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Nelson Social Justice Fund Lecture

Each year, the Nelson Social Justice Fund lecture presents vital perspectives from artists and scholars around relevant issues in contemporary art. This year, the PMA hosts artist Jeffrey Gibson, whose work is featured in the 2019 Whitney Biennial.

Playing Play

There's a new work calling the David E. Shaw and Family Sculpture Park  home: Isamu Noguchi’s Play Sculpture. To celebrate this colorful addition to the Sculpture Park, as well as the myriad ways in which Noguchi considered the relationship of play to sculpture, the PMA hosts a series of Portland-based musicians interpreting Noguchi's sculpture through sound. Stay tuned to PMA emails and social media for details on the performers, and make the PMA a part of your Portland First Friday Art Walks this summer.  

Playing Play

There's a new work calling the David E. Shaw and Family Sculpture Park  home: Isamu Noguchi’s Play Sculpture. To celebrate this colorful addition to the Sculpture Park, as well as the myriad ways in which Noguchi considered the relationship of play to sculpture, the PMA hosts a series of Portland-based musicians interpreting Noguchi's sculpture through sound. Stay tuned to PMA emails and social media for details on the performers, and make sure you don't miss this performance. 

Playing Play

There's a new work calling the David E. Shaw and Family Sculpture Park  home: Isamu Noguchi’s Play Sculpture. To celebrate this colorful addition to the Sculpture Park, as well as the myriad ways in which Noguchi considered the relationship of play to sculpture, the PMA hosts a series of Portland-based musicians interpreting Noguchi's sculpture through sound. Stay tuned to PMA emails and social media for details on the performers, and make sure you don't miss this performance. 

Playing Play

There's a new work calling the David E. Shaw and Family Sculpture Park  home: Isamu Noguchi’s Play Sculpture. To celebrate this colorful addition to the Sculpture Park, as well as the myriad ways in which Noguchi considered the relationship of play to sculpture, the PMA hosts a series of Portland-based musicians interpreting Noguchi's sculpture through sound. Stay tuned to PMA emails and social media for details on the performers, and make sure you don't miss this final performance of the season. 

Summer Garden Party with the Director’s Circle and Contemporaries

Mark your calendars now for the annual summer garden lawn party at the PMA. Spend a magical evening out with the PMA community in the David E. Shaw and Family Sculpture Park, strung with lights and full of live music and excellent company. The Black Tie Company is on hand to offer hors d’oeuvres and open bar, so join Director’s Circle and Contemporaries members for the largest PMA event of the summer.  

The Expansion of Cubism, 1911-1920

On Thursday June 27 the PMA welcomes the return of Andrew Eschelbacher, Curator at the American Federation of Arts and former PMA Susan Donnell and Harry W. Konkel Associate Curator of European Art,  for a special a lecture on The Expansion of Cubism, 1911-1920. Join Andrew as he explores one of his last PMA exhibitions before it opens to the public.

 

Art with Arias at the PMA

Cuban-American Zaray Rodriguez, Mezzo-Soprano, is with Opera Maine's prestigious Studio Artist Program for this special summer engagement at the PMA. Ms. Rodriguez is a Metropolitan Opera National Council District Winner and has been praised by the Boston Music Intelligencer for her entrancing vocal production. Recently, Rodriguez performed the roles of Dinah in Bernstein’s iconic opera, Trouble in Tahiti and Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro. Along with musical director Gloria Kim and the PMA's Peggy L.

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.

2019 Bernard Osher Lecture

The Haystack Mountain School of Crafts forever changed art, craft, and design in the 20th century through its process-based, communally oriented craft instruction. The immersive nature of the Haystack experience is only further enriched by its stunning Deer Isle campus.