Events

Thursday
February 11, 2016
1:00 pm
Each month, PMA staff members focus on a highlight
 of the museum collection in an interactive and informative gallery discussion. February's selection is Bernard Langlais' Untitled (Samoset Sculpture), which is part of the new installation, Modern Menagerie.
Thursday
February 11, 2016
6:00 pm
What is the relationship between one’s work as an artist and as a teacher? Join artist Duncan Hewitt in conversation with Diana Greenwold, Assistant Curator of American Art, for a discussion of his career as an artist and educator, and a reflection on the role teaching has had with his artistic production.
Friday
February 12, 2016
12:00 pm
Join Jennifer DiPrizio, Peggy L. Osher Director of Learning and Interpretation, for a talk on Me, Mona, and Mao: Art, Fame, and Visual Culture.
Friday
February 12, 2016
1:00 pm
Travel and tourism was a relatively new concept during the nineteenth century. Ordinary people began to have free time and were beginning to think about how to use their leisure to enhance their physical well being and their spiritual health. Over the course of an hour, see how artists played a role in popularizing travel both in the United States and abroad.
Friday
February 12, 2016
2:00 pm

In this movie by Portland filmmakers Sean Mewshaw and Desi van Til, pop-culture scholar Andrew (Jason Sudeikis) comes to Maine to interview Hannah (Rebecca Hall), the protective widow of an acclaimed singer. When the unlikely pair strike a deal to co-write a biography, Andrew finds himself clashing with a cast of locals, including Hannah’s hunky suitor (Joe Manganiello) and her loving but defensive parents (Blythe Danner, Richard Masur).

Friday
February 12, 2016
6:30 pm

In this movie by Portland filmmakers Sean Mewshaw and Desi van Til, pop-culture scholar Andrew (Jason Sudeikis) comes to Maine to interview Hannah (Rebecca Hall), the protective widow of an acclaimed singer. When the unlikely pair strike a deal to co-write a biography, Andrew finds himself clashing with a cast of locals, including Hannah’s hunky suitor (Joe Manganiello) and her loving but defensive parents (Blythe Danner, Richard Masur).

Saturday
February 13, 2016
1:00 pm
Spend one hour diving into seascapes by Renoir, Monet, Homer, and Kent. How do these artists grapple with the relationship between man and nature through evocative compositions, color, and moods.
Saturday
February 13, 2016
2:00 pm

In this movie by Portland filmmakers Sean Mewshaw and Desi van Til, pop-culture scholar Andrew (Jason Sudeikis) comes to Maine to interview Hannah (Rebecca Hall), the protective widow of an acclaimed singer. When the unlikely pair strike a deal to co-write a biography, Andrew finds himself clashing with a cast of locals, including Hannah’s hunky suitor (Joe Manganiello) and her loving but defensive parents (Blythe Danner, Richard Masur).

Sunday
February 14, 2016
2:00 pm

In this movie by Portland filmmakers Sean Mewshaw and Desi van Til, pop-culture scholar Andrew (Jason Sudeikis) comes to Maine to interview Hannah (Rebecca Hall), the protective widow of an acclaimed singer. When the unlikely pair strike a deal to co-write a biography, Andrew finds himself clashing with a cast of locals, including Hannah’s hunky suitor (Joe Manganiello) and her loving but defensive parents (Blythe Danner, Richard Masur).

Wednesday
February 17, 2016
11:00 am
Join Peaks Island illustrator Jamie Hogan for a day of activities inspired by sketchbooks and the exhibit Masterworks on Paper: Highlights from the Portland Museum of Art. Sketchbooks have long served artists as vessels of noticing, imagining, and sharing. Learn to make your own sketchbook and then bring it into the galleries to fill with drawings. Jamie will be on hand to share pages of her own sketchbooks and support you in starting your own.
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