The University of Maine Museum of Art is hosting Winter Blues Breaker from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17.
Winter Blues Breaker includes a wine and beer tasting, hors d’oeuvres, music, and a chance to see the museum’s current exhibitions. There will also be a “Kick the Winter Blues – Decorate Your Shoes!” contest with a prize to the winner. Attendees can pre-decorate their shoes on during a special free decorating event from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15. UMMA will furnish all the supplies, including sequins, pom poms, paint and pipecleaners.
Tickets are $18 for an individual or $30 for a couple, and $15 for individual museum members and $25 for member couples. A portion of the ticket price is a tax deductible contribution to UMMA programs.
The museum is located at 40 Harlow Street in Bangor. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held Feb. 24.
To purchase tickets, call 561-3350 or visit the museum. More information about the museum is available at www.umma.umaine.edu