Events

Friday
September 28, 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.
Saturday
September 29, 2018
11:00 am
Isamu Noguchi’s incredible light sculptures are some of the many highlights of Beyond the Pedestal: Isamu Noguchi and the Borders of Sculpture—and with this special Family Day, you can learn to make your own! Explore the exhibition for color, shape, and pattern inspiration and then create your light sculpture, just in time for the Annual Lantern Walk in Deering Oaks Park.
Friday
October 5, 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.
Sunday
October 7, 2018
2:00 pm
The Wabanaki communities of Maine are at the center of this powerful, topical documentary about the first government-sanctioned truth and reconciliation commission aimed at helping Native families after decades of horrific government policy and treatment.
Friday
October 12, 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
October 19, 2018
11:00 am
Ashley Bryan’s lauded storybook Beautiful Blackbird comes to vivid life when the Portland Museum of Art, the Theater Ensemble of Color, and Portland Ovations Offstage come together to bring his timeless fable to the stage.
Saturday
October 20, 2018
11:00 am
Visit the exhibition Painter and Poet: The Art of Ashley Bryan, on view through November 25, see the Theatre Ensemble of Color perform an adaptation of his beloved book Beautiful Blackbird, and make your own artworks in a similar style to the book’s incredible illustrations to accompany his words.
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