Sweet Tree Arts 

Roots in the Community,

Branches to the Wider World. 

Encouraging Creativite Thinking and Connecting Community through the Arts.

Sweet Tree Arts provides community arts programming and alternative education opportunities through the arts.

Welcome to Sweet Tree Arts!
There are so many ways we reach into the community... scroll down to see some of our offerings.
But first... take a moment to view this short documentary film, "Inside Sweet Tree", by local film maker Alex Forcillo with founder Lindsay Pinchbeck.




Winter After School Classes begin January 7th!

Deep Thanks to the Maine Community Foundation. With their generous support, we will
offer a variety of after school programming and more regular Art Start hours this year.



Solstice Lantern Festival in Hope

December 22nd 2-5pm

On December 22nd, we will gather at Sweet Tree Arts in Hope for a group lantern project and silent walk.
You are welcome to participate in the walk, create your own lantern, or both. 

We will design simple and creative lanterns using basket reeds, coffee filters, glue and led lights. Create in remembrance or as a gift. Keep your lantern or give it away. We hope you can join us in Hope for this community event.
Lantern creation begins at 2pm - Silent lantern walk at 4:30 pm

In memory of Kolby Adams
Free- Any donations will go to the Hope Chest for those in the community in need


Sweetland School is an artist integrated, project based elementary program inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach. Full time 5 days and Homeschool 3 days available.  


Enrollment is currently full for 2018/19 school year -
but please inquire if you are curious about whether we are a good fit for your child.








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 22 months.  

 For more info about the program: Lesley Integrated Arts

Contact Lindsay Pinchbeck at sweettreearts@gmail.com for more information.  



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.


Rental Space available at Sweet Tree Arts

Space is also available for rent for special events and occasions, 
email sweettreearts@gmail.com for details and more info.




Contact Us

Sweet Tree Arts is a 501 (c)(3) Non Profit Organization

Donate to support the arts in our community

Located at: 4 Church St    Hope, ME 04847

Art center / School phone: 207 763 2770 
Director's cell phone: 207 542 8008