6 THE PORTLAND GUIDE | Discover Oregon Attractions
With nature’s most beautiful attributes, Portland offers
visitors spectacular diversions, rain or shine.
PORTLAND ART MUSEUM
Explore the internationally renowned
Portland Art Museum, with special
exhibitions drawn from the world’s finest
public and private collections. The
Permanent Collection showcases a oneof
a-kind collection of 5,000 Native
American objects and 4,000 Japanese,
Chinese and Korean objects, dating from
the 3rd millennium BCE to present day.
Modern and Contemporary art and
photography round out the extraordinary
array. Current exhibits: Hank Willis
Thomas—All Things Being Equal;
Question Bridge—Black Males (Through
Jan. 12); Color Line—Black Excellence on
the World Stage (Through Feb. 16);
Portland Art Museum
APEX—Laura Fritz (Through Feb.
23); Toughened to Wind and Sun—
Women Photographing the Landscape
(Through Mar. 8); Being Present—
Revisiting, Somewhat Unfaithfully,
Portland’s Most Experimental Art
Experiment, PCVA (Through June 14);
The Art of Reading—American
Publishing Posters of the 1890s (Through
June 21); VOLCANO!—Mount St.
Helens in Art (Feb. 8-May 17); and Art
and Race Matters (Feb. 15-May 17).
Children up to 17 are free, and Fridays
after 5 p.m., admission is $5. 1219 SW
Park Ave., downtown Portland,
Cultural District. (503) 226-2811;