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Gallery Talk: "Haves and Have-Nots"

Over the course of one hour, delve into a variety of artworks with an eye for how artists choose to show of class, status, and socioeconomics in their work.

 

Gallery Talk: "Haves and Have-Nots"

Over the course of one hour, delve into a variety of artworks with an eye for how artists choose to show of class, status, and socioeconomics in their work.

 

Gallery Talk: "The Color of Water"

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.

Image: Pierre-Auguste Renoir (France, 1841-1919), L'Estaque (detail), 1885-1890, oil on canvas, 18 3/8 x 21 7/8 inches. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. A. Varick Stout in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Phinaes W. Sprague, 1975.451

Gallery Talk: "The Color of Water"

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.

Image: Pierre-Auguste Renoir (France, 1841-1919), L'Estaque (detail), 1885-1890, oil on canvas, 18 3/8 x 21 7/8 inches. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. A. Varick Stout in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Phinaes W. Sprague, 1975.451

Youth Art Month opening reception

Please join us for opening reception of the 22nd annual Youth Art Month exhibition at the PMA!

March is National Youth Art Month, and the Portland Museum of Art and the Maine Art Education Association are pleased to collaborate on this special presentation of student artwork from across the state of Maine. Sharing this work by K-12 students allows the museum to recognize the value of art education for all children and to encourage public support for quality school art programs.

Gallery Talk: "What Makes Homer Tick?"

Winslow Homer has been referred to as a part of the "DNA of American Art". Dig into this enigmatic man’s life and how his history and personality manifests itself within his celebrated works.
 

Image: Winslow Homer (United States, 1836-1910), Weatherbeaten (detail), 1894, oil on canvas, 28 1/2 x 48 3/8 inches. Bequest of Charles Shipman Payson, 1988.55.1

Gallery Talk: "What Makes Homer Tick?"

Winslow Homer has been referred to as a part of the "DNA of American Art". Dig into this enigmatic man’s life and how his history and personality manifests itself within his celebrated works.
 

Image: Winslow Homer (United States, 1836-1910), Weatherbeaten (detail), 1894, oil on canvas, 28 1/2 x 48 3/8 inches. Bequest of Charles Shipman Payson, 1988.55.1

Gallery Talk: "Leisure and Livelihood"

Over the course of an hour, explore works of art and decide what’s work and what’s play? How and why do we know this? How does what was happening in history at that moment effect our decisions?

Image: George Wesley Bellows (1882-1925), Matinicus (detail), 1916, oil on canvas, 32 x 40 inches. Bequest of Elizabeth B. Noyce, 1996.38.1

Gallery Talk: "Leisure and Livelihood"

Over the course of an hour, explore works of art and decide what’s work and what’s play? How and why do we know this? How does what was happening in history at that moment effect our decisions?

Image: George Wesley Bellows (1882-1925), Matinicus (detail), 1916, oil on canvas, 32 x 40 inches. Bequest of Elizabeth B. Noyce, 1996.38.1

Gallery Talk: "Seeing Landscapes"

Spend one hour exploring the different ways in which different artists make us see landscapes. Compare and contrast different styles. Examine how individual paintings were put together. See more as we look together.
 

Image: Frederic Edwin Church (United States, 1826-1900), Mount Katahdin from Millinocket Camp (detail), 1895, oil on canvas, 26 1/2 x 42 1/4 inches. Gift of Owen W. and Anna H. Wells in memory of Elizabeth B. Noyce, 1998.96.