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About Us


Launchpad is an Arts Incubator focused on developing the arts & creative economy in Maine through its work with emerging artists, partner organizations and Creative Placemaking initiatives.

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.


The organization was founded in 2014. Since it’s inception it has successfully launched the Central Gallery mixed-use arts space in Bangor, Maine, the All Roads Music Festival in Belfast, Maine and been awarded a 3-year contract to curate the Downtown Countdown New Year’s Eve Celebration in Bangor.


Over its first two years of existence, Launchpad has presented the work of hundreds of music artists, filmmakers and traditional and experimental artists to a diverse range of thousands of audience members.

All Roads Music Festival

An annual event (late May) showcasing some the best emerging indie music talent working in the state of Maine.

Central Gallery

A multi-use arts space in Downtown Bangor offering art exhibits, film screenings, music performances, classes and more.

Downtown Countdown

Bangor’s annual New Year’s eve arts & entertainment  celebration.

ArtHub Maine

ArtHub is a collaboration between Launchpad, partner organizations, private foundations, local, state and regional agencies, and local financial supporters, working to promote arts and culture as a core sector of community planning and development in Maine.

Classes, Workshops & Networking

We offer educational and networking opportunities for artists and creatives from beginners to professionals looking to sharpen their skills or connect with others in their community.


HelpArt is a crowdfunding initiative designed to help artists raise the funding necessary to develop, produce or complete projects. The main vehicle is through the online portal; helpart.org.

Are you an artist or arts organization looking to connect with us?