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Free Admission Weeks for Educators at Portland Cultural Attractions

July 31, 2023 - August 13, 2023


From July 31–August 13, educators are invited to visit Five Oaks Museum, Japanese American Museum of Oregon, Museum of the Oregon Territory, Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, the Oregon Historical Society, Portland Art Museum, Portland Chinatown Museum, and Pittock Mansion for free as well as take part in educator-focused events and tours. Please let staff at the institution’s admission desk know that you are an educator to access free admission (no school identification required).

Portland area cultural attractions are powerful resources for educators, offering educational tools and programs to support educators’ work in classrooms or in distance learning settings. From professional development workshops to state standards-aligned curriculum to digital resources, educators can access a wide range of tools to enhance their teaching at no cost. Educators are encouraged to take advantage of these free admission weeks to learn about the unique resources available at each institution as well as participate in special events and tours created specifically for teachers.

Participating Organizations and Schedule

Please note that while some institutions request advance reservations to attend these programs, any educator who would like to attend will be welcomed!

Five Oaks Museum
Portland Community College Rock Creek Campus
17677 NW Springville Road, Portland
Hours: Thursday–Saturday, 12pm–4pm (starting June 29)

Five Oaks Museum Educator Tour and Resources Share
Friday, August 11, 10:30am–11:30am

Japanese American Museum of Oregon
411 NW Flanders Street, Portland
Note: Use the entrance around the corner on 4th
Hours: Thursday–Sunday, 11am–3pm; Tuesday–Wednesday by appointment

Japanese American Museum of Oregon Educator Tours
Thursday, August 3, 10:30am–11:30am
Thursday, August 10, 10:30am–11:30am

Museum of the Oregon Territory
211 Tumwater Drive, Oregon City
Hours: Friday–Saturday, 10:30am–4pm

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education (OJMCHE)
724 NW Davis Street, Portland
Hours: Wednesday–Sunday, 11am–4pm

Holocaust and Oregon Jewish Stories Tour and Reception
Wednesday, August 2, 1pm–2:30pm

Civil and Human Rights in Oregon and Abroad Tour and Reception
Thursday, August 10, 1pm–2:30pm

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue, Portland
Hours: Monday–Saturday, 10am–5pm; Sunday, 12pm–5pm

Oregon Historical Society Educator Tours and Educator Resources Overview
Monday, July 31, 1pm–2:30pm
Wednesday, August 9, 10am–11:30am

Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Avenue, Portland
Hours: Wednesday–Sunday, 10am–5pm

Portland Art Museum Educator Tour and Welcome
Wednesday, August 9, 1pm–2:30pm
Register Here

Portland Chinatown Museum
127 NW Third Avenue, Portland
Hours: Friday–Sunday, 11am–3pm

Portland Chinatown Museum Educator Tour
Friday, August 4, 12pm–1pm

Pittock Mansion
3229 NW Pittock Drive, Portland
Hours: Tuesday, 12pm–5pm; Wednesday–Monday, 10am–5pm

Pittock Mansion Educator Tours
Tuesday, August 8, 10am–11am


July 31, 2023
August 13, 2023
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