Event

Director's Circle Trip to Colby College Museum of Art

Spend a day exploring the Colby College Museum of Art with fellow Director’s Circle members along with PMA curators and staff. Enjoy a private tour of the galleries and hear from Peter and Paula Lunder about their gift to the collect Carolyn Muzzy Director and Chief Curator Sharon Corwin will also speak about how Colby uses the collection to educate its students and the Maine public. Lunch and transportation will be provided. For more information contact Betsy Critchfield at (207) 699-4987 or bcritchfield@portlandmuseum.org.

Naked Shakespeare

In celebration of the Treasures of British Art 1400-2000: The Berger Collection, Acorn Productions of Westbrook will present Naked Shakespeare in the PMA. Speaking in the tradition of the Bard, these performances are produced in non-traditional venues without sets, lights, and costumes, allowing the audience's imagination to take center stage.

Naked Shakespeare

In celebration of the Treasures of British Art 1400-2000: The Berger Collection, Acorn Productions of Westbrook will present Naked Shakespeare in the PMA. Speaking in the tradition of the Bard, these performances are produced in non-traditional venues without sets, lights, and costumes, allowing the audience's imagination to take center stage. See it as part of #ThirdThursPMA!

Corporate Appreciation Weekend

Employees of Corporate members are invited to participate in the PMA’s Corporate Appreciation Weekend!

With company ID, receive the following:

Friends of the Collection Private Tour

Join fellow Friends of the Collection for a private tour of Treasures of British Art 1400-2000: The Berger Collection. Hear from Karen Sherry, Curator of American Art and Director of Collections, about the extraordinary works from one of the most significant collections of British art in the United States.

For more information about PMA affinity groups, contact Christi Razzi at (207) 699-4908 or crazzi@portlandmuseum.org.

Contributing, Donor, and Patron Members Afternoon Tea and Tour with Karen Sherry

Members at the Contributing, Donor, and Patron levels are invited to an exclusive tour of Treasures of British Art 1400-2000: The Berger Collection and afternoon tea in the McLellan House. Karen Sherry, Chief Curator and Curator of American Art, will speak about The Berger Collection, which features 50 highlights of one of the most significant collections of British art in the United States. Space is limited and reservations are required.

Evenings for Educators

Join us for this overview of Treasures of British Art 1400-2000: The Berger Collection with guest lecturer Amelia Rauser, associate professor of art history at Franklin & Marshall College, to prepare for bringing your students to see this spectacular exhibition. Evening for Educators provides teachers with classroom resources, two contact hours, network opportunities, and a chance to discover the benefits of PMA Free School Tours.

Members opening reception

The PMA invites members to attend a private viewing and opening reception for Treasures of British Art 1400-2000: The Berger Collection. Considered one of the most significant collections of British art in the U.S., The Berger Collection includes works from a religious panel of the 14th century and royal portraits of the 16th century to abstract landscapes of the 20th century. Kathleen Stuart, Curator at the Denver Art Museum, will speak about The Berger Collection in the Bernard Osher Foundation Auditorium at 6:15 p.m.

Members preview hours

The PMA invites members to attend a private viewing of Treasures of British Art 1400-2000: The Berger Collection. Considered one of the most significant collections of British art in the U.S., The Berger Collection includes works from a religious panel of the 14th century and royal portraits of the 16th century to abstract landscapes of the 20th century.

Contemporaries Behind the Scenes with the Kotzschmar Organ

Join fellow Contemporaries members for a behind-the-scenes tour of the newly restored Kotzschmar Organ, installed in Portland’s Merrill Auditorium. Kathleen Grammer, executive director of Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ, will lead the tour. Contact Anna Schember at (207) 699-4065 or aschember@portlandmuseum.org to make reservations.

Interested in joining the Contemporaries? Contact Will Cary at (207) 699-4909 or wcary@portlandmuseum.org.