mission + vision


mission: to enhance the creative, artistic and economic vitality of the Waterville community through outstanding arts education and exhibitions.

vision (revised):  The exhibition space at Common Street Arts is designed to host art exhibitions and multi-media events, and provides unique social, cultural and collaborative opportunities for the Waterville community. CSA’s programs promote local and regional artists, while also bringing artists from further afield to the area to inspire and enhance the local creative spirit.

programming goals: 

present a roster of exhibitions each year, which aims to engage a culturally, economically and generationally broad audience.

support local and regional artists by providing a range of exhibition opportunities.

encourage new and unfamiliar definitions of artistic excellence by presenting at least one exhibition of non-traditional media each year.

collaborate with local and regional organizations and individuals on exhibitions and events in an effort to build community and present a diversity of ideas and perspectives. [See our CSA_Project_Proposal_Form]