Students – Invited to Conference

October 5, 2013

Great opportunity for students at the Maine International Conference on the Arts

Students from your school are invited to attend the performances at the Maine International Conference on the Arts for FREE!

The event will be at the Collins Center on the UMO campus, October 24 to 26, 2013.

Complete information is at: http://mainearts.maine.gov

The conference is a partnership between the Collins Center for the Arts, the Maine Arts Commission and the Atlantic Presenters Association of Canada; with support from Bangor Arts, LA Arts, and Creative Portland. The mission of the conference is to bolster the resources available to artists, arts organizations and community networks through the convening of professionals and the offering of development sessions, networking opportunities and performance showcases.

Students with a valid ID can attend the performance showcases for FREE.

There will be four blocks of showcases:

  • Thursday: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The Friday offerings are especially suited for student groups and all you need to do to confirm your attendance is to let us know you plan on showing up.

The attendance form is at:

There is also transportation support available for K-12 through the Ticket to Ride fund. http://mainearts.maine.gov/Pages/Education/Ticket-to-Ride

If you are a middle or high school teacher and planning on bringing students, you will need to pay registration but your students are free.

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