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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.
Sep
23
Sun
Family Tour: Representation vs. Abstraction
Sep 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: Diebenkorn
Sep 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Public Tour: Diebenkorn

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 special exhibition Richard Diebenkorn: Beginnings, 1942–1955.

Sep
25
Tue
Public Tour: Native American Art
Sep 25 @ 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.

Sep
27
Thu
Public Tour: Modern and Contemporary Art
Sep 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.

New Member Tour
Sep 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 the Museum and collections, along with fun stories and personal insights along the way.

Open to all membership levels. Advance tickets not required.

Sep
28
Fri
$5 After 5
Sep 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 we have in store:

Stay tuned to TwitterInstagram, and Facebook for the latest updates.

Learn more about Fridays at the Museum.

Purchase tickets
Public Tour: Slow Looking
Sep 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.

Sep
29
Sat
Public Tour: Mythology at the Museum
Sep 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: Photography
Sep 29 @ 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.

Sep
30
Sun
Family Tour: Listening to Art
Sep 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: Collection Highlights
Sep 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.

Flowers of Performance: Workshop on Japanese Noh Traditional Theatre
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Flowers of Performance: Workshop on Japanese Noh Traditional Theatre @ Fields Sunken Ballroom, Portland Art Museum

This event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. 

The Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, in partnership with the Portland Art Museum, is pleased to present an evening of Traditional Japanese Noh Theatre led by TAKEDA Tomoyuki, an active performer from one of the most prestigious schools of Noh, the Kanze School. Established in the fourteenth century, Noh is characterized by austere simplicity of performance and profoundly poetic plots. Takeda-sensei and his associates will introduce Noh staging and performance, including demonstrations of chanting and costuming. The workshop will culminate in a performance of excerpts from the play, Hanjo (“Lady Ban”), a tale of true love between a courtesan and courtier. Audiences will have the opportunity to take part in a chanting sequence, and to learn about costumes through dressing demonstrations.

Seating is limited. Be sure to reserve your ticket today!

This workshop is part of a four-day workshop event on Noh Theatre, to be held at the University of Oregon, the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, and the Portland Art Museum. For other workshops, please check: https://caps.uoregon.edu/about/

This series of workshops is made possible through generous support from the following: the Asian Studies Program, the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, the College of Arts & Sciences, the Oregon Humanities Center, the Sally Claire Haseltine Endowed Fund in Art History, and the Yoko McClain Fund at the University of Oregon; a Mini Grant for Japanese Arts & Culture from the Los Angeles Office of the Japan Foundation; and the Portland Art Museum.

Oct
2
Tue
Public Tour: Native American Art
Oct 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.

Oct
4
Thu
Baby Morning: Nature in Art
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 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 remains open until noon with toys, games, and books, providing a welcoming, accommodating space free of worries. Caregivers are also welcome to leave belongings here while on the tour. Carriers are recommended while in the galleries, but not required.

 Session 1  Session 2
Public Tour: Modern and Contemporary Art
Oct 4 @ 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
Oct 4 @ 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
Oct 4 @ 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 on the first and third Thursdays.

Curators in Conversation: Julia Dolan, Ph.D.
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Curators in Conversation: Julia Dolan, Ph.D.

Julia Dolan, Ph.D.

The Minor White Curator of Photography

Please join us for this program series in celebration of the 125th Anniversary of the Portland Art Museum. Each one-on-one conversation will take place between Director Brian Ferriso and the Museum’s respective curators, offering insight into an area of the permanent collection. Learn about the rich histories of building the Museum’s collection and hear curatorial visions for the future.

Curators in Conversation runs through the end of 2018.

The series is free and open to the public. Advance tickets are highly recommended.

Reserve tickets
Oct
5
Fri
$5 After 5
Oct 5 @ 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 we have in store:

Stay tuned to TwitterInstagram, and Facebook for the latest updates.

Learn more about Fridays at the Museum.

Purchase tickets
Public Tour: Slow Looking
Oct 5 @ 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.