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MUSEUM AND NWFC CLOSED: The Portland Art Museum and Northwest Film Center are closed effective March 14, in an effort to further stem the spread of COVID-19. All public programs, screenings, and events are canceled until further notice. Learn more.

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CANCELED – Baby Morning: Robert Colescott 10:00 am
CANCELED – Baby Morning: Robert Colescott
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Please note: This event has been canceled. Following the recommendations of public health authorities to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Portland Art Museum has canceled all public programs between March 13 and April 8, 2020. Learn more. We welcome … Continued
CANCELED – Public Tour: Highlights 1:00 pm
CANCELED – Public Tour: Highlights
Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Please note: This event has been canceled. Following the recommendations of public health authorities to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Portland Art Museum has canceled all public programs between March 13 and April 8, 2020. Learn more. Explore the … Continued
CANCELED – Art Conservation Clinic 5:30 pm
CANCELED – Art Conservation Clinic
Apr 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Please note: This event has been canceled. Following the recommendations of public health authorities to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Portland Art Museum has canceled all public programs between March 13 and April 8, 2020. Learn more. Have a personal … Continued
CANCELED – Meditation Tour 5:30 pm
CANCELED – Meditation Tour
Apr 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
CANCELED - Meditation Tour
Please note: This event has been canceled. Following the recommendations of public health authorities to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Portland Art Museum has canceled all public programs between March 13 and April 8, 2020. Learn more. Enjoy a … Continued
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Apr 3 @ 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
CANCELED – Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:00 pm
CANCELED – Public Tour: Slow Looking
Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Please note: This event has been canceled. Following the recommendations of public health authorities to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Portland Art Museum has canceled all public programs between March 13 and April 8, 2020. Learn more. Explore the … Continued
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CANCELED – Mount St. Helens Institute Saturday 12:00 pm
CANCELED – Mount St. Helens Institute Saturday
Apr 4 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
CANCELED - Mount St. Helens Institute Saturday
Please note: This event has been canceled. Following the recommendations of public health authorities to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Portland Art Museum has canceled all public programs between March 13 and April 8, 2020. Learn more. On select … Continued
CANCELED – Public Tour: Volcano! 12:30 pm
CANCELED – Public Tour: Volcano!
Apr 4 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
CANCELED - Public Tour: Volcano!
Please note: This event has been canceled. Following the recommendations of public health authorities to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Portland Art Museum has canceled all public programs between March 13 and April 8, 2020. Learn more. Explore the … Continued
CANCELED – Public Tour: Volcano! 3:00 pm
CANCELED – Public Tour: Volcano!
Apr 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
CANCELED - Public Tour: Volcano!
Please note: This event has been canceled. Following the recommendations of public health authorities to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Portland Art Museum has canceled all public programs between March 13 and April 8, 2020. Learn more. Explore the … Continued
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CANCELED – Family Tour 12:30 pm
CANCELED – Family Tour
Apr 5 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Please note: This event has been canceled. Following the recommendations of public health authorities to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Portland Art Museum has canceled all public programs between March 13 and April 8, 2020. Learn more. Explore the … Continued
CANCELED – Public Tour: Highlights 3:00 pm
CANCELED – Public Tour: Highlights
Apr 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Please note: This event has been canceled. Following the recommendations of public health authorities to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Portland Art Museum has canceled all public programs between March 13 and April 8, 2020. Learn more. Explore the … Continued
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CANCELED – Midday Art Break: Volcano! 12:30 pm
CANCELED – Midday Art Break: Volcano!
Apr 8 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
CANCELED - Midday Art Break: Volcano!
Please note: This event has been canceled. Following the recommendations of public health authorities to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Portland Art Museum has canceled all public programs between March 13 and April 8, 2020. Learn more. Dawson Carr, … Continued
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Public Tour: Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
Apr 9 @ 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
Apr 10 @ 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
In Dialogue: Satire in the Work of Robert Colescott 6:00 pm
In Dialogue: Satire in the Work of Robert Colescott
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
In Dialogue: Satire in the Work of Robert Colescott
In Dialogue is an occasional series of interdisciplinary, discussion-based sessions that explore art on view at the Museum in relation to works in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. In Spring 2020, we will take inspiration from ​Art and Race … Continued
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:00 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
Apr 10 @ 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
Apr 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.
