Event

A Conversation Between Jaime DeSimone and Artist Lilian Garcia-Roig

Lilian Garcia-Roig’s large-scale, on-site painting installations overwhelm the viewer’s sense. Each individual part was painted by the artist outdoors in from of the scene, a technique often called en plein air, over the course of a day.

February School Vacation Week Family Activities

This February school vacation week, the PMA is here to help you out with your winter doldrums with special open hours and family programming that includes artmaking activities for kids and adults.

We start by breaking our winter hours to open our doors on Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 18 and 19, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., specifically for families looking to fill the week with engaging experiences for their kids.

Maine Jewish Film Festival

The PMA is proud to host the 2019 Maine Jewish Film Festival. Come join us for special select screenings of this world-class festival.

Tickets required.
Visit MJFF.org for tickets and more information

Sunday, March 10

11:00am The Automat followed by discussion with filmmaker Lisa Hurwitz
1:30pm Broken Branches/The Art of Spiegelman, speakers TBA

Members-Only Tour of Art in Bloom

Join us for a special members-only 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. 

Art in Bloom Tour

Director's Circle members are invited to a special tour of Art in Bloom 2019. Come be the first to see this year’s pairings of floral arrangements and art in the PMA’s galleries 

Wednesday, Februrary 13, 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Please RSVP by calling the Konkel Family Welcome Center at (207) 775-6148, option 1.

Art in Bloom Member's Preview Tour

This February The PMA blossoms once again for Art in Bloom. The return of this event sees more floral arrangements from local professional arrangers and garden clubs. Join us and witness the PMA come alive with with spectacular colorful bouquets designed to accompany works of fine art from the PMA collection.

Members are invited to join us for a special preview tour of Art in Bloom 2019. Come see this year’s pairings of floral arrangements and art in the PMA’s galleries.

Reservations required.

2019 Oscar-Nominated Shorts

For the 14th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts.

The Academy Awards take place Sunday, Feb. 24th.  Lists of titles in each program, along with synopses and running times, will be available after the nominations are announced. 

Collaborating with the Rough Hand of Nature

Emily Thompson Flowers creates outstanding floral designs from rare and unlikely materials that have been featured in many publications such as Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. Their ornate arrangements have appeared in many prominent locations including the Whitney Museum of American Art and the White House.

Art in Bloom Member's Preview Tour

This February The PMA blossoms once again for Art in Bloom. The return of this event sees more floral arrangements from local professional arrangers and garden clubs. Join us and witness the PMA come alive with with spectacular colorful bouquets designed to accompany works of fine art from the PMA collection.

Members are invited to join us for a special preview tour of Art in Bloom 2019. Come see this year’s pairings of floral arrangements and art in the PMA’s galleries.

Reservations required.

Director's Circle Preview of Art in Bloom

Director's Circle and Contemporaries Council members are invited to a special preview of Art in Bloom 2019. Come be the first to see this year’s pairings of floral arrangements and art in the PMA’s galleries, meet the floral designers and enjoy the company of fellow Director’s Circle and Contemporaries Council members.

Light hors d’oeuvres and complimentary wine and beer will be served.

Please reply to Helena Farrell, Philanthropy Assistant, Stewardship and Events, at (207) 775-6148 ext. 3225 or hfarrell@portlandmuseum.org.