Arts

Free Press covers Climate Change Institute art exhibit

The Free Press reported on an exhibit at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast that features photography and artwork illustrating the diverse research activities of students, faculty and staff of UMaine’s Climate Change Institute. About two-thirds of the art exhibitors are current or former CCI students, including Jill Pelto, whose watercolors have been […]

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UMaine mentioned in Ellsworth American article on sculpture book presentation

The Ellsworth American reported Steuben sculptor and Schoodic International Sculpture Symposium founder Jesse Salisbury will introduce a newly published book, “Creating the Maine Sculpture Trail: Legacy of the Schoodic International Sculpture Symposium,” at 7 p.m. June 25 at Hammond Hall in Winter Harbor. Salisbury spearheaded five sculpture symposiums between 2007 and 2014 on the Schoodic […]

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Science Summer Camps to begin in July

University of Maine Science Summer Camps, which provide a fun and engaging way for children to experience science in new ways, will begin July 3. The weeklong, hands-on science immersion camps will include activities such as visiting the Emera Astronomy Center, making liquid nitrogen ice cream, racing rubber band boats, building bridges and constructing kaleidoscopes. […]

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BDN previews Collins Center for the Arts’ 2017–2018 season

The Bangor Daily News advanced the upcoming season of the Collins Center for the Arts at the University of Maine. The 2017–2018 season will include four Broadway touring musicals, five performances of chamber and classical music, two puppet-centric shows, and a performance by 14-year-old jazz piano prodigy Joey Alexander, according to the article. The season […]

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Johnson previews UMMA quilting event on WABI

Kat Johnson, education coordinator at the University of Maine Museum of Art in downtown Bangor, was a recent guest on WABI (Channel 5). She spoke about the museum’s weekend art activity associated with “Somewhere,” a solo exhibit by New York artist Jason Bard Yarmosky. The exhibit features a series of paintings, drawings and video that […]

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WLBZ advances Fort Knox projection, art show

WLBZ (Channel 2) spoke with University of Maine new media and intermedia professors and students about the upcoming free projection and art show at Fort Knox in Prospect. “FLOW Fort Knox” will be held from 3 to 11 p.m. June 24 at the Fort Knox and Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory. It is produced by […]

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Free Press, AP advance Climate Change Institute art exhibit

The Free Press and the Associated Press reported “The Art of Climate Science,” an exhibit of photography and artwork illustrating the diverse research activities of students, faculty and staff of the University of Maine Climate Change Institute, will be on display June 16–Sept. 29 at UMaine’s Hutchinson Center in Belfast. An opening reception will be held […]

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Climate Change Institute art exhibit to be displayed at Hutchinson Center

“The Art of Climate Science,” a new exhibit of photography and artwork illustrating the diverse research activities of students, faculty and staff of the University of Maine Climate Change Institute, will be on display June 16–Sept. 29 at UMaine’s Hutchinson Center in Belfast. An opening reception featuring many of the participating researcher-artists will be held […]

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Psychology and music education professors collaborate on cognitive research project

Psychology professor Rebecca MacAulay and music education professor Philip Edelman have partnered on an innovative cognitive research project that teaches older adults to read and play music. The Maine Understanding Sensory Integration and Cognition (MUSIC) Project recently wrapped up pilot programs with two groups of older adults in Brewer. Participants in the project, many of whom had […]

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All-State Music Festival participants featured in Daily Bulldog

Daily Bulldog published an article on four local students who took part in the 2017 All-State Music Festival at the University of Maine. The music students from Mt. Blue High School participated in the centennial festival that was hosted by UMaine’s School of Performing Arts. The festival, organized by the Maine Music Educators Association, brings […]

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