The Arts

Featured Art Museums/Exhibits

Center for Maine Contemporary Art

162 Russell Ave. Rockport, ME. 207-236-2875. CMCA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing contemporary art in Maine through exhibitions and educational programs. Fee.... More Info

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Bates College Museum of Art

75 Russell Street, Lewiston, ME 04240. 207-786-6158. Provides an environment for broad audiences to explore and discover synergies created by visual art across academic disciplines of a liberal arts education. Free.

Bowdoin College Museum of Art

245 Maine Street, Brunswick ME 04011. 207-725-3275. The Bowdoin College Museum of Art offers interactive educational tours for a wide audience, ranging from pre-schoolers through adult groups. Free.

Dyer Library & Saco Museum

371 Main Street, Saco, ME 04072. 207-283-3861. A regional museum of fine and decorative arts and historic artifacts. The Institute was founded in 1866, and is the third oldest museum in Maine. Free/Fee.

Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) Maine College of Art

522 Congress Street, Portland ME 04101. 207-775-3052. The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art (ICA at MECA) features leading-edge exhibitions and public programs that showcase new perspectives and new trends in contemporary art. Free.

Mt. Desert Island Historical
Society and Museum

373 Sound Drive. (Route 3/198), Mount Desert, ME. 207-276-9323. The museum is home to a permanent folk life collection representing life from 1761 to the beginning of the 20th century and mount rotating exhibitions. Free.

Victoria Mansion

109 Danforth Street, Portland, ME 04101. 207-772-4841. Also known as the Morse-Libby House, groups are welcome to explore the architecture, interiors, and learn about the history of the mansion and its surroundings. Fee.

Yarmouth Historical Society

215 Main Street. Yarmouth, ME. 207-846-6259. Collections include a wide variety of Yarmouth-related objects such as textiles, decorative arts, tools, furniture and household items. Artifacts not currently on exhibit are accessible only by appointment. Fee.