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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Jul 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
$5 After 5
$5 Museum admission after 5 p.m. Papermaking with Pulp & Deckle Welcome the start of July and the opening of Splashes of Color: Chinese Woodblock Prints from the You Wei Du Zhai Collection with a papermaking demo by Pulp & … Continued
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:00 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
Jul 1 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Tours are free for members or with Museum admission, and free for children age 17 and younger.
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:30 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
Jul 1 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Tours are free for members or with Museum admission, and free for children age 17 and younger.
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Public Tour: Glass in the Galleries 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Glass in the Galleries
Jul 2 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Tours are free for members or with Museum admission, and free for children age 17 and younger.
Public Tour: Native Fashion Now 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Native Fashion Now
Jul 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Public Tour: Native Fashion Now
Orlando Dugi (Diné [Navajo]), Cape, dress, and headdress from “Desert Heat” Collection, 2012Paint, silk, organza, feathers, beads, and 24k gold; feathers; porcupine quills and feathersCourtesy of the designer, Santa Fe. Hair and Makeup: Dina DeVore. Model: Julia Foster. Photo by Unék … Continued
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Family Tour: Animals in Art 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Animals in Art
Jul 3 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Tours are free for members or with Museum admission, and free for children age 17 and younger.
Public Tour: Case Work 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Case Work
Jul 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Public Tour: Case Work
Dutchess County Estate – Main House site and massing concept study. Acrylic, cast resin, polished brass and charred pine. Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Tours … Continued
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Public Tour: Collection Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Collection Highlights
Jul 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Tours are free for members or with Museum admission, and free for children age 17 and younger.
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Baby Morning: Native Fashion Now 10:00 am
Baby Morning: Native Fashion Now
Jul 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Baby Morning: Native Fashion Now
Orlando Dugi (Diné [Navajo]). Cape and dress from “Desert Heat” Collection, 2012. Paint, silk, organza, feathers, beads, and 24k gold; feathers. Courtesy of the designer, Sante Fe. Hair and makeup: Dina DeVore. Model: Mona Bear. Photo by Nate Francis.First Thursdays … Continued
Public Tour: European 1:00 pm
Public Tour: European
Jul 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Tours are free for members or with Museum admission, and free for children age 17 and younger.
Free First Thursday 5:00 pm
Free First Thursday
Jul 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Free First Thursday
Enjoy free admission to the Museum the first Thursday of each month from 5 – 8 p.m. Thirst Thursday: Rental Sales Gallery Open House Have a beer on the house, browse artwork made by Oregon artists, and learn how you … Continued
Meditation Tour 5:30 pm
Meditation Tour
Jul 7 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Meditation Tour
Meditate at the museum. This summer our ongoing meditation program will follow the path of Mindfulness: An Eight-Week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World, a recent bestseller by Mark Williams and Danny Penman. Over eight sessions, from June … Continued
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Jul 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
$5 Museum admission after 5 p.m. Every Friday evening, we invite you to play with us—to have a different Museum experience—a little bit more relaxed, more interactive, and more social experience. Admission is just $5 after 5 p.m.! Here’s what … Continued
The Devil’s Garden: Vanessa Renwick, Colleen Plumb, Sam Coomes and Marisa Anderson 5:00 pm
The Devil’s Garden: Vanessa Renwick, Colleen Plumb, Sam Coomes and Marisa Anderson @ Fred & Suzanne Fields Ballroom
Jul 8 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Devil's Garden: Vanessa Renwick, Colleen Plumb, Sam Coomes and Marisa Anderson @ Fred & Suzanne Fields Ballroom
Image courtesy of Colleen Plumb. In connection with her current exhibition, Next Level Fucked Up, Vanessa Renwick and the Portland Art Museum welcome artist Colleen Plumb along with musicians Sam Coomes and Marisa Anderson for an evening of video projections … Continued
Public Tour: Drawing is Seeing 6:15 pm
Public Tour: Drawing is Seeing
Jul 8 @ 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm
Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Tours are free for members or with Museum admission, and free for children age 17 and younger.
