“Bangor, Brush with History” 

Folks gathered tonight at Bangor City Hall for the premier of the art exhibit “Bangor, Brush with History”.The exhibit features 100 new, original pieces, created by 75 Maine artists.The exhibit is spread out over several locations. It will be on display at City Hall, The Gallery By Design, the Bangor Public Library, the Penobscot Theater, and Maine Discovery Museum.The exhibit is part of the closing celebration of the 175th anniversary of Bangor. Money raised through sales will benefit the Bangor area.Rod Rodrigues, the event organizer says, “By coming to look at the art, if you should be so moved to purchase the art, you are contributing to the arts, you are contributing to local artists, you are contributing to Bangor Museum and history center, which is receiving part of the proceeds.” The work will be on display until April 15.