and Press Releases
For recent OMAA news click here to visit the Museum News page.
Celebrating its artistic heritage and origins in Ogunquit's art colonies, the Ogunquit Museum of American Art engages and educates a diverse audience by acquiring, preserving, exhibiting, and interpreting American art.
The Ogunquit Museum of American Art is the only museum in Maine devoted exclusively to the exhibition, preservation, and interpretation of American art. The Museum houses a permanent collection of important paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, and photographs from the late 1800s to the present. Included in the collection is an extensive selection of works by artists associated with Ogunquit’s famous art colony of the early 20th century. Learn more on our Permanent Collection page.
entering the Museum, visitors look directly through the
glass wall of its main gallery to the dramatic coast,
ocean, and the far horizon. The Museum building has grown
since its founding in 1953 to approximately 7,500 square
Ogunquit Museum of American Art is located at 543 Shore
Road, Ogunquit, Maine. See
this page for hours and directions for
the Ogunquit Museum of American Art.
The Shop at the Museum
Shop is open during regular museum hours
and offers hundreds of fine art reproductions and gift
are invited to enjoy the Museum grounds, three acres of
landscaped gardens, lawn and oceanfront ledge.
The grounds include numerous large sculptures, a reflecting
secluded benches for quiet contemplation.
Hundreds of members support the
Museum, as well as a hardworking staff, board, and volunteers. Visit
this page to learn about the rest of the Museum Staff and
of Directors. Visit
this page to become a member.
Art by the Sea
its inception in 2005, the OMAA’s annual auction event has become the social event of the season, and has raised nearly a
quarter of a million dollars to benefit the Museum’s General Operating Fund. Last
year's event was attended by almost 200 bidders
art lovers. Click here to read more about it.
Group tours, bus tours and school groups are always welcome. Click here to learn more on our Group Tours page.
Weddings, Meetings, and Conferences
The Museum is available for rent for weddings, meetings and conferences. Click here to learn more on our Facilities Rentals page.
Museum is a member of the Maine Art Museum Trail.
Visit www.maineartmuseums.org for more information.