Photo Credits: Ilana Welch, MMPA Gallery showing the Cole Caswell + Carol Eisenberg exhibition
Gallery Exterior, Photo Credit: Ilana Welch
Opening reception of the Carol Eisenberg and Cole Caswelll, Photo Credits: Ilana Welch.

Maine Museum of Photographic Arts

The Maine Museum of Photographic Arts located 15 Middle Street, Portland is the only museum in Maine dedicated exclusively to photography. Exhibitions feature contemporary photographers who tend to push the boundaries of the medium.


Visit > Maine Museum of Photographic Arts

15 Middle St suite a3
Portland, ME

P. (207) 808-8919

11:00 am–5:00 pm
Thu – Sat
11:00 am–5:00 pm
About Us

Stop by the MMPA Gallery 11:00 – 5:00, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Or by appointment on Wednesdays. Call the museum director at 207-808-8919 or email

The mission of the Maine Museum of Photographic Arts is to inspire, engage and educate through the exhibition, preservation and collection of photography, film, videography, installations and new media. The Museum’s programs will address contemporary, historical, cultural and conceptual themes through local, national and international exhibitions and public events. Our focus is on Maine’s vibrant community of photographic artists.

Located across the street from Benkay Restaurant and Sushi Bar with convenient parking at Ocean Gateway Garage.

Additional hours:
First Fridays, open until 8:00 pm