Events for Members

Thursday
January 29, 2015
10:00 am
Be the first to see "The Coast & the Sea: Marine and Maritime Art in America" with this Open House, exclusive to PMA Members.
Thursday
January 29, 2015
6:00 pm
This Evening Reception for "The Coast & the Sea: Marine and Maritime Art in America," gives members a chance to see the exhibition, socialize, and enjoy hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.
Saturday
January 31, 2015
11:00 am
Portland artist Aaron T Stephan discusses his Circa exhibition "Aaron T Stephan: To Borrow, Cut, Copy, and Steal" at this Artist Talk—the only one he will host for the duration of the exhibition.
Thursday
February 5, 2015
7:00 pm
This year's Contemporaries Winter Bash: Ship to Shore is the year's first "can't miss" event.
Saturday
February 7, 2015
11:00 am
David Lazarus, artist and scrimshaw carver from Nantucket, gives a talk on scrimshaw carving from Nantucket’s extensive history of carving to modern ecological concerns over the importation of ivory and use of alternative materials.
Saturday
February 7, 2015
1:00 pm
Following his morning lecture, David Lazarus, artist and scrimshaw carver from Nantucket, will demonstrate scrimshaw techniques and help visitors create their own scrimshaw designs.
Thursday
February 19, 2015
5:00 pm
Do you have happy feet? Well, keep them happy at the PMA with a special evening of dance in the Selma Wolf Black Great Hall! Aquarius Ballroom Dance Studios hosts "Broadway goes Ballroom," an evening of demonstrations and lessons of classic dances from Broadway musicals. No partner is necessary!
Saturday
February 21, 2015
11:00 am
James L. Nelson, Education Coordinator at the Maine Maritime Museum, gives an illustrated presentation about the naval War of 1812 and the impact it had on Maine.
Friday
February 27, 2015
12:00 pm
PMA curators invite colleagues from the field of art history to study works in the PMA collection and to discuss key issues of 20th century art.
Saturday
February 28, 2015
9:30 am
PMA curators invite colleagues from the field of art history to study works in the PMA collection and to discuss key issues of 20th century art. This includes a members-only coffee and culture talk.
Thursday
March 12, 2015
6:30 pm
Join USS Constitution historian Matthew Brenkle as he explores the ship's history through the eyes of 19th-century artists.
Saturday
March 14, 2015
11:00 am
Urban Agriculture is on the rise! Community Gardens bring neighbors together to grow food and foster a sustainable community. Join this panel of experts of local sustainability in their discussion on the importance of Community Gardens.
Thursday
March 26, 2015
11:00 am
Learn about bees, our great pollinators, and the national and local issues that concern them and our food supply. Maine honey and mead tasting to follow.
Saturday
April 4, 2015
11:00 am
Learn about bees, our great pollinators, and the national and local issues that concern them and our food supply. Maine honey and mead tasting to follow.
Saturday
April 11, 2015
11:00 am
Join Andrew Eschelbacher, the PMA’s Susan Donnell and Harry W. Konkel Assistant Curator of European Art, as he talks about Romanticism and images of the sea as these ideas relate to The Coast & the Sea: Marine and Maritime Art in America and the PMA's collection.
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