Art + Accessibility at MSA

Have you driven by MSA to see our colorful new Welcome Mural? This joyful work of art created by Alexis Iammarino reflects the heart of our organization on our exterior walls and presents a bold, visual cue that MSA is a welcoming community arts center. We believe this is one of many important steps that […]

Welcoming Summer at MSA

Like everywhere else, this summer at MSA looks different than in the past. We really miss gathering the community for performances and classes, as well as greeting neighborhood kids for our summer readings, arts, and dance program. We can’t wait to resume these activities as soon as it is safe to do so. One of […]

New MSA T-Shirts!

We’re so excited to have new MSA t-shirts featuring original artwork by Pat Corrigan! Available in adult and kid sizes, sales will benefit our Accessibility Campaign and MSA programs. Grab yours here and show your love for Mayo Street Arts!

MSA from Home | Virtual shows, books, and more!

Guys & Dolls – Tophat Miniature Productions Virtual Show! Tophat Productions and Mayo Street Arts present a live, miniature theater version of one of the greatest musical comedies ever written: Frank Loesser’s Guys & Dolls. Join us from home Friday, June 12, at 7pm for this event LIVE on Facebook! This oddball romantic comedy gets […]

Standing with Black Lives Matter

Mayo Street Arts stands with our friends around the globe to speak out against racism. We stand to promote understanding, justice, equality, and change. We stand committed to Black artists, colleagues, partners, collaborators, neighbors, and the entire black community. Black Lives Matter. Community Resources Virtual Talk with Judicaelle Irakoze: Practical Ways to Achieve Racial Equity Tune […]

More MSA from Home

Below is a sample of art, performance, and activities from members of our community you can enjoy safely from your own home. Online Drumming & Dance Classes Join Embody the Rhythm online for Guinea style West African Dance, honoring the source and original teachers of this form, and sharing from Wabanaki territory, known under colonized […]

Share Your Ideas for MSA’s Mural

BIG NEWS! MSA is midway through the process of planning a mural for the exterior of our building! We are working with artist Alexis Iammarino, who specializes in making public art through collaboration and has created several community-based murals with youth and adults in Midcoast Maine.  Last summer, as several of you know, Alexis held a Listening Session […]

MSA from Home

Signs of spring are popping up on Mayo Street and around the city. We hope these days find you safe and healthy as we ride this out together! Below is a sample of art, performance, and activities from members of our community you can enjoy safely from your own home. Online Flamenco Classes with Lindsey […]

MSA’s Virtual Gallery is LIVE!

Mayo Street Arts’ Online Gallery featuring the work of painter Paul Brahms is now live through May 3, 2020! Paintings are specially priced from $125 and up and can purchased directly through our site. 10% of art sales will go to the Portland Artist Relief Fund. View the online gallery here through May 3:

Virtual Gallery Opening with Paul Brahms on 4/23!

We’re thrilled to be launching a new virtual art gallery on Mayo Street Arts’ website next week! Our first show will feature painter Paul Brahms’ original artwork at special prices through May 3, 2020. We are celebrating this inaugural exhibit with a Virtual Opening Reception with the artist on 4/23. Mix up a homemade cocktail, dress in something stay-at-home chic, […]


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