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Create More Resilience

Join five artists on a creative journey to discover, celebrate, and share the amazing, unique, powerful, and lovable you. Portland Art Museum is excited to partner once again with Create More, Fear Less and artists from many backgrounds and disciplines to provide video workshops for youth on how to build emotional resilience through creative practices.…  Read more

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Back to School Resources

Welcome to a new school year unlike any other! Here at the Museum, we feel sad that we will not see throngs of students jostling to get in the front doors—at least for the foreseeable future. But we are excited to connect with educators, parents, and students at all levels through distance learning resources and…  Read more

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Write Around PAM: Brian Calvin

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed with the enormity of both our own and the world’s pain. It feels even more important now to take moments to pause. Writing is a great tool to reflect, de-stress, #breakforjoy, and heal. Using this piece from Brian Calvin as inspiration, here are two prompts to help you get the pen…  Read more

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Write Around PAM: Kenneth Noland

During this time, it is important we all take moments to pause. Writing is a great tool to reflect, de-stress, #breakforjoy, and heal. Using this work by Kenneth Noland as inspiration, here are two prompts to help you get going. You can choose one, both, or follow your own adventure. Set a timer for 5 minutes…  Read more

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Open Your Own Art Museum!

We are thrilled to collaborate with Create More, Fear Less on a mini-museum project that you can do at home. Take all of those big feelings, ideas, and observations of yours and shrink them down into tiny (but mighty) works of art—because art doesn’t need to be big to be powerful! Share your work on…  Read more

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An Art Imposter in the Museum

Teachers across the country have been rising to the challenge presented by this spring’s abrupt school closures due to Covid-19. Here in Portland, teachers are not only adapting their lessons to new distance-learning formats, they’re also thinking hard about students’ emotional well-being and about equity in education. They’re checking in with students as often as…  Read more

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Make and Keep an Art Journal at Home

Think of an art journal as your own personal paper world where you get to be 100% YOU. However you want to express yourself, whatever you want to say, in whatever colors or words or songs or scribbles come to you, those empty pages are yours to fill. Visit our wonderful partner Create More, Fear Less for…  Read more