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Portland Art Museum

1219 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205-2486
+1 503-226-2811
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One of the oldest art museums on the west coast with an impressive collection of Native American and Asian art, plus a large modern and contemporary wing. Rotating special exhibitions bring the best of the art world to Portland.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1219 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205-2486
+1 503-226-2811
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I brought my sister to the museum for our annual art extravaganza. She really enjoyed the time there. There was a balanced collection for every art lover in there. Some Impressionism for me and some Baroque for her. The staff was nice and answered some...More

Thank Traveling-TiaraG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed spending a rainy afternoon here. It's not so big as to be overwhelming, and you can take your time and see everything. The pieces look as though they were carefully chosen, or maybe it is just that I enjoyed all the exhibits...More

Thank Carolyn C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The collection is wide ranging, beautifully displayed, spacious, light and generally a pleasure to visit. The current exhibit of John Yeon is fascinating.

Thank Margaret A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Museum is spread over two adjoining buildings and includes some excellent works. We were particularly impressed by the John Yeon display relating to the Shire Project. The contemporary exhibits varied in quality but gave much food for thought. However, whilst well displayed, the galleries...More

1  Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth checking out. Multi levels and so much to see. Some weird modern stuff and also so many classics and beautiful things as well across the spectrum. Price is very reasonable too and staff low key and friendly. Which is pretty much Portland I...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

PAM is building a new area to connect a couple of its buildings, and that new building will have several Rothkos on display. I've found the major exhibitions to vary greatly in quality - The Paul Allen collection seemed to be more of an accumulation...More

Thank TLJ4
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Large building set up in gallery style. Hated the jumping dude on the TVs, loved CS Price's works. My wife is an impressionist fan so she got to see a few works she had not seen before. There is an Indigenous At section that is...More

Thank ogerkan
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I went during the Andy Warhol exhibit and was blown away! I didn't realize how large the PDX Art Museum was and that they would have all of his work on display. They had an interactive screen printing exhibit of local artists as well, which...More

Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Very nice museum near a pretty park in downtown Portland. Enjoyed some of the rooms and works but hated others. On the upper level there are 2 small TVs showing some dumb clown-type person jumping up and down and making annoying noises. On the same...More

Thank PAMechMom
Reviewed 13 May 2017

The Portland Art Museum offers a wonderfully diverse collection of work in its two buildings. One of the things that impressed me most was its extensive display of photography. The museum sits in a beautiful part of town with lovely walkways lined with trees and...More

Thank Lin M
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Hello- Does the Museum offer revolving pieces of art for personal display for a fee?
5 January 2015|
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Response from RLW306 | Reviewed this property |
Your best answering this question would to ask the museum
Do you know of any hotels with a shuttle bus to airport nearby that arent over $120 per night...seems they are all a bit pricey
3 January 2015|
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Response from JimmieMacPDX | Reviewed this property |
The Portland Airport (PDX to casual travelers and KPDX if you are a pilot) is about 15 miles / 30 km northeast by north of the downtown area near the Portland Art Museum by road. Taxi cabs are not cheap in Portland... More