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Chamber Music Northwest: Free Community Concert 1:00 pm
Chamber Music Northwest: Free Community Concert
Jul 2 @ 1:00 pm
Join Chamber Music Northwest and their summer 2019 protégé ensemble the Rolston String Quartet for a free community concert. This hour-long concert will explore connections between the summer exhibition Paris 1900 and string quartet repertoire written in Paris during the … Continued
Public Tour: Paris 1900 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Paris 1900
Jul 2 @ 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
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Jul 4 all-day
The Museum will be closed Thursday, July 4, 2019.
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Jul 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
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:00 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
Jul 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: The Art and Times of Belle Époque 12:30 pm
Public Tour: The Art and Times of Belle Époque
Jul 6 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Public Tour: The Art and Times of Belle Époque
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
Jul 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: Picturing Oregon 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Picturing Oregon
Jul 7 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Family Tour: Picturing Oregon
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
How to Become a Mass-Media Star in the 19th Century: Sarah Bernhardt and the Belle Époque 2:00 pm
How to Become a Mass-Media Star in the 19th Century: Sarah Bernhardt and the Belle Époque
Jul 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
How to Become a Mass-Media Star in the 19th Century: Sarah Bernhardt and the Belle Époque @ Whitsell Auditorium
Carol Ockman, Ph.D., Robert Sterling Clark Professor of Art History, Williams College How did the daughter and niece of courtesans, a Jewish woman, an unwed mother purportedly promiscuous with both sexes, and an eventual amputee, come to be known as … Continued
Public Tour: Paris 1900 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Paris 1900
Jul 7 @ 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: Works on Paper 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Works on Paper
Jul 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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Midday Art Break: Masterworks | Portland: Georges de La Tour 12:30 pm
Midday Art Break: Masterworks | Portland: Georges de La Tour
Jul 10 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Midday Art Break: Masterworks | Portland: Georges de La Tour
Masterworks | Portland: Georges de La Tour Dawson Carr, Ph.D., The Janet and Richard Geary Curator of European Art Take a break from your workday and join a curator, museum educator, artist, or local scholar for a 45-minute talk in … Continued
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Public Tour: Color Line 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Color Line
Jul 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Public Tour: Color Line
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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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Jul 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
Monster Drawing Rally 2019 5:30 pm
Monster Drawing Rally 2019
Jul 12 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Monster Drawing Rally 2019
The Museum’s popular Monster Drawing Rally returns for a fifth year of drawing under the summer stars! MDR is a drawing event and fundraiser featuring nearly 100 Portland-based artists. Part performance, part laboratory, part art bazaar, the Monster Drawing Rally … Continued
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Public Tour: Women in Art 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Women in Art
Jul 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: Paris 1900 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Paris 1900
Jul 13 @ 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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Family Tour: Pacific Northwest Art 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Pacific Northwest Art
Jul 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.
Cars in the Park 1:00 pm
Cars in the Park
Jul 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cars in the Park
Admission to Park Blocks car showcase is FREE. Cars in the Park, a partnership with Sports Car Market (SCM), returns for one day this summer. On Sunday, July 14, from 1-4 p.m., dozens of classic cars will be on display … Continued
Public Tour: Paris 1900 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Paris 1900
Jul 14 @ 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: Sun, Shadows, Stone 9:15 am
Art & Conversation: Sun, Shadows, Stone
Jul 16 @ 9:15 am – 11:30 am
Art & Conversation: Sun, Shadows, Stone @ Kridel Ballroom
Sun, Shadows, Stone: The Photography of Terry Toedtemeier Julia Dolan, Ph.D., The Minor White Curator of Photography 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 … Continued
Public Tour: Modern and Contemporary Art 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Modern and Contemporary Art
Jul 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.
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Photography Brown Bag Talk: Katharine T. Jacobs 12:00 pm
Photography Brown Bag Talk: Katharine T. Jacobs
Jul 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Photography Brown Bag Talk: Katharine T. Jacobs
Fixation: New Work about a New Life Photographer and fine artist Katharine T. Jacobs will discuss how art making and photography have helped her keep her head above water. After the birth of her daughter, a devastating diagnosis of Multiple … Continued
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Public Tour: Photography 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Photography
Jul 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.
Blind & Low Vision Tour 1:30 pm
Blind & Low Vision Tour
Jul 18 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Explore the museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Tours for blind and low vision visitors feature vivid descriptions of works in the Museum’s collection, with detailed historical information and tactile examples. Tours begin at 1:30 p.m. on … Continued
Early closure 4:00 pm
Early closure
Jul 18 @ 4:00 pm
The Museum will be closing at 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 18.
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
Jul 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
Jul 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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The Portland World’s Fair: A 1905 Walking Tour – SOLD OUT 10:00 am
The Portland World’s Fair: A 1905 Walking Tour – SOLD OUT
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Portland World’s Fair: A 1905 Walking Tour - SOLD OUT
This event is SOLD OUT. During the summer of 1905, Portland hosted its own worldwide exposition. Its full official title was the Portland Lewis and Clark Centennial and American Pacific Exposition and Oriental Fair. This walking tour, a collaboration among … Continued
Public Tour: Paris 1900 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Paris 1900
Jul 20 @ 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: Photography 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Photography
Jul 20 @ 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
Jul 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.
Lecture: Squirrels, Tigers, and Towering Peaks: Style and Symbols in Korean Ink Painting 2:00 pm
Lecture: Squirrels, Tigers, and Towering Peaks: Style and Symbols in Korean Ink Painting
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Lecture: Squirrels, Tigers,  and Towering Peaks: Style and Symbols in Korean Ink Painting @ Whitsell Auditorium
Sangah Kim, Cowles Curatorial Fellow in Asian Art, Portland Art Museum Sangah Kim explores the vibrant range of brushwork found in Korean ink painting and unpacks the meaning of popular motifs such as squirrels and grapevines or mountainous landscapes. Sponsored … Continued
Public Tour: European Art 3:00 pm
Public Tour: European Art
Jul 21 @ 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: Asian Art 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Asian Art
Jul 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.
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Public Tour: Works on Paper 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Works on Paper
Jul 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
Jul 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
Jul 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
Public Tour: Slow Looking 6:00 pm
Public Tour: Slow Looking
Jul 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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Public Tour: Women in Art 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Women in Art
Jul 27 @ 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
Jul 27 @ 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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Family Tour: Pacific Northwest Art 12:30 pm
Family Tour: Pacific Northwest Art
Jul 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.
French Tour: Visite de Paris 1900 1:30 pm
French Tour: Visite de Paris 1900
Jul 28 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 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
Public Tour: Highlights of the Collection 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Highlights of the Collection
Jul 28 @ 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: Photography 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Photography
Jul 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.
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