Museums

University of Maine Museum of Art announces fall exhibitions

The University of Maine Museum of Art has announced its fall exhibitions, running Sept. 14 through Dec. 29. Shelley Reed’s “Second Nature” is a collection of black-and-white oil paintings that “highlight essential dualities and are imbued with profound messages related to fragility, power and life’s uncertainties.” Darren Emenau’s “Olio” features handmade ceramic objects, from vessels […]

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Frey to demonstrate basketmaking at Hudson Museum artist showcase

Gabriel Frey will demonstrate the ancient tradition of brown ash and sweetgrass basketry at an artist showcase 10–11 a.m. Aug. 1, in the Hudson Museum at the Collins Center for the Arts. Frey, a 13th-generation Passamaquoddy basketmaker, also will share new directions that he’s taking the tradition. Frey specializes in pack and utility baskets. He […]

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UMMA featured in USA Today’s 10Best article on Maine Art Museum Trail

USA Today’s 10Best featured the University of Maine Museum of Art in the article, “10 reasons you need to travel the Maine Art Museum Trail.” The trail encompasses the state’s nine leading art museums within a day’s drive of each other, allowing visitors to experience the state’s natural settings along the way that inspired some […]

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Isenhour, grad student guests on Maine Public’s ‘Maine Calling’

Cynthia Isenhour, a professor of anthropology and climate change at the University of Maine and an associate at the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions; and Sara Lowden, an anthropology and environmental policy Ph.D. student at UMaine, were recent guests on Maine Public’s “Maine Calling” radio show. The show focused on anthropology and […]

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Media cover signing of MOU between UMaine, Penobscot Nation

WABI (Channel 5) and WVII (Channel 7) reported on the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the University of Maine and Penobscot Nation. During a ceremony at the Hudson Museum, UMaine President Susan J. Hunter and Penobscot Nation Chief Kirk Francis signed the MOU formalizing their collaborations in the past decade to help […]

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Maine Edge interviews Maine Science Festival director ahead of event

The Maine Edge published an interview with Kate Dickerson, director of the Maine Science Festival, ahead of the fourth annual event that will be held throughout downtown Bangor and Orono March 15–18. The University of Maine is one of the major event sponsors. Several members of the UMaine community will lead workshops and participate in […]

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UMaine community members participating in fourth annual Maine Science Festival

The fourth annual Maine Science Festival will be held throughout downtown Bangor and Orono March 15–18. 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. A list of […]

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