Events for Members

Thursday
September 3, 2015
10:00 am
Membership is the heart of the PMA, and we couldn't accomplish anything that we do without the support of our members. By way of thanks, we hope you join us for the second annual Member Appreciation Week, August 31 through September 6, for special offers and programs throughout the museum.
Thursday
September 3, 2015
6:00 pm
What are the opportunities and challenges of sustaining a career as a contemporary artist in Maine? Join moderator George Kinghorn, Executive Director and Curator of the University of Maine Museum of Art, for this lively panel discussion with Maine-based contemporary artists Lauren Fensterstock, Anna Hepler, and Philip Frey.
Friday
September 4, 2015
10:00 am
Membership is the heart of the PMA, and we couldn't accomplish anything that we do without the support of our members. By way of thanks, we hope you join us for the second annual Member Appreciation Week, August 31 through September 6, for special offers and programs throughout the museum.
Saturday
September 5, 2015
10:00 am
Membership is the heart of the PMA, and we couldn't accomplish anything that we do without the support of our members. By way of thanks, we hope you join us for the second annual Member Appreciation Week, August 31 through September 6, for special offers and programs throughout the museum.
Sunday
September 6, 2015
10:00 am
Membership is the heart of the PMA, and we couldn't accomplish anything that we do without the support of our members. By way of thanks, we hope you join us for the second annual Member Appreciation Week, August 31 through September 6, for special offers and programs throughout the museum.
Friday
September 25, 2015
9:00 am
This symposium is a collaboration between the PMA and the Decorative Arts Trust. Laura Sprague, independent curator; Arlene Palmer Schwind, curator of the Victoria Mansion; and Diana Greenwold, Curatorial Fellow at the PMA, will address various aspects of the decorative arts in Portland from the early 19th century to the present. Coffee and refreshments will be served.
Friday
September 25, 2015
5:30 pm
Join artist Rose Marasco for a special talk about her celebrated Circa exhibition Rose Marasco: index.
Wednesday
October 7, 2015
10:00 am
Members are invited to an exclusive preview of "You Can't Get There From Here: The 2015 Portland Museum of Art Biennial" before it opens to the public on October 8. This exhibition highlights Maine’s artistic legacies in the making, featuring established artists with strong Maine ties as well as the first major institutional appearance for several young, emerging artists—showcasing the next wave of Maine artists and affording them the opportunity to make initial introductions to national art audiences.
Wednesday
October 7, 2015
6:00 pm
The PMA invites members to attend an Evening Reception for You Can’t Get There From Here: The 2015 Portland Museum of Art Biennial. This year’s Biennial highlights Maine’s artistic legacies in the making, presenting a comprehensive and cohesive narrative about the state and the artists connected to it. Be among the first to see this breathtaking overview of Maine’s contemporary art scene, and enjoy the company of your fellow members along with light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.
Thursday
October 15, 2015
6:00 pm
Join Alison Ferris, curator of You Can’t Get There From Here: The 2015 Portland Museum of Art Biennial, for a talk on this remarkable exhibition. Ferris will highlight the richness of contemporary art in Maine, with a distinct emphasis on how the variety of artistic processes and materials in the exhibition convey meaning to the viewer.
Saturday
October 17, 2015
9:30 am
Associate Professor Catherine Whalen of the 
Bard Graduate Center will introduce her ongoing project, the Craft, Art & Design Oral History Project. Catherine and her students are collecting oral interviews with influential designers and craftspeople and are making these materials available online to the public.
Thursday
November 12, 2015
6:00 pm
Join PMA curators for an insightful conversation about today’s art market and the best ways to build a private collection.
Friday
November 13, 2015
5:30 pm
Join artist Rose Marasco for a special talk about her celebrated Circa exhibition Rose Marasco: index.
Thursday
November 19, 2015
10:00 am
On certain days throughout the year, members may bring up to two guests for free. Please join us and share the PMA with friends and family during Member Extra Guest Weekend from November 19 through November 22.
Friday
November 20, 2015
10:00 am
On certain days throughout the year, members may bring up to two guests for free. Please join us and share the PMA with friends and family during Member Extra Guest Weekend from November 19 through November 22.
Saturday
November 21, 2015
10:00 am
On certain days throughout the year, members may bring up to two guests for free. Please join us and share the PMA with friends and family during Member Extra Guest Weekend from November 19 through November 22.
Sunday
November 22, 2015
10:00 am
On certain days throughout the year, members may bring up to two guests for free. Please join us and share the PMA with friends and family during Member Extra Guest Weekend from November 19 through November 22.
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