Upcoming Exhibitions

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Upcoming Exhibitions

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.

Marcia Resnick: As It Is or Could Be

Marcia Resnick: As It Is or Could Be

, Bernard and Barbro Osher Gallery, Halford Gallery

Photographer Marcia Resnick earned recognition as part of the legendary Downtown New York art scene of the 1970s and 1980s with portraits of major cultural figures such as Jean-Michel Basquiat, John Belushi, and Susan Sontag.

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.

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

On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of statehood, the exhibition brings together some of the most outstanding artistic treasures created in Maine over the last two centuries.