(formerly the Carnegie Library)
University of Maine, Orono, Maine
Greek Revival Style
Department of Art, 5743 Lord Hall, University of Maine, Orono ME 04469
W eb site:http://www.umaine.edu/art/facilities.htm
A Brief History of the Building
1905: Andrew Carnegie gave $55,000 to the University of Maine to build the library.
1906: The granite library was built.
1947: A new library (now known as Folger Library) was built to house the growing collection. Carnegie Hall became the home of the University of Maine Museum of Art.
2003: The museum moved to Bangor.
Carnegie Hall now serves as an extension of the Art Department, complete with studio and gallery spaces that host special exhibits.