Japanese Poetry, Art & Culture Weekend
Spark your own poetic imagination by going deeper into some of the themes, materials, and creative processes represented in the exhibition. This occasional weekend series will feature a variety of calligraphy and ikebana demonstrations, music performances, poetry reading and writing opportunities, artmaking, and even the chance to sample Japanese small bites and sweets from local makers.
January 11, 5–8 p.m.
January 12, 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
- Oyatsupan snacks tasting (5 p.m. – until snacks run out)
- Youth Poetry Reading (6–7:30 p.m.)
Our Friday evening program takes place in the beautiful Schnitzer Sculpture Court located just inside the Museum’s main entrance. We encourage you to eat, drink, and relax. Oyatsupan baked treats and full saké servings are available for purchase in Museum Grounds café.
This program is included with Museum admission.
Presented in conjunction with the special exhibition Poetic Imagination in Japanese Art: Selections from the Collection of Mary and Cheney Cowles.
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 email@example.com, or call 503-226-2811.