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ARTober, a month-long celebration of arts and culture in Bangor

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BANGOR The City of Bangor's Commission on Cultural Development is excited to present 'ARTober,' (October) a month dedicated to celebrating arts and culture throughout Bangor. The Commission encourages collaboration and participation from artists, musicians, writers, venues, foodies, etc. to showcase all things arts and culture in Bangor. If you or your organization would like to have your event included in the ARTober event listing or if you would like to be contacted with further information about how you can help and participate in an event, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or fill out the form online at Submission deadline is May 31, 2015.

ARTober coincides with the National Arts & Humanities Month (NAHM), a coast-to-coast collective recognition of the importance of culture in America. It is designed to encourage people to explore new facets of the arts and humanities in their lives, and to begin a lifelong habit of active participation in the arts.

The Commission on Cultural Development enriches and advances Bangor as a vibrant city of arts and culture. Its mission is to support art and culture through funding, marketing, advocacy and education to benefit citizens, visitors, and the economic and cultural vitality of the city. The Commission values all of Bangor's artistic and cultural community and warmly welcomes artists to attend.

The City of Bangor, Maine is a service center community of 33,039 residents and is the county seat of Penobscot County. Bangor is the major commercial and cultural center for much of northern and eastern Maine. The City is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. For information on City projects and news, see


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