Arts news

Posted Oct. 10, 2013, at 8:38 a.m.

AREA — The Farsnworth Art Museum in Rockland, in support of federal workers, will offer furloughed federal employees free admission to the museum and Wyeth Center throughout the current federal government shutdown. The admission price of $12, $10 seniors over 65, will be waived to any furloughed employee with proof of federal employment. Admission to the museum is free at all times to all children 16 and under.

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Digital Photography Workshop

BANGOR — A Digital Photography Workshop will be held 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16 and 23, at the University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.

Brian Monahan of Monahan Design will conduct the classes, which are geared to beginner and intermediate photographers.

The cost is $65 museum members, $75 others

Visit for workshop descriptions and information.


CD release party

BREWER — Stesha Cano will celebrate the release of her CD “Simple As Everything” with two shows, 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, and 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. Tickets, are $20, $30 for two, by calling 989-7100, and includes admission to the pre-show reception and an autographed copy of Stesha’s all-original CD.


Emerging Dance

ORONO — University of Maine School of Performing Arts dance students will present Emerging Dance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at Minsky Recital Hall, Class of 1944 Hall, at the university. The performance will highlight works in progress and feature a variety of dance styles and student choreography.

Admission is free. For disability accommodations, contact the UMaine School of Performing Arts, 581-1781.


Maine International Conference on the Arts

ORONO — The Maine International Conference on the Arts will be held Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 24-26, at the Collins Center for the Arts, on the University of Maine campus.

The event will feature:

• Professional development workshops.

• Networking opportunities.

• Arts education co-conference.

• Artist showcases.