The University of Maine Hutchinson Center’s Summer Folk Celebration series will host a presentation titled The Wyeths: 1890-1960 presented by Michael Komanecky, chief curator of the Farnsworth Art Museum, on Monday, July 16 at 6:30 p.m. Komanecky will cover the works of NC Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth and Jamie Wyeth during the course of his presentation.

The free community event will take place at the UMaine Hutchinson Center’s auditorium, which is air-conditioned and provides comfortable, theater-style seating for more than 100 people.

The UMaine Hutchinson Center will host two additional free community events on the subsequent Mondays in July. On Monday, July 23 at 6:30 p.m., J.B. Turner of the Front Street Shipyard and Taylor Allen of Rockport Marine will present The History of Boatbuilding on the Maine Coast, 1890-to Present Day. On July 30 at 6:30 p.m., the 1957 movie “Peyton Place,” which was filmed in the Belfast and Camden area, will be screened, introduced by Maine author Sandy Phippen.

Donations will be accepted to support the student scholarship fund. Refreshments will be available during the film. The UMaine Hutchinson Center is located at 80 Belmont Ave./Route 3. For more information, visit or call 338-8000.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or