University of New England - Innovation for a Healthier Planet

SANCTUARY

Sanctuary: Carrie Scanga and Emily Rapp Black

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 […]

Drag Queen Story Hour

Drag Queen Story Hour

December 11, 2019

11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Ketchum Art Gallery

Join us in the Ketchum Gallery December 11 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for Drag Queen Story Hour – Because finals can be a drag!

Ghosts in the Archives

Ghosts in the Archives

October 30, 2019

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Art Gallery, Ketchum Library, Biddeford Campus

Did you know October is American Archives Month?! Celebrate with us on Wednesday, October 30, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Ketchum Library art gallery. Eat free fall food! Make creepy crafts or a fancy button! Power through an archival obstacle course for a chance to win a prize! Read spooky stories!

living w ghosts / Devon Kelley-Yurdin

living w ghosts

October 20, 2019

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

MWWC, Abplanalp Library, Portland Campus

“living w ghosts” will be the culminating event of Devon Kelley-Yurdin’s time as Creative Fellow at the Maine Women Writers Collection. We will hear from Devon about their time in the archive and where that process led, and we will collectively explore a range of memory practices with the purpose of creating an “archive” of […]

Donna M. Loring Lecture

Donna M. Loring Lecture

October 8, 2019

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

St. Francis Room, Ketchum Library, Biddeford Campus

Annoucing this year’s Donna M. Loring Lecture: “Teaching Wabanaki History and Culture in Maine: Challenges and Opportunities.” Since 2001, Maine law has required that K-12 education incorporate Wabanaki history and culture. Donna M. Loring, who was then the Penobscot Representative to the Maine State Legislature, sponsored the legislation. This year’s Donna M. Loring Lecture assesses […]

Writing to Heal workshop with Catharine H. Murray

Writing to Heal workshop with Catharine H. Murray

July 24, 2019

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Blewett 115

When Catharine H. Murray lost her six year old son to cancer, she thought that she would never recover. Fifteen years later, she inspires audiences with her story of healing through writing, and offers a way through grief. As a workshop leader and writing coach, Murray invites us to delve into our own losses, reminding […]

Opening Reception of “The Dolphin Brain”

Opening Reception of "The Dolphin Brain"

July 8, 2019

4:30 pm

Biddeford Campus Art Gallery, Ketchum Library

Please join us on Monday, July 8 from 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM at the Biddeford Campus Art Gallery at the Ketchum Library for the opening reception of The Dolphin Brain (The Peter J. Morgane Research Collection on the Cetacean Brain, 1962-2004). This event is free and open to the public. Throughout history, the results […]