Community Celebration: A Black Art Ecology of Portland and AUX/MUTE + Museum Free Day

September 17, 2022 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Upper and Lower Courtyards

This community gathering celebrates the past year’s work of APEX: A Black Art Ecology of Portland (BAEP) by Sharita Towne and AUX/MUTE by The Numberz FM. Join the artists and collaborators from both exhibitions for an afternoon of music, ice cream and a free BAEP riso poster giveaway in the Museum’s Upper and Lower Courtyards.

In addition, all are welcome to free admissions at PAM in support of Museum Day, organized by Smithsonian Magazine with 450 participating cultural organizations nationwide. Advance ticket reservations begin online Wednesday, September 14.


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.

AuxMute installation