Community Outreach

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Senior College at Belfast Announces Fall 2022 Classes

We’re thrilled to have Senior College at Belfast back this fall! Registration for all fall classes is now open. In-person classes at the Hutchinson Center begin on September 15. Zoom classes start in October. Senior College at Belfast provides a diverse curriculum of programs, classes and special events for those 50 years and older, including […]

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Finding Our Voices Exhibit (July–Oct. 2022)

Finding Our Voices exhibit to be shown starting in July at the UMaine Hutchinson Center Belfast, Maine — Finding Our Voices, an exhibit featuring Patrisha McLean’s photo portraits of 43 Maine survivors of domestic abuse, opens July 7 in the H. Allen and Sally Fernald Art Gallery at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in […]

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Waldo Reads Together 2022

The Hutchinson Center is pleased to participate in Waldo Reads Together, a community-wide book discussion. This year’s book selection is The Devil’s Highway by Luis Alberto Urrea. To register or learn more, visit Literacy Volunteers of Waldo County’s website. “One Book, One Community,” created by the American Library Association, is a book discussion program that […]

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Photography by the Zoom Lens Group On Display (Jan.-Mar. 2022)

A new photography exhibit by the Zoom Lens Group opens Jan. 6 at the H. Allen and Sally Fernald Art Gallery at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast. The show, on display through March, is free and open to the public from 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Monday–Friday. The Zoom Lens Group began meeting in […]

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Learn How This Belfast Native is Leading Big Groups of People Through Big Changes

Belfast-native Kristine Wentworth is Community Outreach Coordinator and Continuous Improvement Specialist with Mathews Brothers Company (America’s oldest window manufacturer!). Mathews Brothers has been in business in the Belfast area since 1854, employing over 200 people between their Belfast and Hermon locations. (Fun fact: Wentworth’s grandfather, Ashley Brown, worked at Mathews Brothers, too!) In her role […]

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Interview with Michelle Moschkau, MSW Student & Scholarship Recipient

Meet Michelle Moschkau, UMaine Master of Social Work student. Moschkau is also a member of the UMaine Professional Opioid Workforce Response Program (POWR). Receiving an academic scholarship enabled Moschkau to focus on her course work and clinical field placement and increase her awareness around the relationship between substance abuse disorder and trauma, furthering her resolve […]

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(Now showing) From The Cradle To The Grave: Mining The Ed Coffin Collection

Currently on display at the H. Allen and Sally Fernald Art Gallery here at the UMaine Hutchinson Center… From the Cradle to the Grave: Mining the Ed Coffin Collection showcases 28 of the more than 2,500 photographs Ed Coffin collected throughout his lifetime. There are many themes to explore in the Coffin collection, but two […]

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