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.
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
Watch French-language film, meet award-winning director Feb. 29
School of Performing Arts presenting ‘A Pirate’s Life for She’ in February, March
McGillicuddy Humanities Center welcomes composer Beglarian as part of ‘Rivers’ Symposium
International Dance Festival returns for 20th year celebration on Feb. 24
Collins Center performance of ‘Golden Girls: The Laughs Continue’ highlighted in BDN
Latest arts and research in humanities on display in ‘Visions 2024’