Portland Museum of Art

Portland Museum of Art

Art Museum and Performing Arts Venue
Downtown Portland, Portland
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  • Visit Maine
    "Great museum with new exhibits and a fantastic permanent collection."(3 Tips)
    Jack L. S.
    "Excellent permanent collection well displayed."(3 Tips)
    Wyngspan
    "free admission and share the experience"(2 Tips)
    Amy B.
    "Their cafe is minimally chic and a great bargain!"(2 Tips)
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  • Laurea d.
    Laurea de OcampoSeptember 1, 2016
    Love that there is a new wing & old wing & a house from the 1800's with beautiful wallpaper & carpet. It's not too big of a museum so you can see everything without feeling overwhelmed 🖼
  • Wyngspan
    WyngspanJanuary 22, 2014
    The locally stocked gift shop and café are as impressive as the collections. Visit on a Friday night for free admission and share the experience with your Trust Network: http://bit.ly/1c3Hiig
  • Visit Maine
    Visit MaineMay 3, 2011
    Great museum with new exhibits and a fantastic permanent collection. Free admission on Fridays is a nice perk, too. Make sure to check out the local galleries along Congress Street and in the Old Port
  • Michael D.
    Michael Del CampSeptember 21, 2011
    Portland is known for Arts, Crafts, Theater, and Creativity. Tourists come here, but so do Artists' Colonies of varied types. Old Port Festival held in Spring, Sidewalk Art Festival in the Fall.
  • Honghui Y.
    Honghui YuFebruary 16, 2016
    This may seem like a small museum but when I went, they were displaying an incredible collection of works on paper. The quick and free docent tour was especially helpful.
  • Colin D.
    Colin DeVaughanJune 9, 2012
    Regardless of admission price, this is an excellent collection. Do not miss the view of 'Rising Cairn' from the _third_ floor staircase.
  • Amy B.
    Amy BlakeJuly 8, 2010
    The permanent collection is awesome for such a small city/museum, and the traveling exhibits are of excellent quality. Their cafe is minimally chic and a great bargain!
  • Eric A.
    Eric AndersenJuly 5, 2013
    The gift shop has gorgeous jewelry from local artists
  • Jack L. S.
    Jack L. SammonsMay 22, 2016
    Excellent permanent collection well displayed. There is something of importance for every taste.
  • Paul S.
    Paul ShinnFebruary 2, 2014
    Many of the classic american sculptures are well lit and easy to photograph here.
  • Jason P.
    Jason PickensMay 26, 2013
    Great museum. Nice place to be on a rainy day. Good selection of art.
  • Lori R.
    Lori RaymondDecember 31, 2012
    Tried to visit on Monday Dec.31 and they were closed. Traveled from VT. To see W. Homer exhibit. Tip: Call aread -don't trust website hours.
  • jessica m. h.
    Maine Sublime: Frederic Edwin Church’s Landscapes of Mount Desert and Mount Katahdin
  • Carmen N.
    Carmen NJuly 20, 2015
    First time seeing John Haberle's trompe l'oeil paintings and well color me impressed. Overall a great museum.
  • Mattie S.
    Mattie ShepardAugust 7, 2015
    Be sure to check out the Hopper painting on the second floor!
  • John C.
    John CalibanMay 5, 2015
    A small gem of a museum. Some wonderful new England paintings to ponder.
  • Thomas S.
    Thomas SopkovichSeptember 3, 2013
    Nice collection, the Winslow Homer room is more about artifacts. Only one small canvas on display.
  • mike p.
    mike popovicAugust 19, 2014
    Skip the Friday crowds and go on Third Thursdays for cocktails and art
  • Michael O.
    Michael OharaMay 2, 2015
    The original part of the house was full of amazing craftsmanship try and do something like that today.
  • Portland Museum of Art
    Portland Museum of ArtNovember 14, 2011
    Podcasts are available online and detail current exhibitions! They can be found on the Museum's website (http://www.portlandmuseum.org/events/podcasts.shtml).
  • Don D.
    Don DiamantSeptember 20, 2014
    Great little art museum in a small city.
  • Eric A.
    Eric AndersenJuly 5, 2013
    Free Friday evenings 5-9pm!
  • Cormac R.
    Cormac RiordanDecember 5, 2015
    Simply gorgeous.
  • Eric A.
    Eric AndersenJuly 5, 2013
    First Friday of every month check out the Art Walk outside in the plaza!
  • Ilene M.
    Ilene MooreMarch 25, 2011
    Beautiful collection of glass in the lower level
  • Amybeth H.
    Amybeth HurstAugust 22, 2014
    Come early! We love this place.
  • Colin D.
    Colin DeVaughanJune 9, 2012
    WARNING! They didn't accept the $2 discount check-in special as advertised. Bummer.
  • Abbey Road T.
    Art Museum, good stuff!
  • Sonja M.
    Sonja MorganDecember 12, 2010
    Great place! Read more
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