CANCELED – Sensing Art: Blind & Low Vision Tour 1:00 pm
CANCELED – Sensing Art: Blind & Low Vision Tour
Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Please note: This event has been canceled. Following the recommendations of public health authorities to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Portland Art Museum has canceled all public programs between March 13 and April 8, 2020. Learn more. Tours for … Continued
Public Tour: Volcano! 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Volcano!
Apr 11 @ 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
Apr 12 @ 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
Apr 12 @ 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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Photography Brown Bag Talk 12:00 pm
Photography Brown Bag Talk
Apr 15 @ 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: Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
Apr 16 @ 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
Apr 16 @ 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: Jennifer Rabin 6:00 pm
Artist Talk: Jennifer Rabin
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Artist Talk: Jennifer Rabin
Jennifer Rabin is a writer, visual artist, arts writer, and arts activist. Her work has appeared in The Kenyon Review, The Sun, The Rumpus, Harvard Review, Hyperallergic, and Willamette Week, where she served as the visual arts writer. She approaches … Continued
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Apr 17 @ 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
Apr 17 @ 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
Apr 18 @ 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!
Apr 18 @ 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!
Apr 18 @ 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
Apr 19 @ 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.
In Dialogue: A Question of Color 2:00 pm
In Dialogue: A Question of Color
Apr 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
In Dialogue: A Question of Color
In Dialogue is an occasional series of interdisciplinary, discussion-based sessions that explore art on view at the Museum in relation to works in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. In Spring 2020, we will take inspiration from Art and Race Matters: … Continued
Public Tour: Highlights 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
Apr 19 @ 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: Art and Race Matters 9:15 am
Art & Conversation: Art and Race Matters
Apr 21 @ 9:15 am – 11:30 am
Art & Conversation: Art and Race Matters @ Mark Building
Grace Kook-Anderson, the Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Curator of Northwest Art Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Art and Race Matters Join us the third Tuesday of every month for coffee followed by a lecture or film screening. Coffee at … Continued
Volcano Views & Brews (Vancouver) 6:30 pm
Volcano Views & Brews (Vancouver)
Apr 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Volcano Views & Brews (Vancouver) @ Water Resources Education Center
Doors at 5:30 p.m. Program at 6:30 p.m. Now in its 13th year, Volcano Views & Brews is a popular monthly Mount St. Helens Institute lecture series on Pacific Northwest natural and cultural history. The winter/spring series will focus exclusively … Continued
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Public Tour: Native American Art 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Native American Art
Apr 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.
CANCELED – Sensing Art: Blind & Low Vision Tour 1:00 pm
CANCELED – Sensing Art: Blind & Low Vision Tour
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Please note: This event has been canceled. Following the recommendations of public health authorities to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Portland Art Museum has canceled all public programs between March 13 and April 8, 2020. Learn more. Tours for … Continued
Public Tour: Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
Apr 23 @ 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
Apr 23 @ 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
Apr 24 @ 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
Gallery Talk: John Hitchcock 6:00 pm
Gallery Talk: John Hitchcock
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join printmaker, musician, and multimedia artist John Hitchcock (Comanche/Kiowa/ German/Dutch) for a presentation and discussion about his multimedia project and installation, Bury the Hatchet. Hitchcock is a professor of printmaking and associate dean for the arts in the School of … Continued
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:00 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
Apr 24 @ 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: Volcano! 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Volcano!
Apr 25 @ 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
Concert: Bury the Hatchet 7:00 pm
Concert: Bury the Hatchet
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Artist/musician John Hitchcock and his band, The Stolen Sea, will perform his Bury the Hatchet project. Combining storytelling, sound, and visual art, the performance explores the relationships between living Native cultures, contemporary society, and history. The Stolen Sea consists of … Continued
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Family Tour 12:30 pm
Family Tour
Apr 26 @ 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
Apr 26 @ 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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The HeART of Portland: A Portland Public Schools K-12 Arts Showcase 6:30 pm
The HeART of Portland: A Portland Public Schools K-12 Arts Showcase
Apr 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The HeART of Portland: A Portland Public Schools K-12 Arts Showcase
April 28, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Opening reception April 28 – May 7, Exhibition open during Museum hours in the Miller Gallery, Mark Building Thank you, Portlanders, for supporting the Arts Tax! The Museum is proud to partner with Portland … Continued
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Public Tour: Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
Apr 30 @ 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.