Portland Museum of Art
150 locals recommend ·
About this place
The Museum's collection contains more than 17,000 fine and decorative works of art dating from the 18th century to the present. The collection includes paintings, sculpture, prints, photography, glass and ceramics, artists' books, furniture, and much more.
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With an extensive collection and nationally renowned exhibitions, the PMA is the cultural heart of Portland. -5 minute walk.
A lovely museum. Admission is free on Friday afternoon. They often have events for First Friday Art Walk.
Beautiful, small, local museum. More than just a museum, there are art films and lectures. Black tie catering downstairs for a bite after viewing the collection.
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