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Noguchi: Behind the Scenes

Join Andrew Eschelbacher, Susan Donnell and Harry W. Konkel Associate Curator of European Art, at this roundtable discussion detailing the origins of Beyond the Pedestal: Isamu Noguchi and the Borders of Sculpture, opening at the PMA October 4th. This special look behind the scenes explores the process and methods of organizing a large scale sculpture exhibition, including the museum's quest to acquire Noguchi's outstanding work Play Sculpture for the PMA collection. Play Sculpture will feature in the fall exhibition before taking its place in the David E.

Noontime Talk: "Under Pressure: Art in the 1980s"

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.

This week join artist and educator Terrence Wolfe  and Community Voices as they explore the diverse artistic strategies that developed amid the rapid cultural transformations and tensions of the 1980s, 

Free with museum admission.

In Conversation: Painter and Poet: The Art of Ashley Bryan

Join us for a lively discussion between Nick Clark, Director of the Ashley Bryan Center; Maine artist Daniel Minter; and moderator Jennifer DePrizio, former Director of Learning & Interpretation at the PMA. 

A masterful storyteller through both words and visuals, Ashley Bryan gathers inspiration from a variety of sources, including African folktales, spirituals, poetry, and music, creating vibrant work that has enthralled audiences for generations. This program is presented in conjunction with the special exhibition Painter and Poet: The Art of Ashley Bryan

In Conversation: “Maine Pictorialism”

The PMA is proud to offer a special discussion with Diana Greenwold, Libby Bischof, and Susan Danly in conjunction with the exhibition Clarence H. White and His World: The Art and Craft of Photography, 1895–1925.

Noontime Talk: Americans Abroad, 1860–1915

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.

Noontime Talk: Painter and Poet: The Art of Ashley Bryan

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.

This week, join  Louisa Donelson, Associate Educator for Youth Learning as she discussed the masterful artwork of Ashley Bryan as a part of the PMA's new exhibition Painter and Poet: The Art of Ashley Bryan, on show trhough November 25, 2108. This talk celebrates the long and prolific creative career of one of Maine's most loved living artists.

Noontime Talk: Painter and Poet: The Art of Ashley Bryan

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.

Noontime Talk: Spirit of the Dance

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.

Noontime Talk: Mindfulness And Art: A Practice in the Galleries.

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.

This week join us and quiet your mind, relieve stress, and look closely with this 30-minute facilitated mindfulness session.

 

 

Noontime Talk: Clarence H. White and His World: The Art and Craft of Photography, 1895–1925

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.