Families

Floral Crown and Garland Making

Spring is here, so come join the PMA in welcoming the season with a hands-on floral crown and garland making activity.

This family-friendly event is free as part of the First Friday Art Walk.

Friday, May 3
Drop-in between
5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

First Friday opening of the David E. Shaw and Family Sculpture Park

The PMA opens the David E. Shaw and Family Sculpture Park for the 2019 season and welcomes Isamu Noguchi's vibrant work Play Sculpture with food vendors, cash bar, and live music.

5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, June 7
open to the public

Cat Mask Making

Join us for a drop-in activity for all ages.

Make a cat mask or cat toy with educators from the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland.

FREE
Meet in Selma Wolf Black Great Hall

Presented as part of CatVideoFest

Cat Mask Making

Join us for a drop-in activity for all ages

Make a cat mask or cat toy with educators from the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland.

FREE!
Meet in Selma Wolf Black Great Hall

Presented as part of CatVideoFest

Portland Pride

Pride Portland brings people in the Greater Portland, Maine area together for an annual parade and festival to celebrate and honor the accomplishments of the LGBTQ+ movement, raise awareness of the community’s ongoing struggles, and foster an environment of inclusivity, accessibility and solidarity. This year, PMA will participate in the Parade and the festival in Deering Oaks Park, and host an afternoon of art-making on the Museum’s Congress Street plaza. Join us to commemorate fifty years of LGBTQ+ history in a free, day-long event.

April School Vacation Week Family Activities

This April school vacation week, the PMA is here to help you embrace spring with special family programming that includes artmaking activities for kids and adults.

April School Vacation Week Family Activities

This April school vacation week, the PMA is here to help you embrace spring with special family programming that includes artmaking activities for kids and adults.

April School Vacation Week Family Activities

This April school vacation week, the PMA is here to help you embrace spring with special family programming that includes artmaking activities for kids and adults.

From Wednesday, April 17 through Saturday, April 20, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., we host special drop-in family activities with Love Lab Studio, who guide an interactive  sculptural building project using recycled materials designed to help you and your family make unique connections to the art in the museum.

April School Vacation Week Family Activities

This April school vacation week, the PMA is here to help you embrace spring with special family programming that includes artmaking activities for kids and adults.

From Wednesday, April 17 through Saturday, April 20, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., we host special drop-in family activities with Love Lab Studio, who guide an interactive  sculptural building project using recycled materials designed to help you and your family make unique connections to the art in the museum.

February School Vacation Week Family Activities

This February school vacation week, the PMA is here to help you out with your winter doldrums with special open hours and family programming that includes artmaking activities for kids and adults.

We start by breaking our winter hours to open our doors on Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 18 and 19, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., specifically for families looking to fill the week with engaging experiences for their kids.