The Great Maine Scavenger Hunt is back, sending Down East readers out to explore all 35,385 square miles of Maine — from mountains to sea, from potato fields to city streets — in pursuit of the best Maine summer ever.
We asked 10 art-world luminaries to share the under-the-radar places where they find great Maine art.
Who says you can’t bring food into the museum? Three food-adjacent exhibits not to miss this spring.
At the CMCA Biennial, a snapshot of Maine’s buzzing arts scene.
From big bands to indie bands, eight surprising times that the beat of popular-music history (and trivia) has thrummed through the Pine Tree State.
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?
One winner at the end of each week (May 7–June 8) will receive two tickets to the Farnsworth Museum.
“Who Is Superorganism And Why Is This Song So Addicting?”
Painter Linden Frederick collaborates with a murderer’s row of great authors for a one-of-a-kind cross-genre exhibit.
Midcoast “nature people” Kate and Jonathan Mess push boundaries in the gallery, keep it real at home.
Few living artists can touch the legacy of David Driskell — for six decades, a vibrant and vital force in contemporary art. And through it all, Maine has been vital for him.
The Mallett Brothers Band’s latest album gives new life to old backwoods ballads.