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2021 Wabanaki Winter Market

Collins Center for the Arts 2 Flagstaff Road, Orono, ME, United States

A Holiday gathering of Wabanaki artists in New England, featuring Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance weavers who have received national awards and new artists representing the next generation of weavers. Join us for a day featuring: • One-of-a kind artforms. • A reading at 11am by Gal Frey of The First Blade of Sweetgrass, written by […]

Virtual Archaeology Day 2022

Virtual

This web-based program will take students on a tour of Hudson Museum collections and Anthropology Department Labs. Learn about UMaine research related to shell middens and efforts to document and preserve them, explore archaeological collections from Maine to Mesoamerica, and meet UMaine faculty, staff and graduate students who will talk about their research and how […]

2022 Wabanaki Winter Market

Collins Center for the Arts 2 Flagstaff Road, Orono, ME, United States

A Holiday gathering of Wabanaki artists featuring Maine Indian Basketmakers' Alliance weavers who have received national awards and new artists representing the next generation of weavers. This year's artists include: Attean Heirloom Designs, Penobscot Dolly Barnes, Passamaquoddy Mary Creighton, Passamaquoddy Jacob Cunningham, Penobscot Pam Cunningham, Penobscot Barry Dana, Penobscot Faye Decontie, Penobscot Sarah Fields, Penobscot […]

Virtual Lunar New Year Celebration

Virtual

  Join us in celebrating the Year of the Rabbit! Watch a pre-recorded presentation about how Lunar New Year is celebrated. A downloadable instructional packet will have templates, directions and information on how you can create your own New Year’s decorations to celebrate. The Hudson Museum will offer a limited number of kits to create […]

Archaeology Day 2023

Hudson Museum 5746 Collins Center for the Arts , Orono, United States

The Hudson Museum in collaboration with the Anthropology Department will host an in-person Archaeology Day. During their visit to campus, students will have the opportunity to hear from UMaine archaeologists, visit Hudson Museum facilities, and tour archaeology labs and collection areas. In small groups of 25, students will visit four stations: two stations in the […]

Sarah Sockbeson: An Artist Talk

Hudson Museum 5746 Collins Center for the Arts , Orono, United States

Join us for a talk by award winning Wabanaki artist Sarah Sockbeson in the Hudson Museum's Wabanaki Gallery. Sarah creates traditional, yet contemporary, brown ash and sweetgrass baskets. She is part of a new generation of basketmakers who've pushed the boundaries of Wabanaki cultural art to an exciting new level. With her contemporary and visionary […]

Day of the Dead 2023

Collins Center for the Arts 2 Flagstaff Road, Orono, ME, United States

Please join us for our annual celebration of Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, a Mexican holiday that honors departed family, friends, and ancestors. This event includes a presentation by Eunice Loredo, traditional decoration tutorials, and refreshments. Students may also explore the Hudson Museum’s Pre-Columbian collections. This event is geared for Middle and […]

Wabanaki Winter Market

Collins Center for the Arts 2 Flagstaff Road, Orono, ME, United States

Visit the Wabanaki Winter Market landing page for updates and artist profiles: https://umaine.edu/hudsonmuseum/wabanaki-winter-market/ A Holiday gathering of Wabanaki artists in New England, featuring Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance weavers who have received national awards and new artists representing the next generation of weavers.  Supported in part by grants from the Maine Office of Tourism and the […]

Explore Northeastern Snowshoe Traditions with Bill Mackowski

Hudson Museum 5746 Collins Center for the Arts , Orono, United States

Bill is a graduate of the University of Maine where he majored in Wildlife Biology and Ecology and a 2013 Traditional Arts Fellow award winner from the Maine Arts Commission. For the last 35 years he has traveled throughout the Northeast, Northern Canada, Labrador, the Yukon, and the Gaspe documenting indigenous snowshoe traditions. He collected […]

Archaeology Day 2024

Hudson Museum 5746 Collins Center for the Arts , Orono, United States

The Hudson Museum in collaboration with the Anthropology Department will host an in-person Archaeology Day. During their visit to campus, students will have the opportunity to hear from UMaine archaeologists, visit Hudson Museum facilities, and tour archaeology labs and collection areas. In small groups of 25, students will visit four stations: two stations in the […]

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