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Museum Store Scratch and Dent Sale 11:00 am
Museum Store Scratch and Dent Sale @ Marion L. Miller Gallery
Jul 9 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Museum Store Scratch and Dent Sale @ Marion L. Miller Gallery
Calling all hot glue gunners and clever DIYers. Ten years of scratched, chipped, dented or snagged fashion accessories, books, home décor and more will be priced to sell. Come browse these not perfect, but still cool items and take home a treasure!
Public Tour: Native Fashion Now 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Native Fashion Now
Jul 9 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Public Tour: Native Fashion Now
Orlando Dugi (Diné [Navajo]), Cape, dress, and headdress from “Desert Heat” Collection, 2012Paint, silk, organza, feathers, beads, and 24k gold; feathers; porcupine quills and feathersCourtesy of the designer, Santa Fe. Hair and Makeup: Dina DeVore. Model: Julia Foster. Photo by Unék … Continued
Public Tour: Asian 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Asian
Jul 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Tours are free for members or with Museum admission, and free for children age 17 and younger.
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Family Tour: The Built Environment 12:30 pm
Family Tour: The Built Environment
Jul 10 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Tours are free for members or with Museum admission, and free for children age 17 and younger.
More than Just a Trend: Rethinking the “Native” in Fashion 2:00 pm
More than Just a Trend: Rethinking the “Native” in Fashion
Jul 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
More than Just a Trend: Rethinking the “Native” in Fashion
Orlando Dugi (Diné [Navajo]), Cape, dress, and headdress from “Desert Heat” Collection, 2012, Silk, organza, feathers, beads, and 24k gold; feathers, beads, and silver; porcupine quills and feathers. Hair and Makeup: Dina DeVore. Model: Julia Foster. Photo by Nate Francis/Unék … Continued
Public Tour: Measure, Gesture, Form 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Measure, Gesture, Form
Jul 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Tours are free for members or with Museum admission, and free for children age 17 and younger.
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Public Tour: Native Fashion Now 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Native Fashion Now
Jul 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Public Tour: Native Fashion Now
Orlando Dugi (Diné [Navajo]), Cape, dress, and headdress from “Desert Heat” Collection, 2012Paint, silk, organza, feathers, beads, and 24k gold; feathers; porcupine quills and feathersCourtesy of the designer, Santa Fe. Hair and Makeup: Dina DeVore. Model: Julia Foster. Photo by Unék … Continued
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Midday Art Break: Julia Dolan on William Eggleston 12:30 pm
Midday Art Break: Julia Dolan on William Eggleston
Jul 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Midday Art Break: Julia Dolan on William Eggleston
Take a break from your workday on the second Wednesday of the month and join a curator, museum educator, artist, or local scholar for a 45-minute talk in the galleries. This month, Julia Dolan, Ph.D., The Minor White Curator of … Continued
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Chamber Music Northwest Concert 12:00 pm
Chamber Music Northwest Concert
Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Chamber Music Northwest Concert
Dutchess County Estate – Main House site and massing concept study. Acrylic, cast resin, polished brass and charred pine. Inspired by the Case Work exhibition, Chamber Music Northwest presents the lively and genre-bending Akropolis Reed Quintet as part of its … Continued
Public Tour: Modern Art 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Modern Art
Jul 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Tours are free for members or with Museum admission, and free for children age 17 and younger.
