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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.

2016 Studio Tours

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

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

Spring Season
April 14 through
June 19, 2016

Thursday through Sunday
11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Summer Season
June 24 through
September 5, 2016

Monday and Friday
11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Fall Season
September 8 through
October 30, 2016

Thursday through Sunday
11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

There are no tours on Memorial Day weekend, Canada Day, Independence Day, and Columbus Day weekend

Mystique of Maine Packages

Through October 30, 2016
Call (207) 699-4551 for information.