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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
May 1 @ 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
May 1 @ 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: Northwest Art 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Northwest Art
May 2 @ 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: Volcano! 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Volcano!
May 2 @ 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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Miller Family Free Day: The HeART of Portland 10:00 am
Miller Family Free Day: The HeART of Portland
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Miller Family Free Day: The HeART of Portland
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 28 – May 7 at the Museum. Family programs … Continued
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Baby Morning: Every Picture Tells a Story 10:00 am
Baby Morning: Every Picture Tells a Story
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 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: Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
May 7 @ 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
May 7 @ 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
Volcano Views & Brews (PAM) 5:30 pm
Volcano Views & Brews (PAM)
May 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Volcano Views & Brews (PAM) @ Portland Art Museum
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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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
May 8 @ 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
May 8 @ 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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Conversation: Kay WalkingStick 11:00 am
Conversation: Kay WalkingStick
May 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Conversation: Kay WalkingStick
Critically acclaimed artist Kay WalkingStick, a Cherokee painter known for her early abstraction and iconic landscapes, will be joined by Native American Art Curator Kathleen Ash-Milby in a conversation about the artist’s career of more than five decades. The program … Continued
Public Tour: Highlights 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
May 9 @ 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
May 9 @ 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
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Family Tour 12:30 pm
Family Tour
May 10 @ 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
May 10 @ 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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Midday Art Break: Bury the Hatchet 12:30 pm
Midday Art Break: Bury the Hatchet
May 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Midday Art Break: Bury the Hatchet
Kathleen Ash-Milby, the Curator of Native American Art Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Bury the Hatchet Take a break from your workday and join a curator, museum educator, artist, or local scholar for a 45-minute talk in the galleries. … Continued
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Public Tour: Highlights 1:00 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
May 14 @ 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
May 15 @ 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
May 15 @ 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
May 16 @ 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!
May 16 @ 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!
May 16 @ 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
May 17 @ 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
May 17 @ 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: Being Present 9:15 am
Art & Conversation: Being Present
May 19 @ 9:15 am – 11:30 am
Art & Conversation: Being Present @ Mark Building
Sara Krajewski, the Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Being Present Join us the third Tuesday of every month for coffee followed by a lecture or film screening. Coffee at 9:15 … Continued
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Photography Brown Bag Talk 12:00 pm
Photography Brown Bag Talk
May 20 @ 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
May 21 @ 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
May 21 @ 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: ariella tai 6:00 pm
Artist Talk: ariella tai
May 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Artist Talk: ariella tai
A video artist, film scholar, and independent programmer from Queens, New York, ariella tai currently re-appropriates, glitches, and video processes existing media. They are one half of “the first and the last,” a fellowship, workshop, and screening series supporting and … Continued
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$5 After 5 5:00 pm
$5 After 5
May 22 @ 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
May 22 @ 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: Highlights 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
May 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.
Public Tour: Highlights 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
May 23 @ 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 12:30 pm
Family Tour
May 24 @ 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
May 24 @ 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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CANCELED – Sensing Art: Blind & Low Vision Tour 1:00 pm
CANCELED – Sensing Art: Blind & Low Vision Tour
May 28 @ 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
May 28 @ 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
May 28 @ 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
May 29 @ 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
May 29 @ 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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Precarious Places: Alternative Art Spaces PDX 12:00 pm
Precarious Places: Alternative Art Spaces PDX
May 30 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Precarious Places: Alternative Art Spaces PDX
Join us as we examine the potential and the precariousness of exhibition spaces and curatorial practices operating outside the mainstream art world. This summit explores what is “alternative” at a time of economic scarcity and shifting institutional models. Shelly Bancroft … Continued
Public Tour: Highlights 12:30 pm
Public Tour: Highlights
May 30 @ 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: Northwest Art 3:00 pm
Public Tour: Northwest Art
May 30 @ 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 12:30 pm
Family Tour
May 31 @ 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
May 31 @ 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.