University of New England - Innovation for a Healthier Planet

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]