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Nov
8
Wed
Midday Art Break: Representing
Nov 8 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
unknown photographer, Untitled (Snapshot of Four People Playing Up for the Camera), ca. 1945, gelatin silver print, Gift of Peter J. Cohen, no known copyright restrictions, 2017.26.4
unknown photographer, Untitled (Snapshot of Four People Playing Up for the Camera), ca. 1945, gelatin silver print, Gift of Peter J. Cohen, no known copyright restrictions, 2017.26.4

Take a break from your workday on the second Wednesday of the month and join a curator, museum educator, artist, or local scholar for a 45-minute talk in the galleries. This month, Julia Dolan, Ph. D., The Minor White Curator of Photography,  will discuss the exhibition, Representing: Vernacular Photographs Of, By, and For African Americans.

Space is limited. Advance tickets recommended. Program departs from the Main Entrance Lobby.

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Accessibility

The Portland Art Museum is pleased to offer accommodations to ensure that our programs are accessible and inclusive. Please email a request to access@pam.org 2-3 weeks in advance, or call 503-226-2811.

Nov
16
Thu
Art & Conversation: Representing
Nov 16 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
unknown photographer, Untitled (Snapshot of Four People Playing Up for the Camera), ca. 1945, gelatin silver print, Gift of Peter J. Cohen, no known copyright restrictions, 2017.26.4
unknown photographer, Untitled (Snapshot of Four People Playing Up for the Camera), ca. 1945, gelatin silver print, Gift of Peter J. Cohen, no known copyright restrictions, 2017.26.4

Please note: There will be no coffee portion at this month’s Art & Conversation.

Join us the third Thursday of every month for coffee and conversation followed by a lecture or film screening. This month, Julia Dolan, Ph. D., The Minor White Curator of Photography,  will discuss the exhibition, Representing: Vernacular Photographs Of, By, and For African Americans.

Please note: There will be no coffee portion this month. Please join us for the lecture at 10:15 a.m. in the Whitsell Auditorium, Main Building. Those attending the lecture are also welcome to explore the galleries after the talk. This series is free for adults 62 and over and is made possible through the Marguerite and Harry Kendall Education Fund. Additional support comes from Rick and Erika Miller.

Accessibility

The Portland Art Museum is pleased to offer accommodations to ensure that our programs are accessible and inclusive. All spaces for this program are accessible by wheelchair. Assistive listening devices are also available for the lecture. Please see a staff person at the program to request one. For additional requests, please email access@pam.org 2-3 weeks in advance, or call 503-226-2811.

Dec
3
Sun
Lecture: Dawoud Bey – Representing
Dec 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Arnold Newman Distinguished Lecture in Photography

Dawoud Bey, Distinguished College Artist and Professor of Art at Columbia College Chicago

Join renowned photographer Dawoud Bey for a lecture celebrating the final day of Representing: Vernacular Photographs of, by, and for African Americans. Bey often works collaboratively to depict individuals and daily life within varied communities. Notable photographic series include Harlem USA (1975-1979) and a 15-year photographic study of adolescents. A graduate of Empire State College and Yale University School of Art, Bey is a recipient of Guggenheim and National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, and his photographs have been exhibited and collected worldwide.

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