Exhibitions

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Exhibitions

At First Light: Two Centuries of Artists in Maine

At First Light: Two Centuries of Artists in Maine

, Center Gallery, Media Gallery, Becker Gallery, Bernard and Barbro Osher Gallery, Halford Gallery, Focus Gallery

"At First Light" presents artworks created in Maine over the last two centuries and argues for the important place that the visual arts have played in the state’s history.

Powdered Pigments: Three Centuries of Pastel Drawings

Powdered Pigments: Three Centuries of Pastel Drawings

, Shaw Ruddock Gallery

First used during the Renaissance, pastels have long been a staple in artist studios. "Powdered Pigments" brings together 30 outstanding examples from the Museum’s collection.

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.

Innovation and Resilience Across Three Generations of Wabanaki Basket-Making

Innovation and Resilience Across Three Generations of Wabanaki Basket-Making

, Markell Gallery

The exhibition seeks to highlight the dynamic tradition of Wabanaki basket-making, reflecting Abenaki, Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, Maliseet, and Micmac artists’ unique styles and designs. It brings together historical and contemporary baskets, which represent some of the finest examples of Wabanaki artistry in recent times.