16 Portland Museum of Art on Congress Street in Portland, Maine

The Portland Museum of Art is the showcase of the Arts District. The forerunner of this prized institution began in 1882. In 1908, they were gifted the McLellan-Sweat Mansion on Spring Street. In 1983, PMA opened this main location called the Charles Shipman Payson Building. Today, the collection exceeds 20,000 pieces of art including the works of several famous European painters such as Picasso and Rodin. From this view on High Street, you can see the David Shaw Sculpture Park in the Joan Burns Garden. On the right is Human Structures, a steel sculpture by Jonathan Borofsky.


7 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101


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