Midday Art Break

June 21, 2017 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Black Lion Wharf
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, active England and France, 1834-1903), Black Lion Wharf, from The Thames Set, 1859, etching on paper, Bequest of Winslow B. Ayer, 35.94

Take a break from your workday and join a curator, museum educator, artist, or local scholar for a 45-minute talk in the galleries. This month, Mary Weaver Chapin, Ph. D., Curator of Prints and Drawings, will discuss The Etchings of Whistler and His Circle, an exhibition presenting etchings by James McNeill Whistler and artists who were influenced by his lyrical, atmospheric style and delicate tonal harmonies including Otto Henry Bacher, Frank Duveneck, James McBey, and Joseph Pennell among others.

Space is limited. Advance tickets recommended.

Purchase tickets


The Portland Art Museum is pleased to offer accommodations to ensure that our programs are accessible and inclusive. All spaces for this program are accessible by wheelchair. Assistive listening devices are also available for lectures. All restrooms have accessible stalls but no power doors. There are single-stall all-gender bathrooms available. Please ask staff for directions.

We will do our best to accommodate your needs when you arrive, however, we need 2-3 weeks advance notice for some specific requests. Please email requests to access@pam.org, or call 503-226-2811.