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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.

Artist Talk: The 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial

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

This week, join Mark Bessire, Judy and Leonard Lauder Director of the PMA and curator of the 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial, for a tour of the exhibition and a talk highlighting the many facets of contemporary art in Maine.

Free with museum admission.

Artist Talk with Daniel Minter: The 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial

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

This week, join 2018 PMA Biennial artist Daniel Minter to discuss his work on view. Using archetypes, symbols, icons, and folklore steeped in the context of African-American and African-Diaspora culture, Minter creates a visual vocabulary rich with metaphor, memory, and energy.

Free with admission.

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.

Artist Talk: "Child's Play: Representations of Adolescence"

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

This week, join photographer Jocelyn Lee for her talk on the exhibition Child's Play: Representations of Adolescence. Explore the ways that 20th-century photographers have explored the tumultuous, uncertain, and often playful subjects of adolescence and childhood through this exhibition of work from the PMA collection.

Noontime Talk: "Model Citizens: Art and Identity in the United States"

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

This week, join Diana Greenwold, Associate Curator of American Art, for her talk on the exhibition Model Citizens: Art and Identity in the United States, 1770-1830Get a glimpse into how late-18th- and early-19th-century Americans elected to represent themselves in private and public spheres as husbands, wives, children, and citizens.

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 Independent Curator Zmira Zilkha for her talk on the exhibition Nan Goldin. Explore this special exhibition, which showcases American artist Nan Goldin's use of photography as a means of communication, self-reflection, and poetic expression.

 

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

 

Noontime Talk: "Child's Play: Representations of Adolescence"

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

This week, join Mollie Armstrong, Exhibitions Coordinator, for her talk on the exhibition Child's Play: Representations of AdolescenceExplore the ways that 20th century photographers explored the tumultuous, uncertain, and often playful subjects of adolescence and childhood through this exhibition of work from the PMA collection.

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.