Art & Conversation: Volcano!

September 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 12:15 pm

via live Zoom Webinar and Facebook Livestream

Live captioning will be available for this program by visiting in a separate window or on your mobile device.

September’s talk spotlights our current exhibition Volcano! Mount St. Helens in Artwhich commemorates the fortieth anniversary of the great eruption of 1980. The curator, Dr. Dawson Carr, will join us to discuss works of art depicting the volcano from the mid-1840s to the present day.


The Portland Art Museum is pleased to offer accommodations to ensure that our programs are accessible and inclusive. All spaces for this program are accessible by wheelchair. Assistive listening devices are also available for lectures. All restrooms have accessible stalls but no power doors. There are single-stall all-gender bathrooms available. Please ask staff for directions.

We will do our best to accommodate your needs when you arrive, however, we need 2-3 weeks advance notice for some specific requests. Please email requests to, or call 503-226-2811.

Emmet Gowin , Debris Flow at the Northern Base of Mount St. Helens, Looking South, 1983.
Emmet Gowin (American, born 1941), Debris Flow at the Northern Base of Mount St. Helens, Looking South, 1983, gelatin silver print, © Emmet Gowin, Courtesy of Pace/MacGill, New York.