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August 2017

What Lies Beneath: Lee Cummings

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2017

University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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In What Lies Beneath, Maine-based artist Lee Cummings creates an immersive, exuberant ceramic environment. The central installation, composed of over 300 individually sculpted forms, is inspired by an array of marine species. The stark white porcelain elements, ranging from one inch to three feet, take the form of urchins, tube worms, coral and other sea dwellers.  The collective grouping of sculptures invite both macro and micro views of what lies beneath the ocean’s surface. For the artist, the sheer quantity of unique,…

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Polaris: Mystery of the Polar Night

August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until August 27, 2017

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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A traveling penguin from the South Pole and a funny polar bear from the North pole meet on arctic sea ice.  They become friends observing the night sky together and wondering why night is so long at the poles of the Earth. This mystery leads them on a scientific adventure by building an improvised spaceship to travel around the Earth to learn about seasons, visit Mars and Saturn to learn about ice in the solar system and how planets have…

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Art of Climate Science

August 14 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 29, 2017

Fernald Gallery, University of Maine Hutchinson Center
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
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Free

An exhibit of photography and art from researchers at the University of Maine’s Climate Change Institute, highlighting research activities of CCI faculty, students and staff engaged in climate change research at the University of Maine and around the world. The purpose is to share the nature and beauty in our work with the public. For additional information or to request an accommodation, contact Nancy Bergerson at 207.338.8049.

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Field Hockey vs Boston University

August 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
UMaine Field Hockey Complex, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Art of Climate Science

August 15 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 29, 2017

Fernald Gallery, University of Maine Hutchinson Center
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
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Free

An exhibit of photography and art from researchers at the University of Maine’s Climate Change Institute, highlighting research activities of CCI faculty, students and staff engaged in climate change research at the University of Maine and around the world. The purpose is to share the nature and beauty in our work with the public. For additional information or to request an accommodation, contact Nancy Bergerson at 207.338.8049.

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Somewhere: Jason Bard Yarmosky

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2017

University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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Somewhere, a series of paintings, drawings and video by Brooklyn, NY-based artist Jason Bard Yarmosky, explores issues of aging and, specifically, dementia and Alzheimer’s. A longtime subject of Yarmosky’s paintings is his grandmother who has played an integral role in the evolution of these works. Depicted with realistic precision, she travels through these compositions wearing assorted costumes and masks imbued with symbolism. Every feature, from wrinkles of skin to the folds of varied fabrics, is meticulously rendered. The artist states,…

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I Wear What I Want: Susan Barnett

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2017

University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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I Wear What I Want features over 100 images by NYC-based photographer Susan Barnett. The exhibition, composed of color photographs from Barnett’s Not In Your Face series, explores how the messages and graphics we choose to wear on t-shirts provide a window into our sense of style, personal philosophies and values. Barnett states that her subjects are “human billboards that advertise purposes in life, philosophies that drive us, ideologies we attest to. They are calls for action, they are calls…

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What Lies Beneath: Lee Cummings

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2017

University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

In What Lies Beneath, Maine-based artist Lee Cummings creates an immersive, exuberant ceramic environment. The central installation, composed of over 300 individually sculpted forms, is inspired by an array of marine species. The stark white porcelain elements, ranging from one inch to three feet, take the form of urchins, tube worms, coral and other sea dwellers.  The collective grouping of sculptures invite both macro and micro views of what lies beneath the ocean’s surface. For the artist, the sheer quantity of unique,…

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Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

August 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Join two children on a magical journey through the solar system, aided by a talking astronomy book, a cardboard rocket, and a vivid imagination. During this imaginative show, audiences will land on Venus, fly through the rings of Saturn, and discover the secrets of the solar system. Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults, $5 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens, and $4 for children under 12. Click here to view the calendar. Tickets may be purchased online, by phone at 207.581.1341,…

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Art of Climate Science

August 16 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 29, 2017

Fernald Gallery, University of Maine Hutchinson Center
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
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Free

An exhibit of photography and art from researchers at the University of Maine’s Climate Change Institute, highlighting research activities of CCI faculty, students and staff engaged in climate change research at the University of Maine and around the world. The purpose is to share the nature and beauty in our work with the public. For additional information or to request an accommodation, contact Nancy Bergerson at 207.338.8049.

