In the Galleries

2018 PMA Biennial Performance: Gina Adams' "Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts"

Gina Adams’ "Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts" examines historical occassions when the United States government broke its promises to Native Americans. As a part of her installation in the 2018 PMA Biennial, Adams reads the Fort Laramie 1868 broken treaty between the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and the United States government. 

Free with admission.

2018 PMA Biennial Performance: Gina Adams' "Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts"

Gina Adams’ "Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts" examines historical occassions when the United States government broke its promises to Native Americans. As a part of her installation in the 2018 PMA Biennial, Adams reads the Fort Laramie 1868 broken treaty between the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and the United States government.

Free

2018 PMA Biennial Performance: Gina Adams' "Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts"

Gina Adams’ "Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts" examines historical occassions when the United States government broke its promises to Native Americans. As a part of her installation in the 2018 PMA Biennial, Adams reads the Fort Laramie 1868 broken treaty between the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and the United States government.

Free with admission.

Artist Talk: The 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial

End your week with art! Each Friday at noon, join a curator, educator, scholar, or artist in the galleries.

This week, join Nat May, guest curator of the 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial, for a tour of the exhibition and a talk highlighting the many facets of contemporary art in Maine.

Free with admission

2018 PMA Biennial Artist Talk with Steve Cayard: Exploring the Legacy of the Wabanaki Birchbark Canoe

End your week with art! Each Friday at noon, join a curator, educator, scholar, or artist in the galleries.

Canoe builder and 2018 PMA Biennial artist Steve Cayard, who created the canoe in the Biennial along with late artist and craftsman David Moses Bridges, joins Penobscot Nation Tribal Historian James Francis to discuss the history, tradition, and ultimate reclamation of the Wabanaki birchbark canoe.

Free with admission.

Noontime Talk: "The American Revolution and Representations of Blackness in the New Nation"

End your week with art! Each Friday at noon, join a curator, educator, scholar, or artist in the galleries.

This week join Dr. Liam Riordan, Professor of History at the University of Maine, Orono, for his talk "The American Revolution and Representations of Blackness in the New Nation" inside our exhibition Model Citizens: Art and Identity in the United States, 1770-1830.

Noontime Talk: "Art in Bloom: A Tour of the Galleries"

End your week with art! Each Friday at noon, join a curator, educator, scholar, or artist in the galleries.

This week join Phillippa Pitts, Associate Educator for Gallery Learning and Interpretive Media, for her talk on Art in Bloom.

Mindfulness and Art: A Practice in the Galleries

Quiet your mind, relieve stress, and get into the contemplative mood with this 30-minute facilitated mindfulness session in the exhibition Eliot Porter's Nature.

CANCELLED: Noontime Talk: Transatlantic Modernism

This Noontime Talk has been cancelled. Please join us for next week's Noontime Talk: The American Revolution and Blackness in the New Nation

End your week with art! Each Friday at noon, join a curator, educator, scholar, or artist in the galleries.

This week join Phillippa Pitts, Associate Educator for Gallery Learning and Interpretive Media, for her talk on Transatlantic Modernism.

Noontime Talk: "Eliot Porter: Community Voices"

End your week with art! Each Friday at noon, join a curator, educator, scholar, or artist in the galleries.

This week, join community partner Maine Audubon Society for a talk on the exhibition Eliot Porter's Nature.