Category Archives: Portland

Here’s What’s Happening in May at PAM in Portland

A panel discussion “The Cocktail and its Earthly Origins” on May 12 Here’s a sampling of events at Portland Museum of Art. Be sure to check the website for a full list of events at A book launch and presentation by Winky Lewis and Susan Conley will take place on Thursday, May 5 at […]

Greenhut’s Biennial “Portland Show” Opens April 9

Marsha Donahue’s “Old Portland from Amatos” The 8th biennial “Portland Show”, an invitational show of artists interpretation of “Portland,” will be on display at Greenhut Galleries in  April 6-30. An Artist Reception will be held Saturday, April 9 from 1 – 3 p.m. Participating artists include  Daniel Anselmi, Chris Beneman, Mary Bourke, Jeff Bye, Ben […]

PMA Films: New Cinematic Program at Portland Museum of Art

The movie “Mustang,” plays March 3 & 6 as part of PMA Films The Portland Museum of Art (PMA) announced a new cinematic program at the museum, PMA Films, on February 12. As part of “Your Museum, Reimagined,”, the PMA’s multiyear project based on improved access and experiences with the museum’s collection, PMA Films allows […]

Youth Art Month Returns to PMA for 22nd Year

Rose Davis, Grade 8, Mt. Ararat Middle School The Portland Museum of Art and Maine Art Education Association (MAEA) are proud to welcome back the annual Youth Art Month exhibition—which features student art from across the state of Maine—to the PMA’s galleries for the 22nd year. The exhibition will be on view at the Portland […]

Greenhut Galleries 2016 Shows + Opening Reception Dates

William Irvine’s “Into the Storm” is in the March Madness group show. Greenhut Galleries at 146 Middle Street in Portland lists its upcoming shows and opening receptions for 2016. For more information, please call 207-772-2693. March 3-26 “March Madness” a group show of Greenhut artists. No opening reception. April 7-30 “The Portland Show” our 8th […]

PMA Opens First Phase of “Your Museum, Reimagined”

The Portland Museum of Art (PMA) is undergoing a significant transformation as part of a multiyear project focused on improved access to the museum’s collection titled “Your Museum, Reimagined.” The completed first phase of this comprehensive project, which opened to the public on January 22, includes the following: The Peggy L. Osher Art Study and […]

PMA Presents “Duncan Hewitt: Turning Strange”

Over the past 40 years, Maine-based artist Duncan Hewitt has made his mark transforming often-overlooked domestic items—such as forks, pot lids, and windshields—into beautiful and enigmatic objects. Visitors can engage with these sculptures during the artist’s first major solo exhibition, “Duncan Hewitt: Turning Strange,” the latest in the Portland Museum of Art’s Circa series of […]

PMA Announces Acquisitions of Paintings by Homer and Andrew Wyeth

Winslow Homer (United States, 1836-1910), An Open Window, 1872, oil on canvas, 17 7/8” x 13 7/8”.  Portland Museum of Art, Maine. Partial gift from an anonymous Maine family and partial museum purchase with funds from an anonymous foundation, 2015.21. Andrew Wyeth (United States, 1917–2009), River Cove, 1958, tempera on masonite, 48 x 30 5/16 […]

Find Creative Gifts at PMA Store This Holiday Season

The Portland Museum of Art (PMA) is encouraging shoppers to skip the crowded malls and box stores this holiday season and to enjoy each other’s company at the museum in beautiful downtown Portland. Enjoy the wonderful exhibitions, visit the PMA store, and discover gifts that you can’t find anywhere else, from locally made accessories and home goods to exclusive […]

Group Show “Celebrate! A Local Remix” at Greenhut This Month

David Driscoll’s “Pines,” oil on canvas “Celebrate! A Local Remix” is a group show of new work by 23 artists at Greenhut Galleries in Portland from November 5 to 28. The participating artists are Joel Babb, Matt Blackwell, David Campbell, David Driskell, Grant Drumheller, Maurice Freedman, Kathleen Galligan, Roy Germon, Robert Hamilton,Mark Herrington, J.Thomas R. Higgins, […]

“Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from Paul G. Allen Family Collections”

Claude Monet’s “Le bassin aux nymphéas,” 1919, oil on canvas, The Portland Art Museum is pleased to present a major exhibition exploring the evolution of European and American landscape painting. “Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection” features 39 paintings from five centuries of masterpieces drawn from the collection of Microsoft […]

PMA Biennial Exhibit Says “You Can’t Get There From Here”

Work of Brett Bigbee featured in this year’s biennial Opening October 8, “You Can’t Get There From Here: The 2015 Portland Museum of Art Biennial” highlights Maine’s artistic legacies in the making. Curated by Alison Ferris, this year’s Biennial provides a comprehensive overview of the many facets of Maine’s contemporary art scene. The exhibition will […]

Ragna Bruno Art Opening at She-Bear on Oct. 2

“Flower Woman” by Ragna Bruno She-Bear Gallery in Portland is pleased to announce the exhibit of Pastel-on-Paper Figures by Ragna Bruno from October 2 through November 29. An Artist Reception takes place during First Friday ArtWalk on October 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. The abstract markings surrounding all of Ragna’s figures allude to the […]