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Portland Museum of Art

7 Congress Sq, Portland, ME 04101-1119
+1 207-775-6148
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The museum consists of three buildings. The building I enjoyed the most was the older building... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New York City, New York
Another fantastic visit

Each time I go I find something else. Maybe because the docents/ volunteers are so knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Orleans, Massachusetts
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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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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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7 Congress Sq, Portland, ME 04101-1119
+1 207-775-6148
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum consists of three buildings. The building I enjoyed the most was the older building, which is a house. The history is interesting since the community got together to save it from being destroyed. In addition, art classes were taught in the house at...More

Thank JudyV409
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Each time I go I find something else. Maybe because the docents/ volunteers are so knowledgeable or maybe because I have lingered in another corner. Diverse collection with many media. Strengths are Winslow Homer, maritime art, photography and a scattering of impressionists and Santa Fe...More

Thank grandmeggy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing art collection. The quality of the collection is unexpected for a smaller city. If you live in Portland and haven't been to the PMA well, put it on the list for your next dating adventure. It'll give you something different to...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is in constant flux offering a variety of amazing works of art by great artists and hosted by extremely knowledgeable docents. Fine Art, Sculptures, Unique Installations. Something for everyone. You will not be disappointed with your tour.

Thank Sue K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love going to the Portland Museum of Art on Friday nights because after 5 it's free to get in. What a wonderful collection, especially the Winslow Homer section.

Thank AmyAl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were unsure from the museum's website whether we would enjoy the collections and exhibits here, and were delighted to find that the art work includes some outstanding French impressionist and modern art, as well as other art. While not a very large museum, it...More

1  Thank Steve K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you spend time in Portland you may find yourself with a few hours with nothing scheduled. This is a marvelous place to spend those hours. The facility is well kept and well run with plenty of original artwork to take in. The local connections...More

1  Thank Dennis J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice place to spend a couple hours. The museum has a mix of old and contemporary, paintings and sculpture. We took advantage of a free docent led tour that lasted about an hour and covered many of the highlights. When we were...More

Thank cubiclegirl
Reviewed May 13, 2017

The Portland Museum of Art is a good place to visit when in Portland. Ideal central location and worth going in for. Love the way they give room to the art and color to the rooms that the art is in.

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed May 12, 2017

The Portland Museum of Art has an excellent collection, and is well-designed in order to be airy and open. The staff were friendly, and the main two buildings were very accessible to someone who is mobility challenged, but the Federal house is not.

Thank Siege J
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Will the Portland Museum of Art be open on Dec. 16 and 17, 2016?
December 14, 2016|
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Response from richardberger | Reviewed this property |
I went on line. The PMA will be open Friday, Dec 16, from 11 a.m. until 8. It is also open the following day, Saturday, Dec 17, from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Admission is $15/adult; $13 senior; $10 student with ID; free under... More
Anita C
Are leashed dogs welcomed?
November 8, 2015|
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Response from Bill B | Reviewed this property |
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If you could check out the picture of a painting I posted and tell me who the artist is. Saw it on Sept. 12, 2015 and it was a self portrait of the female artist.
September 25, 2015|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry , I wish I could help.