Events

Thursday
March 5, 2015
11:30 am
The book-club experience comes to art with this ongoing series, in which visitors are invited to study one work on view and then share their opinions over lunch in the PMA Café. Eastman Johnson's intimate, pensive scene of a woman and a child in a hayloft was painted around 1877 in a Kennebunk barn. Note the richness of the palette and similarity to the work of Rembrandt van Rijn, and share your thoughts.
Friday
March 6, 2015
6:30 pm

Filmmaker Lance Edmands assembled an all-star cast for his indie drama, which is set in Millinocket, Maine. When tragedy strikes the small town, how will the community cope? Who will take the blame? Bluebird contains shades of renowned indie dramas such as The Sweet Hereafter and In the Bedroom, has been selected for film festivals all over the world—and now comes to the PMA. Edmands and producer Kyle Martin will host a Q&A session after the Friday evening screening.

Saturday
March 7, 2015
1:00 pm
Experience the PMA in new ways with Gallery Talks. Engage with works of art, learn about the various artists, and explore different cultures and ideas. Led by PMA docents and special guests; talks last 45 minutes.
Sunday
March 8, 2015
2:00 pm

Filmmaker Lance Edmands assembled an all-star cast for his indie drama, which is set in Millinocket, Maine. When tragedy strikes the small town, how will the community cope? Who will take the blame? Bluebird contains shades of renowned indie dramas such as The Sweet Hereafter and In the Bedroom, has been selected for film festivals all over the world—and now comes to the PMA. Edmands and producer Kyle Martin will host a Q&A session after the Friday evening screening.

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.
Friday
March 13, 2015
6:30 pm

Fresh off its sold-out PMA Movies screening in January, The Women Artists of Monhegan Island returns by popular demand. In this documentary, 16 women artists who live and work on Maine’s breathtaking Monhegan Island—some of these artists going back decades—describe the history of artists on the island, the life of an island artist, and the challenges of being a woman in a milieu crowded by men.

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.
Saturday
March 14, 2015
1:00 pm
Experience the PMA in new ways with Gallery Talks. Engage with works of art, learn about the various artists, and explore different cultures and ideas. Led by PMA docents and special guests; talks last 45 minutes.
Saturday
March 14, 2015
2:00 pm

Fresh off its sold-out PMA Movies screening in January, The Women Artists of Monhegan Island returns by popular demand. In this documentary, 16 women artists who live and work on Maine’s breathtaking Monhegan Island—some of these artists going back decades—describe the history of artists on the island, the life of an island artist, and the challenges of being a woman in a milieu crowded by men.

Sunday
March 15, 2015
10:00 am
The Maine Jewish Film Festival welcomes a group of distinguished women filmmakers to a timely panel discussion on their work.
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