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The Portland Art Museum and its donors are committed to making the Museum a resource for all. Learn about our Admission Access Programs.
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Jan 1 all-day
The Museum is closed Wednesday, January 1 for the New Year’s holiday.
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Baby Morning: New Year’s Resolutions 10:00 am
Baby Morning: New Year’s Resolutions
Jan 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
We welcome babies and their caregivers beginning at 10 a.m. The first tour begins at roughly 10:30 a.m., or when we have a large enough group ready to go. The second tour begins at 11 a.m. Baby Morning’s home base … Continued
Public Tour: Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
Jan 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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.
Free First Thursday 5:00 pm
Free First Thursday
Jan 2 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Enjoy free admission to the Museum the first Thursday of each month from 5 – 8 p.m.
Meditation Tour 5:30 pm
Meditation Tour
Jan 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Meditation Tour
Enjoy a slow looking tour experience and object focused meditation. This public tour invites people to relax, rejuvenate, energize and be calm. Using focused breathing and simple poses the museum encourages visitors to meditate in the galleries twice a month … Continued
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Jan 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
$5 Museum admission after 5 p.m. Every Friday evening, we invite you to play with us—to have a different Museum experience—a little bit more relaxed, more interactive, and more social experience. Admission is just $5 after 5 p.m.! Here’s what … Continued
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:00 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
Jan 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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.
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Public Tour: Seeing Science in Art 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Seeing Science in Art
Jan 4 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
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.
Public Tour: All Things Being Equal… 3:00 pm
Public Tour: All Things Being Equal…
Jan 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Public Tour: All Things Being Equal...
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 … Continued
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Family Tour: Mythology in the Museum 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Mythology in the Museum
Jan 5 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
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.
Film: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 2:00 pm
Film: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Jan 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Presented in conjunction with Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal…, artist Hank Willis Thomas has selected a wide-ranging series of films that grapple with mass media, race, and representation in the contemporary United States. See all films in the series. Free … Continued
Public Tour: Highlights 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
Jan 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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.
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Midday Art Break: Rock of Ages 12:30 pm
Midday Art Break: Rock of Ages
Jan 8 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Midday Art Break: Rock of Ages
Isaka Shamsud-Din, Artist Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Rock of Ages. Take a break from your workday and join a curator, museum educator, artist, or local scholar for a 45-minute talk in the galleries. Space is limited. Advance tickets … Continued
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Public Tour: Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
Jan 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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.
Kimberly Drew: Arnold Newman Distinguished Lecturer in Photography (Sold Out) 6:00 pm
Kimberly Drew: Arnold Newman Distinguished Lecturer in Photography (Sold Out)
Jan 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Kimberly Drew: Arnold Newman Distinguished Lecturer in Photography (Sold Out)
Advance tickets are sold out. Standby tickets will be available on a first come, first served basis and will be passed out onsite beginning at 5:15 p.m. the day of the lecture. While getting a stand-by ticket will not guarantee … Continued
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Jan 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
$5 Museum admission after 5 p.m. Every Friday evening, we invite you to play with us—to have a different Museum experience—a little bit more relaxed, more interactive, and more social experience. Admission is just $5 after 5 p.m.! Here’s what … Continued
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:00 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
Jan 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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.
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Police Violence, White Supremacy and How it Affects Your Brain 11:00 am
Police Violence, White Supremacy and How it Affects Your Brain
Jan 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Please join Don’t Shoot Portland and NW Noggin for a discussion on violence and brain development at the Community Partners in Residence Space in the Hank Willis Thomas Exhibition. This program features live music with LaRhonda Steele, an award-winning vocalist … Continued
Public Tour: Mythology in the Museum 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Mythology in the Museum
Jan 11 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
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.
Public Tour: All Things Being Equal… 3:00 pm
Public Tour: All Things Being Equal…
Jan 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Public Tour: All Things Being Equal...
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 … Continued
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Family Tour: Who, What, When, Where, Why? 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Who, What, When, Where, Why?
Jan 12 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
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.
Film + In Dialogue: An Oversimplification of Her Beauty 2:00 pm
Film + In Dialogue: An Oversimplification of Her Beauty
Jan 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
In Dialogue facilitated by ariella tai  ariella tai is a video artist, film scholar, and independent programmer from Queens, New York. They are interested in the materiality of black performance and gesture as vernaculars which subvert, interrupt or defy the … Continued
Public Tour: Highlights 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
Jan 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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.
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Photography Brown Bag Talk: Ebenezer Galluzzo 12:00 pm
Photography Brown Bag Talk: Ebenezer Galluzzo
Jan 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Photography Brown Bag Talk: Ebenezer Galluzzo
As I Am Join Ebenezer for a discussion on his most current work from the series, “As I Am”, a self-portrait series inspired by his personal journey of coming out as a trans man, on view at Paragon Arts Gallery … Continued
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Public Tour: Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
Jan 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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.
