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Baby Morning: Paris 1900 10:00 am
Baby Morning: Paris 1900
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Baby Morning: Paris 1900
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: Works on Paper 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Works on Paper
Aug 1 @ 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
Aug 1 @ 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
Aug 1 @ 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
Music & History of Belle Époque Paris 5:30 pm
Music & History of Belle Époque Paris
Aug 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Music & History of Belle Époque Paris @ Stevens Room
This event is sold out. Join Alliance Française educators Eric John Kaiser (music) and Emmanuel Laurin (history) for an evening of conversation on the music and history of Belle Époque Paris. This program will be led in English and held … Continued
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Aug 2 @ 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
Piano. Push. Play. CANCELED 6:00 pm
Piano. Push. Play. CANCELED
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Piano. Push. Play. CANCELED
This event has been canceled due to rain damage. 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 … Continued
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:00 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
Aug 2 @ 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: French Art 12:30 pm
Public Tour: French Art
Aug 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.
Public Tour: Photography 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Photography
Aug 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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Family Tour: Water in Art 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Water in Art
Aug 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.
Panel Discussion: The Photography of Terry Toedtemeier 2:00 pm
Panel Discussion: The Photography of Terry Toedtemeier
Aug 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Panel Discussion: The Photography of Terry Toedtemeier @ Whitsell Auditorium
PANELISTS: Moderated by Julia Dolan, Ph.D., The Minor White Curator of Photography Rock Hushka, Deputy Director and Chief Curator, Tacoma Art Museum Sandra Phillips, Curator Emerita of Photography, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Toby Jurovics, Chief Curator and Holland Curator … Continued
Public Tour: Paris 1900 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Paris 1900
Aug 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Public Tour: Paris 1900
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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Public Tour: Native American Art 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Native American Art
Aug 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.
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French Tour: Visite de Paris 1900 12:30 pm
French Tour: Visite de Paris 1900
Aug 7 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
French Tour: Visite de Paris 1900
For those who want to work on your French language skills, Alliance Française educator and museum docent Elene Zedginidze leads a lively conversational tour of the Paris 1900 exhibition en français. Purchase tickets
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Public Tour: Highlights of the Collection 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Highlights of the Collection
Aug 8 @ 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.
Lecture: By Any Means Necessary: Racial Justice and Representation in the Arts 6:30 pm
Lecture: By Any Means Necessary: Racial Justice and Representation in the Arts
Aug 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Lecture: By Any Means Necessary: Racial Justice and Representation in the Arts @ Whitsell Auditorium
La Tanya S. Autry, Ph.D. candidate, University of Delaware; Gund Curatorial Fellow, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland From W.E.B. Du Bois’ “The American Negro Exhibit” to The Black Panther newspaper to the contemporary series of direct actions by the grassroots … Continued
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Aug 9 @ 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
Piano. Push. Play. 5:30 pm
Piano. Push. Play.
Aug 9 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Piano. Push. Play.
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 … Continued
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:00 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
Aug 9 @ 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
Aug 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.
Public Tour: Asian Art 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Asian Art
Aug 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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Family Tour: I Spy 12:30 pm
Family Tour: I Spy
Aug 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: Paris 1900 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Paris 1900
Aug 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Public Tour: Paris 1900
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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Public Tour: Native American Art 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Native American Art
Aug 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.
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Midday Art Break: Paris 1900 12:30 pm
Midday Art Break: Paris 1900
Aug 14 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Midday Art Break: Paris 1900
Paris 1900 Mary Weaver Chapin, Ph.D., Curator of Prints and Drawings 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. … Continued
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Public Tour: Paris 1900 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Paris 1900
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Public Tour: Paris 1900
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
Meditation Tour 5:30 pm
Meditation Tour
Aug 15 @ 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: Yoonhee Choi 6:00 pm
Artist Talk: Yoonhee Choi
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Artist Talk: Yoonhee Choi
Educated as a city planner, architect, and artist, Yoonhee Choi creates work that explores the potential of unexpected materials to express both multiple scales of spatial experience and intimate, personal associations. In her projects, which range from tiny collages and … Continued
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Aug 16 @ 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
Piano. Push. Play. 5:00 pm
Piano. Push. Play.
Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Piano. Push. Play.
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 … Continued
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:00 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
Aug 16 @ 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
Aug 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.
Public Tour: Works on Paper 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Works on Paper
Aug 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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Family Tour: Native American Art 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Native American Art
Aug 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.
The Belle Époque that Never Ends: Paris 1900 and its Afterlives 2:00 pm
The Belle Époque that Never Ends: Paris 1900 and its Afterlives
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
The Belle Époque that Never Ends: Paris 1900 and its Afterlives @ Whitsell Auditorium
Vanessa Schwartz, Ph.D., Professor of History, Art History, and Critical Studies; Director, Visual Studies Research Institute, University of Southern California This talk will consider not only how Paris became the capital of entertainment and the most visited city in the … Continued
Public Tour: Paris 1900 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Paris 1900
Aug 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Public Tour: Paris 1900
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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Art & Conversation: Paris 1900 9:15 am
Art & Conversation: Paris 1900
Aug 20 @ 9:15 am – 11:30 am
Art & Conversation: Paris 1900 @ Kridel Ballroom
Paris 1900 Mary Weaver Chapin, Ph.D., Curator of Prints and Drawings 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 a … Continued
Color Line opening discussion 12:00 pm
Color Line opening discussion
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Color Line opening discussion
Join Ted Smith, a Portland Art Museum staff member, in front of the Lincoln Statue in the Park Blocks for a free dialogue in honor of the first arrival of slaves in Virginia in 1619. This opening discussion lays the … Continued
Color Line tour and discussion 1:00 pm
Color Line tour and discussion
Aug 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Color Line tour and discussion
Join Ted Smith, a Portland Art Museum staff member, in a Color Line tour and discussion that rethinks contemporary society’s relationship to the history of slavery in the United States in open dialogues that commemorate the first arrival of slaves in Virginia … Continued
Public Tour: Asian Art 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Asian Art
Aug 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.
Color Line tour and discussion 4:00 pm
Color Line tour and discussion
Aug 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Color Line tour and discussion
Join Ted Smith, a Portland Art Museum staff member, in a Color Line tour and discussion that rethinks contemporary society’s relationship to the history of slavery in the United States in open dialogues that commemorate the first arrival of slaves in Virginia … Continued
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Photography Brown Bag Talk: Barbara Ciurej and Lindsay Lochman 12:00 pm
Photography Brown Bag Talk: Barbara Ciurej and Lindsay Lochman
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Every third Wednesday of the month at noon, photography enthusiasts gather at the Museum to hear talks by regional photographers, gallerists, historians, curators, and collectors. Free to the public. Sponsored by the Museum’s Photography Council. Major support provided by Pro … Continued
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Public Tour: European Art 1:00 pm
Public Tour: European Art
Aug 22 @ 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
Aug 22 @ 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
Aug 23 @ 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
Aug 23 @ 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: Paris 1900 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Paris 1900
Aug 24 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Public Tour: Paris 1900
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: American Art 3:00 pm
Public Tour: American Art
Aug 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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Miller Family Free Day: The Green Loop Sunday Parkways 10:00 am
Miller Family Free Day: The Green Loop Sunday Parkways
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Miller Family Free Day: The Green Loop Sunday Parkways
FREE ADMISSION ALL DAY Join us for an afternoon of fun as the streets in front of the Museum and our outdoor courtyards become one of several activity hubs for a special Sunday Parkways route highlighting the possibilities of a … Continued
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Public Tour: American Art 1:00 pm
Public Tour: American Art
Aug 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.
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Public Tour: Asian Art 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Asian Art
Aug 29 @ 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
Aug 30 @ 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
Aug 30 @ 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: Water in Art 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Water in Art
Aug 31 @ 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: Paris 1900 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Paris 1900
Aug 31 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Public Tour: Paris 1900
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