OE History Night: Of Casts and Characters – the Early Years and Collections of the Portland Art Museum (5-November-2012)

Of Cast and Characters - the Early Years and Collections of the Portland Art Museum

Journey back to late 19th century Portland and the founding of the city’s art museum to learn about its earliest art collections including hundreds of plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture.

OMSI After Dark: In The Spirit (31-October-2012)

Ten local distilleries will be on hand participating in the 2nd annual spirits tasting!

Portland Art Museum Free Day (October 26, 2012 5pm-8pm)

Portland Art Museum

The museum offers free admission ever fourth Friday (5 p.m.- 8 p.m.) of the month.

Portland Area Weekend Amusements (October 12-14, 2012)

Apple Tasting Event at Portland Nursery

Fall kicks in with a gusto this weekend – rain and wind; the Portland Nursery Apple Tasting Event, Friends of the Library Fall Sale, and lots more!

Pittock Mansion and OHS Commemorate 1962 Columbus Day Storm (October 12-31, 2012)

Pittock Mansion

he 1962 Columbus Day Storm nearly destroyed the then privately owned Pittock Mansion. A fundraising effort by concerned citizens spurred the City of Portland to purchase the mansion in 1964 (for $225,000!). It was restored and in 1965 the historic house opened as the museum we know it as now.