Arts

The Maine Edge previews CCA’s 2018-19 season

The Maine Edge previewed the Collins Center for the Arts’ 2018-19 season, which opens Sept. 14 with Blackberry Smoke. Technically, the first show of the season is a Sept. 7 broadcast of National Theatre Live’s “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” said Danny Williams, the CCA’s executive director. But Blackberry Smoke truly […]

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Media report on new Bangor mural by student artist

The Bangor Daily News, News Center Maine, WABI (Channel 5), WVII (Channel 7) and Q1065.fm reported on the completion of a new mural in Bangor painted by artist and University of Maine undergraduate student Liam Reading. Spanning two walls of the Together Place Peer Run Recovery Center at 150 Union St., the mural depicts famous […]

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UMMA featured in USA Today’s 10Best article on Maine Art Museum Trail

USA Today’s 10Best featured the University of Maine Museum of Art in the article, “10 reasons you need to travel the Maine Art Museum Trail.” The trail encompasses the state’s nine leading art museums within a day’s drive of each other, allowing visitors to experience the state’s natural settings along the way that inspired some […]

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Lord Hall Gallery hosts two exhibitions this summer

Two exhibitions that speak to historical and contemporary human concerns will be on display July 20 through Sept. 21 in Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine. The exhibition “desolve” features selected works by Andy Mauery, a UMaine associate professor of art. Mauery describes her work as “unheroic: quieter, contemplative, more likely to offer […]

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Jeremy Camp to perform at CCA July 1

Singer, songwriter and storyteller Jeremy Camp will take the stage at the Collins Center for the Arts at the University of Maine at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 1. Last fall, Jeremy Camp released “The Answer,” his 15th album in 15 years. He has been named Male Vocalist of the Year twice, Songwriter of the Year […]

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VillageSoup previews annual Festival of Art at Hutchinson Center

The annual Festival of Art in Belfast will take place at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center June 7–9, VillageSoup reports. The variety of works shown in the festival were created by 153 artists. The show is nonjuried and was produced by the Senior College at Belfast located in the Hutchinson Center. The festival will […]

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Story of UMaine’s Sculpture Trail featured in Slippery Rock Gazette

An article about the self-guided walking tour of sculptures at the University of Maine, developed in 2016 by Marisue Pickering, a professor emerita, and John Pickering, an alumnus, was featured in the May 2018 issue of the Slippery Rock Gazette. Three of these more than 30 sculptures were created as part of the Schoodic International Sculpture […]

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University of Maine Museum of Art announces summer exhibitions

The University of Maine Museum of Art has announced its summer exhibitions, running May 25 through Sept. 1. Helen O’Leary’s “Safe House” consists of works showcasing a combination of painting and sculpture methods through repurposed materials emerging from “the chiseling of earlier attempts” to reflect the process of her work. Diana Schmertz’s “They Are Each […]

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