“Wait, What?” is a webisode series where we tackle the weird, the wacky, and the wonderful here in the Museum galleries. In Episode 2 we learn what your brain does when you walk into an art museum, even before it knows anything about what you’re seeing.
This weekend marks the closing of David Hockney: A Rake’s Progress and the opening of Anish Kapoor. Escape the heat in the galleries with a docent-led tour, join us for $5 after 5pm Friday, or take in a NW Film Center film. Friday and Saturday feature films from the Paul Thomas Anderson series.
On July 29, the Museum, along with Portland State University, hosted 18 student leaders in the U.S.-Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) program. Students explored democracy and dissent through art, including work by artists Ai Weiwei, Kaila Farrell-Smith, and Kehinde Wiley. Read more.