There’s something about Maine’s majestic natural surroundings that encourages creativity and provides the perfect backdrop for enjoying the arts and culture of Maine.
When you visit Maine, you’ll see how proud we are of our rich and diverse culture. You’ll find fairs and festivals celebrating everything from Native American, Greek and Swedish heritage to Maine food icons like lobster and wild blueberries.
Discover the eight museums that comprise the Maine Art Museum Trail.
For hundreds of years, artists have been coming to Maine for its restorative powers. Artist colonies and visual-arts schools maintain a year-round buzz of creativity, making the arts part of the fabric of everyday life. So while you’re here, you won’t just observe it, you’ll experience it.
Even theater companies are compelled to visit Maine. From hosting amateurs to professionals, and musicals to comedies, the wide variety of theaters in Maine are sure to put on a show you won’t soon forget. Enjoy Maine's performing arts such as a local theater production or take in a show by some of Maine’s world-class musicians.