PMA in the News

Portland Press Herald
April 17, 2016

The Curtis exhibition is coincidental to the inclusion of basketmakers in the biennial, but both reflect the museum’s sensitivity to the subject and its desire to tell a more complete story, read the article

April 14, 2016

If you think art is inaccessible, or museums are boring, then you haven't been to the Portland Museum of Art in Maine. It's where you can see, touch, create and view more pieces from their read the article

Wall Street Journal
April 8, 2016

In Winslow Homer’s ‘The Army of the Potomac—A Sharp-Shooter on Picket Duty,’ the artist, as newsman, makes us silent witnesses

Winslow Homer (1836-1910) was one of America’s great painters read the article

Bangor Daily News
April 7, 2016

High above Congress Square a migration of motley-hued birds soar. A great horned owl glares, an American oystercatcher swoops, and a large turkey vulture shifts in the air as you ascend the stairs read the article


New Yorker Cartoon Editor Bob Mankoff and Cartoonist Emily Flake

March 28, 2016

The New Yorker has been around for more than 90 years and one reason why it has lasted so long is its cartoons. Cartoonists want to get their work in the New Yorker the way read the article

Dispatch Magazine
March 24, 2016

Life is a stream of rich and free-flowing content, but Matthew Barney’s 350-minute cinematic fine art opera River of Fundament is a bath unlike any other.

Maine Today
March 22, 2016

In its continuing effort to encourage people to look at art differently, the Portland Museum of Art has started a new program that might make your head spin – in all the good ways.

Portland Press Herald
March 6, 2016

Duncan Hewitt tugs earnestly at the laces of his Mission skates, his rear end planted on the frozen edge of the pond.

“These are like rocks,” he says, flashing the blade as he leans read the article

The Chart
March 3, 2016

In early April, the Portland Museum of Art will be screening Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler’s River of Fundament: a three-piece epic opera of regeneration and rebirth. Loosely based on Norman read the article

The Forecaster
February 15, 2016

I have a “secret” to share: Culture Club Portland, a unique collaboration with our city’s cultural institutions to bring the arts to all Portland Public Schools’ students, is so successful it’s read the article