To make the University of Maine a leader in promoting and supporting the arts and arts research.
The University of Maine Arts Initiative advances the integral role of the arts in enriching the lives of individuals and communities through the creation, experience, research, and enjoyment of the arts.
UMAI Seed Grant Funding AvailableNew seed grant opportunity. Applications due October 20, 2022. Click here for more info.
UMaine Arts Initiative
A transformative and coordinated community of researchers and educators that in partnership with community collaborators and other stakeholders are dedicated to societal wellbeing and its advancement in Maine and beyond, through all forms of the arts and creative activity, from visual and fine arts, to music, creative writing, and performing art.
Visit the UMaine Arts units webpage for participating units.
Arts in the News
Filmed version of Wiemann’s opera ‘I Give You My Home’ to screen around New England
Department of Art 2023 Student Exhibition in Lord Hall Gallery open April 3–28
Kaitlin McCullough: Commencement singer shares her passion for music
WABI boosts ‘Silent Sky’ production at Versant Power Astronomy Center
WFVX shares UMaine School of Performing Arts events
Theatrical production ‘Silent Sky’ coming to the Versant Power Astronomy Center