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.
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.
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.
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.
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.