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May 2015
$6

Magic Treehouse: Space Mission

May 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday until May 31, 2015

Public star shows at the Emera Astronomy Center bring the stars and planets to visitors of all ages on Friday nights at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday afternoons at 2:00 p.m. Each star show features a tour of the Maine sky and tips on how to view upcoming astronomical events.

Friday evenings feature adventures into space to visit the planets in our solar system, as well as their moons. Explore volcanoes 80,000 feet tall, and hurricanes that blow for 400 years.…

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Final Exams Begin

May 4

For a full schedule, visit: catalog.umaine.edu/content.php?catoid=58&navoid=1454

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Museum of Art Exhibit – Andy Warhol: Photographs and Screenprints

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 6, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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The University of Maine Museum of Art is delighted to present Andy Warhol: Photographs and Screenprints.  Andy Warhol, a seminal figure of America pop art, was known for elevating aspects of popular culture and consumerism into the realm of “high art.” This exhibition is the focal point of UMMA’s 2015 season and is a significant opportunity to introduce citizens and visitors to the work of this important artist.

Photographs and Screenprints showcases two recent gifts to UMMA’s permanent collection from…

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Museum of Art Exhibit — Dark Houses

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 6, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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New York-based artist Elizabeth Livingston often paints lone women in suburban and rural environments. While these women are depicted amongst the luxuries and comfort of domestic life, there is a feeling of isolation and an ominous undercurrent present in the paintings. As reflected in self-portraits of the artist sleeping nestled under plush bedding, Livingston point outs that, “we are most vulnerable when we feel the most protected.” In these works, the artist places the viewer in the position of voyeur.…

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Museum of Art Exhibit — Amnesia

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 6, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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Often using oil paint combined with marble dust to achieve lustrous matte surfaces, Jennifer Caine’s paintings emerge from an accumulation of layers. While her works may initially find inspiration from specific memories, elements from the environment, or the line of a poem, the references become unrecognizable as they are embedded in the strata of paint. Layers are built up and stripped away through scraping and sanding to expose colors and marks from earlier iterations. Caine’s paintings are rooted in the…

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Oral Defense: Meghan Sills

May 4 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dunn Hall,
University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States

Candidate for the Master of Arts Degree in English.

“Decolonizing Academic Writing on Native Non-Heteronormative Identity.”

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Museum of Art Exhibit – Andy Warhol: Photographs and Screenprints

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 6, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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The University of Maine Museum of Art is delighted to present Andy Warhol: Photographs and Screenprints.  Andy Warhol, a seminal figure of America pop art, was known for elevating aspects of popular culture and consumerism into the realm of “high art.” This exhibition is the focal point of UMMA’s 2015 season and is a significant opportunity to introduce citizens and visitors to the work of this important artist.

Photographs and Screenprints showcases two recent gifts to UMMA’s permanent collection from…

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Museum of Art Exhibit — Dark Houses

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 6, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

New York-based artist Elizabeth Livingston often paints lone women in suburban and rural environments. While these women are depicted amongst the luxuries and comfort of domestic life, there is a feeling of isolation and an ominous undercurrent present in the paintings. As reflected in self-portraits of the artist sleeping nestled under plush bedding, Livingston point outs that, “we are most vulnerable when we feel the most protected.” In these works, the artist places the viewer in the position of voyeur.…

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Museum of Art Exhibit — Amnesia

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 6, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

Often using oil paint combined with marble dust to achieve lustrous matte surfaces, Jennifer Caine’s paintings emerge from an accumulation of layers. While her works may initially find inspiration from specific memories, elements from the environment, or the line of a poem, the references become unrecognizable as they are embedded in the strata of paint. Layers are built up and stripped away through scraping and sanding to expose colors and marks from earlier iterations. Caine’s paintings are rooted in the…

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Dissertation Defense: Qinghan Liang

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Boardman Hall,
University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States

Candidate for the Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Spatial Information Science and Engineering.

“Towards the Continuous Spatio-Temporal Field Model for Sensor Date Streams.”

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Free

Recipe to Market: Is it for Me?

May 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
University of Maine Cooperative Extension Somerset County Office,
7 County Drive, Skowhegan, ME 04976 United States
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A half-day introductory workshop that will explore what’s involved in starting a specialty food business.

Presenter: James McConnon

Contact: Tammy Bodge-Terry 800.287.1495 tammy.bodge@maine.edu

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Museum of Art Exhibit – Andy Warhol: Photographs and Screenprints

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 6, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

The University of Maine Museum of Art is delighted to present Andy Warhol: Photographs and Screenprints.  Andy Warhol, a seminal figure of America pop art, was known for elevating aspects of popular culture and consumerism into the realm of “high art.” This exhibition is the focal point of UMMA’s 2015 season and is a significant opportunity to introduce citizens and visitors to the work of this important artist.

