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“very well done” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Portland Museum of Art

Portland Museum of Art
7 Congress Square, Portland, ME 04101
+1 207-775-6148
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Ranked #3 of 52 Attractions in Portland
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Activities: Shopping, Dining
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Owner description: With an extensive permanent collection and nationally renowned exhibitions, the Portland Museum of Art is rightfully taking its place as the best regional museum in the country. The PMA boasts a considerable permanent collection, with beloved works of American, European, and Contemporary art, as well as significant holdings of Maine art-highlighting the rich artistic tradition of the state and its artists. The museum brings it all to life with unparalleled programming. From special member-only events, free school tours, and a commitment to family activities, to PMA Movies, curator talks, and exclusive tours of the Winslow Homer Studio-it's all happening at the PMA.
Portland, ME
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“very well done”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

great collections surprising for such a small place it has a lot to offer quality programs

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Toronto, Canada
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Beautiful collection”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

Considering the size of the city and the museum itself, this is a first rate collection. The display of Maine art as well as European and contemporary works it is well worth the time to visit.

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Burlington, Vermont
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“Great little museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

We were looking to kill an hour or two in Portland and were staying near the museum so it seemed the obvious place to go. What a great little museum! Lots of great art, plenty of art by local artists, and the museum staff was wonderful--full of information and eager to talk about the collection. Their knowledge and willingness to share it made the experience!

Visited July 2012
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Cumberland Center, Maine, United States
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“Lots of great art”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Maine has the rocky coast and lots of beautiful terrain. Artists have known it for years. great collection of Homer and Wyeth paintings. A great museum for the size of the city. A must see!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Impressive museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Nice venue and collections. Well curated and easy to get around. While not a large museum, it is a thoughtful one. Go on Fridays when it's free!

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