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You are watching a live video feed from a camera mounted on the roof of the restored Winslow Homer Studio at Prouts Neck, Maine, a small peninsula that juts out into the Atlantic about 12 miles south of the PMA.

The American artist Winslow Homer (1836–1910) enjoyed this ocean vista from the balcony of his studio, where he lived and worked from 1884 to his death. According to family members, Homer spent hours “wearing out the balcony” as he observed nature’s ever-changing spectacle along the rocky coast outside his studio. Inspired by the rugged beauty of this locale, he painted majestic seascapes of the surf crashing against the shore that are considered among the great masterpieces of American art. Visitors have the opportunity to walk in Winslow Homer’s footsteps and to experience his dramatic views with a guided tour of the Winslow Homer Studio.

2015 Studio Tours

Become a member and receive reduced admission to the Winslow Homer Studio!

Tours of the Studio depart from and return to the Portland Museum of Art by luxury van and are limited to 10 visitors

Summer Season
June 22 through September 17, 2015

Friday and Monday
10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Fall Season
September 19 through October 9, 2015

Thursday through Sunday
10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

October 12 through October 31, 2015

Thursday through Sunday
10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.