This month’s “virtual” Art Walk L-A  features art and performances from the Bates Winter Arts Festival on Friday, Feb. 26, on, YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram.

The virtual presentations include original artwork by Bates Arts Society members, Bates College Deansmen perform “A Change in my Life” by Rockapella, an original song by LuisDa Molina-Rueda, magic by Abby Segal, a poem in Hindi by festival coordinator and international student Kush Sharma, and the Local Writers Read 2020 Maine Literary Award Finalists Series.

LA Arts and the Art Walk LA Committee are also pleased to present the 2021 Art Walk Artists online gallery. Artists and artisans included on this page each have works for sale; please support them with your purchases! Visual artists and artisans can register free and we’ll share your work on this web page throughout the season. 100% of art sale proceeds go to artists and makers.

Since 1973, LA Arts, the arts agency for the cities of Lewiston and Auburn Maine, has pursued a mission to engage and inspire a vibrant community through arts and culture. The agency works with governments, businesses, schools and local arts and cultural organizations to create opportunities for community members across the generations to experience, learn, and participate in the arts. LA Arts organizes arts programs and initiatives, supports the work of local artists and arts organizations, and highlights the essential role the arts play in shaping an economically vital, socially integrated, and forward-looking future for its community. Learn more at