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June 22, 2018 to September 16, 2018

This exhibition is the first in over forty years to survey the work of Clarence H. White (United States, 1871–1925), a founding member of the Photo-Secession, a gifted photographer known for his beautiful scenes of quiet domesticity and outdoor idylls, and a major teacher and mentor. It will survey White's career from its beginnings in 1895 in Newark, Ohio, to his death in Mexico in 1925.

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August 17, 2018 to December 2, 2018
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December 7, 2018 to February 17, 2019
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May 24, 2019 to September 8, 2019
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June 28, 2019 to October 6, 2019
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October 4, 2019 to January 12, 2020
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PMA News & Events

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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

Media Inquiries

If you are a member of the press and would like more information please contact Graeme Kennedy, Director of Communications, 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

11:00 am
Ashley Bryan’s lauded storybook Beautiful Blackbird comes to vivid life when the Portland Museum of Art, the Theater Ensemble of Color, and...
12:00 pm
Each Friday at noon, join a curator, educator, scholar, or artist in the galleries for a thought-provoking discussion that enhances the PMA...
9:30 am
Members are invited to enjoy coffee and pastries from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., followed by a presentation in the Bernard Osher Foundation...