Upcoming Classes and Events


Your nominations and votes brought ArtWaves a generous grant to support more creative opportunities   


Our local businesses and organizations have been generous in their support of ArtWaves programs and events. We value their involvement as active partners in our community programs. Thanks so much! Please consider supporting these businesses.

Sponsors support art exhibits, scholarships, classes, dance, collaborations with fellow non profits, MDIRSS and Acadia National Park residencies. If you would like more information about sponsorship opportunities, email office@artwavesmdi.org or call (207)266-0010

ArtWaves Goes Virtual

ArtWaves continues its commitment to meeting the needs of our community during this pandemic by providing unique, engaging online programs during Summer 2021 alongside in-person instruction opportunities

Calendar for Our Online Programs 

ArtWaves Seeking Online Instructors

July 5 to August 30

Art of any media: visual arts, movement, literary

Creative, unique, engaging, and potentially kit-based

Workshops generally run 1-8 sessions, each 

Instructors will be paid $40/per classroom hour, contact



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Become a member

Benefits of annual membership include:

  • The Joy of being part of MDI's vibrant year-round arts community

  • Discounts on Art Classes and Workshops

  • Supporting a physical campus with studio spaces Including the only specifically built dance studio 

  • Studio rentals for your meetings and events

  • Hosting Private Discounted Art Parties 

  • Practice your art —access to Open Studio Days using our equipment for printmaking, stained glass, painting, collage, felting, batik, encaustic, sculpture and more

  • Inclusion in ArtWaves curated shows throughout MDI and beyond

  • Links to your business through our website.

  • Annual Membership fee is tax deductible.

Join us

1345-A State Highway 102, Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Located Behind the Town Hill Market in Town Hill


ArtWaves is YOUR 501(c)3 Community Arts Center. Your donations and membership are tax-deductible and makes our programming possible. Join us today and rate us on Trip Advisor to help others find us.

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