Photographs and Screenprints showcases two recent gifts to UMMA’s permanent collection from…

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Museum of Art Exhibit — Dark Houses

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 6, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

New York-based artist Elizabeth Livingston often paints lone women in suburban and rural environments. While these women are depicted amongst the luxuries and comfort of domestic life, there is a feeling of isolation and an ominous undercurrent present in the paintings. As reflected in self-portraits of the artist sleeping nestled under plush bedding, Livingston point outs that, “we are most vulnerable when we feel the most protected.” In these works, the artist places the viewer in the position of voyeur.…

Find out more »

Museum of Art Exhibit — Amnesia

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 6, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

Often using oil paint combined with marble dust to achieve lustrous matte surfaces, Jennifer Caine’s paintings emerge from an accumulation of layers. While her works may initially find inspiration from specific memories, elements from the environment, or the line of a poem, the references become unrecognizable as they are embedded in the strata of paint. Layers are built up and stripped away through scraping and sanding to expose colors and marks from earlier iterations. Caine’s paintings are rooted in the…

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Museum of Art Exhibit – Andy Warhol: Photographs and Screenprints

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 6, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

The University of Maine Museum of Art is delighted to present Andy Warhol: Photographs and Screenprints.  Andy Warhol, a seminal figure of America pop art, was known for elevating aspects of popular culture and consumerism into the realm of “high art.” This exhibition is the focal point of UMMA’s 2015 season and is a significant opportunity to introduce citizens and visitors to the work of this important artist.

Photographs and Screenprints showcases two recent gifts to UMMA’s permanent collection from…

Find out more »

Museum of Art Exhibit — Dark Houses

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 6, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

New York-based artist Elizabeth Livingston often paints lone women in suburban and rural environments. While these women are depicted amongst the luxuries and comfort of domestic life, there is a feeling of isolation and an ominous undercurrent present in the paintings. As reflected in self-portraits of the artist sleeping nestled under plush bedding, Livingston point outs that, “we are most vulnerable when we feel the most protected.” In these works, the artist places the viewer in the position of voyeur.…

Find out more »

Museum of Art Exhibit — Amnesia

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 6, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

Often using oil paint combined with marble dust to achieve lustrous matte surfaces, Jennifer Caine’s paintings emerge from an accumulation of layers. While her works may initially find inspiration from specific memories, elements from the environment, or the line of a poem, the references become unrecognizable as they are embedded in the strata of paint. Layers are built up and stripped away through scraping and sanding to expose colors and marks from earlier iterations. Caine’s paintings are rooted in the…

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Final Exams End

May 8

For a full schedule, visit: catalog.umaine.edu/content.php?catoid=58&navoid=1454

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Museum of Art Exhibit – Andy Warhol: Photographs and Screenprints

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 6, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

The University of Maine Museum of Art is delighted to present Andy Warhol: Photographs and Screenprints.  Andy Warhol, a seminal figure of America pop art, was known for elevating aspects of popular culture and consumerism into the realm of “high art.” This exhibition is the focal point of UMMA’s 2015 season and is a significant opportunity to introduce citizens and visitors to the work of this important artist.

Photographs and Screenprints showcases two recent gifts to UMMA’s permanent collection from…

Find out more »

Museum of Art Exhibit — Dark Houses

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 6, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

New York-based artist Elizabeth Livingston often paints lone women in suburban and rural environments. While these women are depicted amongst the luxuries and comfort of domestic life, there is a feeling of isolation and an ominous undercurrent present in the paintings. As reflected in self-portraits of the artist sleeping nestled under plush bedding, Livingston point outs that, “we are most vulnerable when we feel the most protected.” In these works, the artist places the viewer in the position of voyeur.…

Find out more »

Museum of Art Exhibit — Amnesia

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 6, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

Often using oil paint combined with marble dust to achieve lustrous matte surfaces, Jennifer Caine’s paintings emerge from an accumulation of layers. While her works may initially find inspiration from specific memories, elements from the environment, or the line of a poem, the references become unrecognizable as they are embedded in the strata of paint. Layers are built up and stripped away through scraping and sanding to expose colors and marks from earlier iterations. Caine’s paintings are rooted in the…

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Graduate Student and Faculty Recognition (Hooding) Ceremony

May 8 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Alfond Arena,
Alfond Arena, Orono, ME 04469 United States

The 28th Annual Graduate Student and Faculty Recognition (Hooding) Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 8, 2015 from 4-6 p.m. at the Alfond Arena. A reception in Wells Conference Center will immediately follow. For more information please see the Graduate School website (umaine.edu/graduate), or contact the Graduate School at umhooding@maine.edu or 207.581.3291.

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$6

Cosmic Journey

May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Friday until May 29, 2015

Public star shows at the Emera Astronomy Center bring the stars and planets to visitors of all ages on Friday nights at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday afternoons at 2:00 p.m. Each star show features a tour of the Maine sky and tips on how to view upcoming astronomical events.

Friday evenings feature adventures into space to visit the planets in our solar system, as well as their moons. Explore volcanoes 80,000 feet tall, and hurricanes that blow for 400 years.…

Find out more »

Commencement

May 9

Morning ceremony: 10 a.m.

College of Education and Human Development College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Division of Lifelong Learning Maine Business School

Afternoon ceremony: 2:30 p.m.

College of Engineering College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture

 

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Museum of Art Exhibit – Andy Warhol: Photographs and Screenprints

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 6, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

The University of Maine Museum of Art is delighted to present Andy Warhol: Photographs and Screenprints.  Andy Warhol, a seminal figure of America pop art, was known for elevating aspects of popular culture and consumerism into the realm of “high art.” This exhibition is the focal point of UMMA’s 2015 season and is a significant opportunity to introduce citizens and visitors to the work of this important artist.

Photographs and Screenprints showcases two recent gifts to UMMA’s permanent collection from…

Find out more »
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