Events for Members

Thursday
July 16, 2015
5:00 pm
July's #ThirdThursPMA toasts summer in Maine and the initial creative spark that can lead to dazzling fireworks. Our partners for the evening, The Libra Foundation, brings hundreds of interns to the state every year with its Summer in Maine program to show some of America's brightest young minds the beauty and inspiration that Maine presents. From the major exhibition Directors' Cut: Selections from the Maine Art Museum Trail to the music of DJ Derek Jackson out in the Joan B. Burns Garden to events and activities aimed at sparking your imagination, this evening offers a relaxed social atmosphere and an entire state's worth of inspiration.
Tuesday
July 21, 2015
6:00 pm
For the last 20 years, Malcolm Rogers, Ann and Graham Gund Director at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, has pursued an agenda for the MFA focused on community engagement, accessibility, and scholarship. In discussion with Mark Bessire, Rogers will address the issues that museums face today while offering a thoughtful reflection on the ways in which museums can approach the interpretation of their collections. Join us for this rare opportunity to engage with one of the museum world’s most-revered leaders.
Friday
July 24, 2015
10:00 am
Members may now bring up to two guests for free during certain days throughout the year! Please join us and share the PMA with friends and family during our first Member Extra Guest Weekend from July 24 to July 26.
Saturday
July 25, 2015
10:00 am
Members may now bring up to two guests for free during certain days throughout the year! Please join us and share the PMA with friends and family during our first Member Extra Guest Weekend from July 24 to July 26.
Sunday
July 26, 2015
10:00 am
Members may now bring up to two guests for free during certain days throughout the year! Please join us and share the PMA with friends and family during our first Member Extra Guest Weekend from July 24 to July 26.
Thursday
August 13, 2015
6:00 pm
Join renowned art-historian John Wilmerding as he discusses the works and artists in A Magnificent Stillness: American Art from a Private Collection. Wilmerding will provide insight into landscape painting in the first part of the 19th century and still lifes in the latter part of the century, and frame the works in the context of the artists’ careers. During this special program, he will tie together these beautiful paintings and reveal the incredible insight of the private collectors.
Thursday
August 20, 2015
5:00 pm
This social mixer, in collaboration with AIGA Maine, will give you an opportunity to rub elbows Maine’s creative community. Listen to bluegrass in the Joan B. Burns Garden, connect with new people, and explore the PMA galleries.
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