Facility Rental at the PMA

By hosting an event at the PMA, you treat your guests to a distinct environment, rich with fine art and iconic architecture, while supporting the museum's efforts to offer world-class exhibitions and educational programs to the Maine community and beyond. 
 

We offer the ability to rent museum facilities for private functions exclusively to our Director's Circle members and Corporate members at the Corporate Friend level and above. Our spaces, from the extraordinary Selma Wolf Black Great Hall to the stately McLellan House to the intimate Glass Gallery, will provide a extraordinary setting for your function, party, or event.

Our Spaces

Selma Wolf Black Great Hall

  • Ideal for: receptions and dinners

  • Available for rental between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m., Saturday through Thursday

  • Rate: $2,000 (Non-profit: $1,700) per four-hour block, plus personnel fees


Glass Gallery

 

  • 
Ideal for: receptions and dinners 
  • Available for rental between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m., Saturday through Thursday
  • Rate:  $1,500 (Non-profit: $1,200) per four-hour block, plus personnel fees


Auditorium 


  • Ideal for: business meetings, multimedia presentations, seminars, lectures, and concerts
  • Available for rental Monday through Thursday between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m., Friday between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.
 Please note that while access to the Auditorium seating/viewing area is barrier-free, the Auditorium stage can only be accessed by stairs.
  • Rate: $1,500 (Non-profit: $1,200) per four-hour block, plus personnel fees


Boardroom

 

  • 
Ideal for: meetings, workshops, and retreats

  • Available for rental between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m., every day
  • Rate: $1,000 (Non-profit: $700) per four-hour block, plus personnel fees


Conference Room 

  • 
Ideal for: small meetings and breakout sessions
  • 
Available for rental between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m., every day

  • Rate: $500 (Non-profit: $300) per four-hour block, plus personnel fees


McLellan House Dining Room

  • Ideal for: seated dinners for 16 people or fewer

  • Available for rental between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m., Saturday through Thursday

  • Rate: $2,000 (Non-profit: $1,700) per four-hour block, plus personnel fees


McLellan House Parlor

  • 
Ideal for: small receptions

  • Available for rental between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m., Saturday through Thursday
  • 
Rate: $2,000 (Non-profit: $1,700) per four-hour block, plus personnel fees

 




Final pricing for all facility rentals is determined by the length of the event and the number of staff necessary to ensure the safety of guests and the museum’s collection. Please note that rates are subject to change at any time. The PMA does not accomodate wedding ceremonies at this time. Please call for details.

 

Inquiries

(207) 775-6148, ext 3290 facilityrentals@portlandmuseum.org. Allow up to two weeks for a response to your inquiry. Rental agreements should be made at least 45 days prior to your event.