‘With Ties to Maine,’ Exhibit at UMMA Celebrates 150th Anniversary, Maine Edge Reports

Artwork from internationally recognized artists with strong connections to Maine will be the focus of the University of Maine Museum of Art exhibit, reports an article in The Maine Edge. The exhibit will run from June 19 to Sept. 19 and will showcase more than 20 pieces from the museum’s permanent collection. Some artist that will be showcased are John Marin, Andrew Wyeth, Alex Katz, Berenice Abbott and Neil Welliver — all of which spent significant time in Maine and were influenced by its “natural beauty and unique sense of place.”

“Maine has such a rich, artistic history,” said George Kinghorn, the museum’s director and curator. “The museum is delighted to share works by artists who have put Maine on the map internationally.”

The University of Maine Museum of Art is open to the public 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. More information about the museum is online.