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$5 After 5 – Italian Style 5:00 pm
$5 After 5 – Italian Style
May 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 Purchase Tickets $5 after 5pm: Italian Style— May 01 5:00 PM $5 after 5pm: Italian Style— May 01 5:30 PM $5 after 5pm: Italian Style— May 01 6:00 PM $5 after 5pm: Italian Style— May 01 6:30 PM $5 after … Continued
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:00 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 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: Slow Looking 6:30 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
May 1 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 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.
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OPENS: Subject/Object
OPENS: Subject/Object
May 2 all-day
OPENS: Subject/Object
The first decades of the twentieth century were a period of tremendous photographic experimentation. As painters freed themselves from traditional modes of representation, societal shifts and the growing influence of technology on daily life encouraged photographers to investigate and amplify … Continued
Public Tour: Psychology of Perception 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Psychology of Perce...
May 2 @ 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.
Crafting Fashion 1:00 pm
Crafting Fashion
May 2 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Object Stories gallery, lower level of the Main Building Open every Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m.. Chat with both established and up-and-coming designers and makers from our region’s fashion community and learn about their craft through hands-on demonstrations and … Continued
Public Tour: Italian Style 2:00 pm
Public Tour: Italian Style
May 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This major exhibition will be a glamorous, comprehensive look at Italian fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present day. The story is explored through the key individuals and organizations that have contributed to Italy’s reputation … Continued
Public Tour: Italian Style 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Italian Style
May 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This major exhibition will be a glamorous, comprehensive look at Italian fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present day. The story is explored through the key individuals and organizations that have contributed to Italy’s reputation … Continued
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CLOSING: Italian Style
CLOSING: Italian Style
May 3 all-day
CLOSING: Italian Style
Family Tour: Animals in Art 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Animals in Art
May 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: Italian Style 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Italian Style
May 3 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This major exhibition will be a glamorous, comprehensive look at Italian fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present day. The story is explored through the key individuals and organizations that have contributed to Italy’s reputation … Continued
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Public Tour: Docent Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Docent Highlights
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 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.
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Baby Mornings: Modern Art — Imagination 10:00 am
Baby Mornings: Modern Art — Imag... @ Portland Art Museum
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
On the first Thursday of each month, the Museum offers two opportunities for babies and their caregivers to enjoy art together. The groups explore art with a docent for 45 minutes of slow looking in the galleries followed by tea … Continued
Baby Mornings: Modern Art — Imagination 11:00 am
Baby Mornings: Modern Art — Imag... @ Portland Art Museum
May 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
On the first Thursday of each month, the Museum offers two opportunities for babies and their caregivers to enjoy art together. The groups explore art with a docent for 45 minutes of slow looking in the galleries followed by tea … Continued
Public Tour: Docent Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Docent Highlights
May 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 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.
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Old Masters, New Maestros: Portland Redraws the European Collection 5:00 pm
Old Masters, New Maestros: Portl...
May 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Old Masters, New Maestros: Portland Redraws the European Collection
From saints to still lifes, reimagine the work of the old masters with Portland-based artist and comic editor Michael Horwitz. Michael will be on hand in the European galleries on select days through August, collaborating with visitors to edit and … Continued
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:00 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 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: Slow Looking 6:30 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
May 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 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.
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Public Tour: Native American Art 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Native American Art
May 9 @ 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: Docent Highlights 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Docent Highlights
May 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 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.
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Family Tour: Children in Art 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Children in Art
May 10 @ 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: Modern and Contemporary 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Modern and Contempo...
May 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 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.
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Public Tour: Asian Art 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Asian Art
May 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 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.
Portland Opera’s Resident Artist Recital 7:00 pm
Portland Opera’s Resident Artist... @ Whitsell Auditorium, inside the Portland Art Museum
May 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Alexander Elliott Nicholas Fox, Portland Opera Chorus Master and Assistant Conductor, is the pianist for the recital series. Reserve Tickets    A suggested donation of $20 will help us continue offering this annual recital series. RESIDENT ARTIST PROGRAM SPONSORS George … Continued
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Midday Art Break: Classically Modern – The Portraiture of Věra Prášilova Scott 12:30 pm
Midday Art Break: Classically Mo... @ Portland Art Museum
May 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Midday Art Break: Classically Modern - The Portraiture of Věra Prášilova Scott @ Portland Art Museum | Portland | Oregon | United States
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. In the years following World War I, European photographers rapidly … Continued
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Public Tour: Docent Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Docent Highlights
May 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 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.
Artist Talk: Andy Paiko 6:00 pm
Artist Talk: Andy Paiko @ Portland Art Museum
May 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Artist Talk: Andy Paiko @ Portland Art Museum | Portland | Oregon | United States
On Thursday, May 14, join Portland-based artist Andy Paiko for an exploration of fellow Northwest artist William Morris’ Artifact Panel, a two-story panel composed of more than 250 glass objects. Andy Paiko is a glass artist who examines the role … Continued
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Old Masters, New Maestros: Portland Redraws the European Collection 5:00 pm
Old Masters, New Maestros: Portl...
