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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

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Mary Boyle and Kaberi Banerjee Murthy Join Board of Trustees

The Portland Art Museum and Northwest Film Center welcomed two dynamic community leaders to its Board of Trustees last week during its virtual annual meeting—Mary Boyle and Kaberi Banerjee Murthy.  “We are so glad to welcome Mary and Kaberi to our Portland Art Museum community,” said Museum Director Brian Ferriso. “Our board, staff, and the…  Read more

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Sustainability Labs Support U.S. Multi-Media Storytellers

The Northwest Film Center and Portland Art Museum announce selected 2021 Fellows working at the intersection of art and cinematic storytelling The Northwest Film Center (NWFC) and Portland Art Museum are pleased to announce the 2021 Fellows for their inaugural Sustainability Labs. Beginning October 18, 2021, the six-month program is designed to ensure that talented,…  Read more

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Latinx heritage community playlist

In honor of Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month, we have crafted a community playlist with input from staff and Latinx community members. Jumping across genres, time, and cultures, this playlist strives to showcase the diversity of Latinx music from all over the world, and with some local artists to boot. The best way to listen…  Read more

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Equity and Inclusion Update September 2021

In our continuing effort to increase communication and transparency around equity and inclusion work at the Portland Art Museum and Northwest Film Center, this update from the Equity Team (covering summer 2021) recounts initiatives, partnerships, programs, and exhibitions that are moving our racial equity work forward. Our hope remains, that by sharing honestly and openly,…  Read more

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Community Update September 2021

To our friends, neighbors, and larger community, This past year, and certainly the past few months have challenged us all greatly. While the enthusiasm of returning to normal has been tempered by a new coronavirus variant, I want to take this opportunity to share with you how the Museum and NW Film Center have stayed…  Read more