Check out the first episode of “Wait, What?” where we tackle the weird, wacky and wonderful quirks of the Portland Art Museum… starting with Rembrandt Peale, an artist who spent the last 35 years of his life painting the same portrait of George Washington over, and over, and over again.
The Museum is pleased to announce the appointment of Sara Krajewski as the Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. Krajewski was most recently the director of the INOVA (Institute of Visual Arts) galleries at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and previously she was curator at the Henry Art Gallery in Seattle, Wash. The Museum also announced other curatorial updates, including the news that Bonnie Laing-Malcolmson, the Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Curator of Northwest Art, will retire in 2016. Read more.
Last weekend was the opening of our fascinating summer exhibition Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris! Read about it in The Oregonian and Oregon ArtsWatch, and mark your calendar for exciting related programs and events throughout the summer.