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Portland Museum of Art

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Address: 7 Congress Sq, Portland, ME 04101-1119
Phone Number: 2077756148
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With an extensive permanent collection and nationally renowned exhibitions,...

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.

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Small but Very impressive

I have had the good fortune of visiting some of the best art museums in the world. I was still very impressed with this collection - small but well rounded. The current exhibit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have had the good fortune of visiting some of the best art museums in the world. I was still very impressed with this collection - small but well rounded. The current exhibit with Georgia O'Keefe has extensive explanations throughout. The 'hands on' activity in the basement kept us occupied for hours. It is meant for children, but adults were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went to see the Monets, they have 2. There was a Georgia O'Keefe exhibit showing at the same time. They are doing some renovating so the 2nd floor was mostly empty

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really well done. You can't believe this great a museum is in Portland Maine. We loved it. Worth a visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to see the O'Keefe exhibit but ended up touring the entire collection.A nice variety and quality for a smaller museum. Worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The collection was quite nice, and the current show very interesting. The current show was very engaging

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

In Portland for a few days and walked by the Museum several time. Special exhibits on modern women artists, not your standard fare. Friendly staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Several girlfriends and I made a day of visiting Portland. Our first stop was the museum to see the Georgia O'Keeffe exhibit . It was really lovely to see her work up close but even more lovely to be introduced to new artists I had never heard of before. The collection was well put together and well documented. A delight... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice to see 'new' works by so many notable artists as well as some I've never heard of. Museum consists of 3 'buildings' that are linked and include an old mansion. Airy and light and lovely rooms that are well appointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Everyone was engaged! What wonderful artists with different styles! This museum exhibits a lot of worthwhile visual art! Recommend it highly!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to enjoy some great exhibits, art, movies and even the food provided by Aurora Provision was Excellent

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