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Theatre Quick Update!
*We are planning a series of FREE "Friday Night Live" events with outdoor films and concerts every Friday night this summer! The schedule will be released by April 1.
*Gateway Milbridge received $15,000 thanks to a match challenge from Machias Savings Bank for the theatre building fund! Thank you!!
*Gateway Milbridge received a $25,000 grant from the Davis Family Foundation for the theatre building fund! Thank you!
*The New Outdoor Stage has been built and a few finishing touches will be completed in the coming weeks. Live Music and Films are now taking place on the stage!
*Gateway Milbridge received a $10,000 Morton Kelly Charitable Trust grant for the theatre building fund! Thank you!
*Work on the Marquee Shoppe renovation and expansion are underway! Theatre memorabilia displays are taking place in the old shoppe. Stop in for
our Live Music Fridays
and see the changes
*Gateway Milbridge received a $4,000 Maine Expansion Arts Fund grant from the Maine Community Foundation for our 2018 summer programming.
*Another $1,000+ donation has been received! This is our 17th donation of $1,000 or more coming from different individuals supporting the theatre project! THANK YOU!
*The 20 permanent flower planters along Main St. have continued to do well and will be changed out seasonally.
*Gateway Milbridge received a $10,000 Maine Community Foundation grant to fund development of our long term business plan for the design/ programming of the theatre.
*Milbridge Theatre Tee Shirts are available! $15 each for short sleeve and $18 each for long sleeve in a variety of colors!
Hello, and thank you for wanting to learn more about us.
Gateway Milbridge is a non-
Our vision is for Milbridge to be an open, welcoming, stimulating, and engaged community that is healthy for our youth and encourages people to call Milbridge their home. We envision Milbridge as a safe, walkable downtown with community gathering spaces and a revitalized and thriving town center that attracts new businesses and provides increased services for residents and travelers alike. We hope for Milbridge to become a compelling destination unto itself, as well as a full-
Bringing Back the Milbridge Theatre is a primary focus for our group. You can get a quick overview of the project through our Project Fact Sheet and more information can be found in the Project Details section of our website.
Gateway Milbridge's plan for replacing the theatre is to create a new, modern and welcoming regional movie, entertainment, and arts center in its place. The rebuilt theatre and arts center will not only provide our region with a venue for movies, community gathering space, and live performances, but it will engage volunteers, attract visitors to the area, and fill a critical commercial anchor in the center of Milbridge-
We hope you will help us Bring Back the Milbridge Theatre!
We are pleased to be working in close cooperation with the Maine Association of Nonprofits, the Maine Community Foundation, and The Maine Philanthropy Center. We sincerely appreciate their support!
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