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February 2015

1575 to 2200 Degrees: University of Maine Sculpture Unearthed Glass and Steel

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until March 16, 2015
Sohns Gallery,
36 Central St., Bangor, ME 04469 United States
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The University of Maine’s Advanced Sculpture class is exhibiting over 15 glass casting, nearly 200 feet of forged steel and glass thread.  Professor Gregory Ondo, Studio Technician Matthew R. Foster and students worked together to create this installation which is on exhibition from Jan. 6-March 16.

For more information contact : Gregory Ondo 207.581.3248/Gregory_Ondo@umit.maine.edu or The Sohns Gallery 207.947.2205/therockandartshop@gmail.com

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Suggested donation $5

Ground Hog Day Celebration – Finding “Penobscot Phyllis”

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hirundo Wildlife Refuge,
15 Hudson Road, Alton, ME 04468 United States
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Since we did not have much luck finding Phyllis, the world’s only female groundhog weather prognosticator, last year, we are looking again in 2015. Let us introduce you to the secret life of the groundhog, and go on a snowshoeing excursion to find her burrow and complete a scavenger hunt. During the award ceremony, enjoy groundhog juice and groundhog droppings by the fire. Bring snowshoes, weather permitting, or reserve them with us. Meet at Parker Reed shelter accessible through Gate…

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$6

Earth, Moon, and Sun

February 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday until February 22, 2015

Public star shows at the Emera Astronomy Center return to bring the stars and planets to visitors on Friday nights at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday afternoons at 2:00 p.m.

Friday night shows feature “Stars,” an exploration of the powerhouses of the universe. Witness the formation of new stars from clouds of gas and dust as well as their deaths in the forms of supernovae and black holes. Through every phase of their~existence, stars release the energy that lights the Universe.…

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Bangor Syphony Orchestra: Midori and More

February 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts,
University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States

Midori, violin Lucas Richman, conductor

Sibelius     Finlandia

Schumann     Violin Concerto in D Minor

Sibelius     Symphony No.1

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Museum of Art Exhibit – Global Change: The Dance of Contingencies

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until March 21, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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In their second major exhibition together, Deborah Cornell and Barbara Putnam unite science and art to reveal the interconnected effects of climate change upon the natural world. The artists state: “There is no doubt that climate change is here. How to deal with global warming morally and honestly is a gamble that we now face.”

This exhibition explores ethical, social and environmental currents that arise from human interaction with the environment, and the concern of observing how our actions have…

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Museum of Art Exhibit – Infra/Structure

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until March 21, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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Rachel Hellmann’s exhibition Infra/Structure features an assortment of mixed-media works on paper along with a suite of shaped compositions that explore the intersection of painting and sculpture. Hellmann’s exploration of “painting as object,” in which the artist has fully considered all surfaces of the forms, invites the viewer to experience the works from multiple perspectives.

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Museum of Art Exhibit – King & Clown

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until March 21, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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In King & Clown, NYC-based artist Dan Estabrook combines nineteenth and early twentieth-century photographic processes with painting and drawing to produce his uniquely contemporary works. Through his uncanny juxtaposition of subjects and the deceptively-aged appearance of his images (achieved through meticulous hand-painting), Estabrook evokes a sense of mystery and nostalgia.

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1575 to 2200 Degrees: University of Maine Sculpture Unearthed Glass and Steel

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 16, 2015
Sohns Gallery,
36 Central St., Bangor, ME 04469 United States
+ Google Map

The University of Maine’s Advanced Sculpture class is exhibiting over 15 glass casting, nearly 200 feet of forged steel and glass thread.  Professor Gregory Ondo, Studio Technician Matthew R. Foster and students worked together to create this installation which is on exhibition from Jan. 6-March 16.

For more information contact : Gregory Ondo 207.581.3248/Gregory_Ondo@umit.maine.edu or The Sohns Gallery 207.947.2205/therockandartshop@gmail.com

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French Table

February 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday until April 27, 2015
MLC Lounge, Little Hall, Rm. 207,
University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States

Conversation in French and brown-bag lunch.

