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January 22, 2018
Director of Communications
One of the first works of art you'll encounter at the museum during the 2018 PMA Biennial is Debris, a massive mural to the left of the title wall at the entrance to the exhibition. Much like A Midsummer Night's Dream by Tim Rollins and K.O.S. or Mark Wethli's Transom, the work immediately defines the Selma Wolf Black Great Hall, and sets the tone for the exhibition within the Biennial's galleries. Debris is the latest large-scale work by artist Jenny McGee Dougherty, who painted it onsite over the course of several days at the PMA leading up to exhibition. Fortunately for McGee Dougherty, she had had previous experience with works at this scale.

December 20, 2017
Director of Communications
Jenna Crowder, co-founder of The Chart, and Julien Langevin, MECA student, joined us to talk all things Nan Goldin.

August 27, 2015
Director and Curator of the University of Maine Museum of Art
On Thursday, September 3, UMMA Director George Kinghorn talks with three of Maine’s accomplished artists to discuss the notion of Maine’s regionalism and the challenges and opportunities of sustaining a career as a contemporary artist in Maine.