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Exhibitions - June 20 - September 20, 2014

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What's New at UMMA

  • Awake: Paintings by Maya Brodsky
  • Looking Back Six Years – Part Two, Selected New Acquisitions
  • Young Curator’s:  Eight Scoops

Fall Exhibitions October 3 – January 3, 2014

  • Paintings by John Gallagher
  • Staring at the Sun with a Penny in My Pocket: Matt Phillips
  • Tales From the Turnpike: Suzanne Laura Kammin
  • The Little Fools: Roz Liebowitz

Educational Opportunities At The Museum

ART@NOON – Free and open to the public

Wednesday, October 29 – Education Coordinator Eva Wagner will discuss the work of featured artists Suzanne Laura Kammin and Matt Phillips.

Wednesday, November 19 – Director George Kinghorn will discuss the work of featured artists Roz Leibowitz and John Gallagher.

Artwalks – September 12  & November 14 – 5pm-9pm

Relief Printing
Sally Gilbert
Saturdays, October 4 &11 9am – 12pm
$75Non-Members / $65 Museum Members or UMaine Students w/ID

See your designs come to life as you learn to successfully print them! Sally Gilbert combines her fine arts background and her block printing knowledge to guide participants in designing a hand-carved linoleum block and also print a small edition. Gilbert will discuss how to create
a composition, transfer to the block, carve, pull proofs and print a final edition. Prepare to get messy!

The Art of Collage
Eva Wagner
Saturday, November 8, 10am – 3pm
$75 Non-Members / $65 Museum Members or UMaine Students w/ID
Experience a new approach to art-making, create drawings and
paintings with the intention of tearing up the results for a unique collage! Participants will investigate abstraction by exploring the galleries, discussing the elements and principles of design and creating collage materials using a variety of media including acrylic, watercolor, crayons, pastel, and ink. We will use these materials as a foundation for our collages. It is definitely in the category of dance-like-nobody-is-watching – so join us to make a mess, get inspired and have fun in the process!

Art Explorations
Eva Wagner
3rd – 6th graders
Tues. & Thurs., October 7- Nov. 20,  3:45 – 4:45pm
$75 Non-members/$65 Members
$75 Non-members/$65 Members
Designed especially for children, Art Explorations encourages creativity and self-expression through fun, engaging art projects. Children will explore the galleries for inspiration and create their own art work in the studio. We will investigate a variety of methods and materials. Join the fun!

Fall Family Fun
October 18, 1-3pm FREE!
Join us for the afternoon to create fun, family fall art projects to display!

Downtown Trick or Treating
October 25, Time TBD

Drop and Shop
Eva Wagner
3rd – 6th graders
Saturday Nov. 29, 10am – 2pm, $25 Non-members/$20 Members
Need a few hours to yourself during the busy holiday
season? Support local businesses on Small Business Saturday. Come downtown to do your holiday shopping while your child has fun at UMMA! Participants will explore the galleries and create artful holiday cards and gifts.

Art Factory Family Fun Day
Saturday December 6, 11am – 3pm FREE!
Make memories this holiday season…bring the whole
family to UMMA’s 7th annual art-making event! Drop by the
museum anytime between 11am and 3pm. A variety of art
stations will be set up, each offering creative art projects. All supplies are FREE and Museum staff will be available to assist families. This event is generously sponsored by WBRC Architects and Engineers.

Downtown Countdown Crown Creation Celebration!
Dec 31, 6-8pm FREE!
Begin your New Year celebration at UMMA! Bring your family and friends to the UMMA to create a glittering crown or tiara to wear throughout the evening. All of the sparkly supplies are provided for free.

To learn more or register for a workshop call Education Coordinator Eva Wagner at 561-3360 or email eva.wagner@maine.edu

 

 

 

 

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