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Early Closure / No $5 After 5 4:00 pm
Early Closure / No $5 After 5
Nov 1 @ 4:00 pm
The Museum will be closing at 4 p.m. on Friday, November 1. No $5 After 5 this day.
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Public Tour: Glass in the Galleries 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Glass in the Galleries
Nov 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.
Community Celebration: Día de Muertos 2:00 pm
Community Celebration: Día de Muertos
Nov 2 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Community Celebration: Día de Muertos
Día de Muertos (Day of Dead) is a Mexican celebration of life to remember deceased loved ones. This year’s festivities at the Portland Art Museum-Mark Building will highlight the diversity within our Mexican communities and how Day of Dead brings … Continued
Public Tour: Contemporary Art 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Contemporary Art
Nov 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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Family Tour: Pets & Other Cherished Creatures 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Pets & Other Cherished Creatures
Nov 3 @ 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: A Litany for Survival: The Life and Work of Audre Lorde 2:00 pm
Film + In Dialogue: A Litany for Survival: The Life and Work of Audre Lorde
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
In Dialogue facilitated by Lisa Jarrett  Lisa Jarrett is an artist and educator. She is Assistant Professor of Community and Context Arts at Portland State University’s School of Art + Design. She is co-founder and co-director of KSMoCA (King School … Continued
Public Tour: Highlights 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
Nov 3 @ 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: All Things Being Equal… 10:00 am
Baby Morning: All Things Being Equal…
Nov 7 @ 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
Nov 7 @ 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
Nov 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Enjoy free admission to the Museum the first Thursday of each month from 5 – 8 p.m.
The Numberz Live Broadcast 5:00 pm
The Numberz Live Broadcast
Nov 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join DJ Ambush of The Numberz (96.7 FM) in thinking about contemporary Black art through the sounds of Black music, past and present. Through both live broadcast and a DJ set, this program will curate a soundtrack to All Things … Continued
Meditation Tour 5:30 pm
Meditation Tour
Nov 7 @ 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
Nov 8 @ 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
Nov 8 @ 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 Book Festival 2019 9:00 am
Portland Book Festival 2019
Nov 9 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Portland Book Festival 2019
Literary Arts’ annual celebration of books, the Portland Book Festival, presented by Bank of America, will return to the Portland Art Museum and the SW Park Blocks on Saturday, November 9, 2019. Purchase your pass. The full schedule of events will … Continued
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Family Tour: Let’s Go on Vacation! 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Let’s Go on Vacation!
Nov 10 @ 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: The Corporation 1:30 pm
Film: The Corporation
Nov 10 @ 1:30 pm – 6:00 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
Nov 10 @ 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: All Things Being Equal… 12:30 pm
Midday Art Break: All Things Being Equal…
Nov 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Mike Murawski, Director of Learning and Community Partnerships 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 recommended. Program departs from … Continued
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Public Tour: Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
Nov 14 @ 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.
Educator Workshop: The Poster Project 5:30 pm
Educator Workshop: The Poster Project
Nov 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Educator Workshop: The Poster Project @ Sunken Ballroom, Mark Building
With generous support from the PGE Foundation, the Portland Art Museum presents the Poster Project print and online resource. New posters feature photography, prints, painting, and sculpture by artists from the Northwest and beyond. Join us for this workshop: Deepen your … Continued
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Nov 15 @ 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
Nov 15 @ 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.
Being Present: Preview and Curator Talk 7:00 pm
Being Present: Preview and Curator Talk
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm
Being Present: Preview and Curator Talk @ Jubitz Center for Modern and Contemporary Art, 4th floor
Exhibition opening, 6 p.m. Curator talk with Triple Candie (Shelly Bancroft and Peter Nesbett), 7 p.m. Celebrate the opening of Being Present with the curators of Triple Candie. Shelly Bancroft and Peter Nesbett will join Sara Krajewski, the Eichholz Curator … Continued
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Public Tour: Artists of Color 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Artists of Color
Nov 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: All Things Being Equal… 3:00 pm
Public Tour: All Things Being Equal…
Nov 16 @ 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: Art Detectives 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Art Detectives
Nov 17 @ 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: Koyaanisqatsi 2:00 pm
Film: Koyaanisqatsi
Nov 17 @ 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
Nov 17 @ 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: Portland Art & Learning Studios Panel Discussion 9:15 am
Art & Conversation: Portland Art & Learning Studios Panel Discussion
Nov 19 @ 9:15 am – 11:30 am
Matthew Spencer, PALS Artist Michael Lazarus, PALS Artist in Residence Daniel Rolnik, PALS Gallery Director This Art and Conversation also includes an opportunity to demo an adaptive music instrument developed by Quinn Jarvis Holland, Crystal Cortez, Station and Francisco Botello. … Continued
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Photography Brown Bag Talk: Diana H. Bloomfield 12:00 pm
Photography Brown Bag Talk: Diana H. Bloomfield
Nov 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Photography Brown Bag Talk: Diana H. Bloomfield
The Whys of Visual Storytelling In the thirty-five years that I’ve been a practicing artist, I have devoted most of that time working in “alternative” historic photographic printing processes and exploring the qualities inherent in film, specifically in tandem with … Continued
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Public Tour: Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
Nov 21 @ 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
Nov 21 @ 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: rubén garcia marrufo 6:00 pm
Artist Talk: rubén garcia marrufo
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Artist Talk: rubén garcia marrufo
rubén garcía marrufo is a Mexican filmmaker and artist. Their work focuses on borders, their aftermaths, and bilinguality—a work that finds its place between fiction and documentary forms with narratives that are rooted in hearsay and multiple languages. They have … Continued
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Don’t Shoot Portland Printmaking Workshop 3:00 pm
Don’t Shoot Portland Printmaking Workshop
Nov 22 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join social justice nonprofit Don’t Shoot Portland as they combine forces with community members to widen the lens of racial identity. This workshop is an opportunity to become a part of the artistic justice movement by creating posters, screen prints, … Continued
$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Nov 22 @ 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
Nov 22 @ 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
Nov 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: All Things Being Equal… 3:00 pm
Public Tour: All Things Being Equal…
Nov 23 @ 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: Abundance 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Abundance
Nov 24 @ 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
Nov 24 @ 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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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Nov 28 all-day
The Museum is closed Thursday, November 28 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Nov 29 @ 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
Nov 29 @ 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: Women in Art 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Women in Art
Nov 30 @ 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: Native American Art 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Native American Art
Nov 30 @ 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.