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Baby Morning: Andy Warhol 10:00 am
Baby Morning: Andy Warhol
Dec 1 @ 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 when … Continued
Public Tour: European 1:00 pm
Public Tour: European
Dec 1 @ 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
Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Enjoy free admission to the Museum the first Thursday of each month from 5 – 8 p.m
Meditation Tour 5:30 pm
Meditation Tour
Dec 1 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Meditation Tour
Enjoy a slow looking tour experience and object focused meditation. This public tour invites people to relax, rejuvenate, energize and be calm. Using focused breathing and simple poses the museum encourages visitors to meditate in the galleries twice a month … Continued
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POWER UP: Identities from the Inside Out 4:30 pm
POWER UP: Identities from the Inside Out @ Main Building, Lower Level
Dec 2 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
POWER UP: Identities from the Inside Out @ Main Building, Lower Level
Andy Warhol (American, 1928–1987), Ladies and Gentlemen (II.135), edition AP 14/25,1975, Screenprint, 43 1/2 x 28 1/2 in., Courtesy of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, © 2016 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists … Continued
$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Dec 2 @ 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
Portland Prints Artist Residency: Emily Squires 5:00 pm
Portland Prints Artist Residency: Emily Squires @ Schnitzer Sculpture Court
Dec 2 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Portland Prints Artist Residency: Emily Squires @ Schnitzer Sculpture Court
This city is home to one of the most energetic, thriving, and innovative printmaking scenes in the country. From art schools, artist collectives, entrepreneurs, makers, and suppliers to collectors, galleries, and museums, Portland has become a creative hub for making … Continued
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:00 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
Dec 2 @ 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
Dec 2 @ 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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Portland Prints Artist Residency: Emily Squires 12:00 pm
Portland Prints Artist Residency: Emily Squires @ Schnitzer Sculpture Court
Dec 3 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Portland Prints Artist Residency: Emily Squires @ Schnitzer Sculpture Court
This city is home to one of the most energetic, thriving, and innovative printmaking scenes in the country. From art schools, artist collectives, entrepreneurs, makers, and suppliers to collectors, galleries, and museums, Portland has become a creative hub for making … Continued
Public Tour: Art and Science 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Art and Science
Dec 3 @ 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.
Five Buddhas Symposium 1:00 pm
Five Buddhas Symposium
Dec 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Five Buddhas Symposium
Korea, unknown artist, Five Buddhas, 1725, ink and mineral pigments on hemp, Songgwangsa Temple; conserved by Robert and Sandra Mattielli Five Buddhas, a Korean Buddhist painting of exceptional beauty and rarity, was discovered in tatters in an antique shop in Seoul … Continued
Public Tour: Andy Warhol 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Andy Warhol
Dec 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Public Tour: Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol (American, 1928–1987), Mao (II.91), 1972, Screenprint, 36 x 36 in, Courtesy of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, © 2016 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Explore … Continued
Five Buddhas Dinner 6:30 pm
Five Buddhas Dinner
Dec 3 @ 6:30 pm
Five Buddhas Dinner
Korea, unknown artist, Five Buddhas, 1725, ink and mineral pigments on hemp, Songgwangsa Temple; conserved by Robert and Sandra Mattielli The Five Buddhas Dinner is sold out. Please join us for a special evening celebrating Korean art and culture. We … Continued
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Family Tour: Every Picture Tells a Story 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Every Picture Tells a Story
Dec 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.
Lecture: Corita Kent and the Language of Pop 2:00 pm
Lecture: Corita Kent and the Language of Pop
Dec 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Lecture: Corita Kent and the Language of Pop
Corita Kent (American, 1918‑1986), “our father”, 1964, color screenprint on Pellon, edition of 50, CAC 64‑13, sheet: 29 11/16 in x 36 in, The Vivian and Gordon Gilkey Graphic Arts Collection SUSAN DACKERMAN, PH.D. SCHOLAR, GETTY RESEARCH INSTITUTE During the 1960s, the artist-nun Corita Kent was well known, even appearing on the cover of Newsweek magazine in 1967. Her progressive religious ideas … Continued
Public Tour: Collection Highlights 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Collection Highlights
Dec 4 @ 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 American 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Native American
Dec 6 @ 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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(CANCELLED) Public Tour: Collection Highlights 1:00 pm
(CANCELLED) Public Tour: Collection Highlights
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
PLEASE NOTE: Due to weather, this tour has been cancelled. 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 … Continued
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Dec 9 @ 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
Portland Prints Artist Residency: Jason Sturgill 5:00 pm
Portland Prints Artist Residency: Jason Sturgill @ Schnitzer Sculpture Court
Dec 9 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Portland Prints Artist Residency: Jason Sturgill @ Schnitzer Sculpture Court
This city is home to one of the most energetic, thriving, and innovative printmaking scenes in the country. From art schools, artist collectives, entrepreneurs, makers, and suppliers to collectors, galleries, and museums, Portland has become a creative hub for making … Continued
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:00 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
Dec 9 @ 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.
