Museums

Treetop view of Stevens Hall cupola

UMaine’s Vision for Tomorrow comprehensive campaign exceeds $200 million goal

Orono, Maine — The University of Maine Vision for Tomorrow comprehensive campaign has exceeded its $200 million goal by more than $8 million, according to UMaine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy and University of Maine Foundation President Jeffery N. Mills in announcing the successful completion of the record-setting fundraising effort. The public phase of the campaign was […]

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View what’s new, and old, at UMaine-affiliated museums, gallery 

For people eager to again appreciate art and artifacts in person, three University of Maine museums and a gallery are open, or soon will be.  Admission to the Hudson Museum, Page Farm and Home Museum, Zillman Museum (ZAM) and Lord Hall Gallery is free. Guests are required to wear face coverings and follow all other […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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UMaine Museum of Art receives naming gift

A $1.3 million naming gift from education leaders and arts supporters Donald and Linda Zillman will expand and enhance the University of Maine Museum of Art. At its March 16 meeting, the University of Maine System Board of Trustees approved the expansion plans and naming opportunity made possible by the gift. The museum is now […]

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BDN includes UMMA virtual tour in weekend roundup

The Bangor Daily News included the University of Maine Museum of Art’s new virtual tours in a roundup of online activities to do at home on the weekend. The virtual tours of current exhibits will be offered each Friday, the BDN reported.

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Visit the Hudson Museum online

The University of Maine Hudson Museum website features online educational resources. A page of resources for teachers provides information on many websites, books and videos on Wabanaki history and culture. The museum’s YouTube channel features 19 videos showcasing Wabanaki artists talking about basketmaking, birchbark and carving traditions, and more. In the publicly accessible database, users […]

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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 listed in BDN story about affordable area art offerings 

A number of University of Maine groups and venues are mentioned in a Bangor Daily News story about affordable art, music and theater offerings in the area. They included the Collins Center for the Arts, Minsky Recital Hall, the UMaine School of Performing Arts, the University of Maine Museum of Art, Hudson Museum, Page Farm […]

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