Events

Friday
April 29, 2016
12:00 pm
End your week with art! Each Friday at noon, join a curator, educator, scholar, or artist in the galleries. This week, hear Jochen Wierich, Curator of American Art, discuss some of the highlights of the PMA collection.
Friday
April 29, 2016
2:00 pm

Set against the backdrop of the Louvre Museum’s history and artworks, master director Alexander Sokurov (Russian Ark) applies his vision onto staged re-enactments and archives for this fascinating portrait of real-life characters Jacques Jaujard and Count Franziskus Wolff-Metternich, and their attempts to preserve the treasures at the Louvre under Nazi Occupation.

Friday
April 29, 2016
6:30 pm

Set against the backdrop of the Louvre Museum’s history and artworks, master director Alexander Sokurov (Russian Ark) applies his vision onto staged re-enactments and archives for this fascinating portrait of real-life characters Jacques Jaujard and Count Franziskus Wolff-Metternich, and their attempts to preserve the treasures at the Louvre under Nazi Occupation.

Saturday
April 30, 2016
2:00 pm

Set against the backdrop of the Louvre Museum’s history and artworks, master director Alexander Sokurov (Russian Ark) applies his vision onto staged re-enactments and archives for this fascinating portrait of real-life characters Jacques Jaujard and Count Franziskus Wolff-Metternich, and their attempts to preserve the treasures at the Louvre under Nazi Occupation.

Sunday
May 1, 2016
2:00 pm

Set against the backdrop of the Louvre Museum’s history and artworks, master director Alexander Sokurov (Russian Ark) applies his vision onto staged re-enactments and archives for this fascinating portrait of real-life characters Jacques Jaujard and Count Franziskus Wolff-Metternich, and their attempts to preserve the treasures at the Louvre under Nazi Occupation.

Thursday
May 5, 2016
1:00 pm
Each month, we focus on a highlight
 of the PMA collection for an interactive gallery discussion. May's work is John Storrs' Study for Abstract Sculpture.
Thursday
May 5, 2016
5:30 pm
Over the course of a year, photographer Winky Lewis and poet Susan Conley exchanged inspiration and ideas to create a unique book of poems and images. Stop Here, This is the Place: A Year in the Motherland, centers on their experiences as mothers and documents a year in the lives of their two families. To commemorate the launch of their book, Lewis and Conley will read passages and share images.
Thursday
May 5, 2016
5:30 pm
Join a curator or museum educator in the PMA’s special exhibition, Masterworks on Paper: Highlights from the Portland Museum of Art, for a discussion and close look at fine examples of lithographs featured in the show. Then, take a short walk over to the Maine College of Art studios to explore the hands-on process of lithograph making.
Friday
May 6, 2016
12:00 pm
End your week with art! Each Friday at noon, join a curator, educator, scholar, or artist in the galleries. This week, hear George Neptune, Museum Educator at the Abbe Museum and 2015 PMA Biennial artist, discuss Edward Curtis: Selections from The North American Indian.
Friday
May 6, 2016
4:00 pm
Edward Curtis, whether romanticized or challenged for his “photographic odyssey” documenting North American Indian cultures, continues to influence our perceptions of Native identity. Join us as an interdisciplinary panel examines Curtis’ legacy from different perspectives. Panelists include the Abbe Museum’s Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko and George Neptune, as well as Darren J. Ranco, Ph.D, Chair of Native American Programs at the University of Maine, Orono.
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