PMA in the News

Portland Press Herald
November 18, 2016

One of the questions we ask ourselves most at the Portland Museum of Art is: “Why do museums matter?”

Bill Williamson – Bank of America’s market president for Maine, PMA trustee and great read the article

Portland Press Herald
November 6, 2016

A Rockwell Kent-illustrated edition of 'Moby-Dick' is at the center of a new show at the Portland Museum of Art that reveals immense inspiration for artists.

October 19, 2016

“Why have there been no great women artists?” the feminist art historian Linda Nochlin famously asked in her landmark 1971 essay. The point was of course that there had been, but centuries of read the article

Maine Today
October 18, 2016

By the 1930s, some of the critical acclaim that accompanied the early career of Henri Matisse waned, and the artist, who helped revolutionize art at the turn of the century, turned to a new form read the article

Arts Summary
October 9, 2016

“Artist’s books—limited-edition publications featuring original works of art—became increasingly popular in Paris during the first decades of the 20th century, when a growing group of educated, read the article

The Huffington Post
October 4, 2016

A pioneering, Maine-bred artist is being honored with a career-spanning exhibition in his native state.

“Unbound,” which opened Sept. 16 at the Portland Museum of Art in Portland, Maine, read the article

Boston Magazine
September 29, 2016

Artist Amy Stacey Curtis filled a glass vial with exactly 562,437 grains of sand. Curtis knew how many grains were inside the vial because, over the course of 15 months, working for up to three read the article

Portland Press Herald
September 25, 2016

When Jessica May arrived at the Portland Museum of Art as a new curator in 2012, one of the first things she did was seek out the museum’s paintings by Tim Rollins and K.O.S.

She didn’t read the article

The Boston Globe
September 23, 2016

PORTLAND, Maine — “Just for the sheer joy of it. With no agenda.”

Those are the words artist Tim Rollins used to describe the doings of Puck, the mischievous jester of Shakespeare’s “A read the article

Modern Magazine
September 20, 2016

“If we pay attention to the fact that there’s great diversity in the way people learn . . . we will create an opportunity for people to be in museums and feel as though they have a stake in them read the article