University of New England - Innovation for a Healthier Planet

Home Fires: Incarceration & Children

Home Fires: Incarceration & Children

November 3, 2021

6:00 pm

Online

Join us for a special event in conjunction with “Home Fires: Freedom & Captivity” Wednesday evening! UNE Art Galleries present: “Home Fires: Incarceration & Children”, a remote conversation with Jan Collins, M.Ed., Assistant Director of Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition. November 3, 2021, at 6pm. Zoom broadcast with Q&A: une.zoom.us/j/92287556047 Free and open to the public. […]

Alphabet City: Art, Culture, and Letterforms

Alphabet City: Art, Culture, and Letterforms

October 8, 2021 - January 7, 2022

Biddeford Campus Art Gallery

Open to the Public in Biddeford, Now Through January 7 Kifah Abdulla, Mark Jamra, and Neil Patel October 8, 2021-January 7, 2022 Painter Kifah Abdulla’s work merges Modernist abstraction with Arabic calligraphy, bringing script into a place of intense visual expression. Originally from Baghdad, Iraq, Abdulla is a Maine-based painter, poet, and educator. The design collaborations […]

String Revolution: Textile and Visual Artifact

String Revolution: Textile and Visual Artifact

May 21, 2021 - September 24, 2021

Biddeford Campus Art Gallery

Co-curated by Elizabeth DeWolfe and Hilary Irons “So powerful, in fact, is simple string in taming the world to human will and ingenuity that I suspect it to be the unseen weapon that allowed the human race to conquer the earth.” Elizabeth Wayland Barber, Women’s Work: The First 20,000 Years “String Revolution: Textile and Visual Artifact” […]

Stephen K. Halpert Photography Collection exhibit

The Permanent Photography Collection: Recent Acquisitions in the Stephen K. Halpert Photography Collection at UNE

July 23, 2021

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Portland Campus Art Gallery

“The Permanent Photography Collection: Recent Acquisitions in the Stephen K. Halpert Photography Collection at UNE” opens July 23 at the UNE Art Gallery, Portland Campus. This omnibus exhibit will feature approximately 70 recently collected photographic works selected by Stephen Halpert, Curator of Photography, and steward of the Stephen K. Halpert Photography Collection at UNE. VISITORS WELCOME! Please […]

Cut With the Kitchen Knife

Cut With the Kitchen Knife

October 16, 2020 - January 18, 2021

Biddeford Campus Art Gallery

Cecilia Ackerman and Devon Kelley-Yurdin Referring simultaneously to nature, science, society, and transcendence, the artworks of Cecilia Ackerman and Devon Kelley-Yurdin use precise, intricate material construction to explore themes of change, embodiment, and connection. The exhibition’s title refers to Hanna Höch’s groundbreaking Dadaist photomontage of the same name, made in 1920 in the midst of extreme […]

Virtual gallery tours

The coronavirus pandemic has necessitated the closing of theaters, cafes, clubs, bookstores, libraries, performance spaces, art galleries, and other gathering places across the U.S. and around the world, bringing much of our cultural life to a screeching halt. It has sparked endless debate over what activities are deemed essential to a functioning society.  To gallery […]

SANCTUARY

Sanctuary

January 15, 2020 - May 15, 2020

Biddeford Campus Art Gallery

SANCTUARY is a traveling art installation to be exhibited in medical centers, hospitals, art galleries, and academic sites across the US. Writer Emily Rapp Black, and artist Carrie Scanga, will interpret viewers’ stories of medical circumstances in visual and textual forms in an ever-changing paper installation accompanied by written text. In each venue, viewers are […]

The House of the Soul

The House of the Soul

February 21, 2020 - June 14, 2020

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

UNE Gallery, Portland Campus

UNE Gallery’s spring exhibition, “The House of the Soul”, will present a unique look at medical/anatomical drawing in dialogue with artwork focusing on the human body in a more extended sense.  Viewers from various intellectual fields (from medicine, to critical theory, and beyond) will be confronted with the divergent and sometimes contradictory communicative aims of […]

Dress Codes

Dress Codes

October 1, 2019 - January 6, 2020

Biddeford Campus Art Gallery

“Dress Codes” is an exhibition and collaboration with artist Nancy Grace Horton coming to UNE this fall. Nancy Grace Horton is a photography-based artist who embraces both analog and digital techniques to create bold narrative fragments informed by her background in photojournalism. Her MrMrs series taps into her interest in gender and culture and visually explores men who […]

The Complete City: Imagined

The Complete City: Imagined

October 24, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Since 2017, The Portland Society for Architecture has been using blank maps of Portland, Maine as a tool for citizen engagement. This project, called “Mapping Portland: The Complete City,” provides the platform to collect ideas and inspiration about our city: what we love, what we don’t, and what we can imagine. To date more than 350 maps have been collected […]