Edible Art History: A Taste of the 1970s 6:30 pm
Edible Art History: A Taste of the 1970s
Dec 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Edible Art History: A Taste of the 1970s
In an earlier edition of Edible Art History, Jared Goodman interpreted the painting City Perspectives (1932) by Raymond Jonson with a sundae composed of Passion Fruit Ice Cream, Salty Brownie, Olive Oil, Raspberry Shrub. Culinary artist Jared Goodman of Morgan … Continued
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:30 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
Dec 9 @ 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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Portland Prints Artist Residency: Jason Sturgill 12:00 pm
Portland Prints Artist Residency: Jason Sturgill @ Schnitzer Sculpture Court
Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Portland Prints Artist Residency: Jason Sturgill @ Schnitzer Sculpture Court
This city is home to one of the most energetic, thriving, and innovative printmaking scenes in the country. From art schools, artist collectives, entrepreneurs, makers, and suppliers to collectors, galleries, and museums, Portland has become a creative hub for making … Continued
Portland Prints: Screenprinting Classes 12:00 pm
Portland Prints: Screenprinting Classes @ IPRC
Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm
Portland Prints: Screenprinting Classes @ IPRC
Corita Kent, for eleanor, 1964, Color screenprint on Pellon, CAC 64-06, Courtesy of the Corita Art Center, Immaculate Heart, Community, Los Angeles, CA Portland Prints Series In celebration of both Andy Warhol and Corita Kent This fall the Museum partners … Continued
Public Tour: Women and Art 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Women and Art
Dec 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.
Public Tour: Cranes, Dragons, and Teddy Bears 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Cranes, Dragons, and Teddy Bears
Dec 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Public Tour: Cranes, Dragons, and Teddy Bears
Miyamairi Kimono with Sea Bream Design, mid-19th century, asa with resist-dyed and hand-painted designs in yellow, indigo, and black, Marita and David Paly Collection. Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from … Continued
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Family Tour: Colorific 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Colorific
Dec 11 @ 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: Andy Warhol 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Andy Warhol
Dec 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Public Tour: Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol (American, 1928–1987), Mao (II.91), 1972, Screenprint, 36 x 36 in, Courtesy of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, © 2016 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Explore … Continued
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Public Tour: Modern and Contemporary 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Modern and Contemporary
Dec 13 @ 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: Corita Kent 12:30 pm
Midday Art Break: Corita Kent
Dec 14 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
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, Mary Weaver Chapin, Ph. D., Curator of Prints … Continued
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Art & Conversation 9:15 am
Art & Conversation
Dec 15 @ 9:15 am – 11:15 am
Join us the third Thursday of every month for coffee and conversation followed by a lecture or film screening. This month, master weaver Susan Pavel will discuss the third exhibition to be featured in the Center for Contemporary Native Art: … Continued
Public Tour: Collection Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Collection Highlights
Dec 15 @ 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.
Meditation Tour 5:30 pm
Meditation Tour
Dec 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Meditation Tour
Enjoy a slow looking tour experience and object focused meditation. This public tour invites people to relax, rejuvenate, energize and be calm. Using focused breathing and simple poses the museum encourages visitors to meditate in the galleries twice a month … Continued
Artist Talk: Dao Strom 6:00 pm
Artist Talk: Dao Strom
Dec 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Artist Talk: Dao Strom
This talk is SOLD OUT. Dao Strom is a writer and musician whose work explores hybridity through melding disparate “voices”—written, sung, visual—to contemplate the intersection of personal and collective histories. She is the author of two fiction books, Grass Roof, … Continued
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Dec 16 @ 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
Dec 16 @ 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
Dec 16 @ 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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Portland Prints: Screenprinting Classes 12:00 pm
Portland Prints: Screenprinting Classes @ IPRC
Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm
Portland Prints: Screenprinting Classes @ IPRC
Corita Kent, for eleanor, 1964, Color screenprint on Pellon, CAC 64-06, Courtesy of the Corita Art Center, Immaculate Heart, Community, Los Angeles, CA Portland Prints Series In celebration of both Andy Warhol and Corita Kent This fall the Museum partners … Continued
Public Tour: Glass in the Galleries 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Glass in the Galleries
Dec 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: Andy Warhol 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Andy Warhol
Dec 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Public Tour: Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol (American, 1928–1987), Mao (II.91), 1972, Screenprint, 36 x 36 in, Courtesy of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, © 2016 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Explore … Continued
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Family Tour: Wintery Scenes 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Wintery Scenes
Dec 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: Cranes, Dragons, and Teddy Bears 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Cranes, Dragons, and Teddy Bears
Dec 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Public Tour: Cranes, Dragons, and Teddy Bears
Miyamairi Kimono with Sea Bream Design, mid-19th century, asa with resist-dyed and hand-painted designs in yellow, indigo, and black, Marita and David Paly Collection. Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from … Continued
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Public Tour: Collection Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Collection Highlights
Dec 20 @ 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: Faulkner Short 12:00 pm
Photography Council Brown Bag Lunch Talk: Faulkner Short
Dec 21 @ 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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Public Tour: American & Northwest 1:00 pm
Public Tour: American & Northwest
Dec 22 @ 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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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Dec 23 @ 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
Dec 23 @ 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
Dec 23 @ 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: Andy Warhol 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Andy Warhol
Dec 24 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Public Tour: Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol (American, 1928–1987), Mao (II.91), 1972, Screenprint, 36 x 36 in, Courtesy of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, © 2016 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Explore … Continued
Galleries Close @ 4 p.m. 4:00 pm
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Museum Open 10:00 am
Museum Open
Dec 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
 
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Public Tour: Andy Warhol 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Andy Warhol
Dec 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Public Tour: Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol (American, 1928–1987), Mao (II.91), 1972, Screenprint, 36 x 36 in, Courtesy of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, © 2016 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Explore … Continued
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Public Tour: Collection Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Collection Highlights
Dec 29 @ 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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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Dec 30 @ 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
Dec 30 @ 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
Dec 30 @ 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: Collection Highlights 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Collection Highlights
Dec 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: Andy Warhol 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Andy Warhol
Dec 31 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Public Tour: Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol (American, 1928–1987), Mao (II.91), 1972, Screenprint, 36 x 36 in, Courtesy of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, © 2016 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Explore … Continued