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.
Opening Nov 11 CCNA: Interwoven Radiane. Organized by Tlingit artist and weaver Lily Hope, this upcoming exhibition in the Museum’s Center for Contemporary Native Art will celebrate the artistic achievements and vitality of Chilkat and Ravenstail weavers of the Northwest Coast—illuminating the philosophy and ways of life for women weavers.
To Dec 3 Representing: Vernacular Photographs of, by, and for African Americans. Brings together studio portraits from an important North Portland family album, vernacular snapshots, and Polaroids to demonstrate the rich diversity of African-American life and experience from the late 1800s through the 1990s.
Ongoing Animating Life: The Art, Science, and Wonder of LAIKA a groundbreaking view behind-the-curtain into the visionary artistry and technology of the globally renowned animation studio. In partnership with the Northwest Film Center.