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2023 Senior Art Exhibition: Personal Threshold

Lord Hall Gallery Lord Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME, United States

An opening reception with food and refreshments will be held on Friday November 10th from 5:00-7:00 PM. This exhibition is as a culmination of their studies in the Department of Art at UMaine. Participating students include: Kayla Sickler (Milford, NH), Declan Riordan (Bangor, ME), Nicole Sheehan (Newbury, MA), Mariette Waterhouse (Acton, ME), Kae Northway (Baltimore, […]

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Trent’s Trees Tree Lighting Ceremony

Alfond Stadium University of Maine, Orono, ME, United States

Join us in lighting the tree and hanging an ornament to honor those who have died by suicide or are struggling with mental health. This event will take place across the parking lot from the main entrance of Alfond Arena. Hot chocolate and ornaments will be provided.  This initiative is in collaboration with Stay; For […]

The Arctic: Our Last Great Wilderness

Versant Power Astronomy Center 167 Rangeley Rd., Orono, ME, United States

Vast. Wild. Magical. The Arctic is not just one of the planet’s greatest natural spectacles, it’s a place with global ecological importance that has supported Indigenous communities and diverse ecosystems for generations. Follow the elusive Porcupine caribou herd as it migrates to the Arctic Coastal Plain, one of the longest animal migrations on Earth. Meet […]


The 29th Annual Wabanaki Winter Market

Collins Center for the Arts

During the 29th annual Wabanaki Winter Market, dozens of Passamaquoddy, Penobscot, Maliseet and Mi’kmaq artists will showcase and sell their basketry, jewelry, beadwork, wood carvings, birchbark work and other artwork. The market is co-hosted by the Hudson Museum and the Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance (MIBA), with support from Maine Office of Tourism and the Onion […]

IMRC Center Influential Art-Based Film Series

Adaptive Presentation and Performance Environment, UMaine IMRC Center Room 104, Orono, ME, United States

Visit the IMRC Center to watch free screenings of significant films from throughout the history of cinema, each with an influence on or depiction of influential art movements and styles. Graduate Assistants James LeBlanc and Samantha Grimwood, along with Research Engineer Sean Taylor, have curated a new list of can’t-miss, iconic films, free to view […]

Paul Sullivan & Friends Holiday

Minsky Recital Hall University of Maine, Orono, ME, United States

Join Grammy Award winning composer and pianist for a warm, intimate concert to usher in the Holidays. Paul will be joined by Bangor Symphony Orchestra members Marisa Solomon, cello, and Liz Downing, flute, in a performance of his own original compositions, and arrangements of Christmas pieces. A Paul Sullivan concert is far more than a […]


The Met: Live in HD – Florencia en el Amazonas

Collins Center for the Arts

Sung in Spanish and inspired by the magical realism of Gabriel García Márquez, Mexican composer Daniel Catán’s 1996 opera tells the enchanting story of a Brazilian opera diva who returns to her homeland to perform at the legendary opera house of Manaus—and to search for her lost lover, who has vanished into the jungle. This […]


The Christmas Star

Versant Power Astronomy Center 167 Rangeley Rd., Orono, ME, United States

Over the years numerous people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible and other historical texts of the time. What was the Christmas Star? Could it be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural celestial phenomena?  Explore a variety of scientific explanations for the Star of Bethlehem in this […]