Evening for Educators: Volcano! Mount St. Helens in Art

February 20, 2020 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Sunken Ballroom, Mark Building

Marking the 40th anniversary of the eruption of Mount St. Helens, this exhibition explores the overwhelming power of nature and epic cycles of volcanic destruction and regeneration with stunning photographs, paintings, and drawings of the mountain from 1845 to the present day. Join us for a program that includes:

Refreshments available at 5:15 pm. Program begins at 5:30 pm. Admission is free. PDU credits provided.

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Young Audiences of Oregon and SW Washington has developed artist residencies to deepen student learning with this exhibition. Learn more here.


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 access@pam.org, or call 503-226-2811.

Henk Pander, Eruption of Saint Helens from Cable Street, 1981.
Henk Pander (American, born The Netherlands, 1937), Eruption of Saint Helens from Cable Street, 1981 (a/k/a View of Portland), Oil on linen, 54 x 64 inches, City of Portland, courtesy of the Regional Arts and Culture Council.