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Noontime Talk: "The Robbers: German Art in a Time of Crisis"

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 on the exhibition The Robbers: German Art in a Time of Crisis.

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 Goldinwhich showcases American artist Nan Goldin's use of photography as a means of communication, self-reflection, and poetic expression.

PMA360: Weatherbeaten and Wine

Please note: the Winter 2017-18 edition of Inside the Circle contained a misprint on the date of this event. The correct date is Friday, January 19.

Experience works of art in an entirely new way: taste. Join Sommelier Erica Archer, CWP, WSET Advanced, and PMA educators for a lively discussion about their art-inspired victuals, as well as the paintings and sculpture upon which they are based. Follow along with a tasting flight of wines. 

Jazz in Bloom

Enjoy a morning of jazz, bites and light libations, and tour Art in Bloom floral interpretations with museum docents.

 

PMA360: "Flower Power"

The exquisite pairing of fine art and flowers for Art in Bloom provides inspiration for an entire evening of gallery talks from botany enthusiasts, historians, and floriculturists. Revel in the beauty of the floral displays in our galleries, enjoy flower-inspired cocktails in the PMA Café, and learn hands-on tips to floral arranging that will brighten up your February.

 

Noontime Talk: "Ahead of her Time: Nancy Hemenway Barton's Lume III"

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

This week, join Anne B. Zill, curator of The University of New England Art Gallery on the Portland Campus, for her talk "Ahead of her Time: Nancy Hemenway Barton's Lume III." 

Mindfulness in the Galleries: Winter Solstice

Join us in the galleries to give thanks for the darkness—the yin to the yang of light—on the cusp of the winter solstice. Embrace the longest night of the year by acknowledging the bright light within. During this meditation session, you'll explore art with darker color palettes, before practicing simple seated, guided meditation.

Meet in the Selma Wolf Black Great Hall. Seats will be provided.

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