As an artist and art lover, I figured it was time to put my money where my mouth is, so I recently became a member of the Portland Art Museum; an amazing venue that I’ve long appreciated. I imagined languid lunch hours surrounded by the still beauty of the ages, modern explosions of color and stunning examples of contemporary design. As always, the Portland Art Museum has not disappointed!
If you haven’t yet seen it, don’t miss Riches of a City: Portland Collects, which closes on May 22. Drawn from local collections, the exhibit includes exceptional works by the likes of Picasso, Lautrec, Miro and Warhol. The exhibit delivers on this quote from museum founder, C.E.S. Wood: “Good citizens are the riches of a city.” (more…)