Events

Saturday
January 20, 2018
11:00 am
Build a snowflake sculpture using paper with hues inspired by the PMA collection. Visiting artist Sarah Yakawonis leads visitors of all ages in creating sculptures by cutting and twisting paper into symmetrical, one-of-a-kind snowflakes. After making art, explore the galleries or join a docent-led gallery tour just for kids!
Saturday
January 20, 2018
2:00 pm

Famed Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky's final masterpiece, The Sacrifice is a haunting vision of a world threatened with nuclear annihilation that inspired Andrew Sarris (The Village Voice) to proclaim, "You may find yourself moved as you have never been moved before."

Sunday
January 21, 2018
2:00 pm

Famed Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky's final masterpiece, The Sacrifice is a haunting vision of a world threatened with nuclear annihilation that inspired Andrew Sarris (The Village Voice) to proclaim, "You may find yourself moved as you have never been moved before."

Wednesday
January 24, 2018
6:00 pm
Join Mark Bessire, Judy and Leonard Lauder Director, and Nat May, guest curator of the 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial, at an exclusive program and reception.
Thursday
January 25, 2018
7:30 am
Leaders of the business community are invited to a private breakfast and viewing of the 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial. Enjoy welcoming remarks by Mark Bessire, Judy and Leonard Lauder Director, followed by curator-led tours of the new exhibitions.
Thursday
January 25, 2018
10:00 am
Members are invited to attend a private viewing of The 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial before it opens to the public. Lectures will accompany both the Open House and Evening Reception.
Friday
January 26, 2018
12:00 pm
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.
Friday
January 26, 2018
2:00 pm

This documentary by Frederick Wiseman takes you behind the scenes of one of the world's greatest institutions of learning, capturing the vast programming scope of New York City's library system. The New York Public Library is filled with passionate staff and deeply devoted bibliophiles and beneficiaries across its 92 branches. This film reveals a venerable place of welcome, cultural exchange, and intellectual creativity.

Friday
January 26, 2018
5:00 pm
Come to the PMA for a special Teen Night edition of Free Friday!
Friday
January 26, 2018
6:00 pm

Kindred spirits, Varda and JR share a lifelong passion for images and how they are created, displayed and shared. Together they travel around the villages of France in JR’s photo truck meeting locals, learning their stories and producing epic-size portraits of them.

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