Events for Members

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 19, 2015
5:00 pm
Join the folks at Experience Maine Maritime, check out The Coast & the Sea: Marine and Maritime Art in America and get to know people who share your passion for the ocean and for maritime life in Maine! C.C. & the Swingset will perform their unique, acoustic take on swing music.
Thursday
March 26, 2015
6:30 pm
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.
Tuesday
March 31, 2015
6:30 pm
Join us this spring for the PMA’s annual Photography Fund Lecture with presenter Duane Michals, one of the great photographic innovators of the last century.
Saturday
April 4, 2015
11:00 am
Learn about the Portland Food Co-op’s unique mission and what makes food co-ops so integral to a sustainable community.
Friday
April 10, 2015
5:00 pm
Artist Interventions take place at 5 p.m. on select Free Fridays. Artists reveal elements of their creative processes and involve PMA visitors in collaborative, art-making experiments in these exclusive events. Join local artist Shoshannah White for this unique event.
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.
Thursday
April 16, 2015
5:00 pm
#ThirdThursPMA is thrilled to welcome local non-profit Architalx—established in 1987 for the purpose of providing educational programs in the field of architecture and design in Portland and Maine—as they host a gathering that includes the Portland Society for Architects and the Maine Interior Design Association.
Friday
April 17, 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 April 17 through April 19.
Saturday
April 18, 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 April 17 through April 19.
Sunday
April 19, 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 April 17 through April 19.
Friday
May 1, 2015
10:00 am
Members can take double their usual discount in the PMA Store for a total of 20% off during these special sale days. Not a member? Become one today.
Friday
May 1, 2015
12:00 pm
Join Jessica May, Chief Curator, for a talk about the wondrous photography of Rose Marasco and her Circa exhibition Rose Marasco: index.
Saturday
May 2, 2015
10:00 am
Members can take double their usual discount in the PMA Store for a total of 20% off during these special sale days. Not a member? Become one today.
Sunday
May 3, 2015
10:00 am
Members can take double their usual discount in the PMA Store for a total of 20% off during these special sale days. Not a member? Become one today.
Friday
May 15, 2015
12:00 pm
Join artist Rose Marasco for a special talk about her celebrated Circa exhibition Rose Marasco: index.
Wednesday
May 20, 2015
10:00 am
Members are invited to attend an exclusive open-house viewing of Directors' Cut: Selections from the Maine Art Museum Trail. Come see the exhibition before the general public!
Wednesday
May 20, 2015
6:00 pm
Members are invited to attend an evening reception for Directors' Cut: Selections from the Maine Art Museum Trail. It's Maine's biggest arts event of the summer, and the evening reception is the place to be. Enjoy light hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar, and the company of your fellow members, along with some of the best art that Maine has to offer.
Thursday
May 21, 2015
5:00 pm
The year's first outdoors #ThirdThursPMA takes place in the Joan B. Burns Garden, with the Maine Audubon Society and Zimbabwean music by Maine Marimba. It's going to be one of the biggest parties of the year, and we hope you will join us.
Friday
May 22, 2015
12:00 pm
Join PMA Director Mark Bessire for a curator talk on the major exhibition Directors' Cut: Selections from the Maine Art Museum Trail. This exhibition features special highlights from the eight museums of the Maine Art Museum Trail—all hand-chosen by the museum directors, so expect the PMA Director to have some unique insight. This is going to be a must-see talk for one of Maine's biggest art exhibitions ever.
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