activities

Veterans Memorial CNC Stuff

      Hey all! Check out the nifty CNC job we did for the Veterans Memorial in the Student Union! If you’d like to see the finished project, head over to the Student Union!

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Circuit Bending at the IMRC!

Hey all! Recently both Rob Duarte and Nathan Ober (awesome artists, both of them!) hosted circuit bending workshops. I was able to attend, and lemme tell ya, its as cool and as fun as you think! If you’re curious on how its done (super easy!) and maybe have an idea you wanna ry out, stop […]

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Laser Cutter Coolness!

Hey all! Check out the latest project from Wade Warman! This piece, titled “Deus Ex Machina” was done entirely using the laser cutters at the IMRC! Wowwie-wow-WOW!!!! If you’re interested in learning how he did it, stop by the IMRC labs! Who knows, you might just find the divine inspiration you’ve been looking for!

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Prayer Cards for the Modern Artist

  Ever worry that your art might end up being lame? Well, worry no more! With these new “Prayer Cards for the Modern Artist” you can say a little prayer and be reassured that someone above is listening and giving you that little extra “divine inspiration”. For more details, stop by the IMRC and learn […]

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Sculpture and the IMRC, a Match Made in Heaven!

Hey all! The cats over in the sculpture program and the gang here at the IMRC have created a super group of artists using 3D printers to make positives for bronze, aluminum, and GLASS castings (That’s right! Glass casting! Wicked!) Stop by the sculpture studio or the IMRC to check out some of the rad […]

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New Partnership/Collaboration!

What a perfect match! The fine folks over in printmaking and the gang in the IMRC labs have teamed up to work together using new technologies (laser etching and CNC) to compliment the traditional methods of printmaking! I can’t wait to see what everyone comes up with!

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Book of the Week

IMRC library, with more than three thousand books and its extensive audio-visual collection, offers great variety of information. You can find in-depth information about modern art movements and artists. The media collection also provides examples of sound and video based art. Book of the Week will bring you an example among the IMRC library collection […]

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Small Town America Music Video

Chris Soper, a local musician, wrote a song Small Town America that is inspired by the closing of the Bucksport paper mill, and shared an amateur video on the internet. His song became viral in a short time, and received more than 30 thousand hits on social media. Chris approached IMRC for a professional music video […]

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Coming soon! CNC Training on the Shopsabre!

Great news! Coming very soon, training on the IMRC’s Shopsabre CNC router will be available! This training will be open to anyone (student, faculty, Maine resident) who has already gone through all of the appropriate safety training! If you have any questions, just stop in and speak to us! We’d LOVE to answer any question […]

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Scott Patrick Wiener to visit UMaine IMRC Center

Artist Scott Wiener will be visiting the University of Maine this month as a part of Tuesday’s at the IMRC, an artist lecture series. The lecture will take place at the IMRC Center, located on the UMaine campus in Orono, on October 6th at 7:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Wiener […]

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