Arts

Researchers participate in events in advance of Maine Science Festival

Experts affiliated with the University of Maine will take part in two events leading up to the sixth Maine Science Festival. Ivan Fernandez, Distinguished Maine Professor in the Climate Change Institute and the School of Forest Resources, will participate in a Bangor Land Trust session titled “Bangor Climate Change: Resilience and Hope” from 9 a.m. […]

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BDN includes School of Performing Arts, CCA shows in weekend events roundup

The Bangor Daily News included shows at the University of Maine in its roundup of local weekend events. The School of Performing Arts production “A Wilder Night: Three One-Act Plays by Thornton Wilder” ran Feb. 28 through March 1 in Hauck Auditorium, with more performances scheduled for March 5–8. Dance show “Flex Ave.” came to […]

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Theater production

Martina McBride, ‘Finding Neverland’ among March CCA performances

March events at the Collins Center for the Arts at the University of Maine will include country music icon Martina McBride, a musical telling the story behind the classic “Peter Pan,” and more.  Dance troupe Flexn will bring their show “FLEX AVE” to the CCA at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 1. Following breakthrough performances at […]

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News Center Maine reports on art camp at UMMA

News Center Maine reported on a February break art camp offered by the University of Maine Museum of Art in Bangor. The weeklong camp focuses on teaching kids to appreciate and understand art, and create art in response to what they see in museum galleries. The camp “just brings kids into an awareness of what’s […]

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UMaine faculty art exhibition opens Feb. 17

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine will present an exhibition of the rich and varied creative work of eight faculty members who teach in the Department of Art. “Featured Faculty / 2020,” which runs from Feb. 17 through March 13, will showcase new work by John Eden, Michael Grillo, Susan Groce, Laurie […]

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UMM faculty art show opens Feb. 12

The Art Gallery at the University of Maine at Machias will exhibit the work of three visual arts faculty members from Feb. 12 to April 1.  Leslie Bowman, Bernie Vinzani and Audra Christie are featured in the “UMM Visual Arts Faculty Exhibit”, showcasing the artists’ breadth of expertise in a variety of mediums, including handmade […]

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Wolff discusses Rufus Porter, exhibit on Maine Calling 

Justin Wolff, professor of art history at the University of Maine, appeared on Maine Calling to talk about Rufus Porter and the Porter exhibit he co-curated at Bowdoin College. Porter (1792–1884), was an artist, inventor, polymath, musician and founder of “Scientific American” magazine. He gained fame as a mural painter; his art often featured scenes […]

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