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Home Fires Opening

Home Fires Opening Reception

October 22, 2021

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Portland Campus Art Gallery

The University of New England Art Gallery on the Portland Campus is pleased to present “Home Fires: Freedom & Captivity.” An opening reception, free and open to the public, will be held Friday, Oct. 22, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.  The exhibit runs through January 23.Part of the statewide exhibition partnership “Freedom and Captivity,” […]

Sculpting the Virtual Future

Sculpting the Virtual Future

June 3, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Online Event

Join the UNE Art Galleries and the Indigo Alliance online for an artist talk with Firefly the Hybrid, of Decontie & Brown. Firefly’s new short film “Digital Triptych”, is currently on view as part of the exhibition “Speculative Histories & Material Culture” at the UNE Art Gallery, Portland Campus. Looking at the inevitable transition to […]

UNE Art Gallery Presents: Studiolab

Studiolab is an ongoing series of remote studio visits hosted by the UNE Art Gallery.  We highlight the studio practices of artists in our community, whose interdisciplinary work intersects with the sciences and other field. KIFAH ABDULLA Our new video features Maine-based artist, poet, and activist Kifah Abdulla. Kifah’s practice spans several media, and uses […]

Speculative Histories Feature

The current Portland Campus Art Gallery exhibit, Speculative Histories, was recently featured by Portland Press Herald staff writer Bob Keys in the To Do section. Keys interviews Gallery Director Hilary Irons and emphasizes her efforts to make the exhibit accessible remotely via Zoom tours, available through June 13. Read the article.

Speculative Histories & Material Culture

Speculative Histories & Material Culture

March 19, 2021 - June 13, 2021

Portland Campus Art Gallery

Featuring historical African masks from the collection of Oscar Mokeme in juxtaposition with site-specific installation by Asata Radcliffe. Radcliffe is an artist, writer, and filmmaker with a focus on participatory, history-based installations which emphasize science fiction, and a speculative approach to the African diasporic and Indigenous experience. Her installation (created in collaboration with other Maine […]

Persephone in the Late Anthropocene

Persephone in the Late Anthropocene

January 29, 2021 - May 14, 2021

Biddeford Campus Art Gallery

Curated by Megan Grumbling and Jenna Crowder Persephone in the Late Anthropocene is a response by three visual artists to a poetry volume of the same name by Megan Grumbling, which presents a sequel to the Persephone myth and sets it in the age of climate crisis. Poet and artists reflect on the imagery and experience of climate crisis, […]

Cut with the Kitchen Knife Exhibit Video

Not able to travel to campus? Don’t miss out on our current exhibit Cut with the Kitchen Knife by artists Cecilia Ackerman and Devon Kelley-Yurdin with our new video tour of the exhibit space.

UNE Art Gallery Presents: Studiolab

Studiolab is an ongoing series of remote studio visits hosted by the UNE Art Gallery.  We highlight the studio practices of artists in our community, whose interdisciplinary work intersects with the sciences and other field. Andy Rosen Our first video features UNE faculty member Andy Rosen. Andy is an artist who has gained recognition through […]