The Portland Museum of Art is a distinctive and sophisticated setting for social occasions. A desired location for important receptions and dinners, the museum's stunning architecture will provide atmosphere for any event.

The ability to rent museum facilities for private functions is one of the benefits reserved exclusively for our Director's Circle and Corporate members. By hosting an event at the PMA, you treat your guests to a distinct environment, rich with fine art and iconic architecture, while supporting the museum's efforts to offer world-class exhibitions and educational programs to the Maine community and beyond. Our world-class spaces, from the extraordinary Selma Wolf Black Great Hall to the stately McLellan House to the intimate Glass Gallery, will provide that unique setting for your event.

For more information, please call (207) 775-6148, ext. 3259 or send an email to Please allow up to two weeks for a response to your inquiry. Rental agreements should be made at least 45 days prior to your event. For additional details, please see sample Portland Museum of Art Facility Rental Terms of Agreement. Rental discounts vary based on your membership level; join the PMA Family or upgrade your membership.


Available spaces:
Great Hall
Glass Gallery
Great Hall & Glass Gallery combined
McLellan House Parlor
McLellan House Dining Room