POWER UP: Reclaiming Identity

February 2, 2018 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Stevens, Kinney, and all over the Museum

Poster with the text "You're amazing just the way you are."The Portland Art Museum is hosting the fourth annual event for LGBTQIA+ youth and allies! Meet new people. Take part in a drag workshop. Create with artists and designers. Explore the exhibitions Animating Life: The Art, Science, and Wonder of LAIKA, Kingdom Animalia, and so much more. See films made by Northwest teens. Make art, make friends, and have fun!

Admission is FREE! Refreshments provided.

Middle school, high school, and college-age are all welcome. GSA/QSA advisors and teachers are welcome, too.

Check in and get your Bingo card!
Hoffman Lobby
4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Art-Making with NW Noggin
Kinney Room
4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Short Films Made by Teens presented by the Northwest Film Center
Whitsell Auditorium
4:30 – 6 p.m.

POWER UP Photobooth
Stevens Room
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Welcome to Clown Town: A Drag Workshop with Carla Rossi
Stevens Room
5 – 6 p.m.

Open Mic Performance Space with Clay Muwin River and Fyre
WE. Exhibition, Contemporary Wing, 4th floor
6 – 7:30 p.m.

Register now

Power Up registration
Special thanks to our supporters:

Northwest Film Center Clinton Street Theater Ground Control Bishops Barbershop SMYRC NW Noggin


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 access@pam.org, or call 503-226-2811.