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This Month at the Portland Museum of Art
August 2013
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Experience our incredible summer exhibitions for the first time or bring your friends and visit again! Shangaa: Art of Tanzania closes August 25 and The William S. Paley Collection: A Taste for Modernism on September 8. We're beginning preparations for a dynamic fall season you won't want to miss—contemporary artistic tradition returns in the 2013 Portland Museum of Art Biennial: Piece Work and old favorites resurface in Winslow Homer's Civil War.

"Shangaa is Swahili for awesome, and that’s
what the lineup is."
New York Times

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Thursday, August 15, 6 p.m

Cookbook Launch at the PMA

Celebrate the launch of Always in Season: Twelve Months of Fresh Recipes from the Farmer’s Markets of New England, a new cookbook featuring produce from local farmer’s markets. Meet the author and illustrator while sampling a few seasonal recipes!

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Friday, August 23, 5 p.m.

Artist Interventions: Caleb Charland

Be part of a large-scale photo experiment and a live simulcast in our Selma Wolf Black Great Hall. Organized by 2013 Portland Museum of Art Biennial: Piece Work artist Caleb Charland, this intervention will explore the mystery of photography medium.

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Saturday, August 24, 1 p.m.

Gallery Talk with Oscar Mokeme

Experience the PMA in new ways with Gallery Talks. Oscar Mokeme, director of the Museum of African Culture, will share stories of traditions and the healing power of the arts in Shangaa: Art of Tanzania.

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Dirty Wars
Friday, August 2, 7 p.m.
Saturday, August 3, 2 & 7 p.m.
Sunday, August 4, 2 p.m.

Co-presented with SPACE Gallery. Part political thriller and part detective story, Dirty Wars is a gripping journey into one of the most underreported stories of our time.

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The Angels' Share
Friday, August 9, 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 10, 2 p.m.
Sunday, August 11, 2 p.m.

Winner of the 2012 Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize, The Angels' Share is a comic fable about wasted talent and what happens when we are given a chance in life.

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Museum Hours
Friday, August 16, 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 17, 2 p.m.
Sunday, August 18, 2 p.m.

When a Vienna museum guard befriends an enigmatic visitor, the galleries become a crossroads which sparks explorations of their lives and the ways artworks reflect and shape the world.

Tickets $7

Tickets are sold beginning at 10 a.m. on the day of the show at the Visitor Experience Desk.

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Every Month

General PMA tours are given daily at 2 p.m. Meet in the Selma Wolf Black Great Hall.

Gallery Talks take place on select Fridays and Saturdays. Led by PMA Docents, talks last 45 minutes and replace the scheduled tour that day.

PMA Movies are screened Fridays at 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. PMA members receive discounts on bulk ticket purchases. Visit pmamovies.org for all coming attractions.


What Do You Think? Female Figure (Nungu) by Chaga culture,
11:30 a.m.

Cannon Rock Sessions Summer Dialogue, 6:30 p.m.

Gallery Talk: André Derain and the Fauves, 6 p.m.

Gallery Talk: The William S. Paley Collection: A Taste for Modernism, 6 p.m.

PMA Picks: Caitlin Brooke, Coordinator of Brand Strategy,
11 a.m.

Gallery Talk: Dr. Aimée Bessire, Shangaa: Art of Tanzania, noon

Gallery Talk: Masterpieces of Modern Art from The William S. Paley Collection: A Taste for Modernism, 6 p.m.

Gallery Talk: The William S. Paley Collection: A Taste for Modernism, 1 p.m.



Curator Talk: Margaret Burgess, The William S. Paley Collection: A Taste for Modernism, noon

Always in Season: Twelve Months of Fresh Recipes from the Farmer's Markets of New England Cookbook Launch, 6 p.m.

Gallery Talk: The William S. Paley Collection: A Taste for Modernism, 6 p.m.

Gallery Talk: The William S. Paley Collection: A Taste for Modernism, 1 p.m.

PMA Picks: Anna Schember, Development Coordinator
11 a.m.

Artist Interventions: Caleb Charland, 5 p.m.

Gallery Talk: Shangaa: Art of Tanzania: Healing Power of the Arts by Oscar Mokeme, Director, Museum of African Culture, 1 p.m.

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Winslow Homer Studio ©trentbellphotography; Kwere, Tanzania, Medicine container on stool, n.d., wood, beads, 12.2 inches. Private Collection, Germany



Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday:
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The PMA is open on Mondays through Columbus Day.

$12 adults
$10 seniors (65+)
$10 students with I.D.
$6 youth (ages 13 to 17)
Children under 12 are free.

PMA members receive free admission every day.

All programs are free with PMA admission unless otherwise indicated.

Friday evenings are free from 
5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Free Fridays are made possible through the generous support of Patricia and Cyrus Hagge. Corporate Sponsor: L.L.Bean



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