Portland Museum of Art
Portland, ME 04101
Explore three centuries of works, including a top-flight collection of paintings by American Realist and Impressionist masters (Rockwell Kent, Andrew Wyeth, and Marsden Hartley, to name a few) and fine and decorative arts. Best Art & Architecture
-Yankee Magazine May/June 2015
Two top venues offer free admission once a week. Save up to $10 per person at Portland on Fridays, 5–9 p.m.; up to $12 at the Farnsworth on Wednesdays, 5–8 p.m. 7 Congress Square, Portland, 207-775-6148, portlandmuseum.org; 16 Museum St., Rockland, 207-596-6457, farnsworthmuseum.org
Old and new are gracefully conjoined in the state’s preeminent art museum, with the original early-20th-century galleries seamlessly linked to the 1980s modern main gallery. And the art’s not bad either.
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