College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

January Visual and Performing Arts Events

Events are listed by date.

USM Art Department and Gallery
Transitions: USM Juried Art Alumni 
Jan. 13-March 28
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, USM Portland campus

Transitions includes 23 paintings, drawings and prints by seven USM Art alumni, selected by juror Virginia Sassman Rose, founder of Portland’s Rose Contemporary Fine Art Gallery. 

Opening Reception: 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 16 at the AREA Gallery 
(Snow date: 5-7 p.m., Friday, March 28)
Artist talks and Best of Show Award will be held from 6-6:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public. 
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USM Art Department and Gallery

USM Faculty Show 
Jan. 23-Feb. 14
Art Gallery, USM Gorham campus

This exhibition features new work by USM Art faculty in a wide array of media and approaches including two faculty/community collaborations. 

Opening Reception: 
5–7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014
(Snow date: 5–7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 30)
Faculty talks will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. 
Free and open to the public. 
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USM School of Music

An Evening of Schubert’s Die Winterreise
8 p.m., Friday, Jan. 24
(Snow date: 8 p.m., Friday, Jan. 31)
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus

Malcolm Smith, bass, USM voice artist faculty
Paul Wyse, piano, guest artist
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USM’s Kate Cheney Chappell ‘83 Center for Book Arts

Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here 
Jan. 27-May 1, 2014
Unum Great Reading Room, 7th Floor, Glickman Family Library, USM Portland campus 

This show is part of a traveling exhibition of more than 100 artists’ books made by international artists from 24 countries. 

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