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On View Now
January 22, 2016 to June 5, 2016

Masterworks on Paper: Highlights from the Portland Museum of Art presents exquisite artworks from the PMA collection. This exhibition of rarely seen drawings, prints, watercolors, and photographs showcases the myriad ways artists work on paper, highlighting the integral relationship between eye, hand, and mind that is the basis for all art-making. As a result, Masterworks fulfills the promise of art: drawing you in to expand your world.

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January 23, 2016 to February 21, 2016
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January 23, 2016 to February 28, 2016
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February 26, 2016 to May 29, 2016
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June 23, 2016 to September 18, 2016
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October 6, 2016 to December 31, 2016
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PMA News & Events

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The Free Press
February 9, 2016

The Portland Museum of Art is rethinking how museum is done. The first step in the extensive makeover, Your Museum, Reimagined, kicked off with a three week renovation closure from January 4 read the article

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More about the PMA

Portland Museum of Art creates outstanding exhibitions and educational programs that inspire audiences. Located along Maine's renown coast, in the cultural heart of Portland, the PMA strives to enrich the lives of people through the acquisition, preservation, and interpretation of the visual arts.

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The Collections

The PMA boasts a collection containing more than 18,000 works of art. The collection is comprised of three distinct areas of focus: American, European, and Contemporary and Modern. Naturally, the collection offers particular depth in artwork that relates to the history of artistic practice in Maine and New England. Throughout the PMA’s collection and galleries, visitors can engage in the far-ranging story about art and culture in the United States, Europe, and the creative legacy of the region.

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Winslow Homer Studio

Purchased by the PMA in 2006, the Winslow Homer Studio is one of the most significant locations in the history of American art. Located along the rugged coast of Prout's Neck, Maine, the Studio is where great American artist Winslow Homer (1836-1910) lived and painted many of his masterpieces from 1883 until his death. Now, fully renovated and restored, the Studio is open for guided tours through the PMA.

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PMA Buildings

The Museum's facilities include several architecturally significant buildings, from the modern Charles Shipman Payson building, to the recently restored and impeccable Winslow Homer Studio in Prout's Neck. The Museum's collection is displayed and presented throughout its many buildings, galleries, and gardens, in over 27,000 square feet of exhibition space.

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Upcoming Events

1:00 pm
Each month, PMA staff members focus on a highlight
 of the museum collection in an interactive and informative gallery discussion. February...
6:00 pm
What is the relationship between one’s work as an artist and as a teacher? Join artist Duncan Hewitt in conversation with Diana Greenwold,...
12:00 pm
Join Jennifer DiPrizio, Peggy L. Osher Director of Learning and Interpretation, for a talk on Me, Mona, and Mao: Art, Fame, and Visual...