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Lecture: 'Empire and Memory at the Portland World’s Fair'

Join the Portland Art Museum for a lecture with Lisa Blee, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History, Wake Forest University. This event is presented in conjunction with the special exhibition Paris 1900: City of Entertainment. The 1905 Centennial Exposition in Portland commemorated the anniversary of Lewis and Clark’s expedition. It was intended to showcase arts and modern industry of the day, as well as incorporate Portland into national narratives of empire.

Portland Art Museum
Whitsell Auditorium
1219 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR 97205
portlandartmuseum.org
(503) 226-2811

Earlier Event: September 6
Artist talk with Josh Smith
Later Event: September 12
Artist Talk: Tuesday Smillie