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Back Then and Now: Pettengill Farm in History and Art

Back Then and Now: Pettengill Farm in History and Art

November 5, 2023

3:00 pm

Meetinghouse Arts, 40 Main St., Freeport, ME

Please join us for a community discussion with artists Rebecca Goodale and Carrie Scanga as they talk about their collaborative artists’ book, “Back Then And Now,” which imagines Freeport’s Pettengill Farm. A representative of the Freeport Historical Society will also be on hand to speak about the 19th century salt-water farm. Audience participation encouraged. Sponsored by the Maine Women […]

The Burning Key: New & Selected Poems: A Reading by Beatrix Gates

The Burning Key: New & Selected Poems: A Reading by Beatrix Gates

October 18, 2023

6:00 pm

Longfellow Books, Portland, ME

Free and open to the public. Join us for a reading from The Burning Key, New & Selected Poems (1973-2023) (Thera Books 2023) by Beatrix Gates, award-winning poet, book artist, and lesbian feminist publisher. Gates, founder of Granite Press (Penobscot, Maine, 1975-1989) and hopalong press (Monterey, Massachusetts, 1973-1975) will be in conversation with Jennifer Tuttle, director of the Maine […]

At Home: A Reading by Rose Marasco

At Home: A Reading by Rose Marasco

September 14, 2023

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Portland Campus Art Gallery

Join artist Rose Marasco for a reading and celebration of her new book At Home (OSMOS Books 2023), a memoir and meditation on the history of photography. Marasco is a key feminist voice among practitioners of vernacular photography and a widely exhibited photographer with works in many museum collections, who has also spent decades as a beloved and highly regarded teacher of photography.  […]

Rose Marasco: Camera Lucida

Opening for Rose Marasco: Camera Lucida

June 23, 2023

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Portland Campus Art Gallery

June 23-October 8, 2023 Opening reception: Friday, June 23, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.Book event: Thursday, September 7, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Rose Marasco, a major voice in the world of contemporary photography, is celebrated in the solo exhibition “Rose Marasco: Camera Lucida” opening Friday, June 23 at the University of New England Art Gallery in […]

A Day in the Life of Maine Women

On November 18, 2022, MWWC Archivist Jefferson Navicky gave a talk called A Day in the Life of Maine Women: Diaries of Everyday Life. From the event description: “The Maine Women Writers Collection has numerous diaries spanning the 19th and 20th century kept by Maine women across the state whose lives were remarkable in their […]

What Objects Can Teach Us

What Objects Can Teach Us

October 25, 2022

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Ketchum Library Art Gallery

Explore UNE’s Special Collections and Archives The archives hold many stories. While we associate stories with writing, objects evoke narratives that are complex and layered. What happens when we look closely at archival objects for lessons about their purpose? What can we understand without written documentation? Come explore some objects held in the archives at UNE […]

Donna M. Loring Lecture

One Nation, Under Fraud: A Remonstrance

October 12, 2022

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Zoom

In April of 2022, Maine’s Permanent Commission on the Status of Racial, Indigenous, and Tribal Populations issued a report, One Nation, Under Fraud: A Remonstrance, outlining the history of tribal relations with the State of Maine and suggesting a framework for remedying those relations—for redressing the centuries of fraud and cultural genocide perpetrated by the state. […]

Your Archival Portrait

Your Archival Portrait

October 11, 2022

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Ketchum Library Art Gallery

UNE Special Collections wants to take your picture! But we want to capture the contents of your bag or pockets. Just like every face is different, every pocket tells a story. We want to hear yours! We will take a photo of objects you carry, a photo of you, and a recording of some story attached […]

College Stories Project

College Stories Project

October 5, 2022

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Ketchum Library Art Gallery

Help UNE Archivists create History! Your story is important to us! Visit our story booth in the library to record a short audio interview about your experiences of college life at UNE. Intrigued, but don’t know what you might have to say? We will have prompts to help you think about what to share! Your […]

College Stories Project

College Stories Project

October 3, 2022

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Ketchum Library Art Gallery

Help UNE Archivists create History! Your story is important to us! Visit our story booth in the library to record a short audio interview about your experiences of college life at UNE. Intrigued, but don’t know what you might have to say? We will have prompts to help you think about what to share! Your […]