Streamlined Sundays: Motorcycles in the Park

When:
June 24, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
2018-06-24T11:00:00-07:00
2018-06-24T15:00:00-07:00

In celebration of The Shape of Speed, and the first of three Streamlined Sundays, the Museum presents Motorcycles in the Park. Join us for a day of outdoor fun on the Park Blocks, plus gallery exploration and amazing motorcycles! Registration for bike showcase is open through June 10.


Interested in showing off your ride? Submit a registration form for Motorcycles in the Park—when Portland Art Museum hosts a day of outdoor fun in celebration of our special exhibition The Shape of Speed: Streamlined Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1930-1942. Accepted motorcycle entries will be showcased on the Park Blocks where visitors can learn from enthusiasts about motorcycle building and collecting.

Registration Deadline: Sunday, June 10th

Entry fees (to be paid upon acceptance) begin at $35/bike for the Park Blocks motorcycle showcase, or registrants can upgrade to $50 for Park Blocks showcase + one ticket to The Shape of Speed special exhibition. Registration is subject to approval. See form for details.

 

Motorcycles in the Park Registration
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By submitting this registration form, I understand the following: Motorcycle entries must be transportable and in complete, working condition (no partial bikes); Motorcycle entries must not display any vulgar language or offensive imagery; Parties responsible for motorcycle (owner, driver, etc.) must be present during entirety of event; Portland Art Museum has the right to refuse entry should bikes not fall into the scope of this show; Registration is limited on a first come, first serve basis; Motorcycles in the Park will take place rain or shine with no alternate rain date; Registration fees are non-refundable and must be paid by applicant upon acceptance of entry.

Accessibility

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 the lecture.
Please email access@pam.org 2-3 weeks in advance, or call 503-226-2811.

BMW, R7 Concept Motorcycle, 1934. Photo: Peter Harholdt. BMW’s sleek, streamlined, one-of-a-kind R7 Concept Motorcycle appeared at major shows in Germany in 1934, then was crated up and lost until it was discovered in 2005, and restored by BMW craftsmen. Highly advanced for its day, with a pressed steel frame and full bodywork, the R7 is a remarkable survivor—and a bike that was well before its time.
BMW, R7 Concept Motorcycle, 1934. Photo: Peter Harholdt. BMW’s sleek, streamlined, one-of-a-kind R7 Concept Motorcycle appeared at major shows in Germany in 1934, then was crated up and lost until it was discovered in 2005, and restored by BMW craftsmen. Highly advanced for its day, with a pressed steel frame and full bodywork, the R7 is a remarkable survivor—and a bike that was well before its time.