CANCELED – Public Tour: Art and Race Matters

March 28, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Please note: This event has been canceled. Following the recommendations of public health authorities to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Portland Art Museum has canceled all public programs between March 13 and April 8, 2020. Learn more.

Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life.

Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance.

Tours are free for members or with Museum admission, and free for children age 17 and younger.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott


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.

Robert Colescott, Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder, 1979.
Robert Colescott (American, 1925-2009), Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder, 1979. Acrylic on canvas. Gift of Arlene and Harold Schnitzer in honor of Brian Ferriso. © 1979 Robert Colescott, 2006.96.