Miller Family Free Day

October 30, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Steamroller print
Image from Tacoma Wayzgoose. Artwork: Chandler O’Leary and Jessica Spring.

In celebration of Andy Warhol: Prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, the Museum creates a “factory” of Portland printmakers for a fun-filled day of art-making and kid-friendly gallery experiences.


10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Explore the galleries or take a docent tour!

Docent Tours depart from the Main Entrance

  • 11 a.m. – Balderdash with Karena Bennett
  • Noon – Corita Kent with Diane Sagalowicz
  • 12:30 p.m. – Family Tour Choose Your Own Adventure with Jane Baars
  • 1:30 p.m. – Corita Kent with Diane Sagalowicz
  • 3 p.m. – Andy Warhol with Linda Ochenrider

11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Steamroller Printing Party!

With Jane Pagliarulo, Atelier Meridian
H. Roberts Memorial Sculpture Mall
Join artists from across Portland as they pull large-scale experimental prints using an asphalt roller! From doors to pieces of scrap metal to Solar plates, see ‘smash prints’ being made using a range of traditional and nontraditional print plates.

Noon – 4 p.m. Portland Prints

With printmakers from the Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC)
Schnitzer Sculpture Court
Artists from the Independent Publishing Resource Center will be on hand pulling screen prints. Before visiting the Andy Warhol exhibition or trying your hand at printmaking, see the screen printing process first-hand and get tips from the pros.

Noon – 4 p.m. Screen it Like Andy or Corita

With Museum Docents Sara Lea and Jane Kearns
Kinney Classroom, Lower Level, Main Building
Pull a print from a prepared screen, create and embellish a new screen design to create a card or poster or a page for the Community Zine Project, or print a teddy bear t-shirt all inspired by the Andy Warhol and Corita Kent exhibitions. Use one of your prints to add to the Community Zine Project.

Noon – 4 p.m. This is What I Love, a Community Zine Project

With artists Briana Linden, Kanani Miyamoto, and Rachel Lee-Carman
Andree Stevens Board Room, Lower Level, Main Building
Express your love, wish or hope for Portland (or wherever you live) by making an intaglio or collagraph print that you can then transform through collage or watercolor. Artists and guides will be available to help artists of all ages. The zine will be given to Mayor Ted Wheeler on his first day in office on January 2.

1 – 3:30 p.m. Warhol Goes Boom

With Matt Schulte and Scott Ballard, Lower Boom

1 – 2:30 p.m. Screen Tests Shooting
Freight Elevator, 2nd Floor, Main Building
Inspired by Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests, which captured celebrities and Factory drop-ins alike, watch Portland based filmmakers — Lower Boom— shoot a series of silent black-and-white Screen Tests on 100-foot rolls of 16mm film at 24 frames per second.

1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Screen Tests Screenings
Whitsell Auditorium, Lower Level
View Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests alongside Lower Boom’s Screen Tests. Can you tell which is which? Do you recognize familiar faces?


Family programs are generously supported in part by Sharon L. Miller and Family, the Gordon D. Sondland and Katherine J. Durant Foundation, the Lamb Baldwin Foundation, and the OCF Joseph E. Weston Public Foundation.


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.