Arts

2018 Senior Art Exhibition ‘Collective Ground’ to open Dec. 7 in Lord Hall

The University of Maine will open the 2018 Senior Art Exhibition, “Collective Ground,” with a reception 5:30–8 p.m. Dec. 7 at Lord Hall Gallery. The show, which runs through Feb. 2, features more than 70 works of art, including paintings, drawings, prints, digital paintings/prints and sculptures. The nine studio art majors displaying work produced all […]

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AP advances Maine Indian Basketmakers Holiday Market

The Associated Press advanced the annual Maine Indian Basketmakers Holiday Market at the Hudson Museum at the University of Maine on Dec. 8. Maine Indian artists will showcase basketmaking, storytelling, music and dance, the report states. This is the largest gathering of Maine Indian artists in New England, including members of the Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, Micmac […]

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BDN mentions on-campus holiday events at UMaine

The Bangor Daily News included several on-campus holiday events at the University of Maine in a roundup of holiday events in eastern Maine. According to the BDN, the Page Farm and Home Museum at UMaine is hosting wreathmaking workshops led by museum director Patricia Henner. Cost is $20 and includes all materials; upcoming workshops run […]

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UMAA exhibition profiled in Maine Home + Design

The December issue of Maine Home + Design includes a profile of the University of Maine Museum of Art exhibition “So Real: Selections from the Museum Collection.” The magazine’s “Showcase” story highlights the realism depicted in the “extreme commitment to detail and the portrayal of real-life events” of the works by painters, woodcarvers and embroiderers. […]

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Penobscot Bay Pilot previews Hutchinson Center photography exhibits

The Penobscot Bay Pilot previewed two photography exhibits to be on display in Belfast at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center’s H. Allen and Sally Fernald Art Gallery Dec. 7–March 28. “Kosti Comes Home: An Exhibit of Maritime Images by Maine’s Iconic Photographer Kosti Ruohomaa” will focus on Maine coastal and maritime works, according to […]

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Call for proposals to support cultural events

The Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series Committee is accepting grant applications from the University of Maine community. Grants support up to 50 percent of expenses associated with cultural events that enhance the artistic, cultural and intellectual life of UMaine. The CA/DLS committee accepts applications four times a year. The next application deadline is Nov. 26 for […]

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UMaine’s School of Performing Arts presents ‘The Curious Savage’

John Patrick’s classic play “The Curious Savage” is the latest offering from the University of Maine School of Performing Arts, opening Friday, Nov. 9 at Hauck Auditorium. The production runs for seven performances: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9–10 and Nov. 16–17; 2 p.m. Nov. 11 and 18; and 10 a.m. Nov. 15. Tickets are $10 and […]

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Madawaska group performs with UMaine marching band, Fiddlehead Focus reports

Fiddlehead Focus reported members of the Pride of Madawaska Band recently performed for thousands of fans at the University of Maine’s Harold Alfond Sports Stadium. Twenty-five students joined the Pride of Maine Black Bear Marching Band for a halftime performance during an Oct. 6 football game. Valley Unified music teacher Taylor Martin, director of the […]

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