VISUAL ARTS

First Thursday/Wednesday: July Picks

First Thursday moves to Wednesday this week (due to 4th of July) for a patriotic explosion of fine art.

07/02/2013 By Portland Monthly Staff Edited by Claire Gordon

ART UNFETTERED

Review: ‘Cyclepedia,’ ‘Man/Woman,’ and a Thousand Naked Cyclists

In a poetic partnership, the museum welcomed the jubilantly unclothed hordes for the opening weekend of its summer exhibitions.

06/11/2013 By Aaron Scott

EVENTS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 6–9

Tributes to Dolly Parton and George Gershwin, an improvised 'Star Trek' marathon, and the Naked Bike Ride are on this weekend's to-do list.

06/05/2013 By John Chandler

EVENTS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 17–19

Surf music from outer space, the Grateful Dead at PAM, and the son of Stephen King reads a scary story at Powell's.

05/16/2013 By John Chandler

TICKET GIVEAWAY

Spring Arts Guide 2013 and Ticket Giveaway

The season’s top 25 arts events and a chance to win tickets to MarchFourth, Portland Center Stage, Oregon Ballet, Portland Opera, and the Portland Art Museum.

02/25/2013 By Aaron Scott

VISUAL ART

February First Thursday Picks

Carrie Mae Weems speaks at the art museum, motorcycles roar at Hartman, and a mysterious photographer-nanny captures the soul of Chicago.

01/31/2013 By Aaron Scott

CULTUREPHILE

Artist Carrie Mae Weems Comes Home for a Retrospective

The provocative and influential photography and video of the Portland native comes to the art museum for a major exhibition.

01/18/2013 By Aaron Scott

Slideshow

Slide Show: Carrie Mae Weems

The influential artist and Portland native returns home for a major retrospective at the museum.

01/18/2013

WEB EXCLUSIVE

Slide Show: Carrie Mae Weems

The influential artist and Portland native returns home for a major retrospective at the museum.

01/18/2013

TICKET GIVEAWAY

Win Tickets to the Inspire New Year's Party at the Art Museum

Marchfourth Marching Band and an army of DJs take over the museum's ballrooms for a booty-shaking voyage into the wee hours of 2013.

12/19/2012 By Aaron Scott

VISUAL ARTS

December First Thursday Picks

Rippling abs, muddy jockeys, South American deserts, and more invite you out to December gallery hunting.

12/06/2012 By Portland Monthly Staff

VISUAL ARTS

2013 Contemporary Northwest Art Awards Announced

Today, the Portland Art Museum announced the six artists selected for the Contemporary Northwest Art Awards exhibition to open in September 2013.

11/13/2012 By Aaron Scott

forest for the trees

OBT's the Body Beautiful Preview + Slide Show

The Oregon Ballet Theatre creates a night of dance around myth and the human form, involving mammoth original sculptures. Opens this weekend.

10/09/2012 By Aaron Scott

art is about looking at the world differently...

A Tour of PAM's Ellsworth Kelly/Prints Exhibit with Kelly's Partner

Photographer Jack Shear, Kelly's partner since 1970, gives us a tour of the famed abstract artist's print exhibition at the Portland Art Museum—and shares a few stories along the way.

09/04/2012 By Aaron Scott

gallery grazing

First Thursday Sampler

08/02/2012 By Aaron Scott

Schnitz Blitz

The Arlene Effect

Arlene Schnitzer first took an art class because it fit her schedule. What she learned would shape Portland’s visual arts scene for decades.

04/27/2012 By Randy Gragg

Fantastic Mr. Frame

Video Interview with Visionary Sculptor/Filmmaker John Frame

The California sculptor comes to town on Sunday to talk about creating his fantastical exhibition at the Portland Art Museum.

03/15/2012 By Aaron Scott

Desirables

Temporary Beauty

Portland Art Museum lets you bring home fine art without making a long-term commitment.

11/27/2011 By Kristin Belz

phile under: gallery

Shine A Light

Portland Art Museum

10/15/2010 By Anne Adams

Art Beat

Bye-Bye, Biennial

Portland Art Museum’s regional art showcase has a new name, a new format, and a new ambition.

05/19/2009 By Chas Bowie