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Community Update April 2022

To our friends, neighbors, and community,  Our winter and spring have been brightened by outstanding exhibitions like Queen Nefertari’s Egypt and Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism, the latter of which is bringing an average of 9,000 visitors per week downtown and into the galleries. We also continue to uplift and highlight local artists…  Read more

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Spring 2022 Miller Family Free Days Announced

March 20, April 24, June 19 Timed-entry ticket reservations for March 20 are available beginning March 16 The Museum is pleased to share three upcoming Miller Family Free Day opportunities for visitors to reserve free admission tickets to the galleries. March 20 (ticket reservations available beginning 3/16) Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism, timed-entry…  Read more

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The Northwest Film Center is now PAM CUT // Center for an Untold Tomorrow

The Portland Art Museum announced tonight a new name for the Northwest Film Center—PAM CUT // Center for an Untold Tomorrow. The new name, which was revealed during the third annual Cinema Unbound Awards on March 8, positions the 50-year-old organization for a more expansive future.  Founded in 1971 as the Northwest Film Study Center,…  Read more

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Brooke Jacobson In Memoriam

It is with sadness that the Northwest Film Center and Portland Art Museum share the passing of Brooke Jacobson, co-founder of the Northwest Film Center. Along with Bob Summers, she co-founded the Northwest Film Center in 1971 and was responsible for developing programs such as Filmmakers in the Schools until 1974.  When asked about her…  Read more

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NW Film Center reopens Whitsell Auditorium with matinees celebrating Cinema Unbound Awards honorees

The Whitsell Auditorium at the Portland Art Museum will reopen on February 26, 2022, with weekend matinee programming from the Northwest Film Center featuring work by this year’s Cinema Unbound Awards honorees—Not Content To Be Contained: Work by the Cinema Unbound Awardees 2022. The Northwest Film Center’s annual Cinema Unbound Awards honor groundbreaking multi-media artists,…  Read more

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MLK Day: Community Events & Numz Bodega Merch Drop

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 17, Jaleesa Johnston, Head of Public Programs at the Museum, suggests the resources and events listed below. Also be sure to visit the Numz Bodega to browse and buy shirts, hats, jewelry, accessories, and more from Black-owned businesses. More details are below. MLK Day…  Read more

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Year End Picks for What to Watch (and listen) To

By Amy Dotson, Northwest Film Center Director and PAM Curator, Film and New Media Out of the 12,000 films released in 2021, plus countless other cinematic works somewhat awkwardly pigeon-holed as “limited series,” “shows,” “anthology,” “premium content,” “same-day premieres,” “podcast” or “immersive storytelling,” these were not the “best” (because right now, who wants to rank…  Read more

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A Wonderful Gift from a Wonderful Team

This week was very special at our Museum. Not only did we celebrate the institution’s 129th anniversary, but today I was surprised by a wonderful gift from members of our facilities team—individuals who have gone above and beyond in securing, maintaining, and ultimately rescuing our Museum from the multiple crises we have faced over the…  Read more

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In Memoriam, Nani Warren

The Portland Art Museum shares with sadness the passing of Nani Warren. Nani was a Life Trustee in honor of her extraordinary contributions and recognized for her distinguished service. She and her late husband Bob Warren were Museum members for nearly half a century. “Nani was a dear friend to this Museum, this community, and…  Read more

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Celebrate PAM’s 129th birthday with Miller Family Free Day—gifts welcome

December 12, 2021, 10 a.m – 5 p.mTickets reservations are available beginning December 8 The Portland Art Museum announced today that it will celebrate its 129th birthday by welcoming all visitors for free on December 12, 2021. The Museum was founded as the Portland Art Association on December 12, 1892, and for well over a…  Read more