Exhibitions

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Exhibitions

Masks of Memories: Art and Ceremony in Nineteenth Century Oceania

Masks of Memories: Art and Ceremony in Nineteenth Century Oceania

, Markell Gallery

This exhibition presents extraordinary masks from the island New Ireland, part of Papua New Guinea, that residents performed in at funeral ceremonies to explore their cultural significance and collecting history connected to Maine.

Helen Frankenthaler and Jo Sandman: Without Limits

Helen Frankenthaler and Jo Sandman: Without Limits

, Shaw Ruddock Gallery

Helen Frankenthaler (1928–2011) and Jo Sandman (b. 1931) reveal new modes of conceptualizing art in the 1960s and printmaking’s role in that revolution.

Antiquity & America: The Ancient Mediterranean in the United States

Antiquity & America: The Ancient Mediterranean in the United States

, Walker Gallery, Rotunda, Assyrian Gallery, Boyd Gallery

"Antiquity & America" uncovers a new history of curious and related phenomenon: the intensity and passion with which Mediterranean antiquities have long been collected by Americans, and the prominent role the ancient Mediterranean has played in the history of American cultural and political life.