Exhibitions on view

  • Abstract shapes combined with numbers and text.

    Fourteen art treasures from the collection of the Kirkland family, many of which have not been publicly displayed for decades. The works span nearly a century, from the monumental 1887 canvas of Jamaica by Martin Johnson Heade, to Marc Chagall’s 1975 The Betrothed.

  • A large square work composed of circuit boards in various shades of green pieced together like a quilt and connected with brass wire.

    Throughlines embraces wonder and curiosity, bringing together artworks from across the Museum’s collections to explore the range of artistic innovation.

  • Exhibitions Partner events

    Please note, that this exhibition takes place in Venice, Italy. Visit the official website. Overview The Portland Art Museum and SITE Santa Fe, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of […]

Upcoming exhibitions

  • Black and white self-portrait of Paul McCartney

    Sep 14, 2024 – Jan 19, 2025

  • Psychedelic poster with blue background and pink and green foreground.

    Oct 19, 2024 – Mar 30, 2025

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    Exhibition series sponsors


    • Mary and Ryan Finley
    • William G. Gilmore Foundation
    • Mary and Pete Mark Family Foundation
    • The Laura and Roger Meier Family
    • The James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation


    • Mary and Cheney Cowles
    • Flowerree Foundation
    • McGraw Family Foundation
    • Pat and Trudy Ritz
    • Dorothy Piacentini


    • Mary and Tim Boyle
    • Travers and Vasek Polak
    • The Smidt Foundation
    • The Standard
    • Darci and Charlie Swindells 
    • Mr. and Mrs. William A. Whitsell


    • Allen Trust Company
    • Sharon and Keith Barnes Endowment
    • Northern Trust