Hot off the Press!
Articles & Podcasts Featuring Creative Portland
and our wonderful arts community:
6/30/21 Portland Phoenix "Wait is Over for Portland's First Friday Art Walk"
6/17/21 "Perspectives" on Townsquare Media Radio Stations "2021 Summer Update of Creative Portland Programs"
1/5/21 Maine Biz 2021 New Years Resolutions from Non-profit Leaders
12/27/17 MaineBiz "Creative Portland sees opportunity for the arts in new year"
12/11/20 Men's Health "Happiest Cities in America"
9/28/16 Portland Press Herald "Creative Portland hires former TV, film producer as new executive director"
Artist Relief Fund
3/5/21 WMTW Channel 8 "Maine Musician Raising Money for Local Artists"
5/12/20 Portland Press Herald "Creative Portland, Haystack distribute money to artists"
5/12/20 Portland Press Herald "Creative Portland disburses first round of artist relief funding"
5/8/20 Maine Arts Commission Blog "Creative Portland Awards $500 Each to All Eligible
5/4/20 Maine Biz Creative Portland Raises 75k for local artists hit by crisis
5/12/20 Portland Press Herald Creative Portland disburses first round of artist relief funding
3/24/20 Sun Journal "Creative portland Shares Relief Options for the Arts Community During Shutdown"
Art Banners for Public Health
5/10/21 Portland Press Herald "Artists Bring Beauty to the Barricades"
4/23/21 WMTW Channel 8 "Artists beautifying barricades blocking roads for outdoor dining in Portland"
4/21/21 CBS Channel 13 "Portland Hires Artists to Decorate Street Closure Barricades"
11/16/20 WMTW Channel 8 "Art Helps Spread Covid Safety Measures in Maine"
11/04/20 Portland Forecaster "Creative Portland Using Art to Remind Public of Health Protocols"
8/23/20 Portland Press Herald "Designs Sought for City's Public Health Campaign"
Arts Community Discussions
6/19/19 Portland Press Herald Movers, shakers of Maine arts gather in Portland for Summit
6/4/18 MaineBiz Creative Portland hosts city's first arts and culture summit
10/23/19 Hoodline All the Great Trees' Exhibition Opening
11/18/19 USM Free Press Professor and Alum in Portland Exhibition
10/20/18 Maine Art Scene On The Verge Opens at Creative Portland Art Gallery
11/2/17 207 (WCSH6) "Creative Portland features artists new and experienced in gallery"
10/17/17 MaineToday Creative Portland Opens an Art Exhibition at its Free Street Offices
Creative Bus Shelters
6/27/21 Bangor Daily News "These Creative Mainers are Transforming Humble City Bus Shelters into Works of Art"
6/7/21 Portland Press Herald "Portland Unveils New Seaweed Shelter"
6/4/21 Portland Press Herald "Briefs: New bus shelter artwork installed"
9/22/20 Portland Press Herald Going Out For Art
9/8/20 USM Monday Missive Item #9
8/7/20 Portland Press Herald Creative Portland installs art in city bus shelters
8/6/20 USM Free Press "USM Art Alum Justin Levesque's Work Selected for Portland Bus Shelter Installation"
Economic Impact of the Arts
2/08/20 Portland Press Herald Portland Stands Out Among U.S. Cities in Performing Arts Attendance
6/21/17 Maine Public "Study: Mainers Spent $150 Million on Arts in 2015"
6/21/17 Portland Press Herald "Spending on arts, culture in Portland grows to $75 million, report says"
6/20/17 MaineBiz "Impact of Portland's art and cultural nonprofits surging"
5/15/17 MaineBiz "Creative Portland getting down to business for art's sake"
4/20/17 Portland Press Herald "Jobs in arts, culture employ 16,000 in Maine"
9/29/16 Bangor Daily News "How Portland’s new arts advocate plans to grow the creative economy"
3/4/21 Amjambo Africa "Kneeling Art Photography Project"
9/2/20 Sun Journal "Maine Music Alliance"
8/10/20 Maine Biz "Women to Watch: Marcia Minter"
8/12/18 Portland Press Herald "Ashley Bryan, 95, ‘always honored’ to have a new show"
1/20/20 News Center Maine/207 Hear Here 2020 Segement with Angelikah
1/21/20 News Center Maine/207 Hear Here 2020 Segment with Ikirenga c'Intore
1/20/20 Portland Press Herald Hear and See Portland Arts and Music Right Here
1/3/20 Sun Journal "Creative Portland to Present Hear Here 2020"
1/17/20 News Center Maine "Hear Here 2020"
2/19/19 MaineBiz Creative Portland's 'Hear Here' concert showcases Maine artists
2/12/19 News Center Maine / 207 Drumming shakes the earth & moves the soul and you can feel it at Hear, Here!
12/15/18 Havard Magazine "Beyond Lobsters & Lighthouses"