Maine is an enormous geographic area with a year round population less than many international cities. Because it is so enormous and has not developed as fast as other parts of U.S., and because historically Maine was not easy to travel (or invade or hold), Maine's heritage, arts, history, and culture all go hand in hand. They form an enormous backdrop which travelers can see and join. They are part of Maine's recreation more than many locale's because enjoying each other's songs, words, pictures, sculpture, cuisine, outdoor crafts and wild life and plant gatherings is inseparable from being a Mainer. And those attributes are part of Maine's business life, not just because Maine seeks tourists and visitors for those things, but because Maine herself loves her Arts and Entertainment.
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Maine Arts Commission
Advocates, educates, and supports all the state arts and artists. Features news, events, grants, funding applications, contact information, and educational programs.
Artists of Maine
Features six local artists, their paintings and sculptures; wildlife, landscapes, seascapes, farm machinery, and marine still lifes.
Collins Center for the Arts
University of Maine Orono. Series information for ballet, children's programs, classical, theater at local university.
Maine Folklife Center
University of Maine's collections of oral histories, traditional music, songs, and photographs of Northeast North America, are available for traveling tours, archive and study.
The Maine Gallery and Studio Guide
Directory of information for Maine art, artists, galleries, museums, and art groups.
Maine Media Women
Features a statewide network of communications specialists. Provides information about chapters, scholarships, and members.
Maine Memory Network
Maine historical documents, history, and images.
Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance
Writers, publishers, librarians and booksellers dedicated to quality in Maine literature.
Maine Writers Index
Biographical and bibliographical information listed for 307 Maine writers.
Northeast Historic Film
A nonprofit independent moving-image archive, collecting and preserving motion picture film and videotape relating to Maine and northern New England
University of Maine Writing Center
Educational writing center with online resources, tutors and links to other writing centers.
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