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2011 Portland Museum of Art Biennial Highlights 47 Contemporary Maine Artists

PORTLAND, ME- This spring the Portland Museum of Art features 47 artists whose work has been selected for the 2011 Portland Museum of Art Biennial, on view April 7 through June 5, 2011. Last September, jurors Jim Kempner, Owner and Director of Jim Kemp...

Maine Governor Says Bad Timing in Labor Mural Removal

AUGUSTA, ME (AP).- Maine Gov. Paul LePage says his timing wasn't the best when he ordered the removal of a mural about the state's labor history from the Department of Labor in Augusta. In his first public comments on the issue, which have drawn criti...

European Drawings from the Collection on View at the Portland Museum...

PORTLAND, ME.- The Portland Museum of Art features an exhibition devoted to European drawings comprised of 30 works from the Museum’s permanent collection and on loan from private collectors. European Drawings at the Portland Museum of Art, on vie...

Portland Museum of Art Receives Exhibition Funding from the Henry Luce...

PORTLAND, ME.- The Portland Museum of Art has been awarded two grants totaling $285,000 to support the Winslow Homer Studio Campaign from the Henry Luce Foundation. The grant of $200,000 is in support of the Museum’s September 2012 exhibition and ...

The Portland Museum of Art’s Winslow Homer Studio is the Inspiration...

PORTLAND, ME.- The Portland Museum of Art’s Winslow Homer Studio is the inspiration for J.Crew’s Spring 2011 Men’s Collection. The Museum’s catalogue for the exhibition Winslow Homer and the Poetics of Place, designed by Daniel Pepi...

Work by John Marin On View this Summer at the Portland...

PORTLAND, ME.- Although John Marin (1870-1953) was regarded as one of America’s most important painters at the time of his death, scholarship and museum exhibitions to date have focused on his early work coloring popular understanding of his life&...

Portland Museum of Art Offers Innovative New Membership Initiative

PORTLAND, ME.- On February 1, 2011, the Portland Museum of Art will launch a new membership category called Free Friday/Flex membership. For $20, this low-cost option will give people the opportunity to be introduced to membership and all that the Muse...

Artist Jenny Holzer Creates a Projection for the Portland Museum of...

PORTLAND,ME.- In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Nelson Social Justice Fund at the Portland Museum of Art, the Museum presented a lecture and commissioned work by the internationally known artist Jenny Holzer on Tuesday, December 7, 2010. Ho...

Artist Jenny Holzer Creates a Projection for the Portland Museum of...

PORTLAND,ME.- In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Nelson Social Justice Fund at the Portland Museum of Art, the Museum presented a lecture and commissioned work by the internationally known artist Jenny Holzer on Tuesday, December 7, 2010. Ho...

Works Acquired by the Friends of the Collection on View at...

PORTLAND, ME.- The Lay of the Land: A Celebration of Art Acquired by the Friends of the Collection (1983—2010), on view January 15 through May 8, 2011, at the Portland Museum of Art, will feature a special selection of approximately 25 works of ar...

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