Museums

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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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Zillman Art Museum opens five new galleries with fall exhibitions

The Linda G. and Donald N. Zillman Art Museum – University of Maine is opening its five new galleries to the public on Sept. 11. The new galleries, located on the second floor of 40 Harlow St., increase the museum’s exhibition spaces by 42% and make possible the opening of nine new fall exhibitions. The […]

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Kinghorn talks with BDN about Zillman Museum expansion

George Kinghorn, the executive director and curator of the University of Maine’s Zillman Art Museum, talked with the Bangor Daily News about the expansion of the museum space and what it means to the community. “This is something that Bangor can be proud of,” Kinghorn said. “I know we’re pretty proud of it ourselves. It […]

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Press Herald speaks with Kinghorn about expansion at Zillman museum

The Portland Press Herald talked with George Kinghorn, the director of the University of Maine’s Zillman Art Museum, about the addition of five new galleries at the museum. “Not only does the expansion enhance the visitor experience, but the five new galleries allow us to showcase works from the contemporary collection and mount exhibitions of […]

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Bangor Daily reports on grant to Hudson Museum

In reporting on a $2.5 million grant to the Maine Community Foundation, the Bangor Daily News noted the University of Maine’s Hudson Museum received a grant from the Maine Community Foundation’s Maine Expansion Arts Fund in 2020 to support development and promotion of a virtual Wabanaki Winter Market, including educational content and a Wabanaki Artist […]

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Media report UMaine museums, astronomy center now open

The Bangor Daily News, the Sun Journal and Centralmaine.com shared a University of Maine news release indicating that the Hudson Museum, the Page Farm and Home Museum, the Zillman Museum of Art and the Versant Power Astronomy Center are open to the public with face coverings required. Visit the facilities’ websites for hours and more information.

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UMaine museums, astronomy center open to the public

The University of Maine’s Hudson Museum, the Zillman Museum of Art, the Page Farm and Home Museum and the Versant Power Astronomy Center have reopened to the public with updated health and safety guidelines in place. Face coverings are required inside all university buildings and museums regardless of vaccination status.  The public can visit the […]

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