The PMA sure knows how to draw a crowd after a month-long renovation. Just turn the building’s facade into a giant projection screen for a highly anticipated 6 minutes of 3D wall art… and then open the doors. #LightsAcrossCongress #PMAreimagined
Lights Across Congress film was so popular at 6:30 p.m. that it was screened a second time at 8 p.m.
Haley Smith, Sean Congleton, Chelsea Anderson, Ashley K. Cox and George LaRose.
Free Street was packed.
First Fridays are always popular at PMA, but this was over the top.
Lauren Manning and Ben Boegehold of Portland with a treat from The Marshmallow Cart, one of the food vendors outside the PMA.
An artsy touch to ice sculpture: Homer!
Oula Berry of Portland, with Troy Deroche, was mesmerized by the Winslow Homer-lit ice sculpture.
Sally and Ted Oldham of Portland, waiting for the film to begin.
El Corazon's food truck outside the PMA, where an enormous crowd of people lined up to see art.
Tyler Dorr of Bath and Skyler Mayers of Richmond.
The Welcome Center, which formerly jutted out into the Great Hall, is now recessed, allowing more gathering space.
PMA members Geoffrey and Sarah Furman with Avery and Ellie Smith.
Darrell Grosvalet, Faye Warner, Amanda Hawes, Michelle Pelletier and Kyle Stetson.
Amy and Lindley Hinitt of Cape Elizabeth and Emma Host of South Portland.
Geneva and Len Morley, both of Portland
Heather Strong and Stephanie Bath, both of Portland.
Cristina Frank and Eric Whitman.
TT Boonhirunyaset and Four Phim Phitcha.
PMA is free on Friday evenings from 4 to 8 p.m.
The PMA reopened after a month of renovations--and the 6-minute film screening.