Museums

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 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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3D printed frogs

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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