The Portland Museum of Art will be open on Monday with free admission in observance of Indigenous Peoples Day.

In addition to the exhibits, there will be various special events.

From 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., the public is invited to join Wabanaki artist Maya Tihtiyas Attean of the Penobscot Nation for a paper-weaving activity, museum officials say.

From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., a series of short films created within Indigenous communities will be shown. The films address the question, “What does ‘reciprocity’ mean to you and your community?” The films will be shown in the Bernard Osher Foundation Auditorium throughout the day.

Another exhibit at PMA is called “Passages in American Art.” Existing art, often works that have not been on display, are being shown – but as interpretations of how they relate to mistreated people and discarded history.

Historical tableware, for instance, is put in the context of the transatlantic slade trade – how a 1800s sugar bowl is linked to sugar production by enslaved people on Caribbean plantations.

Another object in “Passages in American Art” is a Penobscot birch bark canoe made in the 1880s.

The exhibit includes videos, including “Island Stories,” which describes the cruel removal in 1912 of a mixed-race community so a hotel could be built on Malaga Island.

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