The Maine Art Museum Trail will present a digital program series that explores the notion of “making a home” with a focus on the changing museum field. Four free conversations and lectures will be hosted via Zoom on Tuesdays, March 23, April 20, and May 4 and 25.

A conversation with Maine museum directors will be held on March 23 at 6 p.m. Christopher Newell of the Abbe Museum, Amanda Lahikainen of the Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Jennifer Pye of the Monhegan Museum of Art and History, and Anne Collins Goodyear and Frank H. Goodyear of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art will discuss the past, present and future of their institutions and the landscape of art, museums and cultural communities in Maine and beyond. Moderated by Mark Bessire, director of the Portland Museum of Art.

Zoe Sahloul, founder and executive director of the New England Arab American Organization, and Philippa Hughes, a sculptor who leads, a partner in Looking For America, a national series inviting politically diverse guests to talk to each other using art as a starting point for conversation, will speak on April 20 at 6 p.m.

Maulian Dana, the first Penobscot Nation Tribal Ambassador, will speak on May 4 at 6 p.m. Introducing her will be Chris Newell, executive director of the Abbe Museum and senior partner to Wabanaki Nations.

Museum directors George Kinghorn, Zillman Art Museum, University of Maine; Christopher J. Brownawell, Farnsworth Art Museum; Jacqueline Terrassa, Colby Museum of Art; and Daniel T. Mills, Bates College Museum of Art, will meet in a conversation moderated by Mark Bessire on May 25 at 6 p.m.

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