Posts Tagged ‘Portland’

MUSIC: International Open Mic

Posted on: December 14th, 2018 by Abby Snyder No Comments

A night of community through music and performance, sponsored by the Maine Immigrant Musical Instrument Project, Jenny Van West Music, and Mayo Street Arts. Featuring a diverse and international lineup of local musicians.

 

 

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Gallery Talk by MMV Artist Yu-Wen Wu | Maine College of Art

Posted on: December 13th, 2018 by Charlie Gauvin No Comments

Making Migration Visible: Traces, Tracks, & Pathways featured artist Yu-Wen Wu will discuss her artwork in the galleries, describing the research processes and community practices that contribute to her work.

This event will be hosted in the Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA.

 

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CONVERSATION + FOOD: The History of Chinese in Maine | hosted by Maine College of Art

Posted on: December 13th, 2018 by Charlie Gauvin No Comments
While there has been a relatively small population of Chinese residents of Maine over the years, those who have settled here have made their mark, dating back to the first Chinese immigrant who came in 1857. Come hear some stories about these early Chinese Mainers, and also enjoy some Chinese tea and snacks, sponsored by the Chinese & American Friendship Association of Maine.
This event will be hosted in the Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA.

 

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PANEL: Identities in Migration: On Being Somali-Mainers

Posted on: December 1st, 2018 by Charlie Gauvin No Comments
A panel of Somali-Mainers discuss the historical context in which they migrated to the United States, what it means to be Somali in Maine, and how their identities have been shaped by migration.
Hosted by the World Affairs Council of Maine.

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FILM + FOOD: Recipe Film Screening and Community Dinner | hosted by Maine College of Art

Posted on: November 30th, 2018 by Charlie Gauvin No Comments

A short screening of recipe films created by MECA students in the Public Engagement class Animation Exchange in collaboration with cooks from In Her Presence, a not-for-profit serving women from various immigrant communities in Maine through English classes, self-advocacy tools, and a variety of workshops. Community dinner featuring recipes from In Her Presence contributors to follow.

Hosted by Maine College of Art: Public Engagement Department

For more information contact Amelia Garretson-Persans at agarretson-persans@meca.edu

This event will take place in the MECA Cafe. The film screening will begin at 4:30PM, with a community dinner to follow at 5PM.

 

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LECTURE: Ranu Mukherjee | Maine College of Art Visiting Artist

Posted on: November 29th, 2018 by Charlie Gauvin No Comments

Making Migration Visible: Traces, Tracks & Pathways featured artist Ranu Mukherjee will talk about her practice and work in the exhibition at MECA’s ICA. The talk will be hosted in MECA’s Osher Hall.

 

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