Maine Music Project Livestream with Rodney Mashia on 2/25

Tune in on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 7pm for a livestream performance with soulful singer-songwriter Rodney Mashia to benefit Mayo Street Arts! The show will stream live on the Maine Music Project Facebook page here and is free to watch, but donations are appreciated and will be split between Rodney and MSA. Born in New...

MSA Pop-Up Gallery Artist Spotlight: Noriko Sakanishi

We’re thrilled to feature the work of two Maine artists — William Manning and Noriko Sakanishi — at the MSA Pop-Up Gallery through March 20. Both artists have known each other and admired each other’s work for decades. Their work is strong and extremely forceful, Manning’s sometimes drenched with color, Sakanishi’s not. Noriko Sakanishi’s...

MSA’s Second Pop-Up Gallery Show launches in February

Mayo Street Arts is pleased to announce a second pop-up gallery show at 67 Washington Avenue in the former Nissen Bakery Building from February 5 – March 20, 2021. Curated by June Fitzpatrick, former owner of June Fitzpatrick Galleries on High Street and Congress Street in Portland, the show...

MSA Renovations in Progress!

While we miss being open for performances and exhibits right now, we have been making this most of this quiet winter and renovating our box office and concessions area! Thanks to a grant from the Maine Community Foundation’s 2020 Maine Theater Fund and the generosity of our members, donors, and business sponsors, renovations...

MSA Pop-Up Gallery

Mayo Street Arts is excited to announce a Pop-Up Gallery opening January 1, 2021 at 67 Washington Avenue in the former Nissen Bakery Building. In January and February the gallery will host two exhibits with works by Richard Wilson, Michel Droge, Shannon Rankin, Justin Richel, Noriko Sakanishi, William Manning, Christopher Patch,...

Looking Back at 2020

In this season of giving and thanks, we are looking back at this year, and are humbled by the support from artists, performers, and audience and community members like yourself. We are happy to share that we have welcomed 101 new members to our community and 2 new business sponsors since January....

NEW in the MSA Gallery: Pat Corrigan Magnets!

We have stocked the MSA online shop with original magnets featuring artwork by Pat Corrigan! Each miniature painting is signed and dated on the back and comes affixed to a sturdy magnet. The magnets are $40 each, but if you have trouble choosing just one, you can create a set of your...

Announcing the 2020 MSA Mission Award

Mayo Street Arts is thrilled to present the MSA Mission Award to the Ideal Maine Social Aid and Sanctuary Band! The Portland, ME, band was started by Mike Romanyshyn and Ben Crystal in 2017 and is made up of performers of all levels. The rotating lineup draws from dozens...