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2019 Kindling Fund Social & Awards Ceremony

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Saturday, January 19 2019
3:00 PM TO 5:00 PM

Celebrate our 5th year of Kindling Fund projects on Saturday, January 19th from 3:00p – 5:00p, and toast to a group of artists who represent some of Maine’s most exciting contemporary art practices.

The Kindling Fund supports inventive, artist-organized projects that engage the public and the visual arts in and meaningful ways. This year, SPACE has awarded a total of $65,000 to 14 Maine-based artists for its 2019 cycle of The Kindling Fund. Funded projects value risk, experimentation, unconventional engagement, critical dialogue, and encourage collaboration.

This year’s grantees are:


Administered by SPACE, The Kindling Fund is one of fourteen nationwide re-granting programs established by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

For more information about the Warhol Foundation’s expanded network in 2019, read this Hyperallergic article “The Andy Warhol Foundation Is Expanding Its National Reach” and announces $1.4 million in re-granting giving in 2019. 

For more information about the program and details on how to apply, please visit kindlingfund.org

THIS SATURDAY! Waking Windows Portland is in Metamorphosis. Join us for 10 bands & performances, 15 authors, 1 big record fair, family art activities, and more across 6 Congress St. venues.