PMA360 presents: "Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture"

The Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture has a long tradition of offering artists the opportunity to engage fully with their studio practice. This PMA360 is inspired by the exhibition Skowhegan at Seventy, which commemorates the institution and the artists who spent time there.

PMA360 presents: "Sculpture in the Garden"

Get outside to check out music, activities, and art in the PMA’s Joan B. Burns Garden.

PMA360 presents: "Modern with a Twist"

Get inspired by the special exhibition O'Keeffe, Stettheimer, Torr, Zorach: Women Modernists in New York through an unexpected sense: sound. Imagine stepping into a Georgia O’Keeffe painting; what would you hear? Our Artist Intervention program invites sound designers into the galleries to help you realize your imaginings and share them with other PMA360 attendees.

Spotlight Talk: Gertrude Käsebier's "The Widow"

Each month, we focus on a highlight
 of the PMA collection for an interactive gallery discussion. April's work is Gertrude Käsebier's The Widow.

Image: Gertrude Käsebier (United States, 1852-1934), The Widow (detail), 1913, photograph, 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Museum purchase with support from the Photography Fund, 2006.14.2.

2016 Bernard Osher Lecture

There are more than a dozen major arts organizations in the process of ambitious expansion and reinstallation projects, including the PMA. What are the factors driving museums to rethink their buildings and collections? How do priorities like accessibility and audience engagement inform a museum’s expansion, addition, or reinstallation? Join us for this special lecture featuring Robin Pogrebin, staff reporter at The New York Times, where she covers art and architecture for the Culture Desk. Ms.

Gallery Talk: "Arp, Miro, and Calder: The Movement in Their Artwork"

Spend one hour with the work of three artists whose interests overlap in sculpture, drawing, painting, music and the attempt to depict movement in artwork.

Gallery Talk: "Walking Circles Around Sculpture"

Led by PMA docents, Gallery Talks are thematic explorations of the PMA collection and special exhibitions. 

Gallery Talk: "Walking Circles Around Sculpture"

Spend one hour with the work of three artists whose interests overlap in sculpture, drawing, painting, music and the attempt to depict movement in artwork.

The 2016 Photo Fund Lecture

Join us this spring for the PMA’s annual Photography Fund Lecture with presenter Clifford Ross. Following an early career in painting and sculpture, Ross began his photographic work in 1994. He reached a major milestone with his Hurricane series, begun in 1996. The large-scale, black-and-white images depict dramatic ocean waves shot by Ross during hurricanes while in the water and tethered to an assistant on land. Ross is renowned for his high-resolution, single-shot landscape photographs, which have been exhibited throughout the world.

Critical Voices with artist Duane Paluska

Hear Duane Paluska, sculptor and owner of ICON Contemporary Art in Brunswick, discuss Hewitt’s sculptures as well as his techniques and materials.

Image: Duncan Hewitt (United States, born 1949), Mission Skates (swarthy river) (detail), 2008-2009, carved and painted wood in seven parts, approximately 14 x 60 x 48 inches.