Due to the increased incidence of COVID-19 statewide and nationwide, and until further notice, the Zillman Art Museum-University of Maine has revised visitation procedures and hours of operation.

The Museum will be open to the public on Saturdays, by advanced reservation only. The time slot reservation format as follows:

   Slot 1: 10-10:45          Slot 2: 11-11:45

Slot 3: 12-12:45          Slot 4: 1-1:45

 Slot 5: 2-2:45              Slot 6: 3-3:45

No more than 7 visitors for each time slot.

Please note: Annual Museum members, as well as UMaine students, staff and faculty may visit the Museum on Wednesdays – Saturdays from 10am to 4 pm by making a reservation. Please call 207.581.3300 or email mary.ellen.merlino@maine.edu to schedule.

Please consider becoming a ZAM member and enjoy the Museum’s three new exhibitions.

Please see below for the list of Visitor Guidelines.


Current Exhibitions

Visitor guidelines in response to COVID-19

The Zillman Art Museum is pleased to reopen on January 21st with the following guidelines to help keep our visitors and staff safe.

Wear A Face Covering 

All ZAM visitors must wear face coverings/masks while touring the galleries and while on the premises.

Number of Visitors in Galleries

Only 7 visitors are permitted in the Museum at a time, with no more than four individuals in each gallery. At this time, there will be no group tours/visits.

Keep Your Distance

Please keep at least 6 feet from anyone outside the party you’re visiting with.

One-Way Direction

Move through the galleries in a one-way, clockwise direction. Follow directional and informational signage.

If You’re Feeling Ill

If you or a family member has or has had cold or flu-like symptoms, please do not visit the museum until after everyone is well and has completed a medically recommended quarantine period.

Please don’t touch

While we always ask that you do not touch the works of art, please refrain from touching random surfaces while visiting.

Be Understanding 

Please think of other visitors and staff when visiting. Everyone’s comfort level and risk factors for COVID-19 may be different, so please be courteous and kind.

Thank you… for helping us keep the ZAM safe for us all.

Enjoy your visit!


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