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Wabanaki Winter Market returns to UMaine Dec. 9

The largest holiday gathering of Wabanaki artists in New England will return with one-of-a-kind pieces, including some from new and nationally-acclaimed basket weavers, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9, at the University of Maine Collins Center for the Arts. During the 29th annual Wabanaki Winter Market, dozens of Passamaquoddy, Penobscot, Maliseet and Mi’kmaq artists […]

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‘The Maine Question’ explores functionality of art on campus and beyond

Art — whether it’s created on a page or computer or in a studio or theater — can do more than showcase creativity for amusement and cultural enrichment. Art can help teach people about historical and contemporary societies, advance research, support economic development and combat daily and systemic issues.   Inspired by the significance and utility […]

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Media report on Hudson Museum exhibit on Hudson Museum exhibit

News Center Maine, the Morning Sentinel and 3D Printing Media Network reported that the University of Maine Hudson Museum has opened a new exhibit showcasing a 3D printed replica of a 19th-century clan helmet from the Northwest Coast, and photography that documents its creation. The original Tlingit Frog Clan Helmet, carved out of yellow cedar, […]

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BDN highlights UMaine’s Zillman Art Museum arts education program

The Bangor Daily News highlighted UMaine’s Zillman Art Museum that has recently received a UMaine arts initiative seed grant. The grant is to be used towards the creation of an arts education program with the Cobscook Institute in Lubec, known for its birding programs. Until recently the museum did not have any “bird-centric art” for […]

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Media report on Hudson Museum 3D printing project

News Center Maine, 3D Printing Industry, NewsBreak 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 […]

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