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ART OPENING

Bring Us The Heads of Ai Weiwei!

The dissident Chinese artist recasts (and gilds) the ancient—and very controversial—Zodiac Heads of an imperial palace. New at PAM!

  • By Rene Bermudez
  • Published 05/21/2015
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STYLE SPOTLIGHT

Behind the Scenes of the Italian Fashion Exhibit—Closing Sunday!

With only one week left of the stunning Italian Fashion exhibit at PAM, we get the insider scoop from curator Sonnet Stanfill on the best finds, how she got them, and their connection to Portland.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 04/27/2015
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SPECIAL EVENT

Learn Portland Fashion's Past, Present, and Future with this Special Series

The Portland Art Museum has gathered some of our city's most influential style players for a special two-night series.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 03/16/2015
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VISUAL ARTS

Postcards Share Portlanders' Responses to Dramatic War Photos

Richard Mosse's photographs of an African war are striking a chord with the thousands of Portlanders—here's what they have to say.

  • By Rene Bermudez
  • Published 03/12/2015
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SPECIAL EXHIBIT

A Spectacular Italian Fashion Exhibit Hits Portland

This week, the long-awaited Italian Style exhibit makes Portland Art Museum the only West Coast stop for its vintage Valentino, Prada, Missoni, and more. Not to mention a special additional exhibit devoted to our local fashion designers.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 02/03/2015
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SPREZZATURA!

The Portland Art Museum's Extravaganza of Italian Fashion

With an imported look at Italian style, Portland Art Museum reveals how a scruffy upstart country captured the world’s aesthetic imagination. Sound familiar? (We can dream!)

  • By Eden Dawn and Shawn Levy
  • Published 02/02/2015
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LONG STORY SHORT

7 Major Scores of the Portland Art Museum’s Former Chief Curator

We explore Bruce Guenther's legacy through several major additions to the museum’s permanent collection.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 11/25/2014
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CULTUREPHILE

How Blue Sky Gallery Became a Northwest Photography Mecca

39 years of luck, pluck, and Tuesday meetings turned Blue Sky into one of the nation’s leading exhibitors of photography.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/26/2014
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ARTS NEWS

Portland Art Museum Chief Curator Bruce Guenther to Retire

After 14 year’s of guiding Portland’s largest arts institution, Guenther will retire on October 20.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 09/15/2014
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ARTS & CULTURE

Get Cultured Around Portland—For Free!

A field guide to finding free access to art, history, and family-friendly museums at places that typically charge for the pleasure—and a few that don't

  • By Sarah Ostaszewski
  • Published 09/05/2014
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CULTUREPHILE

The Art Museum Brings a Bit of Paris to Portland

The Portland Art Museum pays homage to Paris's Tuileries Garden, one of the world’s most inspiring spaces.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 06/11/2014
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EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 5-8

The Naked Bike Ride bares PDX, Shine a Light turns the art museum into a party, Jesse Eisenberg stars in a thriller filmed in Oregon, Colin Meloy talks the Pogues, First Thursday sees sun, and more.

  • By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Danielle Klenak
  • Published 06/05/2014
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PDX INDEX

Portland Art Museum's Bacon Bonanza

A by-the-numbers look at PAM's showing of the most expensive work of art ever sold at public auction

  • By Alexandria Bordas
  • Published 03/03/2014
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ON THE TOWN

PoMo Picks: February 2014

Jazz's rising star Cécile McLorin Salvant, the reinvention of comics, the Portland Art Museum's Venice exhibition, and the rest of the month's best bets for things to see or do

  • Published 02/03/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do this Weekend: Jan 2–5

Not worn out from the holidays? Then catch the last week of the art museum's Samurai and Contemporary NW Art exhibitions and the first week of two new film festivals.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 12/30/2013
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BREAKING NEWS

PAM to Get Major Fashion Exhibit

The Portland Art Museum gets into the fashion game with an upcoming exhibit dedicated to the Italian greats. That means up close with Versace, Prada, and more.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 12/06/2013
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NOD TO NOSTALGIA

10 Unforgettable Moments from 2013

We look back on a year of Portland theater, books, music, and comedy—plus a naked bike ride to remember.

  • Published 12/02/2013
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Nov 28-Dec 1

Christmas explodes across the city in a flurry of shows and lights, three leading local bands rock the weekend, and dance companies give thanks. Also, Village People!

  • By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Nathan Tucker
  • Published 11/25/2013
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EVENTS

PoMo's Halloween Guide

From debaucherous costume balls to zombie rock shows, we've found Halloween events for every type of ghoul and goblin.

  • By Roxanne Davis
  • Published 10/22/2013
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 3–6

First Thursday, Wordstock, Samurai's at the art museum, Steve Martin, and the Pet Shop Boys makes the weekend too much to handle.

  • By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Nathan Tucker
  • Published 10/03/2013
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