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  • Tuesday October 17 2017
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    Beer in the Garden: Past Medicinal Practices @ Maine Historical Society

    Join us for beer and snacks, a rare opportunity to enjoy our historic garden in the evening, and a chance to see some very special artifacts from our collections! Free for MHS Members; $5 general admission. Must be 21+. RSVP not required – drop in any time! Apply your program fee to MHS membership! Beer […] View event

  • "Apollo and Daphne," 1513, oil on canvas, by Jacopo da Carrucci (called Pontormo), Italian, 1494-1557. Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.  Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

    “Monochrome Painting and Street Spectacle in Renaissance Florence” @ Kresge Auditorium

    Associate Professor of Renaissance Art History at Swarthmore College, Patricia Reilly specializes in sixteenth-century Italian art, with an emphasis on the relationship between art practice and theory. Addressing the increasingly important role monochrome painting (chiaroscuro) played in Florentine religious and triumphal street spectacles demonstrated by Andrea del Sarto’s decision to showcase monochrome painting in the […] View event

  • “Envisioning Waterville: A Photographic and Postcard History” @ Waterville Public Library

    World In Your Library Speakers Are Announced! The Waterville Public Library is partnering with the Maine Humanities Council, the Margaret Chase Smith Foundation and the Mid-Maine Global Forum to present a three-part speakers series, The World in Your Library. The Waterville Public Library has selected three speakers and topics for hour long presentations on global […] View event

  • Camden conference speaker @ Camden Public Library

    “Is This the Greatest Crisis Since the Civil War?” Retired political science professor and journalist Michael Roskin will speak about the current state of our political climate and how it compares to historical tensions. Part of the 2018 Camden Conference Community Events Series. View event