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Exhibitions - January 16, 2015 - March 21, 2015

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Winter Advisory:  Week of January 26th 2015,  Please call ahead 581.SNOW (1.800.581.SNOW outside the local area)

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 DATES
ART @ NOON with Eva Wagner. Wednesday, February 4
Maine Arts Commission, Grants Workshop Feb. 4, 1-3 pm
ART @ NOON with George Kinghorn. Wednesday, March 4
CREATIVE VALENTINES Saturday, February 7, 11am – 3pm
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.

Educational Opportunities At The Museum

What A Relief!  Adding Color to Your Lino-cuts with Mono-print and Chine-Colle
Instructor:  Amy Guadagnoli

Two Saturdays, February 21 & February 28
10:00am – 2:00pm
$110.00 Non-members/$100.00 Members Cost includes all materials.
Explore a variety of ways to quickly add color to one-color relief prints through mono-printing techniques and chine-colle.  Each participant will plan and carve an image on a linoleum block.  Learn to experiment with a variety of direct and painterly approaches for creating colorful monoprints and variable editions by hand, using readily available tools and materials.  Artists of all skill levels are welcome!

Art Explorations
Eva Wagner
3rd – 6th graders
Tues. & Thurs., January 20th – Mar. 5th,  2015 3:45 – 4:45pm
$75 Non-members/$65 Members
$75 Non-members/$65 Members
Designed especially for children, Art Explorations encourages creativity and self-expression through fun, engaging art projects. Children will explore the galleries for inspiration and create their own art work in the studio. We will investigate a variety of methods and materials. Join the fun!

Winter  Art Camp
Instructor:  Eva Wagner
3rd-4th grade students
February Vacation Week – February 16-20th, 2015 8:30am – 12:00pm
Do you know a child who loves art?  Then the University of Maine Museum of Art Winter Art Camp is the place to be this February break!  For children in the third and fourth grades, 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. We will visit with a professional artist and have an art show and reception for family and friends on Friday!  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 to twelve, sign up by January16th and receive the early-bird discount!

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

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

Winter Art Camp Fee:
Members:  $110.00
Non-members: $125.00
Early-bird Special:  $100.00 (must be received by January 16, 2015)

Create a Valentine!  February 7, 2014, 11:00am – 3:00pm FREE!
Come to the Museum of Art to create fun, crafty valentine cards!  All of the supplies are free!  Fun for the whole family!

Art @ Noon
February 4, 2015, 12:00pm
Education Coordinator Eva Wagner will discuss featured artists Deborah Cornell and Barbara Putnam’s exhibit Global Change:  The Dance of Contingencies and featured artist Rachel Hellman’s exhibit Infra/Structure.

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.

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.

 

 

 

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