PMA in the News

Maine Public
May 28, 2019

Maine Public is a media sponsor of In the Vanguard: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, 1950 to 1969, on exhibit through September 8th at the Portland Museum of Art. The show explores how an read the article

Juxtapoz
May 4, 2019

In the Vanguard: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, 1950-1969 opens at the Portland Museum of Art on May 24 before traveling to the Cranbrook Art Museum in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, in Fall read the article

Portland Press Herald Online
April 28, 2019

For two centuries, artists from across America have made the journey to Maine in search of inspiration from nature and camaraderie among each other. They came in bunches, establishing art colonies read the article

Forbes Magazine
April 25, 2019

On a misty morning a few years ago while exploring the coast of Maine, I had a chance to visit the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. Now forget whatever the word "crafts" brings to mind. Founded read the article

Portland Press Herald
March 28, 2019

The Portland Museum of Art is one of four Maine organizations to benefit from a round of federal grants announced Thursday and will use the $100,000 it is receiving from the National Endowment for read the article

Artscope Magazine
October 31, 2018

The Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi displayed an impressive range throughout his decades-long career, producing not only traditional sculpture, but also stage sets, memorials and furniture read the article

Portland Phoenix
October 18, 2018

In Ashley Bryan’s beloved and award-winning storybook Beautiful Blackbird, the one black-feathered bird in the forest is the envy of all the other birds. They beg him for more black — and read the article

Wonderland
October 17, 2018

In the 1950s, when Ashley Bryan first came by boat to summer on Maine’s Great Cranberry Island, he recalled, “I had my boxes and things, someone reached for it and passed it to another and then to read the article

Maine Gallery + Studio Guide
October 3, 2018

The Portland Museum of Art (PMA) is honored to announce it will open Beyond the Pedestal: Isamu Noguchi and the Borders of Sculpture on October 5, 2018. This exhibition of approximately read the article

MaineToday
October 2, 2018

The Portland Museum of Art opens Beyond the Pedestal: Isamu Noguchi and the Borders of Sculpture on Friday. This exhibition of work by the Japanese-American artist includes about 40 read the article