About the Bangor Arts Exchange

The Bangor Arts Exchange (BAE) is a project of the Bangor Symphony Orchestra and Launchpad. BAE is the premier performing arts center and live music venue in Bangor, Maine serving as a home for the Bangor Symphony Orchestra, the Bangor Symphony Youth Orchestra, Launchpad, the Bangor Ballet and local artists and musicians. The space includes The Ballroom; a 185 cap performance venue and Bangor’s only mid-size event space, The Gallery, a visual art exhibition space and meeting room, as well as additional office and rehearsal space. BAE is available for event rental and hosts a variety of performances, concerts, classes & workshops, conferences, gatherings, and other special events.

Project Partners


Launchpad is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Arts Incubator focused on developing the arts & creative economy in Maine through its work with emerging artists, partner organizations and Creative Placemaking initiatives.

The organization was founded in 2014. It’s current projects include the Bangor Arts Exchange, and the All Roads Music Festival which takes place annually in Belfast, Maine.

Bangor Symphony Orchestra

The Bangor Symphony Orchestra provides powerful, enriching and diverse musical experiences through live concert performances and education programs of the highest quality.

We’ve been bringing the joy of live music to people throughout Maine since 1896, with concerts for many tastes and all ages. Whatever your experience, you’ll love what you hear at the Bangor Symphony Orchestra.