Weekly on Mondays when classes are in session.

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Free

Evolving Approaches to Collaborative Learning and Boundary Spanning in Sustainability Science

February 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Norman Smith Hall,
University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States

Chris Feurt, University of New England

How can busy researchers work with even busier managers to facilitate effective application of science to address complex environmental challenges? For over a decade the Wells NERR CTP has used a Collaborative Learning approach to bridge science and management. Watershed planning, habitat conservation and restoration, stormwater management and climate adaptation have been the focus of workshops, trainings and on-going collaborations. This seminar examines the elements that contribute to the effectiveness of this approach and…

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The Natural Philosophy of Hurricanes in the Anthropocene

February 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Buchanan Alumni House,
Buchanan Alumni House, Orono, ME 04469 United States
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The Honors College at the University of Maine invites you to attend the 2014-2015 Distinguished Honors Graduate Lecture by Dr. Amy Benoit Frappier ’99.

“What can we glean from the study of ancient hurricanes and modern ones?  I challenge the Honors community to respond to the consequences of our changing Earth by considering: what does it mean to be one small part of a global force in the Anthropocene?”

About Dr. Frappier:  Amy Benoit Frappier graduated from the University of…

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Museum of Art Exhibit – Global Change: The Dance of Contingencies

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until March 21, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

In their second major exhibition together, Deborah Cornell and Barbara Putnam unite science and art to reveal the interconnected effects of climate change upon the natural world. The artists state: “There is no doubt that climate change is here. How to deal with global warming morally and honestly is a gamble that we now face.”

This exhibition explores ethical, social and environmental currents that arise from human interaction with the environment, and the concern of observing how our actions have…

Find out more »

Museum of Art Exhibit – Infra/Structure

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until March 21, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

Rachel Hellmann’s exhibition Infra/Structure features an assortment of mixed-media works on paper along with a suite of shaped compositions that explore the intersection of painting and sculpture. Hellmann’s exploration of “painting as object,” in which the artist has fully considered all surfaces of the forms, invites the viewer to experience the works from multiple perspectives.

Find out more »

Museum of Art Exhibit – King & Clown

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until March 21, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

In King & Clown, NYC-based artist Dan Estabrook combines nineteenth and early twentieth-century photographic processes with painting and drawing to produce his uniquely contemporary works. Through his uncanny juxtaposition of subjects and the deceptively-aged appearance of his images (achieved through meticulous hand-painting), Estabrook evokes a sense of mystery and nostalgia.

Find out more »

1575 to 2200 Degrees: University of Maine Sculpture Unearthed Glass and Steel

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 16, 2015
Sohns Gallery,
36 Central St., Bangor, ME 04469 United States
+ Google Map

The University of Maine’s Advanced Sculpture class is exhibiting over 15 glass casting, nearly 200 feet of forged steel and glass thread.  Professor Gregory Ondo, Studio Technician Matthew R. Foster and students worked together to create this installation which is on exhibition from Jan. 6-March 16.

For more information contact : Gregory Ondo 207.581.3248/Gregory_Ondo@umit.maine.edu or The Sohns Gallery 207.947.2205/therockandartshop@gmail.com

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$60

4-H Afterschool Academy — Ellsworth

February 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until February 10, 2015
University of Maine Cooperative Extension Hancock County Office,
63 Boggy Brook Rd., Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Through a combination of face-to-face and web-based training, the 4-H Afterschool Academy will offer a total of 10 hours of professional development for afterschool staff.

Participants will learn how to integrate 4-H and positive youth development concepts into their afterschool programs, actively engage students in 4-H Science and be introduced to 4-H Science curriculum that’s research-based and easy to use.

Participants must complete all 10 hours of training to receive their certificate of completion. CEUs are available.

