Category Archives: Portland Museum of Art

PMA Presents “What Are They Wearing?!?! Fashion and Identity in British Portraits”

On Thursday, October 9 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., the Portland Museum of Art (PMA) will present the lecture, “What are they Wearing?!? Fashion and Identity in British Portraits” given by Amelia Rauser, Franklin & Marshall College Associate Professor of Art History. The lecture is $10 and free for PMA members. For more information, […]

“Treasures of British Art 1400-2000: The Berger Collection” On View at PMA

“Queen Elizabeth I” by Hans Eworth (English, born Belgian, circa 1520-1579) This fall, the Portland Museum of Art (PMA) will showcase a rich survey of British art spanning six centuries in the exhibition Treasures of British Art 1400-2000: The Berger Collection. Organized by the Denver Art Museum, the exhibition will feature 50 masterworks of British art […]

PMA Opens Family Space: Playing with Collections

Just in time for the new school year, the Portland Museum of Art (PMA) has opened a family exhibition PMA Family Space: Playing with Collections. The PMA collection includes more than 18,000 objects and is made up of many kinds of art: painting, sculpture, prints, photography, glass, ceramics, and furniture. Families are invited to closely […]

Portland Museum of Art Launches New and Enhanced Website

The Portland Museum of Art (PMA) is proud to announce the launch of the museum’s new website and online presence, Offering users a fresh way to interact with the PMA, is at the forefront of how museums’ collections, resources, and missions are presented online. Modern and clean, the interface is designed to function flawlessly across […]

Last Days for “Richard Estes’ Realism” at the PMA

“Beaver Dam Pond, Acadia National Park” by Richard Estes It’s been an exceptional summer at the PMA, and we’re excited to build on the momentum this fall. This summer’s featured exhibition, Richard Estes’ Realism, is the kind of nationally lauded blockbuster exhibition you’ve come to expect from the museum, and we don’t want you to […]

PMA Hires New Asst. Curator of European Art

The Portland Museum of Art (PMA) is pleased to announce that Dr. Andrew Eschelbacher has been appointed as the Susan Donnell and Harry W. Konkel Assistant Curator of European Art. Eschelbacher will be responsible for overseeing the PMA’s collection of European art, including long-term loans from the Isabelle and Scott Black Collection and the Albert […]