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Early Closure – 4:30 p.m.
Early Closure – 4:30 p.m.
Jun 1 all-day
Museum closing at 4:30 p.m.
Patron Society: Case Work Opening 5:30 pm
Patron Society: Case Work Opening
Jun 1 @ 5:30 pm
Patron Society: Case Work Opening
Conceptual study for the National Music Centre, 2009. Modeling concrete, salvaged brass instruments, oak base. 7 in x 6 in x 4.5 in. Courtesy of Allied Works Architecture. Celebrate the opening of Case Work: Studies in Form, Space & Construction … Continued
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Baby Morning: Women in Art 10:00 am
Baby Morning: Women in Art
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
First Thursdays 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. No need to be “on time” for this informal program. We welcome babies and their caregivers for tea beginning at 10 a.m. A first docent tour will begin at roughly 10:30 a.m., or … Continued
Public Tour: Collection Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Collection Highlights
Jun 2 @ 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
Jun 2 @ 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
Jun 2 @ 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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Early Closure – 4:30 p.m.
Early Closure – 4:30 p.m.
Jun 3 all-day
Museum closing at 4:30 p.m.
Native Fashion Now: Member Preview Day 10:00 am
Native Fashion Now: Member Preview Day
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Native Fashion Now: Member Preview Day
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. Members See … Continued
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OPENS: Case Work
OPENS: Case Work
Jun 4 all-day
OPENS: Case Work
Dutchess County Estate – Main House site and massing concept study. Acrylic, cast resin, polished brass and charred pine. Studies in Form, Space & Construction by Brad Cloepfil/Allied Works Architecture JUN 4 – SEP 4, 2016 The Portland Art Museum … Continued
OPENS: Native Fashion Now
OPENS: Native Fashion Now
Jun 4 all-day
OPENS: Native Fashion Now
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: Self-Reference – The Artist as Subject 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Self-Reference – The Artist as Subject
Jun 4 @ 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.
Native Fashion Now: Opening Conversation 2:00 pm
Native Fashion Now: Opening Conversation
Jun 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Native Fashion Now: Opening Conversation
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: Astrology in Art 2:00 pm
Public Tour: Astrology in Art
Jun 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 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.
Public Tour: Native Fashion Now 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Native Fashion Now
Jun 4 @ 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
Native Fashion Now Pop-up Boutique 6:30 pm
Native Fashion Now Pop-up Boutique @ Cerimon House
Jun 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Native Fashion Now Pop-up Boutique @ Cerimon House | Portland | Oregon | United States
Join us for a rare opportunity to shop fashions directly from designers featured in Native Fashion Now.  From jewelry to t-shirts and ready-to-wear, celebrate and support Native style. The event is free and open to the public. Dress, Patricia Michaels. Photography, … Continued
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Family Tour: Make It! 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Make It!
Jun 5 @ 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.
Case Work: Opening Lecture 2:00 pm
Case Work: Opening Lecture
Jun 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Case Work: Opening Lecture
Dutchess County Estate – Main House site and massing concept study. Acrylic, cast resin, polished brass and charred pine. Studies in Form, Space, and Construction Brad Cloepfil, Founding Principal of Allied Works Architecture Brad Cloepfil will discuss the firm’s design … Continued
Public Tour: Case Work 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Case Work
Jun 5 @ 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: Measure, Gesture, Form 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Measure, Gesture, Form
Jun 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.
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Midday Art Break: Vanessa Renwick 12:30 pm
Midday Art Break: Vanessa Renwick
Jun 8 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Midday Art Break: Vanessa Renwick
Vanessa Renwick, Next Level Fucked Up, 2015, margarine, image courtesy of artist. Take a break from your workday to join Portland-based artist and filmmaker Vanessa Renwick for a walk-through of her current APEX exhibition, Next Level Fucked Up. Space is … Continued
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Public Tour: European 1:00 pm
Public Tour: European
Jun 9 @ 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: Julie Perini 6:00 pm
Artist Talk: Julie Perini
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Artist Talk: Julie Perini
Julie Perini creates experimental and documentary films, installations, and events, exhibiting and screening her work nationally and internationally. Originally from Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Julie has been exploring her immediate surroundings with cameras since age 15, when she discovered a VHS camcorder. … Continued
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Jun 10 @ 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
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:00 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
Jun 10 @ 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
Jun 10 @ 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: Impressionism 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Impressionism
Jun 11 @ 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.
CCNA Lecture: Dene bāhī Naabaahii 2:00 pm
CCNA Lecture: Dene bāhī Naabaahii
Jun 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
CCNA Lecture: Dene bāhī Naabaahii
Demian DinéYazhi’ Gallery Talk Join Demian DinéYazhi’ for a conversation on his current installation in the Center for Contemporary Native Art (on view through August 28) that explores themes of gender, sexuality, and identity through the lens of his Indigenous … Continued
Public Tour: Native Fashion Now 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Native Fashion Now
Jun 11 @ 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: Local Looks 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Local Looks
Jun 12 @ 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
Jun 12 @ 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: Native Fashion Now 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Native Fashion Now
Jun 14 @ 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
Portland Opera’s Resident Artist Recital 7:00 pm
Portland Opera’s Resident Artist Recital @ Whitsell Auditorium, inside the Portland Art Museum
Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Event cancelled. Ryan Thorn   A suggested donation of $20 will help us continue offering this annual recital series.
