University Neighborhood Organization (UNO)

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May 16, 2018


Victoria Kinney, UNO Festival Coordinator
(207) 772-6911

First Annual Oakdale Arts Festival 
on Saturday, June 2

PORTLAND, Maine — The University Neighborhood Organization (UNO)  is hosting the first annual  “Oakdale Arts Festival” on Saturday, June 2,  from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Longfellow Park featuring artists, poets, Artist & Craftsman Supply will be running a Mono-printing demonstration using Speedball Akua inks and Gelatin plates for kids and adults and more. Rain date: Sunday, June 3. Free! Public is welcome. Bring your kids, friends, neighbors, visitors - Come support your local artists!

Longfellow Park is located at 10 Longfellow Street between Longfellow, Noyes and Oakdale Streets in Portland. 

Artists wishing to exhibit, email: or call Victoria, Festival Coordinator at (207) 772-6911 for an application. No Fees! If you have any questions, send them along. Space is limited, do not wait. 

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March 26, 2018

Carol Schiller, UNO
(207) 210-8781

Seeking Artists for First “Oakdale Arts Festival”!

Portland, Maine - The University Neighborhood Organization is hosting the first “Oakdale Arts Festival” Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Longfellow Park.  All interested artists, please email for an application to exhibit, sell and or give art making demonstrations. The deadline is Saturday, May 5th! No fees. 

Visual Arts, Video Arts, Performing Arts, Literary Arts, welcome! Space is limited. Apply early. Selected artist will join an exciting event. 

If you have questions, please email and we will assist you! 

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The University Neighborhood Organization (UNO) is located in the heart of Portland's rich academic area commonly referred to as the “Education District". The "Education District" is home to four Universities, The University of New England, University of Southern Maine, University of Maine Law School, Maine Medical Center's Tufts University School of Medicine, Muskie School of Public Service, and several private and public schools including Levey Day School near USM and Deering High School, Lincoln Middle School, Longfellow Elementary School, The Children's Center, Catherine McAuley High School all located on Steven’s Avenue down the road from the University of New England.

The University Neighborhood Organization was founded in 2006 to bridge the Universities together with the surrounding neighborhoods to preserve and further our neighborhood quality of life and offer forums to enrich our quest for life long learning opportunities.

The University Neighborhood Organization works closely with the University of Southern Maine (USM), University of Maine Law School, University of New England (UNE) and residents.

UNO Neighborhood Boundaries:

North: Stevens Avenue
East: Forest Avenue
South: Bedford Street
West: Brighton Avenue


Major Activities:

"Education District" Wayfinding Signage Initiative
Neighborhood Video Project: Neighbors, Schools, Past & Present.
Friends of Longfellow Park Beautification Project
Street & Sidewalk Improvements

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