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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 […]

Hands to Work: Women, Craft, and Radical Experiment

Co-curated by Scout Curtin June 15-September 23, 2022 Examining the ways in which traditional women’s work and home economics are subverted, challenged, and celebrated by the visual artist, this exhibit, co-curated by New York painter Scout Curtin, will also look at the history of the region including the former Shaker village in Alfred, Maine and […]

Place and Narrative in the North Atlantic

Place and Narrative in the North Atlantic

April 7, 2022

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

UNE Art Gallery at the Biddeford Campus Ketchum Library

Join UNE North director Holly Parker for a panel conversation with artists Ingunn Milla Joergensen & Alice Jones on the topic of a sense of place in the North Atlantic region’s different nations. As part of the UNE Art Gallery’s ongoing series of interdisciplinary public talks revolving around gallery exhibitions and academic overlap, this talk […]

Homesick: Architects as Essential Health Care Workers

Homesick: Architects as Essential Health Care Workers

March 24, 2022

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Online

Jon Calame presents “Homesick: Architects as Essential Health Care Workers” as part of UNE Art Gallery lecture series “Homesick: Architects as Essential Health Care Workers” is part of the UNE Art Gallery’s ongoing series of remote interdisciplinary public talks revolving around gallery exhibitions and academic overlap.  In the context of “Sensing Place”, at the UNE […]

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 […]

Bright Horizon: UNE North and North Atlantic Region Artists

January 21-June 3, 2022 Featuring work by artists from across the North Atlantic Region and writing from our community, this exhibit highlights a cross-section of artwork and voices from the region. Featuring the artwork of Diana Furukawa, Ingunn Milla Joergensen, Alice Jones, and Adele McFarlane Wile, the paintings, photography, and text in Bright Horizon will […]

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. […]

Home Fires

Home Fires Opening Reception

October 22, 2021

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Portland Campus Art Gallery

Home Fires October 22, 2021-January 23, 2022 Part of the statewide exhibition partnership “Freedom and Captivity,” “Home Fires” centers the narrative of the families and loved ones of incarcerated people. The experience of having a family member, loved one, or friend who has been through the carceral system, or having family history that involves incarceration, […]

Alphabet City: Art, Culture, and Letterforms

Alphabet City: Art, Culture, and Letterforms

October 8, 2021 - January 7, 2022

Biddeford Campus Art Gallery

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 of Mark Jamra and Neil Patel, of the Portland-based design […]

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 […]