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Exhibitions - October 3, 2014 - January 3, 2015

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Get Blinged-Out for New Year’s Eve!

Bring your family and friends for pre-Downtown Countown fun at the Museum of Art!  All are welcome to join us from 6:00 – 8:00 pm on December 31st to create a glittering crown or tiara perfect for ringing in the New Year.  All of the art-making supplies are free.  This is a fun, annual event, so make plans to meet up with friends old and new to get your New Year’s festivities started in style!  In addition, this is one of the final (and free) opportunities to view UMMA’s five fall exhibitions closing on January 3rd.  We’re also pleased to announce Penobscot Financial Advisors ongoing support of free admission throughout 2015.

 

Educational Opportunities At The Museum

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.

Art Explorations
Eva Wagner
3rd – 6th graders
Tues. & Thurs., January 20th – Mar. 5th,  2015 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!

Winter  Art Camp
Instructor:  Eva Wagner
3rd-4th grade students
February Vacation Week – February 16-20th, 2015 8:30am – 12:00pm
Do you know a child who loves art?  Then the University of Maine Museum of Art Winter Art Camp is the place to be this February break!  For children in the third and fourth grades, this camp is jam-packed with fun gallery games, activities and creative art projects.  The art work in the galleries will be a springboard for learning as participants draw, paint, sculpt and learn basic print-making techniques. We will visit with a professional artist and have an art show and reception for family and friends on Friday!  To learn more or register call 561-3360 or email Education Coordinator Eva Wagner at eva.wagner@umit.maine edu.  Register early, space is limited to twelve, sign up by January16th and receive the early-bird discount!

We are now accepting applications for the Young Curators Program, to learn more click here!

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

Winter Art Camp Fee:
Members:  $110.00
Non-members: $125.00
Early-bird Special:  $100.00 (must be received by January 16, 2015)

Create a Valentine!  February 7, 2014, 11:00am – 3:00pm FREE!
Come to the Museum of Art to create fun, crafty valentine cards!  All of the supplies are free!  Fun for the whole family!

Art @ Noon
February 4, 2015, 12:00pm
Education Coordinator Eva Wagner will discuss featured artists Deborah Cornell and Barbara Putnam’s exhibit Global Change:  The Dance of Contingencies and featured artist Rachel Hellman’s exhibit Infra/Structure.

Art @ Noon
March 4, 2015, 12:00pm
Museum Director George Kinghorn will discuss artist Dan Estabrook’s exhibit King & Clown and selections from the permanent collection.

 

 

 

 

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