Sweet Tree Arts L3C

Roots in the Community,

Branches to the Wider World. 

Encouraging Creativity and Connecting Community through the Arts. 

Sweet Tree Arts is a community arts organization in Hope Maine. 

Our Mission is to educate, enrich and connect communities through the creative arts.  

 Located at the intersection of 235 and 105 on Hope Corner, across from Hope General Store.                                            



We offer programming to all ages, preschool to high school, adult workshops, teacher enrichment through the arts, Lesley University's M.Ed in Integrated arts and more.

 You will find drawing and painting, printmaking workshops, 3D classes, Music workshops and bagpipe lessons.

 Partnerships and programs with Pinchbeck Pipes, Hope Clay, Coastal Opportunities,  Midcoast Music Together, Hope Elephants, Communities that Care STAR,  and many visiting artists.





The Sweetland Center is very excited to welcome Hope Clay this summer to the red garage

behind Sweet Tree Arts, click below for a full list of wonderful summer classes which 

dove tail beautifully with Sweet Tree Arts morning programs,

Dutch soccer and Hope Elephants camps.

We are happy to assist your child move from one program to the next.  

Thank you Avery Larned for clay to the Hope Corner.  




Spring / Summer hours Open Mondays  10-2 

Drop in and make a mess on our floor not yours.

Many creative stations open, inside and outside, activities for all ages.

$12 per family (or $8 for one child). Visit 5 times get a free visit. Adult supervision requested.


Upcoming High School / Adult workshop with Nancy Glassman




Elephant Drawing 

Last Thursday of the month

 Next session Thurs April 24th @ Hope Elephants barn 5-6pm  


Creative Circle with Brianna McClintock

Inspire your creative crafty side  

Sewing, Knitting, Crotchet, Embroidery and more all welcome

1st Monday of the Month 6.30-8.30ish

suggested donation $5 goes towards our scholarship fund 

Projects and patterns suggested each week



Lesley University - Integrating the Arts M.Ed. 

Sweet Tree Arts hosts this hands on arts integrated M.Ed program at the Sweetland Center.

This low residency program meets one weekend a month for 22months.  

 For more info about the program: Lesley Integrated Arts

We are currently looking for interested folks to begin a cohort next Spring. 

Upcoming information sessions:

Sat May 24th 3pm at Sweet Tree Arts with visiting inspiration and Lesley faculty Fritz Bell

Please register at

If you are interested in attending an information session please rsvp to

The $50 application fee will be waived if you attend the info session.


Private and family lessons and instruction available in many mediums.

Pleases inquire for more details.

Art, Science, or Music Birthday Parties available.

2 hour party with at least three art and or science activities available.

Jess Day also offers Musical Birthday parties at Sweet Tree Arts.

Rental Space available at Sweet Tree Arts

Space is also available for rent for special events and occasions. e mail for details and more info.


Monument Quilt project: 

Join us in a safe and nurturing place at Sweet Tree Arts to be a part of a Nation Wide project:

Quilting to shift the unsaid truths about Sexual Assault and Rape 

 Monday nights 5.30-8.30 through May, drop in and create a square, or create a square at home. Free. 

Facilitated by Alexis Iammarino, Kali Bird Isis, Lindsay Pinchbeck 



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Sweet Tree Arts L3C

POBOX 2014

Hope, ME 04847

tel: 207 763 2770 / 207 542 8008