Press Room

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

Want more information on exhibitions and programming? Looking for a press kit? Need high-resolution, print-ready images? You'll find it all in the press room. 

October 6, 2017 to December 31, 2017

The photography of Nan Goldin offers audiences a kaleidoscopic narrative of the breadth of the human experience. Beginning in the 1970s and continuing to the present, Goldin captures her world as it unfolds before her, resulting in a diaristic account of her life and and the people and places that define it. 

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December 22, 2017 to March 18, 2018
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January 26, 2018 to June 3, 2018
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February 16, 2018 to July 15, 2018
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June 22, 2018 to September 16, 2018
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August 3, 2018 to November 25, 2018
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PMA News & Events

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PORTLAND, Maine — Almost every photograph is about the external world, yet the work of few photographers has helped change that world. Eliot Porter helped alter both the medium and society. The read the article

Media Inquiries

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

6:00 pm
Join Mark Bessire, Judy and Leonard Lauder Director, and Nat May, guest curator of the 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial, at an...
7:30 am
Leaders of the business community are invited to a private breakfast and viewing of the 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial. Enjoy...
10:00 am
Members are invited to attend a private viewing of The 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial before it opens to the public. Lectures will...