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The Portland Art Museum and its donors are committed to making the Museum a resource for all.
In fact, approximately 1/3 of all visitors enjoy the Museum for free or receive admission at highly reduced prices.

  • Free admission for children 17 and under
    Supported by The Gordon D. Sondland and Katherine J. Durant Foundation
  • Free School tours with a reservation
    Supported by Bank of America Foundation; Maybelle Clark Macdonald Fund; Ken and Joan Austin / A-dec, Inc
  • Free admission for Veterans and Active-Duty Military
  • Free Quarterly Museum Days and other special free days
    Supported by Sharon L. Miller and Family; The Lamb Baldwin Foundation
  • Free First Thursday – On the first Thursday of each month admission is free from 5-8 p.m.
  • $5 After 5 Fridays – 5-8 p.m.
  • College Creative License – Any enrolled college student can buy an annual pass for the price of a single Museum admission ($20)
  • Arts for All – Oregon Trail Card holders can purchase up to 2 admissions for $5 each
  • Blue Star Museums Program – Offers free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families
  • Multnomah County Library Discovery Pass — Two free adult admissions by using a Multnomah County Library account to reserve.

Additional support for Museum access programs provided by:
The Citizens of Portland through the Arts and Education Access Fund
OCF The Joseph E. Weston Public Foundation
William H. and Mary L. Bauman Foundation
TEGNA Foundation/KGW 8
Members of the Portland Art Museum
Regional Arts & Culture Council

Of course, members always see it first and members always see it free!

Learn more about the Museum membership programs.