A growing relationship with the Muslim Educational Trust results in dynamic, community-driven programs at the Museum.
The HeART of Portland, a Portland Public Schools arts showcase, returned to the Museum for a third year to recognize the impact of the Arts Tax and celebrate student art.
Karie Burch assumes Director of Development role.
Connecting to the local refugee community through Common Ground.
The Museum has recently finished a year-long project with local Egyptologist, John Sarr, to catalog and digitize its important collection of over 1,350 ancient Egyptian scarabs and seals.
Opposition to the proposed cuts remain stronger than ever.
The Portland Art Museum is pleased to announce a $100,000 grant from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts for Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal…. The exhibition, slated for Fall 2019 highlights the work of an artist devoted to reframing perspectives on difficult issues central to American history and the representation of race and the politics of visual culture.
The Museum is pleased to report several significant gifts to the Connections Campaign to expand and renovate the Museum campus to make it more accessible for people of all ages and abilities.
Portland City Council approved the ordinance change allowing the Museum to move ahead with the proposed Rothko Pavilion project.
Korean lantern making workshop and gift of lantern sparked by the Museum’s repatriation of Five Buddhas painting.
Jeannie Kenmotsu continues a legacy of Japanese print scholarship at the Museum thanks to Japan Foundation.
The Museum is excited to announce a 2017 Museums for America grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). This two-year grant supports the Japanese Print Initiative, which will create online access to the Museum’s collection of almost 3,000 traditional and modern Japanese prints, books, and portfolios.