Art Exhibit and Reception

4:30 PM

The University of New England School of Social Work’s Applied Arts & Social Justice Certificate invites you to a reception for the exhibition of “The Pirate Ship”, a collaborative exploration of life on the streets in Portland through visual storytelling. 

Opening Reception for AHEAD OF HER TIME: The Life and Work of Nancy Hemenway Barton

5:00 PM

The University of New England Art Gallery on the Portland Campus presents AHEAD OF HER TIME: The Life and Work of Nancy Hemenway Barton, a major retrospective of one of the 20th century’s most creative and multi-faceted artists. The exhibition features Hemenway Barton’s early watercolors, portraits and oils as well as her textile designs, wall hangings and three-dimensional art forms. Also included are examples of her journals, poetry, videos, art materials and memorabilia.

Student Art Exhibit Engine Gallery 128 Main Street, Biddeford

5:00 PM12:30 PM

This exhibit is the culmination of a semester-long research project by University of New England students enrolled in ART 395 Studio Concentration Seminar. Each student has developed a body of work that reflects their particular interests and abilities in the medium of their choice.  The course is a defining experience for the visual arts student exposing students to the demands and rewards of professional studio practice while developing a personal working knowledge of the creative process. 


5:00 PM7:00 PM

The UNE Art Gallery, Portland Campus, is pleased to announce a new exhibition, BANDITS & HEROES, POETS & SAINTS, Popular Art of the Northeast of Brazil, mounted from April 6 through May 25, 2017. On April 6, there will be a Panel Discussion with UNE professors, Paul Burlin, Sam McReynolds and Steve Byrd from 4 – 5 p.m., and an Opening Reception from 5 – 7 p.m.

Sustainability "Interpretations" Presentation

11:30 AM1:15 PM

Students in the Sustainability Lab (ENV240) will present their semester-long projects.  They have created campus sustainability interpretations that include: signs for the Community Garden and forthcoming beehives, inclusion of talking points in campus admissions tours, creation of mini sustainability documentaries and a campus map identifying sustainable features.  An audience is appreciated for these presentations, as we hope for them to become sustainability education tools for the whole campus.

Art Exhibition-Reception by students enrolled in the Studio Concentration Seminar

5:00 PM

The students of ART 395-The Studio Concentration Seminar will be exhibiting their work at Engine Gallery 128 Maine Street in Biddeford April 29th through May 5th. The exhibit is the culmination of a semester long research project in which each student has developed a body of work that reflects their particular interests and abilities in the medium of their choice. I am proud of their diversity and efforts which are heartfelt and reflect both their skill and honesty. There will be a reception April 29th, 5-8pm.

Recycling Poster Contest

12:30 PM

The Sustainability Lab, ENV240, students are giving the recycling program a face-lift!  They are redesigning the recycling station posters to align with elements of community-based social  marketing.  UNE community members are invited to view their work and vote on the design that you like best.  The winner will be honored by having their poster design be the hallmark of the UNE recycling program.

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