Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Ave
Hours: tues, wed, sat, sun 10am-5pm, thurs & fri 10am-8pm. Admission: members free, adults $15, seniors (55+) and students (18+ with ID) $12, children (17 and under) free
Founded in late 1892, the Portland Art Museum is the seventh oldest museum in the United States and the oldest in the Pacific Northwest. The Museum is internationally recognized for its permanent collection and ambitious special exhibitions, drawn from the Museum’s holdings and the world’s finest public and private collections.
To May 28 American Photographs, works by Diane Arbus, Richard Avedon, Harry Callahan, and Edward Weston, and a significant selection of Robert Frank's photographs from The Americans. To Jun 18 Constructing Identity, Petrucci Family Foundation Collection of African American Art. Paintings, sculpture, prints, and drawings by prominent contemporary African-American artists, along with a selection of historical works from the 1930s, 1940s, and Civil Rights era. To Jul 9 Reunited: Francescuccio Ghissi's St. John Altarpiece, bringing together eight dispersed 14th-century paintings and a recreated missing panel, so that the altarpiece can be seen as one magnificent work. To Aug 12 APEX: Sam Hamilton, premiering the artist's feature-length film Apple Pie. To Oct 29 CCNA: Connecting Lines, work by Brenda Mallory and Luzene Hill on issues of violence against Native women, female empowerment, native sovereignty, and a rereading of Cherokee history.