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Grants Available to Fund Transportation Programs for Older People

 PORTLAND – Grants of up to $10,000 are available through the Maine Community Foundation for community-based efforts to improve or increase access to transportation that may also reduce social isolation for older people. The Maine Charity Foundation Fund grants will support new volunteer driver programs, expansion of transportation programs, and improvements...

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Metal Etching Workshop with Sarah Regan at Woodlawn 

ELLSWORTH -   Sarah Regan will teach a workshop titled “Metal Etching” on Saturday, September 7 from   9:30am -12:30pm in Woodlawn’s Sleigh Barn. Students will learn the basics of working with sheet metal to create pieces with a raised image of their choice. A resist will be used to apply a design...

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Linoleum Block Printing Workshop with Holly Berry at Woodlawn 

Ellsworth - Holly Berry will teach a workshop titled “Linoleum Block Printing” on Friday, September 6 from 10:00am - 3:00pm in Woodlawn’s Sleigh Barn. In this hands-on workshop, students will create a multicolor print from a single block of linoleum. The “reduction cut” process involves carving a design from a linoleum...

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Maine Expansion Arts Fund Seeks Grant Applications

ELLSWORTH & PORTLAND — The Maine Community Foundation’s Maine Expansion Arts Fund is accepting applications from nonprofits for grants of up to $5,000 that support indigenous, ethnic, or rural arts programs or projects, particularly those that serve areas with limited access to arts events. The deadline for grant applications is September...

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Woodlawn’s Black House Named Maine’s Most Famous House

  Ellsworth: Woodlawn’s main house, the Black House has been named “Maine’s Most Famous House” by magazine, House Beautiful. The Black House, is Federal in style with Greek revival overtones. It is based on a design from Asher Benjamin’s architectural book, “The American Builder’s Companion”. Construction on the house began in 1824...

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Courthouse Gallery presents Philip Barter’s Maine Charlie Hewitt: Abstract Paintings and Electric Dreams New work by Rosie Moore

Ellsworth -  Courthouse Gallery is pleased to present a three shows: Philip Barter: My Maine, Rosie Moore: New Work, and Charlie Hewitt: Abstract Paintings and Electric Dreams. The exhibitions open on August 14 with a reception from 5–7pm, and run through September 6, 2019. The Hewitt exhibition runs through October 15. The exhibitions are free and open to the...

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MaineCF’s Equity Fund Seeks Grant Applications

ELLSWORTH & PORTLAND— The Maine Community Foundation’s Equity Fund is accepting applications from nonprofits for project and capacity-building grants that address lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) issues and needs. The Equity Fund helps strengthen LGBTQ organizations in Maine and supports initiatives that work toward inclusive, diverse, prejudice-free communities for...

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