Press Room

The PMA welcomes members of the press to explore the museum further.

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On View Now
April 24, 2015 to December 6, 2015

The exhibition is organized by PMA Chief Curator Jessica May. Working with the artist for almost a year, the two have carefully culled Marasco’s photographs—more than four decades worth—for Rose Marasco: index. The result is a significant exhibition, both in volume and, most important, in the context it provides for a consummate artist and photographic career that continues to thrive to this day.

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PMA News & Events

In the News

Being given a retrospective, one year after retirement from a long teaching career, could be perceived as slightly morbid or as auspicious. Does it mark an end or a new beginning? I am convinced 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

6/05
12:00 pm
Join George Kinghorn, Executive Director and Curator at the University of Maine Museum of Art, for a curator talk on the major exhibition...
6/06
11:00 am
For
with Jessica May
PMA Chief Curator Jessica May spent several months working with photographer Rose Marasco to distill four decades of photographs into the...
6/18
6:00 pm
This panel discussion, which is held in conjunction with Directors’ Cut: Selections from the Maine Art Museum Trail, outlines the...