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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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February 26, 2016 to May 29, 2016
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Upcoming
June 4, 2016 to October 10, 2016
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June 21, 2016 to September 11, 2016
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June 24, 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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Down East Magazine
May 3, 2016

An anthropologically minded, if somewhat ethnocentric, early 20th-century photographer, Curtis roamed the country shooting portraits of Native Americans at a time when their culture had been read the article

Media Inquiries

If you are a member of the press and would like more information please contact Graeme Kennedy, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, via email or at (207) 699-4887.

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

5/05
1:00 pm
For
Each month, we focus on a highlight
 of the PMA collection for an interactive gallery discussion. May's work is John Storrs'...
5/05
5:30 pm
Join a curator or museum educator in the PMA’s special exhibition, Masterworks on Paper: Highlights from the Portland Museum of Art, for a...
5/05
5:30 pm
For
Over the course of a year, photographer Winky Lewis and poet Susan Conley exchanged inspiration and ideas to create a unique book of poems...