Events

Friday
May 5, 2017
12:00 pm
End your week with art! Each Friday at noon, join a curator, educator, scholar, or artist in the galleries. This week, discover how three conceptual artists use language to emphasize ideas over visuals.
Thursday
May 11, 2017
6:30 pm
This program features a rare conversation between esteemed collector Scott Black and Mark Bessire, Judy and Leonard Lauder Director of the PMA, focused on The Mistress and the Muse: Selections from the Isabelle and Scott black Collection. Explore the compelling story of figurative art in European Modernism and learn more about the exhibition through the fascinating lens of the collector.
Friday
May 12, 2017
12:00 pm
End your week with art! Each Friday at noon, join a curator, educator, scholar, or artist in the galleries.
Friday
May 12, 2017
6:00 pm
Maine photographers featured in the exhibition "Artist's Choice: Photographs from the Judy Glickman Lauder Collection" describe their creative approaches to a sense of place.
Saturday
May 13, 2017
10:00 am
The Mistress and the Muse: Selections from the Isabelle and Scott Black Collection provides inspiration to explore portraiture, from surrealist paintings by René Magritte to Cubist works by Pablo Picasso to the colorful pastels of children and dancers by Mary Cassatt and Edgar Degas. In our Pop-Up Studio, use props and costumes and pose so someone can draw a portrait of you—or just draw a self portrait. Family-friendly gallery tours provide context. Guest artist Anne Sibley O'Brien will share her portraits and offer feedback on your artwork.
Friday
May 19, 2017
12:00 pm
End your week with art! Each Friday at noon, join a curator, educator, scholar, or artist in the galleries. During this facilitated session, take 30 minutes to slow down, relax, and take in the moment-by-moment process of actively and openly observing.
Friday
May 19, 2017
5:00 pm
On National Ride Your Bike to Work Day, why not stop by the PMA on your way home? We'll make it easy at our second annual Bike Night. Enjoy free valet parking by The Bicycle Coalition of Maine; on-the-spot tune-ups with Cyclemania; beer specials; and a make-and-take art project that will spiff up any bicycle!
Friday
May 26, 2017
12:00 pm
End your week with art! Each Friday at noon, join a curator, educator, scholar, or artist in the galleries. This week, join artist Rose Marasco for a talk on photography in the PMA collection.
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