belfast. “People love our Art Walks and we  Read More »

Join the cultural treasure hunt

Waldo County Cultural Plan is an ongoing treasure hunt and we can’t stop until every hidden cultural gem in Waldo County is discovered. On Monday, November 19 we will hold a community gathering at the Hutchinson Center on Route 3 in Belfast. What’s at stake?  Read More »

Light up the Town Street-Sing!

The Belfast Creative Coalition warmly invites you to the first annual September Friday Night Art Walk’s Light up the Town Street-Sing! Featuring a lively flock of singers and song leaders from Belfast and beyond. A host of continuous, songs, rounds, and circle singing, led in the spirit  Read More »

Belfast Busking Mini-Fest

Calling street musicians, dancers, mimes, ranters, jugglers, poets and family-friendly performers of every kind to join our mini Busking Festival during the Belfast Creative Coalition’s Art Walk on Friday, September 28 from 5:30 to 8:00. Featuring a special community singing event, the art walk will  Read More »

World-class music performances at Belfast Free Library

The Belfast Creative Coalition is collaborating with the 52nd Bar Harbor Music Festival to bring premier classical music performances, for the second year, to the Belfast Free Library this weekend with classically-trained, world-renowned musicians. Renowned American concert pianist Christopher Johnson at the Belfast Free Library  Read More »