Posts Tagged ‘Waterville Creates!’


Common Street Arts

May 13, 2017

Seeking proposals

Call for Class + Workshop Proposals

CSA seeks proposals for classes and workshops for children, teenagers, and adults for 2017-2018. CSA available teaching spaces include: studio space, clay studio, annex, + gallery space. Target class size: 6- 15 people. Qualified individuals are invited to submit proposals that reflect diversity, creativity, and accessibility for all levels and ages.


The mission of Common Street Arts (CSA), the programmatic arm of Waterville Creates!, is to enhance the creative, artistic, and economic vitality of the Waterville community through outstanding arts education and exhibitions. In concert with Waterville’s recently drafted Cultural Plan, CSA seeks to ensure relevant and accessible programming for all community audiences. CSA aspires to diversify its program through a broad array of workshops, events, and classes that provide unique and creative experiences in a supportive environment. Preference will be given to proposals that include cultural relevancy, exhibit a high level of creativity, offer a high level of engagement and participation, and/or directly relate to the CSA exhibition program or create programmatic connections with Waterville Creates! arts and cultural partners (Waterville Public Library, Maine Film Center, Waterville Opera House, Colby College Museum of Art).


  • Professional teaching experience in medium
  • Ability to define and measure learning objectives
  • Ability to work independently
  • Professional + courteous demeanor
  • Criminal history clearance required for working with childrenProposal Requirements
  • Complete CSA Class/Workshop Proposal Form
  • Attach sample curriculum outline with goals + objectives

Email or mail proposal to:

Marie Sugden, Coordinator for Special Projects Waterville Creates!
93 Main Street, Suite 201
Waterville, Maine 04901


Educator’s Forum

October 10, 2015

Waterville CREATES!

Screen Shot 2015-10-06 at 4.46.59 PMWaterville CREATES! will host an educator’s forum to present educational opportunities that exist within Waterville Arts Organizations (such as after school activities at the library, art workshops and classes at Common Street Arts, mentoring programs through the studio theater or Waterville Opera House or venue based arts programming)  at a forum in the Waterville Opera House, October 28, from 4:30 – 5:45PM. Light refreshments will be provided.

At this forum, educators will hear from the Maine Arts Commission, Waterville CREATES!, Waterville Opera House, Colby Museum of Art and Arts & Humanities Program, Maine Film Center, Waterville Public Library, Waterville Main Street, Common Street Arts and Out and Allied Youth Theatre.  In return arts organizations are asking that educators share what would help them to better access the arts here in Waterville.


Waterville Creates!

August 21, 2014

Executive Director Full time position

Waterville Regional Arts and Community Center (WRACC) d/b/a/ Waterville Creates! seeks an Executive Director for Waterville Creates!, a creative economic development collaborative and the programmatic arm of WRACC. Competitive salary, commensurate with experience.

Waterville Creates! is a collaborative consortium established to work directly with community arts, creative and cultural institutions to enhance and strengthen the economic vitality of the Waterville area. At the heart of this initiative is the promotion of the Waterville area as an arts and culture destination for Maine residents and visitors to the state. Through increased collaboration and with its primary arts and cultural entities, Maine Film Center, Waterville Opera House, Waterville Public Library, Colby College Museum of Art, and Waterville Main Street serving as anchoring institutions, Waterville Creates!  will be the primary and coordinating entity for arts and cultural programmatic collaborations within the community.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced executive director with excellent project management, budget forecasting, financial management and development skills. This position requires strong community development, communication, engagement, management and consensus building skills with a solid working knowledge of the Waterville community a plus. Experience with multiple facilities is favored. Experience in the arts or cultural sector is preferred.

* Bachelor’s Degree required; Masters of Art or Business administration preferred
* 3-5 years of responsible administrative experience, with a minimum three years in an executive management position

Please send cover letter, resume and list of three professional references to: WRACC Executive Director, c/o Unity Foundation, P.O. Box 815, Unity, ME 04988 OR via email to: No phone calls.

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