Two people viewing a framed painting in a gallery.

Next membership level includes:

  • Four free Museum guest admission tickets

Friend membership includes:

  • Free admission for two adults to the Museum for one full year (children 17 and younger are always free)
  • Invitations to Members-only events and previews
  • Members-only hours
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store
  • Subscription to Portal, Portland Art Museum Magazine 
  • Discounts on lectures, classes, PAM CUT programming and events (discount varies by program)
  • Art rental and purchasing opportunities at the Rental Sales Gallery
  • Opportunity to join Museum Art Councils
  • Tax deduction (based on gift amount and monetary value of benefits received; option to decline benefits for full tax deductibility)
  • Reciprocal membership privileges with over 50 major museums around the country including Seattle Art Museum and Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
  • Two free Museum guest admission tickets

Your membership goes a long way.

With you’re support, we’re able to connect with our community in meaningful ways.

Free admission for


children each year

Care for the collection of


objects from ancient times to today

Partnerships with nearly


community partners


  • A pair of highly decorated pink sneakers

    Future Now: Virtual Sneakers to Cutting-Edge Kicks is a groundbreaking new exhibition that features nearly 60 futuristic footwear designs pushing the boundaries of what footwear can be. 

  • Black and white triptych with a black woman and young black girl at a kitchen table

    Black Artists of Oregon, highlighting and celebrating the work of Black artists in and outside of the collection, will serve to deepen awareness of the talented artists that have shaped and inspired artists regionally and nationally.

  • Photo of a black model with iridescent face paint and a yellow fringe jacket standing against a cloudy sky and grassy landscape

    The Portland Art Museum is pleased to present Africa Fashion, a major exhibition from the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London that will celebrate the richness and diversity of African creativity, cultures, and histories, using fashion as a catalyst.

Art councils offer unique opportunities to engage with the Museum’s different curatorial focuses.

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