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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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Public Tour: Highlights 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
Feb 1 @ 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
Feb 1 @ 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 12:30 pm
Family Tour
Feb 2 @ 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
Feb 2 @ 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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Baby Morning: Families in Art 10:00 am
Baby Morning: Families in Art
Feb 6 @ 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
Feb 6 @ 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
Feb 6 @ 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
Feb 6 @ 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
A Tour of W.E.B. Dubois’ Color Line 6:00 pm
A Tour of W.E.B. Dubois’ Color Line
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Meet in the Color Line Exhibition  In honor of Black History Month, Portland Art Museum staff member, Ted Smith, will lead a tour through W.E.B. Dubois’ work in the exhibition Color Line: Black Excellence on the World Stage. Join Smith and community in … Continued
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Feb 7 @ 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
Feb 7 @ 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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Teaching Portland’s Black History through Primary Sources and Art 10:00 am
Teaching Portland’s Black History through Primary Sources and Art
Feb 8 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Teaching Portland’s Black History through Primary Sources and Art @ Miller Gallery, Mark Building
The Portland Art Museum is honored to partner with the Cottonwood School of Civics and Science on an Educator Workshop for the curriculum Civil Rights and Civil Wrongs: A History of Portland’s Black Community. The curriculum was created by Cottonwood … Continued
Public Tour: Northwest Art 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Northwest Art
Feb 8 @ 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
Feb 8 @ 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 12:30 pm
Family Tour
Feb 9 @ 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.
Blasts from the Past: Considering Mount St. Helens in Art 2:00 pm
Blasts from the Past: Considering Mount St. Helens in Art
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Blasts from the Past: Considering Mount St. Helens in Art
John E. Buchanan Jr. Memorial Lecture Dawson Carr, Ph.D., The Janet and Richard Geary Curator of European Art This opening talk introduces the first comprehensive exhibition of art related to Mount St. Helens. Ranging from pre-contact Native American objects to … Continued
Public Tour: Native American Art 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Native American Art
Feb 9 @ 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: Toughened to Wind and Sun 12:30 pm
Midday Art Break: Toughened to Wind and Sun
Feb 12 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Midday Art Break: Toughened to Wind and Sun
Julia Dolan, the Minor White Curator of Photography Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Toughened to Wind and Sun: Women Photographing the Landscape Take a break from your workday and join a curator, museum educator, artist, or local scholar for … Continued
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Public Tour: Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
Feb 13 @ 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.
Robert Colescott: A Conversation with the Curators 6:00 pm
Robert Colescott: A Conversation with the Curators
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Robert Colescott: A Conversation with the Curators
Join this conversation to kick off the opening of Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott with exhibition co-curators Lowery Stokes Sims and Matthew Weseley, moderated by Grace Kook-Anderson, the Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Curator of Northwest Art. … Continued
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Feb 14 @ 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
Feb 14 @ 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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Mount St. Helens Institute Saturday 12:00 pm
Mount St. Helens Institute Saturday
Feb 15 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mount St. Helens Institute Saturday
On select Saturdays, join volunteers from the Mount St. Helens Institute as they bring their outdoor interpretation skills inside the museum for hands-on activities and informal gallery conversations that help bring to life the history, geology, and natural environment of … Continued
Public Tour: Volcano! 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Volcano!
Feb 15 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Public Tour: Volcano!
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
Public Tour: Volcano! 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Volcano!
Feb 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Public Tour: Volcano!
