Barnet Scholar's Weekend Members-Only Coffee and Culture

Barnet Scholar's Weekend Members-Only Coffee and Culture

Dr. Glenn Adamson, former Nanette L. Laitman Director of the Museum of Arts and Design

Bernard Osher Foundation Auditorium

The PMA is pleased to welcome Dr. Glenn Adamson, former Nanette L. Laitman Director of the Museum of Arts and Design, to be our visiting scholar as part of the Barnet Scholar's Weekend. Members are invited to enjoy coffee and pastries, followed by a presentation by Dr. Glenn Adamson on his new book, Art in the Making.

Glenn Adamson is a curator and theorist who works across the fields of design, craft and contemporary art. He was until March 2016 the Director of the Museum of Arts and Design, New York. He has previously been Head of Research at the V&A, and the curator at the Chipstone Foundation in Milwaukee. His publications include Art in the Making (2016, co-authored with Julia Bryan Wilson); Invention of Craft (2013); Postmodernism: Style and Subversion (2011); The Craft Reader (2010); and Thinking Through Craft (2007).

Space is limited. Reservations are required.
R.S.V.P. by October 7, to (207) 775-6148 or membership@portlandmuseum.org

This program is generously supported by the Will Barnet Foundation.

Image: Winslow Homer (United States, born France, 1836-1910), Sharpshooter (detail), 1863, oil on canvas, 12 1/4 x 16 1/2 inches. Gift of Barbro and Bernard Osher, 1992.41.

Admission

Free for members; reservations suggested.