AUGUSTA —The Maine Arts Commission has announced that advance registration for its second Maine International Conference on the Arts closes Friday, Sept. 30, after which registration is available only at the door at an increased price.

The commission will present a dynamic, activity-filled conference, focused on the intersections of Creativity, Industry, Art and Innovation Oct. 6-7 at the Franco Cultural Center and the Bates Mill, Lewiston-Auburn, for artists, arts organizations, arts educators, community developers and policymakers. The conference is designed to provide networking, inspiration and learning for Maine artists and communities. It is made possible by a statewide collaboration of Maine arts organizations as well as the Commission’s special international partnership with New Brunswick, Canada.

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