Museums

BDN previews five new UMaine Museum of Art Exhibits

The Bangor Daily News reported on five exhibitions slated to open Sept. 15 at the University of Maine Museum of Art in downtown Bangor. The exhibits “provide a wealth of different colors, textures, attitudes and approaches to experience, from boldly abstract camera-less photography to bright, sensual, figurative paintings,” the article states. Photography is a medium […]

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Media cover Bug Maine-ia at Maine State Museum

Kennebec Journal, WABI (Channel 5) and WVII (Channel 7) reported on Bug Maine-ia at the Maine State Museum in Augusta. Staff from the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Hudson Museum were among the  24 presenters at the annual educational event featuring live insects. UMaine Extension staff taught children how to identify and safely remove […]

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Johnson previews UMMA Tee Party on WABI

Kat Johnson, education coordinator at the University of Maine Museum of Art in downtown Bangor, was a recent guest on WABI (Channel 5). She spoke about the museum’s Tee Party to mark the end of summer, which will be held 5:30–7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31. Guests — ages 21 and older — are asked to […]

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UMaine museum mentioned in BDN article on economic activity report

The University of Maine Museum of Art in downtown Bangor was included in a Bangor Daily News article about a recent study that found the city’s nonprofit art and cultural organizations in 2015 generated $10 million in economic activity and created hundreds of full-time jobs. The study, completed by the Washington D.C. lobbyist group Americans […]

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Kaye to speak about caregivers of older adults at UMMA

Len Kaye, director of the University of Maine Center on Aging, will deliver a noontime talk July 20 at the UMaine Museum of Art in downtown Bangor. Kaye’s talk, “Caregivers of Older Adults: ​America’s Unsung Heroes,” is being held in conjunction with Jason Bard Yarmosky’s “Somewhere” exhibition. The exhibit features a series of paintings, drawings […]

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Indian Island School art at the Hudson Museum

Hudson Museum exhibits ‘Art from the Indian Island School’

School’s out for summer. But printmaking art created this past winter and spring by students at the Indian Island School is on exhibit in the Hudson Museum at the Collins Center for the Arts. “Art from the Indian Island School” will be displayed in the Minsky Culture Lab through Sept. 7, when a public reception […]

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Summer hours in effect at Hudson Museum

University of Maine Hudson Museum summer hours — from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday — are in effect through August. The museum’s Saturday hours — from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. — will resume Sept. 9. The Hudson Museum will be closed during the Fourth of July weekend, from 4 p.m. Friday, […]

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Public invited to events with featured UMMA artist

New York artist Jason Bard Yarmosky will attend two public events June 29 related to his current exhibit at the University of Maine Museum of Art in downtown Bangor. At noon, Yarmosky will give an informal talk at the museum on “Somewhere,” his exhibit featuring a series of paintings, drawings and video that explore issues […]

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Johnson previews UMMA quilting event on WABI

Kat Johnson, education coordinator at the University of Maine Museum of Art in downtown Bangor, was a recent guest on WABI (Channel 5). She spoke about the museum’s weekend art activity associated with “Somewhere,” a solo exhibit by New York artist Jason Bard Yarmosky. The exhibit features a series of paintings, drawings and video that […]

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BDN previews UMMA exhibit developed by UMaine Center on Aging

The Bangor Daily News reported on “Somewhere,” a solo exhibit by New York artist Jason Bard Yarmosky that opened May 19 at the University of Maine Museum of Art in downtown Bangor. The show, developed in partnership with the UMaine Center on Aging and St. Joseph Healthcare Foundation, will be on display through Sept. 2. […]

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