2018 Contemporaries Winter Bash

2018 Contemporaries Winter Bash


The party of the season is finally here. The 2018 Contemporaries Winter Bash, Cultivate, is set for February 15 and promises to be one of the most memorable nights of the year, setting the stage for an incredible year for the PMA and Contemporaries members.

How can I attend?

The #PMAbash is open to Contemporaries members only. Want to become a member or need to renew? Click here to join.

Online ticket sales will close on Wednesday, February 14 at 5 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the door (cash or credit card) or by contacting Ashleigh Hill at (207) 494-5346 or ahill@portlandmuseum.org.

7 to 8 p.m. Host Committee Reception - $250 for a pair of tickets
8 to 10 p.m. Winter Bash General Admission - $50 per ticket

Can I pay for my membership over time?

You sure can! Contemporaries memberships begin at $17 per month for Individual and just $25 per month for Plus-One.

Click here to divide your membership over 12 monthly payments

Am I able to purchase a membership and get my tickets at the same time? 

Absolutely. Just add a Contemporaries membership to your cart at the time of your ticket purchase and you're good to go.

Join the Host Committee today, and party with the artists in the 2018 Biennial.

New this year, the party is jumping off early, with a special cocktail hour and mixer with Nat May, curator of the 2018 PMA Biennial, and many of the participating artists in this winter's most talked about exhibition. Tickets are on sale now, and Host Committee members receive two tickets to the #PMAbash as well as additional perks like special recognition on invitations and at the event, a champagne toast with Nonesuch oysters, and a swag bag featuring deals and gifts from southern Maine's most beloved companies and brands. 

Make A Night Of It At Some Of Portland's Best

We've partnered with a few of our favorite restaurants to start your night off right. 

  • Little Giant: Amuse bouche and glass of champagne with dinner purchase. Reservation required, no walk-ins. Mention “contemporaries” when making reservation.
  • 555: Special 3 course menu. Mention PMA Contemporaries to receive deal.
  • Petite Jacqueline: All night Happy Hour. Mention PMA Contemporaries to receive deal.
  • Union in the Press Hotel: 11% off bill. Reservation required, no walk-ins. Mention “contemporaries” when making reservation.

Looking For Inspiration?

Find your look on the #PMAbash pinterest page.


2018 Winter Bash Host Committee:
Margaret Angell and Nathaniel Fick
Shannon Auritt
Abegail Baguio and Nick Wilson
Jason and Carrie Cianchette
Marika Alexis Clark
Lila Hunt Davies and Zack Davies
Abhishekh and Jessica Govind
Cristina and Stacey Giulianti
Shannon C. Gordon
Sam Hamilton
Joseph P. and Mara Higgins
Amy M. Jennings and Jameson Smith
Kelsey Halliday Johnson
Jessica Johnson and Sue Brown
Elizabeth and Colin Jones
Alisan and Kevin Kavookjian
Graeme Kennedy
Ashley Lauren Kerr
Daniel and Kristen King
Amy and Tom Landry
Christopher and MaryBeth Lorenz
Elise Loschiavo and Morgan McCormack
Christi and Justin Lumiere
Andrew and Katie Magoun
Ian and Kate Malin
Allison McLaughlin and Rick Servidio
Jack and Jane Phillips
Dr. Michael Pirone and Dr. Tricia Pirone
Matt and Darcy Poor
Landace and Jed Porta
Alec Porteous
Mika and Tom Reynolds
Eliza and David Sandals
Jane and Nate Stevens
Kristin Kellogg Valdmanis
Desi Van Til and Sean Mewshaw
Grant Wahlquist and Tad Beck
Donyelle Werner and Alexander Ivanov
Jasmin White and Tom Moulton
Tiffanie and John Winters

For a full list of Contemporaries members, click here

Event Sponsors:

Media Sponsors:

Additional Support provided by:
A Family Affair of Maine
Dale Rand Printing
John Sundling Design
Nonesuch Oysters
Northspore Mushroom Company
The Black Tie Company