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Raised Beds and Containers Gardening Series, Somerset County

August 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Somerset County Office, 7 County Drive
Skowhegan, ME 04976 United States
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$20

Master Gardener Volunteers will teach you how to go from start to finish, or more appropriately, from boards to harvest. In this series you will learn, hands-on, how to build, plant, maintain, and harvest from raise bed square foot gardens and containers. This class is offered one Wednesday each month for five months on May 10, June 14, July 19, August 16 and September 13.

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Somewhere: Jason Bard Yarmosky

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2017

University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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Somewhere, a series of paintings, drawings and video by Brooklyn, NY-based artist Jason Bard Yarmosky, explores issues of aging and, specifically, dementia and Alzheimer’s. A longtime subject of Yarmosky’s paintings is his grandmother who has played an integral role in the evolution of these works. Depicted with realistic precision, she travels through these compositions wearing assorted costumes and masks imbued with symbolism. Every feature, from wrinkles of skin to the folds of varied fabrics, is meticulously rendered. The artist states,…

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I Wear What I Want: Susan Barnett

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2017

University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

I Wear What I Want features over 100 images by NYC-based photographer Susan Barnett. The exhibition, composed of color photographs from Barnett’s Not In Your Face series, explores how the messages and graphics we choose to wear on t-shirts provide a window into our sense of style, personal philosophies and values. Barnett states that her subjects are “human billboards that advertise purposes in life, philosophies that drive us, ideologies we attest to. They are calls for action, they are calls…

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What Lies Beneath: Lee Cummings

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2017

University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

In What Lies Beneath, Maine-based artist Lee Cummings creates an immersive, exuberant ceramic environment. The central installation, composed of over 300 individually sculpted forms, is inspired by an array of marine species. The stark white porcelain elements, ranging from one inch to three feet, take the form of urchins, tube worms, coral and other sea dwellers.  The collective grouping of sculptures invite both macro and micro views of what lies beneath the ocean’s surface. For the artist, the sheer quantity of unique,…

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Risk Management Programs for Aquaculture (Webinar)

August 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Free

This will be an online webinar featuring information on the Non-Insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) for aquaculture and the Whole Farm Revenue Protection crop insurance policy. Gary Moretti from Wild Ocean Aquaculture LLC and Peter Stocks from Trundy Point LLC will be providing their perspective on and experience with NAP.

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Art of Climate Science

August 17 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 29, 2017

Fernald Gallery, University of Maine Hutchinson Center
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
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Free

An exhibit of photography and art from researchers at the University of Maine’s Climate Change Institute, highlighting research activities of CCI faculty, students and staff engaged in climate change research at the University of Maine and around the world. The purpose is to share the nature and beauty in our work with the public. For additional information or to request an accommodation, contact Nancy Bergerson at 207.338.8049.

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Somewhere: Jason Bard Yarmosky

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2017

University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

Somewhere, a series of paintings, drawings and video by Brooklyn, NY-based artist Jason Bard Yarmosky, explores issues of aging and, specifically, dementia and Alzheimer’s. A longtime subject of Yarmosky’s paintings is his grandmother who has played an integral role in the evolution of these works. Depicted with realistic precision, she travels through these compositions wearing assorted costumes and masks imbued with symbolism. Every feature, from wrinkles of skin to the folds of varied fabrics, is meticulously rendered. The artist states,…

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I Wear What I Want: Susan Barnett

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2017

University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

I Wear What I Want features over 100 images by NYC-based photographer Susan Barnett. The exhibition, composed of color photographs from Barnett’s Not In Your Face series, explores how the messages and graphics we choose to wear on t-shirts provide a window into our sense of style, personal philosophies and values. Barnett states that her subjects are “human billboards that advertise purposes in life, philosophies that drive us, ideologies we attest to. They are calls for action, they are calls…

Find out more »

What Lies Beneath: Lee Cummings

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2017

University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

In What Lies Beneath, Maine-based artist Lee Cummings creates an immersive, exuberant ceramic environment. The central installation, composed of over 300 individually sculpted forms, is inspired by an array of marine species. The stark white porcelain elements, ranging from one inch to three feet, take the form of urchins, tube worms, coral and other sea dwellers.  The collective grouping of sculptures invite both macro and micro views of what lies beneath the ocean’s surface. For the artist, the sheer quantity of unique,…

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Little Star that Could

August 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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It’s hard to be a little star in a big universe. Join a medium sized, yellow star as he makes his way through space. In his travels, he meets many different types of stars and learns about some of the other things that make our universe so interesting. After meeting stars, nebulas, and galaxies, the little star takes a good look at himself and finds that he, too, is special. He has nine planets that depend on him for warmth and…

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