Opening Reception: The HeART of Portland

April 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Thank you, Portlanders, for supporting the Arts Tax! The Museum is proud to partner with Portland Public Schools to host the fourth annual HeART of Portland: A Portland Public Schools K-12 Arts Showcase. The showcase includes an exhibition of 80 works by PPS visual arts students and an opening reception with student performances. Hundreds of students will also participate in collaborative art projects inspired by the exhibition the map is not the territory and themes of belonging, place, identity, and decolonization. Please join us in celebrating arts education in Portland and the students and teachers who are at the center of this work.

The Museum galleries will remain open until 6:15 p.m. this evening. We are pleased to offer free admission to visitors attending the HeArt of Portland Opening Reception.

The student visual art exhibition will be on view and open to the public in the Miller Gallery, Mark Building, during the following hours:

April 17 – 27
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The showcase is free and open to the public.


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.