Academy Agenda (total…

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$140

2015 Winter Intermediate Beekeeping — Apiary Management

February 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Every week until February 10, 2015
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Cumberland County,
75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104, Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
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Apiary Management is geared towards beekeepers with two plus years of experience. The focus of this class is how to effectively manage an apiary under Maine conditions. It will include how to keep your colonies healthy and thriving, and how to meet the goals you have with your bees such as swarm prevention, honey production, colony maximization. This intermediate level class is focused on IPM strategies for keeping healthy colonies utilizing the honey bees own natural cycles as a guide.

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Museum of Art Exhibit – Global Change: The Dance of Contingencies

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until March 21, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

In their second major exhibition together, Deborah Cornell and Barbara Putnam unite science and art to reveal the interconnected effects of climate change upon the natural world. The artists state: “There is no doubt that climate change is here. How to deal with global warming morally and honestly is a gamble that we now face.”

This exhibition explores ethical, social and environmental currents that arise from human interaction with the environment, and the concern of observing how our actions have…

Find out more »

Museum of Art Exhibit – Infra/Structure

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until March 21, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

Rachel Hellmann’s exhibition Infra/Structure features an assortment of mixed-media works on paper along with a suite of shaped compositions that explore the intersection of painting and sculpture. Hellmann’s exploration of “painting as object,” in which the artist has fully considered all surfaces of the forms, invites the viewer to experience the works from multiple perspectives.

Find out more »

Museum of Art Exhibit – King & Clown

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until March 21, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

In King & Clown, NYC-based artist Dan Estabrook combines nineteenth and early twentieth-century photographic processes with painting and drawing to produce his uniquely contemporary works. Through his uncanny juxtaposition of subjects and the deceptively-aged appearance of his images (achieved through meticulous hand-painting), Estabrook evokes a sense of mystery and nostalgia.

Find out more »

1575 to 2200 Degrees: University of Maine Sculpture Unearthed Glass and Steel

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 16, 2015
Sohns Gallery,
36 Central St., Bangor, ME 04469 United States
+ Google Map

The University of Maine’s Advanced Sculpture class is exhibiting over 15 glass casting, nearly 200 feet of forged steel and glass thread.  Professor Gregory Ondo, Studio Technician Matthew R. Foster and students worked together to create this installation which is on exhibition from Jan. 6-March 16.

For more information contact : Gregory Ondo 207.581.3248/Gregory_Ondo@umit.maine.edu or The Sohns Gallery 207.947.2205/therockandartshop@gmail.com

Find out more »

German Table

February 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday until April 29, 2015
MLC Lounge, Little Hall, Rm. 207,
University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States

Conversation in German and brown-bag lunch.

Weekly on Wednesdays when classes are in session.

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$60

4-H Afterschool Academy — Ellsworth

February 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until February 10, 2015
University of Maine Cooperative Extension Hancock County Office,
63 Boggy Brook Rd., Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
+ Google Map

Through a combination of face-to-face and web-based training, the 4-H Afterschool Academy will offer a total of 10 hours of professional development for afterschool staff.

Participants will learn how to integrate 4-H and positive youth development concepts into their afterschool programs, actively engage students in 4-H Science and be introduced to 4-H Science curriculum that’s research-based and easy to use.

Participants must complete all 10 hours of training to receive their certificate of completion. CEUs are available.

Academy Agenda (total…

Find out more »

Museum of Art Exhibit – Global Change: The Dance of Contingencies

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until March 21, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

In their second major exhibition together, Deborah Cornell and Barbara Putnam unite science and art to reveal the interconnected effects of climate change upon the natural world. The artists state: “There is no doubt that climate change is here. How to deal with global warming morally and honestly is a gamble that we now face.”

This exhibition explores ethical, social and environmental currents that arise from human interaction with the environment, and the concern of observing how our actions have…

Find out more »

Museum of Art Exhibit – Infra/Structure

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until March 21, 2015
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

Rachel Hellmann’s exhibition Infra/Structure features an assortment of mixed-media works on paper along with a suite of shaped compositions that explore the intersection of painting and sculpture. Hellmann’s exploration of “painting as object,” in which the artist has fully considered all surfaces of the forms, invites the viewer to experience the works from multiple perspectives.

Find out more »
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