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Main Street Bucksport awarded grant to create downtown murals

Nov 25, 2019

Bucksport — Main Street Bucksport was recently awarded a Maine Expansion Arts Fund grant from the Maine Community Foundation to fund the creation of several large scale murals in downtown Bucksport. Main Street Bucksport first commissioned a mural that was unveiled at the 2018 Bucksport Arts Festival near Camden National Bank.

In 2020, local artists will be asked to submit applications to a jury consisting of Bucksport-based arts educators and downtown business owners to create four murals during the summer of 2020. Preference will be given to Bucksport-based artists and all grant funds will be used to pay artists for their work. Locations are still being determined.

If you own downtown property and are interested in having a mural created on your building, contact Main Street Bucksport. The creation of downtown public art was a goal identified in several community planning efforts including Bucksport Heart and Soul and the ADAPT plan.

For more information, call 479-3933, email or visit

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