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A Message from BCC

  In extraordinary times like these, we need extraordinary responses to the challenges we all face living through and coming out of the pandemic. We can’t pretend to know specifically how difficult this period has been for our creative community, but we are committed to learning and  Read More »


Maine artists, 50 years of age and above, are invited to enter one piece of their work in the 18th Annual Senior College Festival of Art, to be held at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast, June 4 thru June 7, 2020.    Read More »

Project Connect

Have you seen these boxes around town? Why are they there? Because on October 25th we’ll be creating a community mural in downtown Belfast, inspired by the designs and words inside these boxes. Use the boxes to express how you feel about the connections with  Read More »

Special Auditions

 Addiction Speaks Auditions AUDITIONS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND PERFORMANCE OF AN ORIGINAL THEATRE PIECE ADDRESSING OPIOID AND ALCOHOL ADDICTION IN MAINE, September 4th and 5th from 6-8pm at the Basil Burwell Community Theatre, 17 Court St., Belfast, ME.  Looking to cast 2 men and 1  Read More »

Art in the City

ART IN THE CITY Art in Belfast City Hall (and beyond) Exhibits: Open Call for Artists Theme for 2019-20: Interdependence, Connection & Celebration The Belfast Creative Coalition issues an Open Call for visual artists to display work in Belfast City Hall (and beyond) . This  Read More »

The Bar Harbor Music Festival at Belfast returns

The Bar Harbor Music Festival at Belfast returns for its 3rd season on Sunday, July 14, 4 pm in the Gammans Room at the Belfast Free Library with flutist Allison Kiger and Pianist Christina Spurling. Another performance will in the Gammans Room at the Belfast  Read More »

Lost in Woonsocket

In 2005, while filming a documentary TV show in Woonsocket, R.I., Chester and his crew discovered two homeless alcoholics living in the woods who had been missing from their families for years. The filmmakers’ offer to assist the men in getting their lives back on  Read More »

RAW | Community Conversations at the Bazz

RAW 4 CHANGE | art in action project MONTHLY COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS Connection – the opposite of –  Addiction Join us for free discussions each month focused on The Power of Art and Justice and the Opioid Crisis. What role does Art play in making change,  Read More »

Art in Action Project & Conference 2019

Belfast Creative Coalition & R.A.W Restorative Art Works in partnership with Presented the First Annual Arts in Action Project | Conference  In Belfast on November 1, 2 & 3, 2019 Summon the power of the arts to address our opioid epidemic Using the tools of  Read More »

Beautiful Boy film kicks off ART IN ACTION

Join us on Sunday, April 14th at 4- 6 pm award-winning film Beautiful Boy at the Colonial Theatre. This showing will kick off the outreach and fundraising for the RAW 4 CHANGE | ART IN ACTION PROJECT produced by Rural Art Works (RAW) in partnership  Read More »

Waldo County Dreamers: LINDSEY BACHELDER

Lindsey Bachelder, known professionally as Lindsey Ray and Rayelle, graduated Belfast Area High School with the Class of 2001 and then spent the last eighteen years pursuing her singing and songwriter career in Los Angeles and Nashville with growing success, including having her catchy music  Read More »

Open Call for Artists: The Village Canoe

The Village Canoe is a multi-phase program to create art and develop community from outdoor experience. It is an immersive, outdoor, floating artist residency and exhibition, with an open call for artists to submit applications until March 31. The trip will take place from August  Read More »

Seeking Local Color: a call for art

Local Color Gallery is a fine art gallery in downtown Belfast. We have 15 artists showing paintings, collage, prints, and assemblage. We are seeking a new Contract Artist for a May 1 start. Anyone interested in submitting an application should go to our website to  Read More »