The current Object Stories gallery features Sensing Nature, an exhibition and community partnership project that reflects on Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection by examining how we experience the world around us through senses other than sight.
Frank Stella’s wall sculpture Eskimo Curlew (1976), which has been part of the Portland Art Museum’s permanent collection since 1979, has gone on the road! The Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City is currently hosting a career retrospective of Frank Stella (b. 1936), one of the most important living American artists. Frank Stella: A Retrospective is on view at the Whitney through February 7, 2016.
An essay about the education and public programs’ work on last year’s Richard Mosse: The Enclave exhibition was recently published in Interpreting the Art Museum, a collection sharing successful initiatives at leading museums. The essay critically examines the way our visitors and education team worked together in experiencing and interpreting the complex exhibition.