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Noontime Talk: Ragnar Kjartansson: Scenes from Western Culture

Hear from Associate Curator of Contemporary Art Jaime DeSimone about the new exhibition Ragnar Kjartansson: Scenes from Western Culture

Friday, November 8
Noon

No registration required
Free with museum admission

 

Noontime Talk: N. C. Wyeth: New Perspectives

Hear from Professor of English and Cinema Studies at Bowdoin College Aviva Briefel about the landmark exhibition N. C. Wyeth: New Perspectives.

Friday, November 15
Noon

No registration required
Free with museum admission

 

Noontime Talk: Barbara Morgan: Letter to the World

Associate Educator for Youth Learning Meghan Quigley will lead movement exercises inspired by the dance photography in in Barbara Morgan: Letter to the World

Friday, December 20
Noon

No registration required
Free with museum admission

 

Noontime Talk: Barbara Morgan: Letter to the World

Hear from Associate Curator of American Art Diana Greenwold about dynamic images of modern dance, experiments in photomontage, and gestural light drawings featured in Barbara Morgan: Letter to the World

Friday, December 20
Noon

No registration required
Free with museum admission

 

Noontime Talk

Come Explore In the Vanguard: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, 1950-1969 with Associate Curator of American Art Diana Greenwold

Friday, September 6
Noon

No registration required
Free with museum admission

 

Noontime Talk

"Ghetto Wall #2 is essential to the PMA’s growing collection of art by Driskell. Not only does it establish the power and authority of his early work as an artist, it helps us to tell the story of his full career, including his sensitive and incredibly powerful response to this vital moment in American history." — Jessica May, Deputy Director and Robert and Elizabeth Nanovic Chief Curator

Come explore David Driskell’s landmark work, Ghetto Wall #2, with Judy and Leonard Lauder Director Mark Bessire.

Noontime Talk

Hear from Passamaquoddy basketweaver Jeremy Frey about his art-making practice on display in Basket, featured in
Open-Ended: New Acquisitions at the Portland Museum of Art

Friday, September 20
Noon

No registration required
Free with museum admission

 

Noontime Talk: N.C. Wyeth's Legacy

 PMA Barnet scholar and Charlotte C. Weber Professor of Art at Wake Forest University David Lubin joins Jessica May, Deputy director and Robert and Elizabeth Nanovic chief curator, in the galleries for an intimate conversation about N.C. Wyeth’s legacy.
Presented at part of N.C. Wyeth: New Perspectives, on view October 4, 2019 through january 20, 2020,
and as part of Member Appreciation Weekend.

Noontime Talk: Ghetto Wall #2 by David Driskell

Friends of the Collection have plans to acquire David Driskell's powerful work Ghetto Wall #2. Come explore this profound work of art with Jessica May, Deputy Director and Robert and Elizabeth Nanovic Chief Curator, and learn why she says "Ghetto Wall #2 is essential to the PMA’s growing collection of art by Driskell.

Free Friday Artist Talk with Erin Johnson: The 2018 PMA Biennial

Join 2018 PMA Biennial artist Erin Johnson for a discussion in the gallery. Johnson is an interdisciplinary artist and curator who uses video, sound, performance, and social practice to explore the blurred lines between rehearsal and performance; real and imagined landscapes and borders; and perception, memory, and interpretation.

Free as part of Free Friday.