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Jun
23
Sat
Public Tour: Medium as Metaphor
Jun 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: The Shape of Speed
Jun 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Public Tour: The Shape of Speed

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 The Shape of Speed, Streamlined Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1930–1942.

Jun
24
Sun
Streamlined Sundays: Motorcycles in the Park
Jun 24 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

In celebration of The Shape of Speed, and the first of three Streamlined Sundays, the Museum presents Motorcycles in the Park. Join us for a day of outdoor fun on the Park Blocks, plus gallery exploration and amazing motorcycles! Registration for bike showcase is open through June 12.

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Interested in showing off your ride? Submit a registration form for Motorcycles in the Park—when Portland Art Museum hosts a day of outdoor fun in celebration of our special exhibition The Shape of Speed: Streamlined Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1930-1942. Accepted motorcycle entries will be showcased on the Park Blocks where visitors can learn from enthusiasts about motorcycle building and collecting.

Family Tour: The Stories We Tell
Jun 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: Diebenkorn
Jun 24 @ 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.

Jun
26
Tue
Public Tour: American Art
Jun 26 @ 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.

Artist Talk: Stephanie Syjuco
Jun 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Artist Talk: Stephanie Syjuco

Stephanie Syjuco, Artist and Assistant Professor in Sculpture at the University of California at Berkeley

Stephanie Syjuco joins us for a talk as part of the installation of her work NotMoMA,  the first social-practice artwork to enter the Museum’s permanent collection and currently on view in Marvels. In her wider practice, Syjuco creates large-scale spectacles of collected cultural objects, cumulative archives, and temporary vending installations, often with an active public component that invites viewers to directly participate as producers or distributors. Using collaborative cocreation, her projects leverage open-source systems, shareware logic, and flows of capital, in order to investigate issues of economies and empire. This has included starting a global collaborative project with crochet crafters to counterfeit high-end consumer goods, presenting parasitic art-counterfeiting events, and developing alternative vending economies. Her work was recently included in “New Photography: Being” at the Museum of Modern Art, New York (March 2018) and “Public Knowledge,” at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (2018).

Public programs for We.Construct.Marvels.Between.Monuments. are presented in partnership with c3:initiative.

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Jun
28
Thu
Public Tour: Native American Art
Jun 28 @ 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
Jun 28 @ 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.

Closing Celebration: Interwoven Radiance
Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Closing Celebration: Interwoven Radiance

Join us for a program of Tlingit ceremony and dance, as we celebrate the closing of Interwoven Radiance, an exhibition of Chilkat and Ravenstail weaving on view in the Museum’s Center for Contemporary Native Art.

Sponsored by the Native American Art Council, Native Arts & Cultures Foundation, and the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde.

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Jun
29
Fri
$5 After 5
Jun 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 we have in store:

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

Learn more about Fridays at the Museum.

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Public Tour: Slow Looking
Jun 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.

PIANO! PUSH PLAY! Kickoff Event
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm
PIANO! PUSH PLAY! Kickoff Event

MUSEUM COURTYARD PERFORMANCE SERIES

SELECT FRIDAY EVENINGS, 7 P.M.

The Museum is proud to partner with Piano! Push Play! for another summer of music and fun in our outdoor courtyard. Piano! Push Play! will once again work with talented local artists and designers to paint and decorate 10 refurbished upright pianos that will be placed and moved to sidewalk and park locations throughout Portland for the public to play in July and August. The outdoor piano season begins with a festive kickoff concert in the Museum courtyard featuring all 10 pianos and then will continue with performances on select Friday evenings.

Visit pianopushplay.com/events for a full schedule update.

Jun
30
Sat
Public Tour: Highlights of American History
Jun 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: Diebenkorn
Jun 30 @ 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.

Jul
1
Sun
Family Tour: Animals in Art
Jul 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: Collection Highlights
Jul 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.

Jul
3
Tue
Public Tour: The Shape of Speed
Jul 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Public Tour: The Shape of Speed

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 The Shape of Speed, Streamlined Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1930–1942.

Jul
4
Wed
Museum Closed
Jul 4 all-day

The Museum will be closed Wednesday, July 4.

Jul
5
Thu
Baby Morning: The Shape of Speed
Jul 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Baby Morning: The Shape of Speed

We welcome babies and their caregivers for tea beginning at 10 a.m. The first tour will begin at roughly 10:30 a.m. or when we have a large enough group ready to go. The second tour will begin 45 minutes later, or when a second group is ready. No need to be “on time” for this informal program. Baby Morning’s home base remains open until 12:30 p.m. 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.

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Presented in conjunction with the special exhibition The Shape of Speed, Streamlined Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1930–1942.