Outreach

WABI, WVII Report on UMaine Art Class, Shaw House Fundraising Effort

WABI (Channel 5) and WVII (Channel 7) reported University of Maine students in an advanced art education course are facilitating an art-making and fundraising project to benefit the Shaw House of Bangor, an organization that works with youth who are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless. The art education students are helping the […]

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Media Report on University Singers’ Spring Tour

The Village Soup advanced the March 11 University of Maine Singers concert that will take place at the Owls Head Transportation Museum. The show is one of five free public concerts the group is performing in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts over spring break. The Maine Edge also carried a report on the group’s tour.

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Maine Edge Advances Inaugural Wyeth Family Heritage Lecture

The Maine Edge previewed the University of Maine Department of Art’s inaugural Wyeth Family Heritage Lecture to be held Feb. 27 in Lord Hall. David Pariser, an art education professor at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, will deliver an illustrated talk titled “The Juvenile Work of World-class Artists: Can we tell from their work that […]

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Third Annual Summer Camp Fair for Kids March 12 at UMaine

More than 60 summer camps from throughout Maine are expected to participate in the University of Maine’s third annual Summer Camp Fair for Kids 4–7 p.m. March 12 in the New Balance Student Recreation Center on campus. Camp representatives will be available to provide informational materials and answer questions about the variety of programming available […]

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University Singers Tune Up for Spring Road Tour

During March, the University of Maine Singers will perform five free public concerts in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Dennis Cox, UMaine director of choral activities, will lead the 70-member select choir on its annual spring trip, which will also include daytime performances at elementary, middle and high schools. The public portion of the tour […]

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Art Education Students, Shaw House Team Up for Fundraising Project

University of Maine students in an advanced art education course are facilitating an art-making and fundraising project to aid the purchase of musical instruments for a Bangor organization that works with youth who are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless. Students in Constant Albertson’s Topics in Art Education class are teaching teen Shaw […]

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Press Herald Interviews Kinghorn About UMaine Museum of Art Exhibit

George Kinghorn, University of Maine Museum of Art director, spoke with the Portland Press Herald about the museum’s current exhibit, “From Piranesi to Picasso: Master Prints from the Permanent Collection.” According to the article, the “blockbuster print exhibition” that features prints by artists such as Francisco Goya, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol, is […]

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BDN Advances Cooperative Extension Blueberry Growers Meetings

Spring meetings and training offered by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension were mentioned in the Bangor Daily News article “Maine wild blueberry industry may benefit from farm bill pilot program.” Blueberry growers will gather in March for meetings planned by the UMaine Cooperative Extension in Waldoboro, Ellsworth and Machias. The meetings will include briefings […]

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UMaine Concert Band to Perform at Wagner Middle School in Winterport

It will be a homecoming for two University of Maine students when UMaine’s Concert Band performs a run-out concert Thursday, March 20, at Wagner Middle School in Winterport. Aaron Beaulieu, a first-year mechanical engineering student, began playing the trumpet in the fifth grade. Jay Baines, a civil engineering major also in his first year at […]

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