Museums

Media report on Hudson Museum 3D printing project

News Center Maine, 3D Printing Industry and the Bangor Daily News reported that a UMaine team is 3D printing a replica of one of the items, the Tlingit Frog Clan Helmet, which will be displayed at the Hudson Museum while the original is sent back to the Tlingit tribe in southern Alaska. UMaine engineers are […]

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Innovative Hudson Museum initiative prototypes 19th-century artifact using 3D printing, intermedia techniques to create replica

A 19th-century clan helmet of carved yellow cedar in the Northwest Coast collection of the Hudson Museum at the University of Maine has been introduced to 21st-century 3D printing technology in an attempt to replicate the artifact for future repatriation and educational purposes. The museum, in collaboration with UMaine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center and […]

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UMaine Arts Initiative seed grant awardees announced

The UMaine Arts Initiative (UMAI) is pleased to announce winners of a new competitive seed grant program, created to encourage innovative and interdisciplinary collaborations that seek to build a diverse, inclusive, sustainable and equitable community of art researchers, practitioners, supporters and promoters.  The University of Maine Arts Initiative, launched in 2021 by the Office of […]

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2022 Maine Science Festival features UMaine scientists

The Maine Science Festival (MSF) will come back after two years away due to the pandemic, from March 16–20. It is a program of the Maine Discovery Museum in Bangor and will include more than 70 events and activities, many of which will feature University of Maine scientists. All events, except for the headliner performance, […]

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News Center, WABI report on Wabanaki Winter Market

News Center Maine and WABI (Channel 5) reported on the annual Wabanaki Winter Market, a celebration of art created by Wabanaki artists, held Saturday at the University of Maine Collins Center for the Arts. The event was co-sponsored by the UMaine Hudson Museum and the Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance (MIBA).

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Media promote Wabanaki Winter Market

The Bangor Daily News, Sun Journal and Centralmaine.com promoted the annual Wabanaki Winter Market, which will return with in-person shopping and demonstrations from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11 at the University of Maine Collins Center for the Arts.

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Wabanaki Winter Market returns with in-person shopping and events

The Wabanaki Winter Market, a celebration of art created by Wabanaki artists, will return with in-person shopping and demonstrations from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11 at the University of Maine Collins Center for the Arts. This year marks the 27th anniversary of this signature holiday event, sponsored by the UMaine Hudson […]

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Gallery features Thwaites’ work through Nov. 5

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents a solo exhibition of the work of artist Christina Thwaites, titled “Surrender,” now through Nov. 5. Thwaites’ work depicts her direct relationship to her surroundings, and the people and landscapes in which she finds herself. This exhibit includes interactive paintings that invite visitors to participate in the narrative.  […]

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