Monday, June 10, 2013

Western Maine Passport to the Arts

With the approach of summer it seems timely to once again mention the Western Maine Passport to the Arts, your ticket to the visual and performing arts. For a purchase price of $20 you will receive discounts on tickets, art, meals and lodging, a $300 value.

Some of the nearby performing arts venues offering discounted tickets include Arts Institute of Western Maine (Farmington), Art Moves (Norway), Brick Church for the Performing Arts (Lovell), Celebration Barn Theater (South Paris), 49 Franklin (Rumford), Kingfield Pops, June 29 (Kingfield), Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center (Fryeburg), Mahoosuc Arts Council (Bethel), and Skye Theater (South Carthage).

Galleries taking part in the program include Artistic Endeavors (Bethel), Bonnema Pottery (Bethel), Elements Art Gallery (Bethel), Gallery 302 (Bridgton), Frost Farm Gallery (Norway), Harvest Gold Gallery (Lovell), and Painted Mermaid (South Paris).

Business associates of the Passport offer discounts as well. Some local and nearby businesses include 76 Pleasant Street (Norway), The Bethel Inn Resort (Bethel), Good Food Store and Catering Company (Bethel), King's Hill Inn (South Paris), Restaurant Maurice (South Paris), River View Resort (Bethel), Rooster's Roadhouse (Bethel), Ruthie's Boutique/Bethel Village Motel (Bethel), Tucker's Pub (Norway), and True North Adventureware (Bethel).

If you frequent any of these venues, galleries, or business associates you might benefit from purchasing a Passport to the Arts. They can be purchased at any of the arts organizations or businesses listed above.

The Western Maine Passport to the Arts is sponsored by the Western Maine Arts Collaborative and is underwritten in part by a grant from the Maine Lakes & Mountains Tourism Council.  For more information go to Passport to the Arts.

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