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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) starting September  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

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 >> Full Schedule 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 »

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 »