Artist Talk: Akihiko Miyoshi 6:00 pm
Artist Talk: Akihiko Miyoshi
Jul 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Artist Talk: Akihiko Miyoshi
Akihiko Miyoshi’s work explores the intersection between art and technology, most frequently dealing with issues surrounding representation. Born in Japan, Miyoshi received his MFA in photography from the Rochester Institute of Technology after taking a leave of absence as a … Continued
Lecture: The Two Golden Ages of Color Woodblock Printing in China 6:30 pm
Lecture: The Two Golden Ages of Color Woodblock Printing in China
Jul 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Lecture: The Two Golden Ages of Color Woodblock Printing in China
Gao Yang (Chinese, active 17th century), Mossy Rock, leaf from The Ten Bamboo Studio Collection of Calligraphy and Painting, 1633, color woodblock print, You Wei Du Zhai Collection. Thomas Ebrey One of the world’s foremost authorities on color printing in … Continued
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Jul 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
$5 Museum admission after 5 p.m. Every Friday evening, we invite you to play with us—to have a different Museum experience—a little bit more relaxed, more interactive, and more social experience. Admission is just $5 after 5 p.m.! Here’s what … Continued
Monster Drawing Rally II 6:00 pm
Monster Drawing Rally II
Jul 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monster Drawing Rally II
The Monster Drawing Rally returns for a second year of drawing under the summer stars. MDR is a drawing event and fundraiser featuring more than 75 Portland-based artists. Part performance, part laboratory, part art bazaar, the Monster Drawing Rally is … Continued
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Public Tour: Impressionism 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Impressionism
Jul 16 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Tours are free for members or with Museum admission, and free for children age 17 and younger.
Public Tour: Collection Highlights 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Collection Highlights
Jul 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Tours are free for members or with Museum admission, and free for children age 17 and younger.
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CLOSES: APEX: Vanessa Renwick
CLOSES: APEX: Vanessa Renwick
Jul 17 all-day
CLOSES: APEX: Vanessa Renwick
Vanessa Renwick, Next Level Fucked Up, 2015, margarine, image courtesy of artist. A multi-channel video and sound installation displaying the artist’s view of the crumbling world we live in is the central sculptural element of Vanessa Renwick’s piece Next Level Fucked … Continued
Family Tour: Stories in Art 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Stories in Art
Jul 17 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Tours are free for members or with Museum admission, and free for children age 17 and younger.
Public Tour: Native Fashion Now 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Native Fashion Now
Jul 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Public Tour: Native Fashion Now
Orlando Dugi (Diné [Navajo]), Cape, dress, and headdress from “Desert Heat” Collection, 2012Paint, silk, organza, feathers, beads, and 24k gold; feathers; porcupine quills and feathersCourtesy of the designer, Santa Fe. Hair and Makeup: Dina DeVore. Model: Julia Foster. Photo by Unék … Continued
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Public Tour: American & Northwest 1:00 pm
Public Tour: American & Northwest
Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Tours are free for members or with Museum admission, and free for children age 17 and younger.
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Photography Council Brown Bag Lunch Talk: George Olson 12:00 pm
Photography Council Brown Bag Lunch Talk: George Olson
Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Every third Wednesday of the month at noon, photography enthusiasts gather at the Museum to hear talks by regional photographers, gallerists, historians, curators, and collectors. Free to the public. Sponsored by the Museum’s Photography Council. Major support provided by Pro … Continued
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Art & Conversation 9:15 am
Art & Conversation
Jul 21 @ 9:15 am – 11:30 am
Join us the third Thursday of every month for coffee and conversation followed by a lecture or film screening. Coffee at 9:15 a.m. in the Fields Ballroom, Mark Building; lecture at 10:15 a.m. in the Whitsell Auditorium. This series is … Continued
Public Tour: Collection Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Collection Highlights
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Tours are free for members or with Museum admission, and free for children age 17 and younger.
