Director's Circle

2018 Director’s Circle Summer Lawn Party

Members are invited to enjoy this lively annual evening cocktail party in the museum’s beautiful David E. Shaw and Family Sculpture Park in the Joan B. Burns Garden and toast to the end of summer and the arts. Remarks are made by Mark Bessire, Judy and Leonard Lauder Director. 

Please  R.S.V.P. to Ashleigh Hill at (207) 494-5346 or ahill@portlandmuseum.org.

Director’s Circle Curator-Led Tour

The PMA invites Director’s Circle members to join Diana Greenwold, Associate Curator of American Art, for an exclusive tour of the captivating work of Clarence H. White as part of this summer's newest exhibition, Clarence H White and His World: The Art and Craft of Photography, 1895–1925.

Exhitbition details available here

Director’s Circle and Contemporaries Council Evening Preview and Opening Reception

Clarence H. White and His World: The Art and Craft of Photography, 1895–1925

Exhibition details available here.

Director’s Circle and Contemporaries Walking Gallery Tour

Take an art-filled night on the town with fellow Director's Circle and Contemporaries members in the special walking tour of local galleries.

Art Basel 2018

Art Basel Miami Beach
December 6-9, 2018
Travel program for Director’s Circle, Contemporaries Council, and Sustaining members

Director’s Circle Tour of the 2018 PMA Biennial

Director's Circle members are invited to join Mark Bessire, Judy and Leonard Lauder Director, for a tour of the 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial. 

Space is limited. Reservations are required.
R.S.V.P. by Friday, March 30 to Ashleigh Hill at (207) 494-5346 or ahill@portlandmuseum.org.

 

Director's Circle Tour of Art in Bloom

This month, the Portland Museum of Art will blossom in ways you've never seen before, when the galleries become alive with floral arrangements. These colorful bouquets, designed by local garden clubs and professional arrangers, will exquisitely accompany works of fine art from the PMA collection, conjuring the magic of springtime in the midst of winter. 

Join Phillippa Pitts, Associate Educator for Gallery Learning and Interpretive Media, for a special Director's Circle tour of Art in Bloom.

Director's Circle and Contemporaries Council Evening Preview and Opening Reception for the 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial

Join Mark Bessire, Judy and Leonard Lauder Director, and Nat May, guest curator of the 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial, at an exclusive program and reception.

The 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial is made possible by the William E. and Helen E. Thon Endowment Fund with additional support by the PMA Contemporaries.

R.S.V.P. by January 16 to Ashleigh Hill at (207) 494-5346 or ahill@portlandmuseum.org.

Director's Circle and Contemporaries 2017 Holiday Open House

Ring in the holiday season with fellow members at the annual Holiday Open House. Enjoy a private viewing of our Nan Goldin exhibition, indulge in festive food and drinks, and take advantage of a 20% discount and free gift wrapping in the PMA Store.

Maine Makers will be on hand to sell their wares and talk about their products and process: 
Cat Bates, Cat Bates Jewelry and Accessories
Maggie Bokor, Maggie Bokor Jewelry
Maineland Design Co., folkware for contemporary living

Director's Circle Curator-Led Tour of Nan Goldin

Director's Circle members are invited to join Deputy Director and Robert and Elizabeth Nanovic Chief Curator Jessica May for a tour of Nan Goldin.