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A Conversation Between Jaime DeSimone and Artist Lilian Garcia-Roig

Lilian Garcia-Roig’s large-scale, on-site painting installations overwhelm the viewer’s sense. Each individual part was painted by the artist outdoors in from of the scene, a technique often called en plein air, over the course of a day.

Members-Only Tour of Art in Bloom

Join us for a special members-only tour of Art in Bloom.

This month, the Portland Museum of Art will blossom in ways you've never seen before, when the galleries become alive with floral arrangements. These colorful bouquets, designed by local garden clubs and professional arrangers, will exquisitely accompany works of fine art from the PMA collection, conjuring the magic of springtime in the midst of winter. 

Art in Bloom Member's Preview Tour

This February The PMA blossoms once again for Art in Bloom. The return of this event sees more floral arrangements from local professional arrangers and garden clubs. Join us and witness the PMA come alive with with spectacular colorful bouquets designed to accompany works of fine art from the PMA collection.

Members are invited to join us for a special preview tour of Art in Bloom 2019. Come see this year’s pairings of floral arrangements and art in the PMA’s galleries.

Reservations required.

2019 Oscar-Nominated Shorts

For the 14th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts.

The Academy Awards take place Sunday, Feb. 24th.  Lists of titles in each program, along with synopses and running times, will be available after the nominations are announced. 

Collaborating with the Rough Hand of Nature

Emily Thompson Flowers creates outstanding floral designs from rare and unlikely materials that have been featured in many publications such as Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. Their ornate arrangements have appeared in many prominent locations including the Whitney Museum of American Art and the White House.

Art in Bloom Member's Preview Tour

This February The PMA blossoms once again for Art in Bloom. The return of this event sees more floral arrangements from local professional arrangers and garden clubs. Join us and witness the PMA come alive with with spectacular colorful bouquets designed to accompany works of fine art from the PMA collection.

Members are invited to join us for a special preview tour of Art in Bloom 2019. Come see this year’s pairings of floral arrangements and art in the PMA’s galleries.

Reservations required.

Members' Preview Day

This winter, you’re invited to discover a holistic and multifaceted exhibition that repositions the cultures, voices, and artists of the Caribbean islands, providing critical entry points into the ideas and issues that are shaping this vibrant and rapidly changing region. Stylistically diverse and broadly representative, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago introduces new and insightful ways to understand one of the most culturally diverse regions in the world.

2019 Contemporaries Winter Bash

Join the Contemporaries at this year's
#PMAbash, as we dive into the unknown,
obscure, and uncharted—all in support of your museum.

Noontime Talk: Beyond the Pedestal: Isamu Noguchi and the Borders of Sculpture

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 John Sundling, set designer and owner of Plant Office to explore the Isamu Noguchi's expansive artistic practice and his efforts to enlarge and challenge conventional notions of sculptural boundaries.

Mindfulness in the Galleries: Winter Solstice


Meet in the Selma Wolf Black Great Hall. Seats will be provided. 
During this meditation session on the autumn equinox, we’ll contemplate the balances within nature and practice simple seated, guided meditation.

Free for members or with admission.

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