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Public Tour: Modern & Contemporary Art 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Modern & Contemporary Art
Apr 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.
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Baby Morning: Picturing Oregon 10:00 am
Baby Morning: Picturing Oregon
Apr 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 … Continued
Public Tour: American/Northwest Art 1:00 pm
Public Tour: American/Northwest Art
Apr 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 5:00 pm
Free First Thursday
Apr 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 5:30 pm
Meditation Tour
Apr 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 … Continued
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Apr 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 … Continued
Artist Panel Discussion: Not Fragile 6:00 pm
Artist Panel Discussion: Not Fragile
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Artist Panel Discussion: Not Fragile
Not Fragile features artists from across the Pacific Northwest who use glass in innovative ways to impart messages of strength, resilience, and insubordination. Join Not Fragile artist-curator RYAN! Feddersen (Okanogan/Arrow Lakes) for a panel discussion with participating artists Corky Clairmont, … Continued
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:00 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
Apr 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.
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Public Tour: Impressionism 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Impressionism
Apr 6 @ 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: European Art 3:00 pm
Public Tour: European Art
Apr 6 @ 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: Seasons in Art 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Seasons in Art
Apr 7 @ 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.
Lecture: Converge 45 Preview 2:00 pm
Lecture: Converge 45 Preview
Apr 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Lisa Dent, Artistic Director for Converge 45 Converge 45 Artistic Director Lisa Dent will speak about her curatorial practice and how it will shape Converge 45 2019-2021 programming. About Lisa Dent Lisa Dent was a Helena Rubenstein Fellow at the … Continued
Public Tour: Native American Art 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Native American Art
Apr 7 @ 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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Public Tour: Modern American Realism 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Modern American Realism
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Public Tour: Modern American Realism
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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Midday Art Break: Mickalene Thomas: Do I Look Like a Lady? 12:30 pm
Midday Art Break: Mickalene Thomas: Do I Look Like a Lady?
Apr 10 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Midday Art Break: Mickalene Thomas: Do I Look Like a Lady?
Take a break from your workday and join a curator, museum educator, artist, or local scholar for a 45-minute talk in the galleries. This month, Sara Krajewski, The Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, will discuss the … Continued
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Public Tour: Asian Art 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Asian Art
Apr 11 @ 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 12 @ 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 12 @ 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: Glass in the Galleries 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Glass in the Galleries
Apr 13 @ 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: Modern American Realism 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Modern American Realism
Apr 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Public Tour: Modern American Realism
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: Let’s Go on Vacation 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Let’s Go on Vacation
Apr 14 @ 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: the map is not the territory 1:00 pm
In Dialogue: the map is not the territory
Apr 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
In Dialogue: the map is not the territory @ Stevens Room, Main Building
In Dialogue​ is an occasional series of interdisciplinary, discussion-based seminars that explore art on view at the Museum in relation to works in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Over the next three months, we will take inspiration from ​the … Continued
Public Tour: Northwest Art 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Northwest Art
Apr 14 @ 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: the map is not the territory 9:15 am
Art & Conversation: the map is not the territory
Apr 16 @ 9:15 am – 11:30 am
Art & Conversation: the map is not the territory @ Sunken Ballroom, Mark Building
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. in the Sunken Ballroom, Mark Building. This month, Mary Ann Peters will discuss the … Continued
Public Tour: American Art 1:00 pm
Public Tour: American Art
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.
Opening Reception: The HeART of Portland 6:30 pm
Opening Reception: The HeART of Portland
Apr 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Thank you, Portlanders, for supporting the Arts Tax! The Museum is proud to partner with Portland Public Schools to host the fourth annual HeART of Portland: A Portland Public Schools K-12 Arts Showcase. The showcase includes an exhibition of 80 … Continued
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Photography Brown Bag Talk: Heidi Kirkpatrick 12:00 pm
Photography Brown Bag Talk: Heidi Kirkpatrick
Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Photography Brown Bag Talk: Heidi Kirkpatrick
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. While presenting several bodies of work Heidi will speak about the ups and downs of … Continued
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Public Tour: Native American Art 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Native American Art
Apr 18 @ 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 18 @ 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: Briana Linden 6:00 pm
Artist Talk: Briana Linden
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Artist Talk: Briana Linden
Join artists from a range of disciplines in the galleries for lively conversations about works of art on view at the Museum and how they relate to their own practices. The talks are followed by complimentary social hour in the … Continued
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Apr 19 @ 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 19 @ 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: History of Landscape 12:30 pm
Public Tour: History of Landscape
Apr 20 @ 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: Modern American Realism 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Modern American Realism
Apr 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Public Tour: Modern American Realism
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: Finding the Stories in Art 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Finding the Stories in Art
Apr 21 @ 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 map is not the territory 3:00 pm
Public Tour: the map is not the territory
Apr 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Public Tour: the map is not the territory
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: Modern American Realism 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Modern American Realism
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Public Tour: Modern American Realism
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: American Art 1:00 pm
Public Tour: American Art
Apr 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.
New Member Tour 5:30 pm
New Member Tour
Apr 25 @ 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 26 @ 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
Rental Sales Gallery: Spring Show 5:00 pm
Rental Sales Gallery: Spring Show
Apr 26 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Visit the Rental Sales Gallery website for more details.
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:00 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
Apr 26 @ 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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Miller Family Free Day: The HeART of Portland 10:00 am
Miller Family Free Day: The HeART of Portland
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join us for a range of youth programs in this annual daylong celebration organized in connection with The HeART of Portland: A Portland Public Schools K-12 Arts Showcase, on view April 15-28 at the Museum. Schedule of events coming soon. … Continued
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Family Tour: Fantastic Beasts in Art 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Fantastic Beasts in Art
Apr 28 @ 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: Modern American Realism 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Modern American Realism
Apr 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Public Tour: Modern American Realism
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: Modern & Contemporary Art 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Modern & Contemporary Art
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.