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Portland Museum of Art

7 Congress Sq, Portland, ME 04101-1119
+1 207-775-6148
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Good museum

Saw some nice Winslow Homer paintings. Also saw a Monet and a Renoir. Most of what we saw was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Orange County, CA
Glad I visited the Portland Art Museum

It was a rainy day in Portland. What to do? Let's visit the Art Museum. Loved the paintings by... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Halifax, Canada
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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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  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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7 Congress Sq, Portland, ME 04101-1119
+1 207-775-6148
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw some nice Winslow Homer paintings. Also saw a Monet and a Renoir. Most of what we saw was just average. If you are in Portland for several days, it is worth visiting.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a rainy day in Portland. What to do? Let's visit the Art Museum. Loved the paintings by artists from Maine, especially the ones by Winslow Homer. They also have a tour of his studio for an additional fee. We took this in. Just...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the diverse collection and the easy strolling across the floors and old home on site. The Nan Golden exhibit was a beautiful, haunting experience.

Thank ECB17
Reviewed 1 week ago

A select but small group of American paintings from the 1st half of the 20th century with works by Marsden Hartley, Stuart Davis et al.

Thank Lewis S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The permanent exhibit is excellent & we enjoy seeing the featured artist as well. This trip we also did the tour of Winslow Homers studio @ Prout's Neck. Our docent was excellent & we learned so much. Beautiful spot, easy to see how he was...More

Thank Barb S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great find! On our last day, the rain came down, so we opted for the museum. Staff was wonderful and the art was phenomenal from Monet and Miro to Renoir! This is a don’t miss!

Thank Charlene M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was totally confused by the layout and map of the museum until the person behind the desk suggested I start at the top and work my way down. This made much more sense and saved a lot of wandering. The exhibits were interesting and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Portland Art Museum is the perfect size to enjoy in a couple of hours. The permanent collection represents many periods, and the special exhibits are unique and well done. The museum is easy to navigate, offering views of Portland from various windows. A cafe...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We happened upon the museum during the free hours on Friday evening and had a great time! There's a wide variety of art types, it's laid out nicely and has good interesting placards to describe a lot of the artwork. I definitely recommend stopping in...More

Thank sm47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a couple hours on Friday evening - free admission from 4-8 pm- Lucky to see the unusual visiting exhibitions on Child's Play: Representations of Adolescence and the photos by Nan Goldin.

Thank DeborahandAndy
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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
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