a statewide collaboration to promote artists and communities
Artwalk Maine is a statewide promotional project increase visibility of all Maine artwalks and the artists, businesses and communities that they represent. Each year more than 80 Artwalks are held in communities across the state.
The initiative includes this website, a printed rack card, and publicity campaign designed to reach both visitors and Maine residents.
The goals of Artwalk Maine:
- Increase community participation by heightening the visibility of current artwalks
- Enhance the economic benefit to artists and businesses participating in artwalks
- Contribute to the vibrancy of the communities in which artwalks take place
- Enhance Maine’s reputation as an arts-rich destination
Artwalk Maine is made possible by support from participating Artwalk artists and organizations. Artwalk Maine is funded in part by grants from The Maine Community Foundation, the Quimby Family Foundation, Maine Office of Tourism and the Maine Arts Commission.