Blind & Low Vision Tour 2:30 pm
Blind & Low Vision Tour
Jul 21 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Explore the museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Tours for blind and low vision visitors feature vivid descriptions of works in the Museum’s collection, with detailed historical information and tactile examples. Tours begin at 2:30 on the … Continued
Meditation Tour 5:30 pm
Meditation Tour
Jul 21 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Meditation Tour
Meditate at the museum. This summer our ongoing meditation program will follow the path of Mindfulness: An Eight-Week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World, a recent bestseller by Mark Williams and Danny Penman. Over eight sessions, from June … Continued
Patron Society: First Look at Josh Kline: Freedom 5:30 pm
Patron Society: First Look at Josh Kline: Freedom
Jul 21 @ 5:30 pm
Patron Society: First Look at Josh Kline: Freedom
Freedom, 2015, New Museum, New York, installation view. Enjoy a sneak peek of the exhibition Josh Kline: Freedom as well as a private reception and remarks from artist Josh Kline and Contemporary Art Curator Sara Krajewski. * This event is exclusive … Continued
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Jul 22 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
$5 Museum admission after 5 p.m. Every Friday evening, we invite you to play with us—to have a different Museum experience—a little bit more relaxed, more interactive, and more social experience. Admission is just $5 after 5 p.m.! Here’s what … Continued
Lecture: In Conversation with Josh Kline 6:30 pm
Lecture: In Conversation with Josh Kline
Jul 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Lecture: In Conversation with Josh Kline
Freedom, 2015, New Museum, New York, installation view. Josh Kline, Artist Sara Krajewski, The Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art Join us for an informal talk between artist Josh Kline and Sara Krajewski about his provocative … Continued
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OPENS: Josh Kline – Freedom
OPENS: Josh Kline – Freedom
Jul 23 all-day
OPENS: Josh Kline – Freedom
Freedom, 2015, New Museum, New York, installation view. Widely recognized as one of the most influential artists of his generation, Josh Kline (American, b. 1979) focuses on the ways technological innovations affect politics, labor, and the human body. Josh Kline: Freedom examines politicians, … Continued
Public Tour: Art & Literature 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Art & Literature
Jul 23 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Tours are free for members or with Museum admission, and free for children age 17 and younger.
Public Tour: Case Work 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Case Work
Jul 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Public Tour: Case Work
Dutchess County Estate – Main House site and massing concept study. Acrylic, cast resin, polished brass and charred pine. Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Tours … Continued
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Family Tour: Styles Then and Now 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Styles Then and Now
Jul 24 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Tours are free for members or with Museum admission, and free for children age 17 and younger.
Public Tour: Collection Highlights 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Collection Highlights
Jul 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Tours are free for members or with Museum admission, and free for children age 17 and younger.
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Public Tour: Collection Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Collection Highlights
Jul 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Tours are free for members or with Museum admission, and free for children age 17 and younger.
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Public Tour: Native Fashion Now 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Native Fashion Now
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Public Tour: Native Fashion Now
Orlando Dugi (Diné [Navajo]), Cape, dress, and headdress from “Desert Heat” Collection, 2012Paint, silk, organza, feathers, beads, and 24k gold; feathers; porcupine quills and feathersCourtesy of the designer, Santa Fe. Hair and Makeup: Dina DeVore. Model: Julia Foster. Photo by Unék … Continued
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Jul 29 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
$5 Museum admission after 5 p.m. Every Friday evening, we invite you to play with us—to have a different Museum experience—a little bit more relaxed, more interactive, and more social experience. Admission is just $5 after 5 p.m.! Here’s what … Continued
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OPENS: APEX: Arvie Smith
OPENS: APEX: Arvie Smith
Jul 30 all-day
OPENS: APEX: Arvie Smith
Arvie Smith, Dem Golden Slippers, 2007, oil on linen, Gift of Donna Hammar, © Arvie Smith, 2010.80 Portland artist Arvie Smith paints beautifully, with luscious glowing color and fluid brushwork. His large, ambitious canvases reveal a baroque sensibility. His adept … Continued
Public Tour: Listening to Art 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Listening to Art
Jul 30 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Tours are free for members or with Museum admission, and free for children age 17 and younger.
Public Tour: Collection Highlights 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Collection Highlights
Jul 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Tours are free for members or with Museum admission, and free for children age 17 and younger.
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Family Tour: Stories in Art 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Stories in Art
Jul 31 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Tours are free for members or with Museum admission, and free for children age 17 and younger.
Public Tour: Measure, Gesture, Form 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Measure, Gesture, Form
Jul 31 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Tours are free for members or with Museum admission, and free for children age 17 and younger.