Events

Wednesday
August 22, 2018
5:00 pm
What does the future hold for the humanities in America in this critical time? Dr. William D. Adams, former Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities and former President of Colby College, comes to the PMA to help grapple with this question. A dedicated advocate for the importance of humanities in public life, Adams will offer his singular insights on the trends and issues that we face, and ideas that encapsulate the future.
Friday
August 24, 2018
12:00 pm
Each Friday at noon, join a curator, educator, scholar, or artist in the galleries for a thought-provoking discussion that enhances the PMA experience and ends your week with a bracing art talk. Free with museum admission.
Friday
August 24, 2018
2:00 pm

Lauren Greenfield’s postcard from the edge of the American Empire captures a portrait of a materialistic, image-obsessed culture. Simultaneously photographic journey, memoir, and historical essay, the film bears witness to the global boom–bust economy, the corrupted American Dream and the human costs of late stage capitalism, narcissism and greed.

Friday
August 24, 2018
6:00 pm

Lauren Greenfield’s postcard from the edge of the American Empire captures a portrait of a materialistic, image-obsessed culture. Simultaneously photographic journey, memoir, and historical essay, the film bears witness to the global boom–bust economy, the corrupted American Dream and the human costs of late stage capitalism, narcissism and greed.

Saturday
August 25, 2018
2:00 pm

Lauren Greenfield’s postcard from the edge of the American Empire captures a portrait of a materialistic, image-obsessed culture. Simultaneously photographic journey, memoir, and historical essay, the film bears witness to the global boom–bust economy, the corrupted American Dream and the human costs of late stage capitalism, narcissism and greed.

Sunday
August 26, 2018
2:00 pm

Lauren Greenfield’s postcard from the edge of the American Empire captures a portrait of a materialistic, image-obsessed culture. Simultaneously photographic journey, memoir, and historical essay, the film bears witness to the global boom–bust economy, the corrupted American Dream and the human costs of late stage capitalism, narcissism and greed.

Thursday
August 30, 2018
2:00 pm

In 1963, the Beatles went from four unknown musicians to musical superstars. The singles and albums they released that year, not to mention the numerous songs they gave away to other artists, are some of the greatest pop songs ever written. And they were just getting started. In this filmed lecture, musicologist Scott Freiman as he deconstructs the music the Beatles wrote and recorded in 1963—from “Please Please Me” and “She Loves You” to “I Want to Hold Your Hand.”

Thursday
August 30, 2018
6:00 pm

In 1963, the Beatles went from four unknown musicians to musical superstars. The singles and albums they released that year, not to mention the numerous songs they gave away to other artists, are some of the greatest pop songs ever written. And they were just getting started. In this filmed lecture, musicologist Scott Freiman as he deconstructs the music the Beatles wrote and recorded in 1963—from “Please Please Me” and “She Loves You” to “I Want to Hold Your Hand.”

Friday
August 31, 2018
12:00 pm
Each Friday at noon, join a curator, educator, scholar, or artist in the galleries for a thought-provoking discussion that enhances the PMA experience and ends your week with a bracing art talk. Free with museum admission.
Friday
August 31, 2018
2:00 pm

FAR FROM THE TREE follows families meeting extraordinary challenges through love, empathy, and understanding.

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