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June 13 – September 13, 2015

Jason and the Argonauts (1963)

July 16, 6:30 p.m.

Live music begins at 6:30 p.m. Film begins at dusk, around 8:15 p.m.

Jason and the Argonauts (1963) film poster

Join us under the stars in the Museum’s courtyard for a free screening of this classic mythological adventure. To regain his rightful place on the throne of Thessaly, Jason must cross perilous seas to retrieve the fabled Golden Fleece. Along the way, Jason and his crew of legendary heroes must contend with harpies, crashing rocks, a giant bronze colossus, a multi-headed hydra, and a spectacular battle with an army of skeleton warriors. Don’t miss this family-friendly stop-motion animation and special effects classic by Ray Harryhausen. Free popcorn provided.

Organized in partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation’s Summer Free for All programs. The event will take place directly in front of the Museum. Be sure to bring a comfortable blanket or low lawn chair.

Chamber Music Northwest: Free Community Concert

July 2, Noon

In celebration of Gods and Heroes, the Jasper String Quartet with David Shifrin will play a free interactive lunchtime concert featuring works by the French master Claude Debussy with a special arrangement by David Schiff.