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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, […]

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 […]


Meditations on Perihelion

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

The “Meditations” are a multi-sensory experience that invites audience members to contemplate and reflect on the dark quietude of the Winter Solstice, the darkest time of the year and the moment when the Earth is closest to the Sun. For some in the audience it can be a meditation, for others an active listening and […]


Postmodern Jukebox

Collins Center for the Arts

Even in our futuristic age of AI chatbots and virtual realities, there is still nothing in the world that compares with the thrill of hearing classic genres of music, performed live by a group of exceptional singers and musicians that have truly mastered the ability to move an audience. That’s the philosophy behind Scott Bradlee’s […]


The Met: Live in HD – X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X

Collins Center for the Arts

Anthony Davis’s groundbreaking and influential opera, which premiered in 1986, arrives at in cinemas on November 18. Theater luminary and Tony-nominated director of Slave Play Robert O’Hara oversees a potent new staging that imagines Malcolm as an Everyman whose story transcends time and space. An exceptional cast of breakout artists and young Met stars enliven […]


The Met: Live in HD – Nabucco

Collins Center for the Arts

On January 6, ancient Babylon comes to life in a classic Met staging of biblical proportions. Baritone George Gagnidze makes his Met role debut as the imperious king Nabucco, alongside soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska reprising her thrilling turn as his vengeful daughter Abigaille. Mezzo-soprano Maria Barakova and tenor SeokJong Baek are Fenena and Ismaele, whose love […]


Beo String Quartet

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

The eclectic and highly polished Beo String Quartet, founded in 2015, has created a niche for itself as a daring, genre-defying ensemble. Rigorously trained in the classical tradition, violinists Jason Neukom and Andrew Giordano, violist Sean Neukom, and cellist Ryan Ash also know their way around contemporary expression, including the use of electronics, live sound […]