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Exhibitions - January 16, 2015 - March 21, 2015

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January 16 – March 21, 2015

Global Change: The Dance of Contingencies: Deborah Cornell and Barbara Putnam

King & Clown: Dan Estabrook

Infra/Structure: Rachel Hellmann

Winter Announcement (PDF)

FREE Gallery Talk! Nathaniel T. Wheelwright, Bass Professor of Natural Sciences, Bowdoin College will present, Resplendence and the Empty Forest,  March 21, 2015 at 12:00pm. Professor Wheelwright will  discuss his work and  how it relates to Deborah Cornell and Barbara Putnam’s exhibit Global Change: The Dance of Contingencies.  This exhibit and gallery talk are held in conjunction with the Maine Science Festival.

 

 

What's New at UMMA

SAVE THE DATE! 
Art @ Noon
March 4, 2015, 12:00pm
Museum Director George Kinghorn will discuss artist Dan Estabrook’s exhibit King & Clown and selections from the permanent collection.
 Maine Science Festival  3/21/15!
Nature Art Illustration – workshop FREE!
10:30am – 11:30am
(Must register in advance at the  Maine Science Festival)

FREE Gallery Talk! 12:00 – 1:00pm
Nathaniel T. Wheelwright, Bass Professor of Natural Sciences, Bowdoin College will present, Resplendence and the Empty Forest

Common Language Between Scientists and Artists Panel 2:00PM -3:00PM

Educational Opportunities At The Museum

We are now accepting applications for the Young Curators Program, to learn more click here!

Art @ Noon
March 4, 2015, 12:00pm
Museum Director George Kinghorn will discuss artist Dan Estabrook’s exhibit King & Clown and selections from the permanent collection.

Summer Art Camp
Do you know a child who loves art?  Then the University of Maine Museum of Art Camp is the place to be this summer!  For children in grades 1-9,  this camp is jam-packed with fun gallery games, activities and creative art projects.  The art work in the galleries will be a springboard for learning as participants draw, paint, sculpt and learn basic print-making techniques. On Friday we have an art show and reception for family and friends!  To learn more or register call 561-3360 or email Education Coordinator Eva Wagner at eva.wagner@umit.maine edu.  Register early, space is limited!

Summer Art Camp Fee:
Members:  $110.00
Non-members: $125.00
Early-bird Special:  $100.00 (must be received by May 1, 2015)

Maine Science Festival Schedule at UMMA  March 21, 2015 

Nature Art Illustration – workshop FREE!
10:30am – 11:30am (Must register in advance:  Maine Science Festival)

Chuck Carter will lead an illustrators workshop, explaining and demonstrating how to draw nature in an accurate and compelling way. Chuck has been working in the artistic end of the science and entertainment industries for more than 30 years. He has worked with Harcourt Education, McGraw-Hill Higher Education, and other clients for more than 25 years – co-authoring and illustrating a book on physical geology in 2007. Chuck’s work has spanned multiple subjects, including history, nature, physics, military, geology, and geography. He has produced illustrations and animations for the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Department of Defense, and various defense contractors, universities, museums, and governmental science institutions.

12:00pm – 12:45pm
Resplendence and the Empty Forest (FREE Gallery Talk)
Nathaniel T. Wheelwright, Bass Professor of Natural Sciences at Bowdoin College will discuss his work and  how it relates to Deborah Cornell and Barbara Putnam’s exhibit Global Change: The Dance of Contingencies

2:00PM -3:00PM
Common Language Between Scientists and Artists Panel Discussion (FREE)
Panelists:
Jessie Muhlin
Liz Cutler
Gene Felice
Sandra Rieger

To learn more or register for a workshop call Education Coordinator Eva Wagner at 561-3360 or email eva.wagner@maine.edu

 

 

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