Arts

Free Press previews ‘What’s Art Got to Do With It?’ exhibit

The Free Press advanced the free, public opening reception for the exhibit “What’s Art Got to Do With It?” 5:30-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast. The exhibit features 29 portraits by Maine photographer Lynn Karlin and an 8-foot-by-16-foot community mural inspired by designs and words of Waldo […]

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Honors poster presentation

Jones receives first-place poster award at national Honors conference

Samantha Jones, adjunct assistant professor of art and Honors College preceptor at the University of Maine, won first place in the Faculty Poster Session at the 2019 National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) Conference. Jones and co-presenters, fourth-year Honors history and anthropology double major Brianna Ballard and fourth-year Honors psychology major Raegan Harrington, were recognized in […]

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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 through Nov. 25 for projects starting on or after Dec. 23. Past awards have supported lectures, Culturefest, the International Dance Festival, exhibits, performances and guest artists. Grants support as much as 50 percent of expenses associated with events that […]

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Machias Valley News Observer advances ‘Scientific Illustrations’ at UMM

The Machias Valley News Observer announced that Margaret La Farge’s new exhibit “Scientific Illustrations” will be displayed during December in the Art Gallery in Powers Hall at the University of Maine at Machias. La Farge’s painstaking attention to detail and heartfelt appreciation for the natural world is evident in her exquisite black-and-white renderings of wildlife […]

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‘Uncaged: Art from the Border’ exhibit opens at IMRC

“Uncaged: Art from the Border,” a collection of works created by children in detention at the Tornillo, Texas camp, opens Nov. 6 at the University of Maine.  The exhibit is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Nov. 22 in the APPE Space in the IMRC Center, and is free and open to the […]

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Tony-winning lighting designer Don Holder to speak Nov. 1

University of Maine alumnus and Tony Award-winning lighting designer Don Holder will give a public talk Nov. 1 at his alma mater. “From UMaine to Broadway: A discussion with lighting designer Don Holder” will be held 2–3:30 p.m. in Hauck Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. For more information or to […]

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