On our last trip to Portland, Oregon, we visited the Portland Art Museum for the first time.

While we’ve been by there before – there are some great pieces you can see for free in the courtyard outside the building – this was the first time we’ve gone inside.

On the five or six floors of the building, there are several ongoing exhibits, and also some rotating ones – one of these was an exhibit of sculptures and art from a French palace – amazing.

And check out the lifelike naked statue below – the artist rejected the perfected cold sculpture techniques so common with statues of people – opting instead to make something so lifelike it fools the eye.

The museum is well worth a stop the next time you’re in Portland.

Portland Art Museum

By Scott – Full Story and Photos at Purple Roofs | Portland, Oregon Gay Travel Resources

This post originally appeared on the Purple Roofs Gay Travel Blog.

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