The Contemporaries are a vibrant and diverse group of young museum members and art enthusiasts who participate in a variety of social and educational activities in support of the museum's mission of enriching lives through the acquisition, preservation, and interpretation of the visual arts.

Its goal is to cultivate a new generation of museum leadership, while providing access to captivating programs and exclusive events and benefits for those who believe strongly in the value of the arts in the greater Portland community.

Become a member of the Contemporaries today!

Contemporaries membership $300 dual ($260 tax-deductible), $200 single ($160 tax-deductible)
Join Now or Renew at the Single or Dual level.
(Contemporaries membership is for those 45 years old and under.)

Contemporaries Steering Committee
Bree LaCasse, Co-Chair
Molly Meyer, Co-Chair
Kyo Bannai
Tony Cox
Celine Frueh
MaryBeth Lorenz
Alec Porteous

Click here for a list of Contemporaries as of 4/1/14.

Questions? Contact Will Cary at (207) 699-4909.

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Photos from past events
Urban Landscape: Winter Bash - 2/10/2011
Exclusive Preview Party for Photo-A-Go-Go - 12/8/10

Midsummer Party: American Moderns
- 7/15/10
Eye Candy: Winter Bash - 2/10/2010
       Event Photos from Portland Press Herald
On Collecting: Harold Osher Maps it Out - 12/1/09
Midsummer Party: Taste of the Midcoast at the Portland Museum of Art - 7/16/09
Open Studio: The Artist Studio Building - 4/28/09
Backstage Pass: Winter Bash - 1/22/09
On Collecting: American Metal - 12/3/08
Midsummer Party: Clapp House Untouched -
Studio Visit: Maine College of Art
- 4/16/08
One Year Party - 2/7/08      
       Event Photos (password: art) by Brian Wedge