Portland Museum of Art’s $3 million Gift from Emily Eaton Moore is Allocated

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PORTLAND, ME.- At today’s Board of Trustees meeting, the Portland Museum of Art determined that the proceeds from the major gift of $3 million given to the Museum from the family of Emily Eaton Moore will be allocated as follows: $1 million to create the Emily Eaton Moore and Family Fund for the Collection for the acquisition and maintenance of art; $1 million to create an investment fund to support the Museum’s general operations; and $1 million to the Winslow Homer Studio campaign to ensure the ongoing educational, curatorial, and maintenance of the Studio. In addition, the fourth floor gallery in the Charles Shipman Payson Building will be named the Emily Eaton Moore and Family Gallery. Given to the Museum in June, this is one of the largest gifts made to the Museum in the last 10 years. “This allocation of funds from Emily Moore’s gift is our way of honoring Emily’s legacy,” said Museum B