May 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Old Masters, New Maestros: Portland Redraws the European Collection
From saints to still lifes, reimagine the work of the old masters with Portland-based artist and comic editor Michael Horwitz. Michael will be on hand in the European galleries on select days through August, collaborating with visitors to edit and … Continued
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:00 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
May 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 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: Slow Looking 6:30 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
May 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 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.
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MEMBER GUEST DAY 10:00 am
MEMBER GUEST DAY
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Share your love of art and the Museum with your family and friends on this special weekend. Members are invited to bring up to two additional guests beyond your membership privileges. You and your guests will enjoy free admission on … Continued
Public Tour: Psychology of Perception 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Psychology of Perce...
May 16 @ 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: Docent Highlights 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Docent Highlights
May 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 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.
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MEMBER GUEST DAY 10:00 am
MEMBER GUEST DAY
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Share your love of art and the Museum with your family and friends on this special weekend. Members are invited to bring up to two additional guests beyond your membership privileges. You and your guests will enjoy free admission on … Continued
Miller Family Free Day 10:00 am
Miller Family Free Day
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Miller Family Free Day @ Portland | Oregon | United States
Enjoy free admission to the Museum all day, including family tours of the Museum’s exhibitions and collections. On Sunday May 17, the Portland Art Museum is opening its doors for Miller Family Free Day in conjunction with Art Museum Day, an international celebration … Continued
Family Tour: Children in Art 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Children in Art
May 17 @ 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.
Family Tour: The Art of Storytelling 1:30 pm
Family Tour: The Art of Storytel...
May 17 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 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: Portraits 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Portraits
May 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 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.
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Reimagining Beauty: Creating Living Public Space, a conversation with Michael Singer 6:30 pm
Reimagining Beauty: Creating Liv... @ Mark Building, Marion Miller Gallery
May 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The University of Oregon’s John Yeon Center with executive director, Randy Gragg present 2015 Spring Lecture Series A New City Beautiful:  Landscape + Infrastructure = Public Space.  Join Gragg on May 18 for a conversation with artist and principal designer … Continued
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Public Tour: Docent Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Docent Highlights
May 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 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.
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Photography Council Brown Bag Lunch Talk – Yaelle Amir 12:00 pm
Photography Council Brown Bag Lu...
May 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. Lecture by: Yaelle Amir Location: Whitsell Auditorium – food and beverages not permitted Free to … Continued
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Art & Conversation: David Hockney – A Rake’s Progress 9:15 am
Art & Conversation: David Hockne... @ Portland Art Museum
May 21 @ 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. Coffee at 9:15 a.m.; lecture at 10:15 a.m. This series is free for adults 55 and over. Mary Weaver Chapin, Ph.D., Curator of Graphic Arts, … Continued
Public Tour: American/Northwest Art 1:00 pm
Public Tour: American/Northwest Art
May 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 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.
Visually Impaired Tour: Art Class for the Visually Impaired 2:00 pm
Visually Impaired Tour: Art Clas...
May 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Explore the museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Tours for visually impaired visitors feature vivid descriptions of works in the Museum’s collection, with detailed historical information and tactile examples. Free for members and aides; $3 Museum … Continued
Meditation Tour 5:30 pm
Meditation Tour
May 21 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
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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Fourth Free Friday 5:00 pm
Fourth Free Friday
May 22 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Free 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. Most Fridays, admission is just $5 after 5 p.m…except … Continued
Old Masters, New Maestros: Portland Redraws the European Collection 5:00 pm
Old Masters, New Maestros: Portl...
May 22 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Old Masters, New Maestros: Portland Redraws the European Collection
From saints to still lifes, reimagine the work of the old masters with Portland-based artist and comic editor Michael Horwitz. Michael will be on hand in the European galleries on select days through August, collaborating with visitors to edit and … Continued
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:00 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
May 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 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: Slow Looking 6:30 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
May 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 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.
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Public Tour: Native American Art 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Native American Art
May 23 @ 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: Docent Highlights 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Docent Highlights
May 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 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.
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Family Tour: Families in Art 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Families in Art
May 24 @ 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: European Art 3:00 pm
Public Tour: European Art
May 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 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.
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Public Tour: Docent Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Docent Highlights
May 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 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.
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Public Tour: Modern and Contemporary Art 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Modern and Contempo...
May 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 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.
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Old Masters, New Maestros: Portland Redraws the European Collection 5:00 pm
Old Masters, New Maestros: Portl...
May 29 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Old Masters, New Maestros: Portland Redraws the European Collection
From saints to still lifes, reimagine the work of the old masters with Portland-based artist and comic editor Michael Horwitz. Michael will be on hand in the European galleries on select days through August, collaborating with visitors to edit and … Continued
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:00 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
May 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 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: Slow Looking 6:30 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
May 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 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.
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Public Tour: Capturing the Spirit of the Landscape 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Capturing the Spiri...
May 30 @ 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: Native American Art 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Native American Art
May 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 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.
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Family Tour: Every Picture Tells a Story 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Every Picture Tells...
May 31 @ 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: Docent Highlights 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Docent Highlights
May 31 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 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.