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OPENS: Portland Jewish Film Festival
OPENS: Portland Jewish Film Festival
Jun 15 all-day
OPENS: Portland Jewish Film Festival
Presented annually in partnership with the Institute for Judaic Studies since 1992, the Portland Jewish Film Festival celebrates the diversity of Jewish history, culture, and identity while speaking to the universal experiences and issues that confront all humanity. Learn more … Continued
Photography Council Brown Bag Lunch Talk: Isaac Sachs 12:00 pm
Photography Council Brown Bag Lunch Talk: Isaac Sachs
Jun 15 @ 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
Jun 16 @ 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: Modern and Contemporary 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Modern and Contemporary
Jun 16 @ 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
Jun 16 @ 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
Jun 16 @ 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
Jun 17 @ 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
Summer Celebration 5:00 pm
Summer Celebration
Jun 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Celebration
Join us from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, June 17th for a celebration of summer! Participate in a hands on paper-making activity facilitated by Drew Cameron, the artist behind Combat Paper. Combat Paper transforms military uniforms into handmade paper, accentuating the … Continued
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:00 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
Jun 17 @ 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
Jun 17 @ 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: Psychology of Perception 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Psychology of Perception
Jun 18 @ 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
Jun 18 @ 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: Native Fashion Now 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Native Fashion Now
Jun 19 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Family 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
Lecture: Gender Bending in Eighteenth-Century Naples 2:00 pm
Lecture: Gender Bending in Eighteenth-Century Naples
Jun 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Lecture: Gender Bending in Eighteenth-Century Naples
Giuseppe Bonito (Italian, 1707-1789), The Femminiello, 1740-60, oil on canvas, Gift of the Ross Family Fund of Equity Foundation, 2014.107.1 Gender Bending in Eighteenth-Century Naples: Reflections on Giuseppe Bonito’s The Femminiello Dawson W. Carr, The Janet and Richard Geary Curator of … Continued
Public Tour: Native Fashion Now 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Native Fashion Now
Jun 19 @ 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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The Colored Museum 7:00 pm
The Colored Museum @ Fred & Suzanne Fields Ballroom
Jun 20 @ 7:00 pm
The Colored Museum @ Fred & Suzanne Fields Ballroom
FREE EVENT Project1Voice/1 Play/1 Day 2016 Produced by Portland Center Stage Over 40 theater companies, museums and other diverse institutions will participate in this one-night-only international salute to American theater. THE COLORED MUSEUM – A STAGED READING BY GEORGE C. … Continued
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Public Tour: American & Northwest 1:00 pm
Public Tour: American & Northwest
Jun 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.
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Public Tour: Collection Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Collection Highlights
Jun 23 @ 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.
Mythos Challenge Awards Celebration 6:30 pm
Mythos Challenge Awards Celebration @ PNCA
Jun 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Mythos Challenge Awards Celebration @ PNCA | Portland | Oregon | United States
On June 23rd from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at PNCA the Museum will celebrate youth makers and storytellers of the 2016 Mythos Challenge. The Mythos Challenge is an annual youth gaming and storytelling project inspired by a special exhibition at the Portland Art Museum. … Continued
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Jun 24 @ 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
Pop-Up Improv with Kickstand Comedy 6:00 pm
Pop-Up Improv with Kickstand Comedy @ Jubitz Center for Modern and Contemporary Art, 3rd Floor
Jun 24 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Pop-Up Improv with Kickstand Comedy @ Jubitz Center for Modern and Contemporary Art, 3rd Floor
El Anatsui, Life Egg, 2015, Aluminum strips and copper, Private Collection © El Anatsui. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shaiman Gallery, New York. Pop-Up Improv is back! Enjoy a presentation from docent Nick Shepard on Life Egg by El … Continued
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:00 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
Jun 24 @ 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.
Concert: Piano! Push Play! 6:30 pm
Concert: Piano! Push Play!
Jun 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Museum will be helping Piano! Push Play! launch its 2016 season with a free concert on on Friday, June 24.
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:30 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
Jun 24 @ 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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OPENS: Splashes of Color
OPENS: Splashes of Color
Jun 25 all-day
OPENS: Splashes of Color
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. Drawn from the finest collection of this genre in the United States,Splashes … Continued
Public Tour: History/Meaning of the Avant-Garde 12:30 pm
Public Tour: History/Meaning of the Avant-Garde
Jun 25 @ 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
Jun 25 @ 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: Portland Jewish Film Festival
CLOSES: Portland Jewish Film Festival
Jun 26 all-day
CLOSES: Portland Jewish Film Festival
Presented annually in partnership with the Institute for Judaic Studies since 1992, the Portland Jewish Film Festival celebrates the diversity of Jewish history, culture, and identity while speaking to the universal experiences and issues that confront all humanity. Learn more … Continued
Family Tour: Make It! 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Make It!
Jun 26 @ 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
Jun 26 @ 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
Jun 28 @ 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
Jun 30 @ 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