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Blue Man Group

https://youtu.be/v7Z4R2X0b84 “The show is so winsome, so witty, so energetic that it might ensnare you despite yourself.” - The New York Times Blue Man Group will rock your world. Blow your mind. And unleash your spirit. As three bald and blue men explore our world, together we’ll discover music, laughter and surprises at every [...]

By | May 22nd, 2019|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Arts Integration at Home – This is Not a..

THIS IS NOT A... Posted Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Happy April Fool’s Day! In honor of the silliness of the day, we are sharing a playful theatre activity that gets you a) using your imagination and b) showing/telling descriptive details. It’s called “This is Not a…” All you need to play is one non-breakable, [...]

Arts Integration at Home – Narrative Pantomime

NARRATIVE PANTOMIME Posted Monday, March 30, 2020 Narrative Pantomime is an active way for students to a) retell a story and b) draw out action, emotion, and sensory details. It’s a great way to extend the story hour, especially for kids who can’t read yet. The directions for the activity are shared in two [...]

The Snowy Day and Other Stories

https://youtu.be/FbKYGg1XNsc “Childsplay… is one of the best theaters for young audiences in the country, with top-notch acting and production values.” – Arizona Republic The Snowy Day and Other Stories celebrates the magic and boundless possibilities of the first snowfall. Follow Peter and his friends as they romp and play, starting snow ball fights, making snow [...]

Support Maine’s Cultural Community

March 23, 2020   Dear Friends and Supporters of Maine's Cultural Community, Like all parts of American society, Maine's museums, libraries, and arts organization are mobilizing to respond to the coronavirus. We are working to keep our patrons, staff, and community safe; creating innovative ways to entertain, serve, and keep you connected; and doing our [...]

By | March 25th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Arts Integration at Home – Role on the Wall

With students at home and caregivers balancing work and school, everyone is adjusting and learning. We want to offer a few simple, creative, educational, and arts-based ways to spice up your distance learning - especially since the day might involve a lot of sitting.  On that note, a huge thank you to all the teachers [...]

Arts Integration at Home – Everybody Do

With students at home and caregivers balancing work and school, everyone is adjusting and learning. We want to offer a few simple, creative, educational, and arts-based ways to spice up your distance learning - especially since the day might involve a lot of sitting.  On that note, a huge thank you to all the teachers [...]

CANCELLED – Family Activity: ‘The Snowy Day’ Storytime Theater Free, family activity

Join Portland Ovations to read the classic children's book The Snowy Day and act out the story at the Portland Public Library. This activity is free and suited for all ages. This activity takes place at the Portland Public Library in the Sam L. Cohen Children's Library. For more information about Offstage activities, please call 207.773.3150 [...]

By | March 3rd, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Arts Integration at Home – Sculptor & Clay

With students at home and caregivers balancing work and school, everyone is adjusting and learning. We want to offer a few simple, creative, educational, and arts-based ways to spice up your distance learning - especially since the day might involve a lot of sitting.  On that note, a huge thank you to all the teachers [...]

CANCELLED – Pre-Performance Panel: “Glorious Visions of Maine’s Watershed”

**DUE TO THE UNAVAILABILITY OF PANELISTS THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.** Join this panel of Maine scientists, policy makers, activists and community members in a conversation that explores our human connections to and visions for Maine’s watershed. What were pre-colonial Maine’s waterways like, and what are Native Americans’ roles in watershed restoration? What are the [...]