The Museum’s collection of more than 42,000 objects, displayed in 112,000 square feet of galleries, reflects the history of art from ancient times to today. The collection is distinguished for its holdings of art of the native peoples of North America, English silver, and the graphic arts. An active collecting institution dedicated to preserving great art for the enrichment of future generations, the Museum devotes 90 percent of its gallery space to its permanent collection. The Museum’s campus of landmark buildings, a cornerstone of Portland’s cultural district, includes the Jubitz Center for Modern and Contemporary Art, the Gilkey Center for Graphic Arts, and the Northwest Film Center. With a membership of over 23,000 households and serving more than 350,000 visitors annually, the Museum is a premier venue for education in the visual arts.
Portland Art Museum
What is there to do?
How much does it cost?
Free Under: 17 years!
LAST UPDATED 2013
Need a little extra help?
The Museum is wheelchair accessible. Enter via the ramp at the Hoffman entrance, adjacent to the Sculpture Mall on the north side of the Museum. Wheelchairs available. All restrooms are wheelchair accessible and all galleries are accessible via elevators.
When can we go?
Mondays closed. Tuesday and Wednesday 10am to 5pm, Thursday and Friday 10am to 8pm, Saturday from 10
Any top tips?
The Museum requires visitors to check all backpacks, briefcases, umbrellas, and other parcels at reception.
Museum Grounds Coffee Shop available.