Down East Magazine

Down East Magazine

We're the Magazine of Maine.

Greta Van Campen

Cover Story

This month’s cover, by Thomaston-based artist Greta Van Campen, marks a rare return to form.

Art Spots

Maine Coast Art Trail

Pack up a weekend bag and choose your favorite art trail. We picked three of coastal Maine’s most road-trip–worthy regions for art lovers and laid out our stop-by-stop itineraries for each. Ready to explore some of the best of Maine art?

An authentic Maine clambake

How to Have an Authentic Maine Clambake

A “true” lobster bake is a daylong affair that begins with a driftwood fire that takes two to three hours. See how resourceful Mainers have sped up the process, to enjoy an authentic Maine clambake. Plus, a bonus Maine Blueberry Pie recipe!