The Criterion Theatre has received a development grant. ISLANDER FILE PHOTO

Criterion gets grant

BAR HARBOR — The Criterion Theatre has received a $3,000 grant from the Hancock County Fund of the Maine Community Foundation to assist with board growth and further development.

“We are so honored to be selected as a recipient of the County Fund,” said Heather Martin, director of the Criterion. “This grant will allow us to build on the work already underway and lay a solid foundation, ensuring the theater will be here serving this community with vibrancy and creativity for many generations to come.”

The Criterion Theatre is a nonprofit cinema, theatre, multimedia art producer and venue committed to safeguarding this historic space for stories, storytellers and audiences. The Criterion has been a staple of the Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island arts community since its construction in 1932 and looks forward to a long future of welcoming theatre goers. Visit or call 288-0829.

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