A Conversation with Louvre Director Henri Loyrette

Brian Ferriso, The Marilyn H. and Dr. Robert B. Pamplin, Jr. Director of the Portland Art Museum,
discusses the Tuileries Garden in December 2013 with Henri Loyrette, then President-Director of the Louvre.


In Search of André Le Nôtre, Designer of the Tuileries Garden

June 15, 2014

Richard Putney, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Art History, University of Toledo,
and Consulting Curator, Toledo Museum Of Art


Beginnings: An Evening with the Olmsteds

July 9, 2014

Hosted by Randy Gragg, with Laurence Cotton, principal researcher of the PBS documentary
Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America, and parks historians Henry Kunowski and William Hawkins

Time and Timelessness in the Tuileries Garden

July 13, 2014

Paula Deitz, Editor of The Hudson Review and
Author of
Of Gardens: Selected Essays


Legacies in the Making: An Evening with Portland’s Recent
and Current Parks Directors

July 17, 2014

Hosted by Randy Gragg, with Portland Parks & Recreation Director Mike Abbate and former director Zari Santner


The Next Portland Parks

July 24, 2014

Hosted by Randy Gragg, with Jonathan Beaver (2Ink Studio); Charlie Brucker (Place Studio);
Kurt Lango (Lango/Hansen); Carol Mayer-Reed (Mayer/Reed); Chelsea McCann (Walker Macy);
and Jeff Schnabel

The Mirror with a Memory: 19th-Century French Photography
from Daguerre to Atget

July 27, 2014

Julia Dolan, Ph.D.
The Minor White Curator of Photography


The Big Country: The Willamette Valley as a Park

July 31, 2014

Hosted by Randy Gragg, with regional planner John Fregonese; urban naturalist Mike Houck; Mark Davison, Metro’s parks and natural areas manager; and Charles Goodrich, director of the Spring Creek Project for Ideas, Nature, and the Written Word at Oregon State University.

Paris Parks Now

August 3, 2014

Kenneth Helphand
Knight Professor of Landscape Architecture, University of Oregon

Check back throughout the Art of the Louvre's Tuileries Garden exhibition for new lecture videos and more.


In celebration of The Art of the Louvre’s Tuileries Garden, we invite you to share your experiences of Portland’s parks. Capture them in a photo and post them to Instagram tagged with #captureParklandia.

Your photo may appear on the Museum’s online Instagram feed and in one of the Tuileries Garden exhibition galleries.

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Organized by the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, the Toledo Museum of Art, and the Portland Art Museum, Oregon,
with the special collaboration of the Musée du Louvre, and the generous participation of the Musée Carnavalet Histoire de Paris.

© 2014 Portland Art Museum