PMA Members

First Friday opening of the David E. Shaw and Family Sculpture Park

The PMA opens the David E. Shaw and Family Sculpture Park for the 2019 season and welcomes Isamu Noguchi's vibrant work Play Sculpture with food vendors, cash bar, and live music.

5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, June 7
open to the public

 

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Coffee and Culture

Members are invited to join us for breakfast in the PMA Café and a 10 a.m. lecture exploring the artwork of Norman Rockwell in the Bernard Osher Foundation Auditorium with Barnet Scholar Dr. Virginia Mecklenburg, Senior Curator at Smithsonian American Art Museum

Noontime Talk

Come join Barnet Scholar Dr. Virginia Mecklenburg, Senior Curator at Smithsonian American Art Museum for a Noontime Talk. Presented as part of Member Appreciation Weekend.

12 p.m. Friday, May 31

Free for members or with museum admission.
Check-in is at the Konkel Family Welcome Center.
Talk is held in the Bernard Osher Foundation Auditorium. 

 

 

Noontime Talk: Collection Highlights

Come explore highlights from the PMA collection with Richard Gammon, Director of Opera Maine’s Studio Artist Program.

12 p.m. Friday, June 28

Free with museum admission.

Members always enjoy free admission. Not a member? Join today, membership starts at $5 a month.

 

Noontime Talk: “Käthe Kollwitz: Bauernkrieg / Peasant War”

Come experience Käthe Kollwitz's powerful Bauernkrieg / Peasant War, a demonstration of the artist's unflagging commitment to the plight of the oppressed and disempowered, with Jaime DeSimone, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art

12 p.m. Friday, June 7

Free with museum admission.

Members always enjoy free admission. Not a member? Join today, membership starts at $5 a month.

 

Noontime Talk: Open-Ended: New Acquisitions at the Portland Museum of Art

Come explore Open-Ended: New Acquisitions at the Portland Museum of Art with Jessica May, Deputy Director and Robert and Elizabeth Nanovic Chief Curator

12 p.m. Friday, June 7

Free with museum admission.

Members always enjoy free admission. Not a member? Join today, membership starts at $5 a month.

 

Noontime Talk: In the Vanguard: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, 1950-1969

Come join artist Elizabeth Whelan and explore In the Vanguard: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, 1950-1969 in a whole new light.

12 p.m. Friday, May 24

Free with museum admission.

Members always enjoy free admission. Not a member? Join today, membership starts at $5 a month.

 

Noontime Talk: Art+Feminism

Come join Jenna Crowder, Portland- based artist and Founding Editor of The Chart, and Julien Langevin, Portland-based artist and writer, in a Noontime Talk exploring Art+Feminism. 

12 p.m. Friday, May 17

Free with museum admission.

Members always enjoy free admission. Not a member? Join today, membership starts at $5 a month.

 

Noontime Talk: Mindfulness in the Galleries


Quiet your mind, relieve stress, and look closely with this 30-minute facilitated mindfulness session.

 

Free with museum admission.

Members always enjoy free admission. Not a member? Join today, membership starts at $5 a month.

 

Member Preview Day

Discover how an experimental school in rural Maine transformed art, craft, and design in the 20th century and helped define the aesthetics of the nation’s counterculture. Members are invited to bring a guest to Members’ Preview Day  for In the Vanguard: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, 1950-1969

Thursday, May 23, 2019 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.