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Portland Museum of Art
Portland Museum of Art

Portland Museum of Art

9.447 reviews
Sights and Museums, Art Museum
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7 Congress Square, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 775-6148
https://www.portlandmuseum.org/
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A living example of superior architecture and design capabilities of the 19th century, the Portland Museum of Art is more than just a building filled with beautiful works of art; it is a monument that ... Read more
represents our progress as a nation and our workmanship against the odds. With multiple buildings full of secret tunnels, locked basements, glorious exhibits, and countless exhibits; Portland needs little more to draw the greatest connoisseurs of art; such as yourself, each year for lively festivals and guided tours alike. From old relics to perplexing puzzles of modern art; it is suited for any crowd and any artist.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina

The perfect size museum and while in Portland, roam around Old Port and try one of the incredible restaurants - it is a foodie city.

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The San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA

The Portland Museum of Art isn't a must see compared to The Met or the Louvre, but it's still has some great pieces featuring art from some of the heavy hitters like Picasso, Monet, Dali, etc. They have over 80,000 pieces in their collection, but the museum itself that large; it will take you 1-2 hours to view. I believe they rotate the art on display regularly. One of the best aspects of the museum is that they highlight art that depicts Maine which was pretty cool.

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Woolwich, Maine

The biggest and best art museum in Portland. Just a 15 min walk from the apartment.

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South Portland, Maine, USA

Wonderful museum, that includes 18th. century to contemporary. Free every Friday night from 5-9. many of the Maine artists you've always heard about:
Homer, Wyeth, Marin, Hartley, etc.

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Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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For a small art museum, this place does pretty well. Their best pieces are a handful of works from the 1800s and early 1900s. Overall it's something fun to do while I'm Portland, but I would not plan a trip to Portland solely for the museum.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico

In a tasteful modern building wit clearstory lights, this small museum is right in the middle of Portland's downtown, Longfellow Square. (named after their favorite-son, the 19th Century poet) An excellent rotation of works by the classic Maine artists, like the Wyeths, Winslow Homer and Rockwell Kent. Among the 5 galleries, there is always one with something very avant-garde works. And well placed, odd-shaped windows, give serene views of gothic New England and busy harbor. The gift shop and cafe are also very nice and there is a pay-parking lot just past the museum.

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Asheboro

I really enjoyed going here. I took my sketchbook and did as the art students do. I emulated the paintings on the walls and made drawings of the sculptures! They are very nice indeed.

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Freeport, Maine

Many great pieces of art

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A wonderful experience for art lovers.

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Augusta, Maine

We will provide free tickets for this venue.

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Great combination of local and national artists.

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Wells, Maine

Nice collection.

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Terrific medium sized museum might be the best of Maine's many museums.

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Saco, Maine

Top quality museum in the heart of downtown Portland, Maine.

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Buxton, Maine

Free on Friday nights

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Burns, Kansas
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Falmouth
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Local from Portland, Maine
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Dublin, California, USA
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