Arts

Senior art exhibition "Surviving Anecdotes" in the Lord Hall gallery.

Senior art exhibition ‘Surviving Anecdotes’ runs through Nov. 12

The University of Maine 2020 senior art exhibition “Surviving Anecdotes” will be on display through Nov. 12 in the Lord Hall gallery. The show features more than 100 works — from paintings and sculptures to animation and performance art — from 16 student artists.  Participating seniors this year include Kara Arey, Emma Betterley-Dow, Victoria Bobrova, […]

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WABI, Centralmaine.com promote virtual UMaine Homecoming Oct. 16-18

WABI (Channel 5) and Centralmaine.com picked up a University of Maine news release highlighting activities planned for UMaine’s most unique Homecoming ever. The celebration, which historically attracts nearly 10,000 visitors and alumni, will feature a variety of social events, programs, sports and entertainment — live and prerecorded — because of the COVID-19 pandemic-related health and safety […]

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UMM student-produced documentary selected to compete in global film festival

Instructor Alan Kryszak and his students at the University of Maine at Machias are celebrating the announcement that their 2020 film, “Privacy and the Power of Secrets,” was selected for an international film festival. The 60-minute student-produced documentary is an official selection at The Hague Global Cinema Festival, where it will compete against 130 selections […]

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WABI interviews Artesani about UMaine music, band programs innovations

A WABI (Channel 5) story described methods of keeping University of Maine music students and band members safe during live practice sessions, including face coverings for singers and trash bags covering wind instruments. Laura Artesani, music division chair, said she has heard no complaints from the students. “They are happy to be back here. They […]

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Applications open for grants to help finance cultural events

The Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series Committee is accepting grant applications from the University of Maine community for events beginning on or after Oct. 26. Requests for support for virtual programming and festivities are highly encouraged. Grants support up to 50% of expenses associated with cultural events that enhance the artistic, cultural and intellectual life of […]

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Free Press highlights reopening, exhibits at museums, gallery

The Free Press highlighted the reopening of three University of Maine museums and a gallery, as well as their new exhibits. The Hudson Museum in the Collins Center for the Arts is open with two new exhibits from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Page Farm and Home Museum — home to […]

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Sculpture

View what’s new, and old, at UMaine-affiliated museums, gallery 

For people eager to again appreciate art and artifacts in person, three University of Maine museums and a gallery are open, or soon will be.  Admission to the Hudson Museum, Page Farm and Home Museum, Zillman Museum (ZAM) and Lord Hall Gallery is free. Guests are required to wear face coverings and follow all other […]

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Zillman Art Museum opens with three new exhibits

Three new exhibitions are open at the University of Maine Zillman Art Museum: “Maine Inspired: Art Luminaries at the Bicentennial,” featuring works from the ZAM collection; “Being Here: Marcie Jan Bronstein,” featuring watercolor compositions by the Maine-based artist; and “Wood Nymphs: JoAnne Carson,” featuring a selection of drawings and large-scale sculptures. The exhibitions run through Dec. […]

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Press Herald promotes Zillman Art Museum exhibits

The Portland Press Herald listed the Zillman Art Museum’s three new free exhibits: “Maine Inspired: Art Luminaries at the Bicentennial”; “Being Here: Marcie Jan Bronstein”; and “Wood Nymphs: Joanne Carson” in its Things to Do roundup. Hours of the museum, at 40 Harlow St. in Bangor, are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to […]

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