1882, oldest art museum in the state of Maine.
Number of objects in collection
More than 17,000
Average annual attendance
Highest annual attendance
188,197 visitors in 2000
Highest attended month in PMA history
December 2012: 25,853
Number of visitors to Winslow Homer Studio in 2012
Number of members
With more than 9,000 members from 46 states, the PMA boasts a strong base of loyal support both locally and regionally.
Number of staff
103 (49 full time, 54 part time)
Number of volunteers
Number of school children per year
More than 8,000 on free school tours.
Facebook Fans as of 8/1/13
Twitter followers as of 8/1/13
Largest selection of art books in the state.
Total sq. ft. of PMA buildings on campus
75,000 sq. ft.
Total sq. ft. of exhibition space
27,300 sq. ft.
Charles Shipman Payson Building
-Architect: Henry Nichols Cobb of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
-Original construction cost: $8.2 million
-62,790 square feet
-20,000 square feet of exhibition space
-Honor Award, American Institute of Architects, 1985
-Federal-style three-story mansion
-Built 1801 Architect: John Kimball, Sr.
-Original construction cost: $20,000
-5,000 square feet
-3,300 square feet of exhibition space
-National Historic Landmark, 1970; Official Project of Save America's Treasures, 1999
McLellan House Preservation Project
-Restoration and Construction costs: $8.6 million
-Construction began in October 2000, completed in October 2002
-Principal Architect: Pamela W. Hawkes of Ann Beha Architects, Massachusetts
-Contractor: Pizzagalli Construction Company, South Portland, Maine
L. D. M. Sweat Memorial Galleries
-Architect: John Calvin Stevens
-7500 square feet
-4,000 square feet of exhibition space
Winslow Homer Studio
-Renovated by John Calvin Stevens, 1883
-2200 sq. ft.
-PMA purchased the Studio from Charles Homer Willauer, the great grand-nephew of Winslow Homer, in 2006.
-Restored and opened to the public in September 2012
-Restoration cost: $2.8 million
-National Capital Campaign: $10.5 million
-National Historic Landmark, 1966