Events

Saturday
August 31, 2019
2:00 pm

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I am offers an artful and intimate meditation on the life and works of the acclaimed novelist. From her childhood in the steel town of Lorain, Ohio to ‘70s-era book tours with Muhammad Ali, from the front lines with Angela Davis to her own riverfront writing room, Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics and colleagues on an exploration of race, America, history and the human condition as seen through the prism of her own literature.

Sunday
September 1, 2019
2:00 pm

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I am offers an artful and intimate meditation on the life and works of the acclaimed novelist. From her childhood in the steel town of Lorain, Ohio to ‘70s-era book tours with Muhammad Ali, from the front lines with Angela Davis to her own riverfront writing room, Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics and colleagues on an exploration of race, America, history and the human condition as seen through the prism of her own literature.

Wednesday
September 4, 2019
2:00 pm

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I am offers an artful and intimate meditation on the life and works of the acclaimed novelist. From her childhood in the steel town of Lorain, Ohio to ‘70s-era book tours with Muhammad Ali, from the front lines with Angela Davis to her own riverfront writing room, Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics and colleagues on an exploration of race, America, history and the human condition as seen through the prism of her own literature.

Thursday
September 5, 2019
2:00 pm

In Deconstructing Abbey Road, Beatleologist Scott Freiman has created one of his most in-depth "deconstructions." Scott will take you on a track-by-track journey explaining the inspiration for the songs and their evolution in the studio. Scott's presentation will transport you to Abbey Road Studio with tales of the Fab Four's recording sessions there. You'll experience Abbey Road like you never have before.

Thursday
September 5, 2019
6:00 pm

In Deconstructing Abbey Road, Beatleologist Scott Freiman has created one of his most in-depth "deconstructions." Scott will take you on a track-by-track journey explaining the inspiration for the songs and their evolution in the studio. Scott's presentation will transport you to Abbey Road Studio with tales of the Fab Four's recording sessions there. You'll experience Abbey Road like you never have before.

Friday
September 6, 2019
12:00 pm
Come Explore The Expansion of Cubism, 1911-1920 with Deputy Director and Robert and Elizabeth Nanovic Chief Curator Jessica May
Friday
September 6, 2019
2:00 pm

In 1961, United Nations secretary-general Dag Hammarskjöld’s plane mysteriously crashed, killing Hammarskjöld and most of the crew. With the case still unsolved 50-plus years later, Danish journalist, filmmaker, and provocateur Mads Brügger (The Red Chapel, The Ambassador) leads us down an investigative rabbit hole to unearth the truth.

Friday
September 6, 2019
4:30 pm
The final Summer Music Series of Portland-based musicians interpreting Noguchi's Play Sculpture through sound.
Friday
September 6, 2019
6:00 pm

In 1961, United Nations secretary-general Dag Hammarskjöld’s plane mysteriously crashed, killing Hammarskjöld and most of the crew. With the case still unsolved 50-plus years later, Danish journalist, filmmaker, and provocateur Mads Brügger (The Red Chapel, The Ambassador) leads us down an investigative rabbit hole to unearth the truth.

Saturday
September 7, 2019
10:00 am
To mark the closing weekend of In the Vanguard: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, 1950-1969, artist Pamela Moulton “yarn bombs” the trees in the PMA Sculpture Park. Participants are invited to contribute to the PMA yarn bomb, as Pamela Moulton leads this textile-based art activity.
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