Hours & Admission
MUSEUM AND NWFC CLOSED: The Portland Art Museum and Northwest Film Center are closed effective March 14, in an effort to further stem the spread of COVID-19. All public programs, screenings, and events are canceled until further notice. Learn more.
Visit the Museum and enjoy our more than 112,000 square feet of galleries reflecting the history of art from ancient times to the present. The Museum is open six days a week, with evening hours on Thursdays and Fridays. The Museum Box Office accepts checks, cash, and credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, and Discover).
|Tuesday||10 a.m. – 5 p.m.|
|Wednesday||10 a.m. – 5 p.m.|
|Thursday||10 a.m. – 8 p.m.|
|Friday||10 a.m. – 8 p.m.|
|Saturday||10 a.m. – 5 p.m.|
|Sunday||10 a.m. – 5 p.m.|
The Portland Art Museum is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
The Museum offers free Museum admission on the first Thursday of every month from 5–8 p.m. The Museum also offers free admission and special family programming several times a year.
The Portland Art Museum is a Bank of America Museums on Us partner. Visit the Museum on the first full weekend of each month and show your Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit card and the cardholder will receive complimentary Museum admission. One free admission per card.
The Museum’s Online Collection website is available for you to view anytime. Learn more about works of art before or after your visit.
|Seniors (62 – up)||$17|
|College Students (18 – up, with Student ID)||$17|
|Adult Group Tours± (12 or more)||$16|
|Children‡ (17 – younger)||FREE|
|School Group Tours (By reservation)||FREE
‡Children 14 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
±Adult groups of 12 or more qualify for the $16 rate. Adult Group Tour reservations must be made two weeks in advance; full payment must be received ten days prior to visit. No refunds or exchanges. To make a reservation, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. Learn more about these programs.
We welcome all visitors to participate in our programs, experience our exhibitions, and enjoy the Museum. The Museum offers a variety of services to ensure that every visitor has an equal opportunity to engage with the art on view.
Learn more about accessibility at the Museum.