Gallery Talk: Restoring the Breath

November 4, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Susan Pavel at her loom, March 2016
Susan Pavel at her loom, March 2016

Dr. Susan Pavel, Master weaver

Join Susan Pavel for a close look at the exhibition Restoring the Breath and the remarkable resurgence of Coast Salish Weaving over the past 40 years through master-apprentice relationships. This talk at the Museum takes place in advance of the workshop Coast Salish Twined Weaving on November 5 and 6 at Wildcraft Studio School in Portland.

Free with $5 After 5 Museum admission.


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.