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University of Maine Museum of Art to offer trivia program

BANGOR The University of Maine Museum of Art is set to kick off a new programming series aimed at bringing people of all stripes to the museum to test their knowledge and have some fun.

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BANGOR - Registration is open for Penobscot Theatre Company's April Vacation Camp, offering full-day programming for students aged 4-14, Monday, April 18, through Friday, April 22. For the second year, the theatre is teaming with the University of Maine Museum of Art (UMMA) to provide cross-disciplinary experience in the arts.

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Thursday, 11 July 2013 10:48

New exhibition at UMMA

The UMMA gallery opened its doors for a new exhibit on June 21. The three new shows feature a variety of approaches to the oil paint medium. Paintings explore fictional and historic worlds, recreate and distort memory, capture the ebb and flow of nature and play with formalist principles. It is a show that will delight museum goers and is worth repeated trips.

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Wednesday, 05 June 2013 12:27

New England Art Featured At UMMA Gallery

The University of Maine Museum of Art in downtown Bangor is displaying the finalists for the I-95 Triennial. In its second installment, a traditional jury show, the I-95 Triennial prides itself on providing a wide representation of New England artists, many of whom are from the Downeast region.

For two months, the main gallery hall is set aside to make room for the finalists - usually a rotating selection from the permanent collections (which includes works by Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali) as well as featured contemporary artists (including Michael De Brito and Alan Bray). This year out of 113 artists, 34 were chosen for exhibition. The jury this year was composed of Timothy McDowell, professor of art, and George Kinghorn, director and curator.

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