Meditation Tour 5:30 pm
Meditation Tour
Jan 16 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Meditation Tour
Enjoy a slow looking tour experience and object focused meditation. This public tour invites people to relax, rejuvenate, energize and be calm. Using focused breathing and simple poses the museum encourages visitors to meditate in the galleries twice a month … Continued
Artist Talk: maximiliano 6:00 pm
Artist Talk: maximiliano
Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Artist Talk: maximiliano
maximiliano is a performance & video artist using maroon space societies & systems billions of years ago as impetus of a black mythos-epoch. Sampling & rupturing audio & video spatially, forming BLKWVV aesthetic (black reclamation rococo) unMOORing (othellx) mulattidad; ideas … Continued
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Jan 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
$5 Museum admission after 5 p.m. Every Friday evening, we invite you to play with us—to have a different Museum experience—a little bit more relaxed, more interactive, and more social experience. Admission is just $5 after 5 p.m.! Here’s what … Continued
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:00 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
Jan 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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.
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Public Tour: Prints in the Galleries 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Prints in the Galleries
Jan 18 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
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.
Public Tour: European Art 3:00 pm
Public Tour: European Art
Jan 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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.
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Family Tour: Fashion and Art 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Fashion and Art
Jan 19 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
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.
Public Tour: Highlights 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
Jan 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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.
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Art & Conversation: The Art of Reading 9:15 am
Art & Conversation: The Art of Reading
Jan 21 @ 9:15 am – 11:30 am
Art & Conversation: The Art of Reading @ Miller Gallery, Mark Building
Mary Weaver Chapin, Ph.D., Curator of Prints and Drawings Join the Curator of Prints and Drawings, Mary Weaver Chapin, Ph.D., in a discussion about the exhibition, The Art of Reading. Featuring original posters, magazine covers, and book covers, this exhibition … Continued
Volcano Views & Brews (Canceled) 6:30 pm
Volcano Views & Brews (Canceled)
Jan 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Volcano Views & Brews (Canceled)
The January 21 Volcano Views & Brews in Vancouver has been canceled and will be rescheduled for a later date. Please visit the Mount St. Helens Institute website for more information. Now in its 13th year, Volcano Views & Brews … Continued
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Public Tour: Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
Jan 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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.
New Member Tour 5:30 pm
New Member Tour
Jan 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
New to the Museum and want to learn more? Explore the Museum galleries and learn from the guides who know it best! Join a Museum docent for a 45-minute tour experience with other members. These tours provide an introduction to … Continued
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Jan 24 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
$5 Museum admission after 5 p.m. Every Friday evening, we invite you to play with us—to have a different Museum experience—a little bit more relaxed, more interactive, and more social experience. Admission is just $5 after 5 p.m.! Here’s what … Continued
Portland Fine Print Fair: Benefit Preview 6:00 pm
Portland Fine Print Fair: Benefit Preview
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Portland Fine Print Fair: Benefit Preview
Now in its seventh year, the Northwest’s only fine print fair brings together 18 premier print dealers and galleries from North America, Europe, and Asia. This benefit preview supports the activities and acquisitions of the Department of Prints and Drawings. … Continued
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:00 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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.
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Portland Fine Print Fair 10:00 am
Portland Fine Print Fair
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Portland Fine Print Fair
Now in its seventh year, the Northwest’s only fine print fair brings together 18 premier print dealers and galleries from North America, Europe, and Asia. A benefit preview on January 24, 6–9 p.m., supports the activities and acquisitions of the … Continued
Public Tour: Art & Literature 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Art & Literature
Jan 25 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
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.
Public Tour: Contemporary Art 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Contemporary Art
Jan 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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.
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Portland Fine Print Fair 11:00 am
Portland Fine Print Fair
Jan 26 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Portland Fine Print Fair
Now in its seventh year, the Northwest’s only fine print fair brings together 18 premier print dealers and galleries from North America, Europe, and Asia. A benefit preview on January 24, 6–9 p.m., supports the activities and acquisitions of the … Continued
Family Tour: Who, What, When, Where, Why? 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Who, What, When, Where, Why?
Jan 26 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
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.
Public Tour: Highlights 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
Jan 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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.
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Northwest Art Council: An Evening with Garth Clark 6:30 pm
Northwest Art Council: An Evening with Garth Clark
Jan 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Over the course of An Evening with Garth Clark, this distinguished scholar, critic, and provocateur will deliver A Necessary Irritant, a roller coaster ride through the Ceramic Revolution. Drawing on over 80 books, 400 monographs, essays, and reviews he has … Continued
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Public Tour: Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
Jan 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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.
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Jan 31 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
$5 Museum admission after 5 p.m. Every Friday evening, we invite you to play with us—to have a different Museum experience—a little bit more relaxed, more interactive, and more social experience. Admission is just $5 after 5 p.m.! Here’s what … Continued
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:00 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
Jan 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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.