2015 Bernard Osher Lecture

2015 Bernard Osher Lecture

"The 21st Century Museum," a conversation between Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Director Malcolm Rogers and PMA Director Mark Bessire

For the last 20 years, Malcolm Rogers, Ann and Graham Gund Director at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, has pursued an agenda for the MFA focused on community engagement, accessibility, and scholarship. In discussion with Mark Bessire, Rogers will address the issues that museums face today while offering a thoughtful reflection on the ways in which museums can approach the interpretation of their collections. Join us for this rare opportunity to engage with one of the museum world’s most-revered leaders.

Tickets are required and are:
$10 members
$25 general public

Call (207) 775-6148 for information and tickets.

The event takes place at Hannaford Hall, Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine.

GPS Address
88 Bedford Street
Portland, Maine 04104

From I-295 (north or south bound)
Take Exit 6B (Forest Avenue North). Turn left at the first light and proceed until you see the skywalk over the street. Drive under the skywalk and turn left onto Surrenden St. to enter the garage. The Abromson Center is attached to the garage.

From Brighton Ave
At the Law School (on your right), bear left onto Bedford St. then turn right onto Surrenden St. to enter the garage (just before the skywalk). The Abromson Center is attached to the garage.

Parking is available for free in the parking garage attached to the Abromson Center.

The annual Bernard Osher Lecture Series is made possible by the Peggy and Harold Osher Endowment at the Portland Museum of Art.

This experience is just one of the many ways in which the PMA is transforming as part of Your Museum, Reimagined. A multiyear project based around improved access, Your Museum, Reimagined will fundamentally change the way the public interacts with the PMA, its collection, its programs, and more.

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