Patron Society Events
For more information about Patron Society events, please call Emily Wright at 503-276-4312.
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Events and Opportunities
Please note that the date for the Warhol Gala has been changed to Thursday, November 17, 2016
New Patron Society members are invited to join Director Brian Ferriso for coffee and a special tour of Five Buddhas:A Korean Icon’s Journey Through Time with Maribeth Graybill, Ph.D., The Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Curator of Asian Art.
Please call Emily Wright at (503) 276-4312 for more information or email firstname.lastname@example.org
* This event is by invitation only and attendance is limited. Priority registration for Patron Society members and exhibition sponsors.
In recognition of their generosity, Patron Society members are offered a host of exclusive opportunities throughout the year designed to enhance their connection to the Portland Art Museum in new and meaningful ways. To learn more about the Patron Society and any of the opportunities below, contact Emily Wright at 503-276-4312.
Art Salons are a series of intimate, invitation-only events in the homes and privately-owned spaces of Portland’s collectors. Past Salons include:
- 2014 – Intimate dinner in the Museum galleries dining at a lavishly set table in the grand style of the 18th Century amongst Forbidden Fruit: Chris Antemann at Meissen.
- 2013 – Stunning art collection and waterfront home designed by Seattle architect Jim Olson.
- 2012 – Spectacular home and one of the most important private collections of Abstract Expressionism in Portland.
- 2011 – Internationally recognized collection of Chinese and monochrome porcelains and exquisite Chinese snuff bottles, along with major works by some of the Northwest’s most celebrated artists.
Delve deep into the arts and culture of select destinations. Patron Society trips feature luxurious accommodations, private collection viewings, and behind-the-scenes access to museums, galleries, and other fascinating art destinations. Past destinations include:
- 2016 – Boston, MA
- 2014 – Napa Valley, CA & Washington, D.C.
- 2013 – Houston, TX
- 2012 – Philadelphia, PA
- 2011 – Dallas, TX
- 2010 – Chicago, IL
- 2009 – New York, NY & Los Angeles, CA