Public Art

The Public Art Committee is charged with creating and supporting public art projects in Bangor.

The committee is responsible for site selection and coordination of murals as well as other arts in open and public spaces throughout Bangor.

Current Projects

Ground Murals

We're working on a plan to create street murals to calm traffic and beautify a busy section of road in Downtown Bangor.

More info to come soon.

Completed Projects

The Good of the Hive

Our first major project, a multi-story mural in Downtown Bangor completed in summer 2023, features the art of Matt Willey.

The One Native Lupine Mural

A 2-story mural near Downtown Bangor completed in fall 2023, designed and painted by high school art students depicting Maine's one species of native lupine.

How You Can Help

Attend a committee meeting

The Public Art Committee meets on the 4th Wednesday of the month from 4:30 - 5:30 pm in Downtown Bangor.

Suggest a location

Do you know a spot in Bangor that would be a perfect place for a mural? Let us know!


We’re always looking for people to help prep and paint our public art projects.


Your tax-deductible donation will help us bring our next public art project to life.