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This spring, The Maine Art Museum Trail is proud to present a digital program series that explores the notion of “making a home” and what that means for institutions and the communities they exist within, bringing to light the stories that have not been told and reflect on the changing museum field. A Conversation with The…

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This spring, The Maine Art Museum Trail is proud to present a digital program series that explores the notion of “making a home” and what that means for institutions and the communities they exist within, bringing to light the stories that have not been told and reflect on the changing museum field. Lecture with Maulian Dana…

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We are delighted to announce that Baratunde Thurston will be the Spring 2021 keynote speaker for the humanities theme Boundaries and Margins. Thurston is an Emmy-nominated host who has worked for The Onion, produced for The Daily Show, advised the Obama White House, and wrote the New York Times bestseller How To Be Black. He’s…

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Practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by artworks in the galleries. Our Artful Movements sessions begin with a deeper look at an artwork, followed by yoga and meditation led by Kathleen Leisure Haberstock of School Street Yoga. In this Artful Movements session, we will be inspired by Zanele Muholi’s Namhla 1 at Cassilhaus, Chapel Hill,…

Experience greater mind-body connection though our Artful Meditation program. During this session, Jing Ye, a meditation teacher and a counselor at Colby College, will guide participants through a meditation inspired by Zanele Muholi’s Namhla 1 at Cassilhaus, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 2016. Artful Meditation is part of the Museum’s wellness initiative, Let Art Inspire, all of…

Practice a series of hands-on activities inspired by artworks in the galleries. In our Artful Healing sessions, Bodhi Simpson, LCPC, ATR, an art therapist with a private practice in Waterville, Maine, called Conscious Art Therapy will gently guide participants through a creative healing exercise inspired by a work of art in the Museum’s collection. This…

Join this Lunder Institute Talk to explore new research shaping understanding of modern art of the American Southwest—the focus of the Lunder Institute’s Research Fellows Program in 2021–22. University of Delaware professor Jessica Horton (2021–22 Distinguished Scholar) and the Met’s Associate Curator of Native American Art Patricia Marroquin Norby (2021–22 Research Fellow) will discuss some…