Upcoming Events

2/13
Saturday
1:00 pm
For
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.
2/13
Saturday
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).

2/14
Sunday
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).

2/17
Wednesday
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.
2/17
Wednesday
2:00 pm

The Prophet, by celebrated Lebanese author Kahlil Gibran, is among the most popular volumes of poetry ever written. Gibran’s timeless verses have been given enchanting new form in this painterly cinematic adventure about freedom and the power of human expression.

2/18
Thursday
11:00 am
Take paper-dolls to the next level by making your own with instruction from artist Bridget McAlonan. Create simple or complex moveable paper doll puppets using new and recycled materials. Use your dolls as toys, pieces of art, or create multiple and make your own shadow puppet show – you can gather inspiration and learn how artists have drawn people over the years by checking out our exhibition Masterworks on Paper: Highlights from the Portland Museum of Art.
2/18
Thursday
1:00 pm
For
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.
2/18
Thursday
2:00 pm

The Prophet, by celebrated Lebanese author Kahlil Gibran, is among the most popular volumes of poetry ever written. Gibran’s timeless verses have been given enchanting new form in this painterly cinematic adventure about freedom and the power of human expression.

2/19
Friday
11:00 am
Join artist Sarah Yakawonis to explore the properties of paper. Sarah will teach participants the art of quilling – a technique where paper strips are rolled, looped, curled, to create unique shapes and designs. After exploring the qualities of paper, visit the Masterworks on Paper: Highlights from the Portland Museum of Art exhibition to see how various artists have worked on paper throughout the years.
2/19
Friday
12:00 pm
For
Please join Diana Greenwold, Assistant Curator of American Art, for a talk on highlights from the PMA collection.
2/19
Friday
2:00 pm

The Prophet, by celebrated Lebanese author Kahlil Gibran, is among the most popular volumes of poetry ever written. Gibran’s timeless verses have been given enchanting new form in this painterly cinematic adventure about freedom and the power of human expression.

2/19
Friday
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).

2/20
Saturday
2:00 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 etchings featured in the show. Then, take a short walk over to the MECA studios to explore the hands-on process of etching. Please wear comfortable shoes for walking.
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