PMA in the News

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

Wonderland (GregCookLand.com/Wonderland)
September 5, 2018

This fall museums across New England offer Ansel Adams photos, the original sketches for Winnie-the-Pooh, modernist designs by the sculptor Isamu Noguchi, and original artwork for the beloved read the article

Maine Gallery and Studio Guide
September 4, 2018

On August 17, 2018, the Portland Museum of Art (PMA) opens Americans Abroad, 1860-1915, an exhibition of watercolors, prints, and paintings by American artists who travelled to Europe for training read the article

ArtFix Daily
August 16, 2018

In the decades around 1900, American artists went to Europe in droves, seeking training, inspiration, and patronage in the continent’s grand cities and rural enclaves.

Portland Press Herald
August 11, 2018

Ashley Bryan felt grateful to be back on Little Cranberry Island. He had spent a few days in the steamy city for the opening of his new exhibition at the Portland Museum of Art, and made the read the article

Arts Summary
August 7, 2018

“Painter and Poet: the Art of Ashley Bryan is the first major art museum exhibition in Maine for the award-winning 95-year-old artist and Little Cranberry Island resident, a pioneer of African and read the article