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Tenacious

Tenacious: Opening Reception

February 10, 2023

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Portland Campus Art Gallery

Curated by Tilly Laskey  February 10 – June 11, 2023  Opening Reception: Friday, February 10, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  Featuring work by James Graham, Karen Jelenfy, James Bradley Marshall, and Ian Trask, “Tenacious” focuses on non-objective abstraction as a generative visual language.  The artwork is contextualized through process, with themes of aging, chronic illness, mental […]

Michael Kolster: Home and Other Realms and
Work from the Stephen K. Halpert Collection of Photography

Opening reception for Home and Other Realms

October 21, 2022

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Portland Campus Art Gallery

October 21, 2022-January 22, 2023 Opening reception: Friday, October 21, 4 – 7 p.m. This two-part exhibition will highlight the recent work of photographer Michael Kolster in a solo exhibit, “Home and Other Realms”, in conversation with work from the Stephen K. Halpert Collection of Photography.  An amalgam of three distinct series—self-portraits; architectural photographs of Lewiston’s […]

The Lives of the Jewelers

Reception for The Lives of the Jewelers

July 1, 2022

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Portland Campus Art Gallery

Curated by Maria Wolff & Hilary Irons July 1-October 9, 2022  Join us for an opening reception on Friday, July 1, 4 to 7 p.m. From the forms of the region’s plants and animals to global social and cultural histories, inspirations abound for Maine Jewelers, who use metals and other precious materials to embody their […]

Sensing Place

Curated by Anna Queen and Justine Kablack February 18-June 12, 2022 This exhibit features contemporary sculpture and photography, thinking about the idea of the body’s response to physical space. An informal open house, free and open to the public, will be held Friday, February 18, from 12 to 7pm. An opening reception will be held […]

Open House

Open House

September 25, 2021

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Portland Campus Art Gallery

Please join us for an Open House on Saturday, September 25, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the UNE Art Gallery on the Portland Campus. (Rain date: Sunday, September 26) Beginning Thursday, September 9, Portland Campus gallery hours will be Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Current exhibition extended to October […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Art of the Comic

The Art of the Comic

July 10, 2019 - October 6, 2019

Portland Campus Art Gallery

Featuring the work of 28 local comic and sequential artists, illustrators, and professional doodlers, “The Art of the Comic” explores the diversity of styles and subject matter that characterizes comics and related media. The exhibition also showcases the comic series The Pirate Ship, a collaboration between comic artists Bob Bergeron and UNE alum Katy Finch (M.S.W. ’18) […]