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Portland Museum of Art, Portland

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
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4.5/5 based on 1,000+ reviews on the web
Portland Museum of Art houses one of the largest collections in the region, with over 17,000 paintings and objects. The museum, founded in 1882, is also one of the oldest in the area. Celebrating local artists as well as international ones, the museum features a State of Maine Collection with artists such as Winslow Homer and Marsden Hartley. You can visit the studio of Winslow Homer where he lived and painted from 1883 to 1910 and learn about the artistic heritage of the artist and the area. For Portland Museum of Art and beyond, use our Portland vacation generator to get the most from your Portland vacation.
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  • Very pleasantly impressed by the size and scale of the collection - especially of artists from the late 19th and early 20th century including French impressionists and John Singer-Sergeant. The tempor...  read more »
  • Portland Museum of Art has a great permanent collection and special exhibits. The building, designed my I. M. Pei, houses works by Maine artists and international names recognizable to all. Wyeth, Mar...  read more »
  • The permanent collection was very good. The lay out and hanging very well done with perspective for those pictures that needed them. The cafe was quite and good value. 
  • Much better than I expected. Well worth the price of admission. Many pieces by well known, famous artists.
  • Was a great museum, and had interesting exibits, and a nice varitey of artwork. Would happily go again!
  • This is a very good museum for a smaller city. Friday evenings are free thanks to local business funding. You can also get free admission through the Portland Public Library circulation desk. The specialty exhibits are often very good.
  • Went during the first art walk of the month when it's Free. Very cool place
  • The art was refreshing, the employees were kind, and no one bothered me when I looked closely at a panting.
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