Director's Circle

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.

 

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.

Director's Circle and Contemporaries Council Evening Preview and Opening Reception for Nan Goldin

6 p.m. to 7 p.m. - 2017 Photo Fund Lecture: "A Conversation with Nan Goldin" at The Westin
7 p.m. to 9 p.m. - Evening Preview and Opening Reception at the PMA

Director's Circle and Contemporaries Council members receive free admission to the 2017 Photo Fund Lecture. Immediately following, join Mark Bessire, Judy and Leonard Lauder Director, and Jessica May, Deputy Director and Robert and Elizabeth Nanovic Chief Curator, at an exclusive preview and reception for Nan Goldin.

Director's Circle Summer Lawn Party

David E. Shaw and Family Sculpture Park in the Joan B. Burns Garden

Space is limited. Reservations are required. 
R.S.V.P. by Tuesday, August 8 to Ashleigh Hill at (207) 494-5346 or ahill@portlandmuseum.org

Join fellow Director's Circle members and Mark Bessire, Judy and Leonard Lauder Director, for this annual end of summer reception. 

Corporate Sponsor: 

Director's Circle Curator-Led Tour of Hans Hofmann: Works on Paper

Palladian Gallery, L.D.M. Sweat Memorial Galleries

Space is limited. Reservations are required.
R.S.V.P. by Friday, July 28 to Ashleigh Hill at (207) 494-5346 or ahill@portlandmuseum.org.

Director's Circle members are invited to join Diana Greenwold, Associate Curator of American Art, for a tour of Hans Hofmann: Works on Paper.
 

 

Director's Circle Curator-Led Tour of A New American Sculpture, 1914-1945: Lachaise, Laurent, Nadelman, and Zorach

1st Floor, Charles Shipman Payson Building
Space is limited. Reservations are required. R.S.V.P. by Friday, June 23 to Ashleigh Hill at (207) 494-5346 or ahill@portlandmuseum.org.

Director's Circle members are invited to explore A New American Sculpture, 1914-1945: Lachaise, Laurent, Nadelman, and Zorach with Andrew Eschelbacher, Susan Donnell and Harry W. Konkel Associate Curator of European Art. 

Opening Reception for Hans Hofmann: Works on Paper

President's Circle, 1882 Circle, and Director's Circle Sponsors are invited to a members-only lecture with Karen Wilkin, curator of Hans Hofmann: Works on Paper, followed by a private reception.

4 p.m. 
Lecture in the Bernard Osher Foundation Auditorium

5 p.m to 7 p.m.
Reception in the Cheryl R. and Joseph F. Boulos Dining Room with exhibition access

PMA Family Day Brunch!

Director's Circle, Contemporaries, and Family-level members* are invited to enjoy an exclusive brunch before the PMA opens to the public.

Schedule:
9 a.m. to 10 a.m.: Continental breakfast
10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.: Portrait workshop with Anne Sibley O'Brien
11:15 a.m. to 3 p.m.: PMA Family Day: Seeing Each Other with Visiting Artist Anne Sibley O'Brien

Space is limited. Reservations are required for brunch.

Director's Circle Preview and Opening Reception for "The Coast & the Sea: Marine and Maritime Art in America"

Be among the first people in Portland to appreciate The Coast & the Sea: Marine and Maritime Art in America—the big winter exhibition at the PMA, which showcases a wide range of artworks and artifacts from America’s storied history with the ocean.