Art brings people together. Art inspires compassion. Now more than ever, we are grateful for the power of art to give us a new perspective on the world. Consider a gift to the Portland Art Museum this Giving Tuesday. Your support allows us to offer free and reduced price access to nearly one third of our visitors, including children—who get in free—active-duty service members, and countless other community partners. Plus, your gift between $250 and $1,000 will be matched by our Board of Trustees, Advancement Committee, and select donors.
This year’s Festival (NWFest42) presents 45+ short and feature films from filmmakers across the Northwest, selected by guest Festival judge Steve Anker. Anker is the former Dean of the California Institute of the Arts School of Film/Video and formerly served as director of the San Francisco Cinematheque as well as artistic director of the Foundation for Art in Cinema. Learn more.
Some It-girls of the ’80s may regret that their youthful glory predated social media, but Interview magazine’s former associate publisher Paige Powell doesn’t have to. Powell arrived in New York in 1980 from the Pacific Northwest, looking like a granola version of Edie Sedgwick and armed with the work ethic of Mary Tyler Moore. She was soon swept up in Interview’s bid to be a more serious publication […] and Andy Warhol’s select social whirlwind of downtown clubbing, midtown shopping and uptown lunches.