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 12:30 pm
Family Tour
Feb 16 @ 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: Asian Art 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Asian Art
Feb 16 @ 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: Rock of Ages 9:15 am
Art & Conversation: Rock of Ages
Feb 18 @ 9:15 am – 11:30 am
Art & Conversation: Rock of Ages @ Mark Building
Isaka Shamsud-Din, Artist Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Rock of Ages Join us the third Tuesday of every month for coffee followed by a lecture or film screening. Coffee at 9:15 a.m. and lecture at 10:15 a.m. This is … Continued
Volcano Views & Brews (Vancouver): What Surprised Geologists About The 1980 Eruption 6:30 pm
Volcano Views & Brews (Vancouver): What Surprised Geologists About The 1980 Eruption
Feb 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Volcano Views & Brews (Vancouver): What Surprised Geologists About The 1980 Eruption @ Water Resources Education Center
Doors at 5:30 p.m. Program at 6:30 p.m. This is a free, non-ticketed event. SPEAKERS: Richard Waitt, research geologist at the USGS–Cascades Volcano Observatory Carolyn Driedger, Hydrologist and Outreach Coordinator at the USGS–Cascades Volcano Observatory Dan Dzurisin, scientist emeritus at … Continued
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Photography Brown Bag Talk: Rich Rollins 12:00 pm
Photography Brown Bag Talk: Rich Rollins
Feb 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Photography Brown Bag Talk: Rich Rollins
My Life In, Love of and Learning Through Photography Photography has been and continues to be my best teacher. From the first time I read Minor White’s concept of and belief in “Photography as a way of knowing,” it struck … Continued
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Public Tour: Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
Feb 20 @ 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.
Evening for Educators: Volcano! Mount St. Helens in Art 5:30 pm
Evening for Educators: Volcano! Mount St. Helens in Art
Feb 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Evening for Educators: Volcano! Mount St. Helens in Art @ Sunken Ballroom, Mark Building
Marking the 40th anniversary of the eruption of Mount St. Helens, this exhibition explores the overwhelming power of nature and epic cycles of volcanic destruction and regeneration with stunning photographs, paintings, and drawings of the mountain from 1845 to the … Continued
Meditation Tour 5:30 pm
Meditation Tour
Feb 20 @ 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
A Tour of W.E.B. Dubois’ Color Line 6:00 pm
A Tour of W.E.B. Dubois’ Color Line
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Meet in the Color Line Exhibition  In honor of Black History Month, Portland Art Museum staff member, Ted Smith, will lead a tour through W.E.B. Dubois’ work in the exhibition Color Line: Black Excellence on the World Stage. Join Smith and community in … Continued
Artist Talk: Sarah Brahim 6:00 pm
Artist Talk: Sarah Brahim
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Artist Talk: Sarah Brahim
Sarah Brahim’s art practice centers collaborative work with artists across mediums. She has studied, choreographed, performed, and taught jazz, contemporary, ballet, and tap dance. Brahim attended the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, and in 2016, she graduated from the London … Continued
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Feb 21 @ 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
Feb 21 @ 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: Contemporary Art 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Contemporary Art
Feb 22 @ 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.
Sensing Art: Blind & Low Vision Tour 1:00 pm
Sensing Art: Blind & Low Vision Tour
Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Tours for Visitors who are Blind or Experience Low Vision Please see pam.to/blindlowvision for more information and to reserve a ticket. For questions or more information please email accesstours@pam.org or call Becky Emmert, Head of Accessibility, at 503-276-4334.
Public Tour: Art and Race Matters 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Art and Race Matters
Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Public Tour: Art and Race Matters
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 12:30 pm
Family Tour
Feb 23 @ 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
Feb 23 @ 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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Public Tour: Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
Feb 27 @ 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.
Sensing Art: Blind & Low Vision Tour 1:00 pm
Sensing Art: Blind & Low Vision Tour
Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Tours for Visitors who are Blind or Experience Low Vision Please see pam.to/blindlowvision for more information and to reserve a ticket. For questions or more information please email accesstours@pam.org or call Becky Emmert, Head of Accessibility, at 503-276-4334.
New Member Tour 5:30 pm
New Member Tour
Feb 27 @ 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
A Tour of Art and Race Matters and Rock of Ages 6:00 pm
A Tour of Art and Race Matters and Rock of Ages
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
In honor of Black History Month, Portland Art Museum staff member, Ted Smith, will lead a tour through the work of Robert Colescott and Isaka Shamsud-Din. Join Smith and community in a discussion that reflects upon the lives and work of … Continued
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Feb 28 @ 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
Feb 28 @ 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: Asian Art 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Asian Art
Feb 29 @ 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: Volcano! 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Volcano!
Feb 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Public Tour: Volcano!
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