Barnet Scholar's Weekend Gallery Talk with Dr. Glenn Adamson

Barnet Scholar's Weekend Gallery Talk with Dr. Glenn Adamson

The PMA is pleased to welcome Dr. Glenn Adamson, former Nanette L. Laitman Director of the Museum of Arts and Design, to be our visiting scholar as part of the Barnet Scholar's Weekend. Drawing on his latest book, Art in the Making, Adamson will discuss select objects in the PMA's permanent collection.

Glenn Adamson is a curator and theorist who works across the fields of design, craft and contemporary art. He was until March 2016 the Director of the Museum of Arts and Design, New York. He has previously been Head of Research at the V&A, and the curator at the Chipstone Foundation in Milwaukee. His publications include Art in the Making (2016, co-authored with Julia Bryan Wilson); Invention of Craft (2013); Postmodernism: Style and Subversion (2011); The Craft Reader (2010); and Thinking Through Craft (2007).

This program is generously supported by the Will Barnet Foundation.

Image: Winslow Homer (United States, born France, 1836-1910), Sharpshooter (detail), 1863, oil on canvas, 12 1/4 x 16 1/2 inches. Gift of Barbro and Bernard Osher, 1992.41.

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What & When

February 15

7 p.m.to 8 p.m. - Pre-party and cocktail hour for #PMAbash Host Committee with artists from the 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial

8 p.m. to 10 p.m. - 2018 Winter Bash

Questions about the bash?

For more information, or to purchase tickets over the phone, please contact Ashleigh Hill, Special Events and Stewardship Associate at (207) 494-5346.