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Dawson W. Carr, Ph.D., Retires as the Portland Art Museum’s Janet and Richard Geary Curator of European Art

The Portland Art Museum and its community are expressing their deep gratitude to Dawson W. Carr, Ph.D., as he retires this month as The Janet and Richard Geary Curator of European Art. Dr. Carr’s final day at the Museum is April 30. Dr. Carr joined the Museum in 2013 as the Museum’s first full-time curator…  Read more

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The View Forward: 2021-22 Exhibitions & Programs

The Portland Art Museum and Northwest Film Center Announce Exhibition and Program Schedule for 2021 and Beyond Back-to-back special exhibitions include Ansel Adams in Our Time | Queen Nefertari: Eternal Egypt | Private Lives: Home and Family in the Art of the Nabis, 1889-1900 | Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism  Venice VR returns…  Read more


Northwest Film Center announces Identifying Features as winner of its Future/future competition

The debut feature from director Fernanda Valadez takes top honors in boundary-pushing new cinema from emerging filmmakers at the Portland International Film Festival. The Northwest Film Center is excited to announce the winner of the 44th Portland International Film Festival’s Future/future competition: Identifying Features, directed by Fernanda Valadez. The film, an intriguing and confident first…  Read more