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Portland Museum of Art, Portland

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Art Museum
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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  • I have visited the museum on a number of occasions over the years! I enjoy the collections that are exhibited. I especially like the Wyeth art works they have!  more »
  • On a recent Portland trip, my husband and I stopped by this museum. We weren't sure we'd enjoy it, but we were pleasantly surprised! It featured lots of beautiful art by some incredible artists. We al...  more »
  • This museum is on 4 floors, and has a very good, comprehensive collection. they specialize in developing a collection with a balance between contemporary art and Maine painters. We spent about 4 hours...  more »
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  • Wonderful collection of art. Went here on a rainy day since we couldn't do much more and I'm so glad we did. I recommend anyone that stops in Maine to visit this museum.
  • Staff here is wonderful, beautiful pieces of Art. Anyone visiting Portland should definitely make this a destination on their trip.
  • Who would have thought Portland would have such a great Museum. Locals and visitors should spend time here. I've been a member for years and always find something new to enjoy.
  • Really good collection for a small city. Neat building. Got lucky and enjoyed a nice free tour when we arrived.
  • Was a great museum, and had interesting exibits, and a nice varitey of artwork. Would happily go again!