PMA in the News

Portland Press Herald
September 8, 2014

The Portland Museum of Art has purchased the land around the Winslow Homer Studio at Prouts Neck in Scarborough and placed it in a conservation easement, protecting the famed painter’s view from read the article

The Wall Street Journal
August 24, 2014

I visited Maine with several goals in mind: to swim and hike in Acadia National Park, to consume several lobster rolls and to see the retrospective of Mr. Estes work, "Richard Estes' Realism" at read the article

The New York Sun
August 18, 2014

This is another summer that I’ve stopped by the Portland Museum to discover a show that is truly special. A few years ago it was Winslow Homer and the Poetics of Place. Last year it was read the article

The New Criterion
August 12, 2014

Richard Estes’ photorealistic painting style is all about overcoming inertia. For years, Estes has patrolled the streets of New York with a camera, shooting randomly at various times of the day or read the article

Portland Press Herald
July 27, 2014

Leave it to The Contemporaries to magically transform the Portland Museum of Art’s staff parking lot into a sultry summer block party for its annual midsummer bash.

Wall Street Journal
June 30, 2014

The current Richard Estes retrospective at the Portland Museum of Art confirms his place as one of our most accomplished painters. Photorealism in art sometimes unfairly suggests deficiencies of read the article

Portland Press Herald
May 27, 2014

The Portland Museum of Art will extend its hours to 9 p.m. on the third Thursday of every month beginning in June, and some observers speculate the move might spawn a new art walk for the city read the article

Art Daily
May 22, 2014

Richard Estes’ Realism is the most comprehensive exhibition of Estes’ paintings ever organized. A master of contemporary realism, Estes is primarily known as a painter of the urban landscape. This read the article

Portland Press Herald
April 17, 2014

Aurora Provisions puts quality on the menu at the cafe at the Portland Museum of Art.
April 17, 2014

Portland Museum of Art hires Scott Simons Architects to create campus master plan.