Museums

BDN reports UMaine representatives to participate in Maine Science Festival

The Bangor Daily News reported representatives from the University of Maine will participate in the annual Maine Science Festival, slated for March 13–17 in the Bangor area. Among the UMaine participants are Han Tan and Kristy Townsend, who will host a Science on Tap event about CRISPR software with scientists from the Jackson Laboratory at […]

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UMaine community members participating in fifth annual Maine Science Festival

The fifth annual Maine Science Festival will be held in Bangor and Orono March 13–17.   The University of Maine is one of the major event sponsors. Several members of the UMaine community will lead workshops and participate in the program that draws science, innovation and creative achievement enthusiasts of all ages.   “Ask a […]

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UMMA to host David Bowie trivia night, WABI reports

WABI (Channel 5) reported the University of Maine Museum of Art in Bangor will host a David Bowie-themed trivia night at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 26 in advance of the Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s show “Space Oddity: The Ultimate David Bowie Experience” at the Collins Center for the Arts on March 9. The BSO is partnering with […]

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WABI reports UMMA to offer free admission in 2019

WABI (Channel 5) reported the University of Maine Museum of Art in downtown Bangor will again offer free admission in 2019 thanks to a gift from Deighan Wealth Advisors. The wealth management firm’s support allows all community members to enjoy the museum and its exhibits regardless of financial ability, the report states. The only collecting […]

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BDN mentions UMaine arts in roundup of winter events in Bangor

The Bangor Daily News mentioned the University of Maine Museum of Art and a University of Maine School of Performing Arts production in the article, “6 ways to survive this cold winter in Greater Bangor.” Two of the article’s recommendations for winter activities beyond watching TV while cooped up in your house are to visit […]

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BDN article on snowshoes cites Hudson Museum

The Bangor Daily News cited the Hudson Museum at the University of Maine in the article, “Why you may want to ditch your fancy snowshoes for wooden ones.” The article focused on the history and traditions behind wooden snowshoes, and the benefits they still offer that prompt some to use them over the modern plastic […]

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AP advances Maine Indian Basketmakers Holiday Market

The Associated Press advanced the annual Maine Indian Basketmakers Holiday Market at the Hudson Museum at the University of Maine on Dec. 8. Maine Indian artists will showcase basketmaking, storytelling, music and dance, the report states. This is the largest gathering of Maine Indian artists in New England, including members of the Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, Micmac […]

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BDN mentions on-campus holiday events at UMaine

The Bangor Daily News included several on-campus holiday events at the University of Maine in a roundup of holiday events in eastern Maine. According to the BDN, the Page Farm and Home Museum at UMaine is hosting wreathmaking workshops led by museum director Patricia Henner. Cost is $20 and includes all materials; upcoming workshops run […]

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UMAA exhibition profiled in Maine Home + Design

The December issue of Maine Home + Design includes a profile of the University of Maine Museum of Art exhibition “So Real: Selections from the Museum Collection.” The magazine’s “Showcase” story highlights the realism depicted in the “extreme commitment to detail and the portrayal of real-life events” of the works by painters, woodcarvers and embroiderers. […]

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