The Learning and Interpretation department strives to encourage curiosity and wonder for all visitors to the PMA. By offering audiences of all ages opportunities to connect with authentic works of art through programs that offer open-ended experiences, intellectual rigor, and exploration of the creative process, we intend to impact the lives of all PMA audiences.
For the final two weeks of The Coast & the Sea: Marine and Maritime Art in America, we're highlighting some of our favorite aspects of the show, from the perspective of the curator, Andrew Eschelbacher, the Susan Donnell and Harry W. Konkel Assistant Curator of European Art.
Let's face it—this winter has been a beast in New England. Boston has been flirting with record snowfall for weeks, and here in Portland...well...let's just say that even though we're Mainers, this winter's got all of us on the ropes a little.