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Founded in 1892, the Portland Art museum is the seventh oldest museum in the nation and the oldest in the Pacific Northwest. The Portland Art Museum is renowned for its extensive permanent collection,... Read More
Founded in 1892, the Portland Art museum is the seventh oldest museum in the nation and the oldest in the Pacific Northwest. The Portland Art Museum is renowned for its extensive permanent collection, which showcases everything from rare and expertly restored ancient works to veritable contemporary masterpieces. Highlights include a diverse collection of Native American art, authentic English silver, a 5,000-work collection of 19th and 20th century photography and a collect of European art including their most famous piece Vincent van Gogh's The Ox-Cart. The campus also includes the Jubitz Center for Modern and Contemporary Art, Gilkey Center for Graphic Arts, and Northwest Film Center.
1219 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97205-2486
- Tue-Wed,: Sat; 10am-5pm
- Thu-Fri: 10am-8pm
- Sun: Noon-5pm
- General Admission Adult $12; Senior (55+) $9; Student (18+) $9; Child (17 and under) Free
- Best for Museums, Cultural District's Best Attractions Because: This is an internationally recognized art museum for its permanent collection and special exhibitions.
- Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: The Portland Art Museum is an internationally recognized art museum with a large collection.
- Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: Sunday afternoons begin with a kid-friendly tour, followed by interactive art--making activities in the colorful Kinney Classroom.