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Lost and Guided

The New England Arab American Organization and The Angle Project are honored to present a staged reading of Lost and Guided, an original play based on interviews with Syrian refugees. Written and directed by Irene Kapustina, Lost and Guided tells the story of how the lives of four young Syrians are changed forever after anti-government protests transpire in the city of Daraa.

Portland Bach Experience and the PMA presents Bach's "Coffee Cantata"

Join the PMA and the Portland Bach Experience for a morning performance in the PMA Café of Bach's beloved cantana about everyday people and one daughter's coffee habit. Enjoy locally roasted coffee and delicious treats for sale from the Black Tie Company while listening to music courtesy of Boston's renowned Arneis Quartet.

Free. Seated is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Portland Bach Experience presents the Arneis Quartet at the PMA

Portland Bach Experience brings the renowned, Boston-based Arneis Quartet to the PMA for an evening of pop-up concerts in the Selma Wolf Black Great Hall during Free Friday and Portland's First Friday Art Walk.

Susie Konkel Pass Launch Event

Please join us for the launch of the Susie Konkel Pass, which gives everyone age 21 and under free admission to the PMA! Be among the first to receive a Susie Konkel Pass, and join us in thanking Susie for this remarkable gift to our community.

The PMA is free from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and open to all for the launch on Wednesday, April 11. Visitors 21 and under, as well as those with kids or grandchildren in their lives, are encouraged to sign up for their very own Susie Konkel Pass on the spot.

PMA360: Bike Night!

Free!

Biking to the museum for an evening of art— what could be better? The PMA is thrilled to announce our third annual Bike Night, once more on National Ride Your Bike to Work Day! Enjoy free valet bike parking by The Bicycle Coalition of Maine; tune-ups with Cyclemania; beer by Maine Beer Co., and create an art project that will give your bike a little razzle-dazzle!

ArtWord: Poetry Night

If you have a love for language and a passion for the arts, then the PMA’s Poetry Night—in which the worlds of poetry and visual art intersect in surprising, energetic ways—are perfect for you. On this evening, 25 Maine poets will read their poems based on work in the PMA collection—first downstairs in the auditorium starting at 5:45 p.m., then in the galleries next to the artwork that inspired them. Also, create your own erasure poetry using PMA gallery labels.

Free. Auditorium seats are first-come, first-served. No advanced registration required.

Barnet Scholar's Weekend with 2018 PMA Biennial artist David Driskell

Part of Barnet' Scholars Weekend
Free for members

Please join artist and scholar David Driskell for a gallery talk featuring his works in the 2018 PMA Biennial. 

The Telling Room's Young Writers & Leaders Narrative Reading

Tuesday, March 20, Wednesday, March 21 and Thursday, March 22
4 p.m.
Free
Seats available on a first-come, first-served basis

The Telling Room's Young Writers & Leaders Narrative Reading

Tuesday, March 20, Wednesday, March 21 and Thursday, March 22

4 p.m.
Free
Seats available on a first-come, first-served basis