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What is Art Walk LA?

  • When: Final Fridays from May-September from 5:00-8:00 PM
  • Where:
    • Downtown Lewiston: Lisbon St, Canal St, Middle St
    • Downtown Auburn: Main St, Court St, Spring St
    • Check out our online map below!

LA Arts partners with the local community to coordinate this monthly summer event that fosters a sense of community and celebrates the vitality of the Lewiston and Auburn downtowns. The event…

  • Converts over 20 downtown LA businesses and storefronts into public arts spaces
  • Includes galleries, exhibitions, and special performances
  • Drives thousands of people each summer to LA downtowns
  • Expands this year to the City of Auburn for an even bigger and better event!

Map

View a full list of participating artists and businesses at laarts.org.

Artists

View 2016 participating artists and businesses at laarts.org. New for artists this year:

  • Apply once: save time and money
  • Easier sharing of work samples: use your own website or free file-sharing account to show us examples of your work
  • Get matched with an interested participating business or organization: build experience and relationships that could lead to more showings of your work in the future, even outside of Art Walk events; L/A Arts will serve as matchmaker and provide you general support when you need it

The regular artist application window has closed, but it’s not too late to participate! Just reach out to LA Arts (207-782-7228).

Youth Artists

View 2016 participating artists and businesses at laarts.org. Art Walk LA is happy to showcase local youth art as well! Note:

  • An adult who can represent the group should complete the application.
  • No application fee for youth groups!

The regular artist application window has closed, but it’s not too late to participate! Just reach out to LA Arts (207-782-7228).

Business Members

View 2016 participating artists and businesses at laarts.org. Sign up to be a business member at this year’s Art Walk. Art Walk business member benefits:

  • Business included on official Art Walk 2016 map
  • Sidewalk Art Walk sandwich board sign for displaying outside your business
  • Business artist / exhibition featured on monthly Art Walk insert
  • Business promotion online through L/A Arts’ Art Walk website
  • Business promotion in print through L/A Arts press releases
  • Business promotion through L/A Arts email blasts and social media
  • Access to Art Walk Artist Member Database
  • Optional support from L/A Arts for selecting and arranging display of artist work at your business
  • Optional on-site volunteer the night of the event
  • Opportunity to have featured artist of the month at your business

To participate in Art Walk as a business member, contact Executive Director Josh Vink (207-782-7228).

Sponsors

Thank you to our Art Walk LA sponsors! Without your support, this community arts event wouldn’t be possible.

Underwriting Sponsor

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Berman & Simmons is the leading plaintiffs’ law firm in Maine, with 17 attorneys representing clients in a wide range of matters including personal injury, medical malpractice, defective products, and other serious injury cases.

Established in Lewiston in 1914, the firm has been protecting the rights of Mainers for more than 100 years. Its founders made an impact by standing up for mill workers and other members of the working class. A century later, that tradition carries on. Berman & Simmons is known for creativity and fearlessness when representing clients against powerful interests.

Although the firm now serves clients statewide, Berman & Simmons has never wavered from its commitment to the people of Lewiston, Auburn and Androscoggin County. Each year, lawyers and staff members dedicate hundreds of hours and make financial contributions to local charitable organizations. As a fixture on Lisbon Street, Berman & Simmons is also an important employer for the region. Learn more at bermansimmons.com.

Curation Sponsor

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Additional Sponsors

  • Austin Associates, P. A.
  • Busytown Bikes
  • Hardy Wolf & Downing
  • LA Metro Chamber
  • Leary & DeTroy
  • Lighting Concepts
  • Linnell Choate & Webber, LLP
  • Lisa Laliberte – State Farm Insurance Agent
  • Martin Bailey Allstate Insurance
  • Mechanics Savings Bank
  • Norman, Hanson & DeTroy
  • Norway Savings Bank
  • Optometric Associates
  • Rainbow Bicycle
  • Paul’s Clothing & Shoe Store
  • Wicked Illustrations Studio and Gallery

Thank you!

Interested in a sponsorship? Call LA Arts: 207-782-7228.

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