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Noontime Talk: "European Modernisms"

End your week with art! Each Friday at noon, join a curator, educator, scholar, or artist in the galleries.

This week, join Andrew Eschelbacher, Susan Donnell and Harry W. Konkel Associate Curator of European Art, for his talk "European Modernisms." Explore late 19th and early 20th century European landscapes, still lifes, and portraiture in the context of Modernism as a radical break from traditional aesthetics and an artist movement that shaped—and reflected—the ongoing dynamism of the age.

2017 Copper Beech Tree Lighting

Portland's Poet Laureate Gibson Fay-LeBlanc will share meditative poems, the Sea Change Chorale will sing songs of peace and hope, and The Marshmallow Cart will serve up streetside S'mores—all leading to the spectacular lighting of the 100-year-old copper beech tree, a Portland winter tradition that is not to be missed. Meet in the David E. Shaw and Family Sculpture Park at the Portland Museum of Art; entrance is on High Street. Following the lighting, warm up in the galleries with gallery talks and hands-on art projects.

Book Signing: "Northern Exposure: Works of Carol A. Wilson Architect"

Local Architect Carol A. Wilson will be at the museum to sign copies of her new book, "Northern Exposure: Works of Carol A. Wilson Architect." 

For more information, visit carolwilsonarchitect.com

Community Voices in the Gallery: Identity Through the Lens of Nan Goldin’s Work

Join us for a conversation facilitated by artist and educator Terrence Wolfe; and Creative Director of Kesho Wazo art collaborative, David Thete.

Nan Goldin tells intimate stories that are deeply tied to the possibilities of human empathy. Experience this thought-provoking exhibition through facilitated conversations with Terrence Wolfe and David Thete following a gallery tour by a PMA educator. 

Noontime Talk: "European Modernisms"

End your week with art! Each Friday at noon, join a curator, educator, scholar, or artist in the galleries.

This week, join Andrew Eschelbacher, Susan Donnell and Harry W. Konkel Associate Curator of European Art, for his talk "European Modernisms." Explore late 19th and early 20th century European landscapes, still lifes, and portraiture in the context of Modernism as a radical break from traditional aesthetics and an artist movement that shaped—and reflected—the ongoing dynamism of the age.

Artist Talk: "Child's Play: Representations of Adolescence"

End your week with art! Each Friday at noon, join a curator, educator, scholar, or artist in the galleries.

This week, join photographer Jocelyn Lee for her talk on the exhibition Child's Play: Representations of Adolescence. Explore the ways that 20th-century photographers have explored the tumultuous, uncertain, and often playful subjects of adolescence and childhood through this exhibition of work from the PMA collection.

Noontime Talk: "Model Citizens: Art and Identity in the United States"

End your week with art! Each Friday at noon, join a curator, educator, scholar, or artist in the galleries.

This week, join Diana Greenwold, Associate Curator of American Art, for her talk on the exhibition Model Citizens: Art and Identity in the United States, 1770-1830Get a glimpse into how late-18th- and early-19th-century Americans elected to represent themselves in private and public spheres as husbands, wives, children, and citizens.

Noontime Talk: "Nan Goldin"

End your week with art! Each Friday at noon, join a curator, educator, scholar, or artist in the galleries.

This week, join Independent Curator Zmira Zilkha for her talk on the exhibition Nan Goldin. Explore this special exhibition, which showcases American artist Nan Goldin's use of photography as a means of communication, self-reflection, and poetic expression.

 

Noontime Talk: "Nan Goldin"

End your week with art! Each Friday at noon, join a curator, educator, scholar, or artist in the galleries.

This week, join Jessica May, Deputy Director and Robert and Elizabeth Nanovic Chief Curator, for her talk on the exhibition Nan Goldin, which showcases American artist Nan Goldin's use of photography as a means of communication, self-reflection, and poetic expression.

 

Noontime Talk: "Child's Play: Representations of Adolescence"

End your week with art! Each Friday at noon, join a curator, educator, scholar, or artist in the galleries

This week, join Mollie Armstrong, Exhibitions Coordinator, for her talk on the exhibition Child's Play: Representations of AdolescenceExplore the ways that 20th century photographers explored the tumultuous, uncertain, and often playful subjects of adolescence and childhood through this exhibition of work from the PMA collection.