Events for Members

Friday
June 5, 2015
12:00 pm
Join George Kinghorn, Executive Director and Curator at the University of Maine Museum of Art, for a curator talk on the major exhibition Directors' Cut: Selections from the Maine Art Museum Trail.
Saturday
June 6, 2015
11:00 am
PMA Chief Curator Jessica May spent several months working with photographer Rose Marasco to distill four decades of photographs into the retrospective Rose Marasco: index. Join May and Marasco for a conversation, available only to PMA members, about the exhibition as well as Marasco’s career and practice.
Thursday
June 18, 2015
6:00 pm
This panel discussion, which is held in conjunction with Directors’ Cut: Selections from the Maine Art Museum Trail, outlines the importance of cultural tourism in Maine and explores the ways to attract visitors to our arts institutions. PMA Director Mark Bessire welcomes Abbe Levin of the Maine Office of Tourism, Tracy Michaud Stuzman of the Department of Tourism and Hospitality USM, and Peter Twachtman of the Migis Hotel Group.
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.
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.
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