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ArtVan Presentation at University of Maine Brunswick

ArtVan Presentation at University of Maine Brunswick

We had the pleasure of joining Patricia Clark, Director of Early Childhood Studies at University of Maine, for a talk about art therapy with youth. Presenters were Jamie, the founder and director of ArtVan, Carmine, an art therapist in training, and Jalin, a youth artist who has worked with ArtVan for four years. We presented…

Support ArtVan’s mission with an end of year contribution

Support ArtVan’s mission with an end of year contribution

Dear Friend of ArtVan, What an amazing, transformative year ArtVan has had! Over this past year, ArtVan has honed its operating model to be as lean as possible, while continuing to deliver quality programming through our Neighborhood Program and our Community Partnership Program. Not only did our work hum along, but we were also able…

Summer Gift Matching

Summer Gift Matching

Help keep the arts rolling this summer by having your gift matched through August 1st!     Summer can be a challenging time for youth living in our under-resourced communities. ArtVan is gearing up for a very busy season and we need your support. We are fortunate to have a donor who has generously offered…

Summer Solstice Art Bar: Celebrate the Sun

Summer Solstice Art Bar: Celebrate the Sun

June 22, 6:30- 8:30 PM, The Brunswick Inn (165 Park Row, Brunswick) – Please join ArtVan for a fun night of painting with the theme: celebrate the sun. All materials will be provided, and no experience is necessary. You need only bring a willingness to play with paint and share some laughter with friends.

Altered Couture Fashion Contest

Altered Couture Fashion Contest

May 25, 6-8 PM, Fort Andross, Brunswick – The 7th Annual Mid-Coast Altered Couture Contest will be held on Thursday, May 25th, from 6-9 PM at Fort Andross in Brunswick. This is a unique creative fashion show event that celebrates local community and its vast and varied talents. Designers create a one-of-a-kind design using recycled/upcycled…

Spring Renewal Art Bar

Spring Renewal Art Bar

Thursday, March 23, 7-9 PM, Brunswick Inn, Brunswick – Join Art Van for a fun evening of painting in celebration of spring, flowers, and longer days! We will meet at the beautiful Brunswick Inn in downtown Brunswick. No experience necessary- just a willingness to have fun with paints. Light appetizers will be provided. Pre-registration is…

ArtVan March Newsletter

ArtVan March Newsletter

ArtVan Rolling Into Spring~ We are excited to share what is happening with our programs, upcoming events, new team members, and ways you can be involved with our programs! Link after the jump!

Holiday Card-Making Workshop!

Join us on December 3rd from 1-5PM to make unique, hand-crafted holiday cards for your loved ones. The workshop is open to all ages – so bring a friend, your partner, mother, sister or brother – and join us at the ArtVan Studio, 14 Maine Street, Brunswick. All materials will be provided.  Instruction for special…

Thank You, Northern Pride Communications!

Thank You, Northern Pride Communications!

ArtVan is grateful to have Northern Pride Communications as a long-time supporter of our work. Northern Pride Communications is a privately held corporation based in Topsham, Maine, that is committed to providing quality telecommunication system installation and maintenance services in a safe, efficient and professional manner for customers in both public and private sectors throughout…

Meet the Artist Dinner- Henry and Marty Restaurant and Catering

Meet the Artist Dinner- Henry and Marty Restaurant and Catering

Henry and Marty Restaurant and Catering announces an evening of food, art, and conviviality with a Meet The Artist Dinner on Monday, April 25. Special guest artists for this event are some of the talented visual artists who make up the staff at this established downtown Brunswick eatery. The evening will include a three-course dinner,…

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