Arts

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. […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

Maine Summer Youth Music now online

The Division of Music in the University of Maine School of Performing Arts has launched Maine Summer Youth Music (MSYM) Online, featuring a small library of instructional videos for music students in grades 5 to 12.  The site offers a virtual alternative to the Maine Summer Youth Music Camp, normally held on campus each year […]

Read more

Collins Center for the Arts announces Maine Talent Showcase winners

As a creative outlet for people during the pandemic, the Collins Center for the Arts at the University of Maine held the Maine Talent Showcase, an online talent contest.  The winners are Colin Aponte of Blue Hill, Maine; Ethan Ho of Gorham, Maine; and Gerry Wright of Winslow, Maine.  Thanks to a generous benefactor, the […]

Read more

Collins Center for the Arts holds online Maine Talent Showcase

In the absence of face-to-face gatherings, the Collins Center for the Arts at the University of Maine held the Maine Talent Showcase, an online talent contest.  Contestants were encouraged to use social distancing practices to create videos that highlighted their own talents, rather than singing along to pre-produced soundtracks.  The pool of more than 100 […]

Read more

Brandon Emerson

Brandon Emerson: Music student performs national anthem virtually

Brandon Emerson has always liked the sound of the trumpet. He’s played it since fifth grade, and at the University of Maine he double majored in music education and music performance with a concentration in trumpet. For UMaine’s 2020 Commencement ceremonies in May, Laura Artesani, chair of the Division of Music at UMaine, tapped Emerson […]

Read more

2020 CUGR summer fellowship winners announced

The University of Maine’s Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) has announced the 2020 CUGR summer fellowship winners. Undergraduate proposals will be awarded up to a maximum of $3,300 each. Funding is provided by the UMaine Office of the Vice President for Research and Maine Space Grant Consortium (MSGC). This year’s winners are: Dawsin Blanchard, computer […]

Read more

Collins Center for the Arts

Collins Center offering online arts and cultural resources 

The Collins Center for the Arts at the University of Maine launched a temporary website to offer cultural resources while its physical stage is dark during the COVID-19 pandemic.   “For more than three decades, the CCA has been a beacon for cultural and artistic activity in our region,” says Danny Williams, executive director of the […]

Read more

School of Performing Arts hosting virtual Quarantine Cabaret April 17

The University of Maine School of Performing Arts and the Maine Masque present a virtual “Quarantine Cabaret” at 6 p.m. Friday, April 17. Join SPA students and faculty for an evening of songs, monologues, comedy, juggling — and whatever else they can manage from the comfort of home. The event will be live online via […]

Read more

Media report Zillman Art Museum designated by $1.3 million naming gift

The Bangor Daily News, Portland Press Herald, News Center Maine, WABI (Channel 5) and Mainebiz reported the University of Maine’s art museum in Bangor has received a $1.3 million naming gift from longtime education leaders and arts supporters Donald and Linda Zillman. The museum is now the Linda G. and Donald N. Zillman Art Museum – […]

Read more