Events

FEBRUARY 2019

EXHIBIT
FEBRUARY 1–JULY 14
10AM–4PM

CHANGING LANDSCAPES: The 100-year history of the Pittock Mansion Estate

Pittock Mansion has experienced some dramatic changes over the course of its history, and the same is true for the grounds surrounding the historic home. From a private family estate to a public garden and park, explore the changing perspectives and approaches to the landscaping and usage of the Pittock estate, and discover how the grounds were developed into the renowned garden and park it is today.

SPECIAL TOUR
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23
Tours run every hour from 10AM to 3PM
The Mansion closes at 4pm. For the 3pm tour, please arrive early to explore the public areas of the museum before your tour.
Regular Price $20
Member discount applies

The Behind the Scenes tour is not recommended for children under 14.

BEHIND THE SCENES

Have you ever wondered “What’s behind that door?” while visiting Pittock Mansion? On Behind the Scenes tours, guides lead small groups through areas of the Mansion not ordinarily open to the public including the basement boiler room, the Otis elevator machine room, third floor servants’ quarters, Henry Pittock’s private den, and more!

Purchase tickets at admissions or by calling 503.823.3624

MARCH 2019

DAY CAMP FOR KIDS
TUESDAY, MARCH 26
9AM–12:30PM
Regular Price $35
Member discount applies

LIFE IN 1914

Life in 1914 is an entertaining and educational half-day program for children ages 8–12. Campers go back in time and behind the scenes to experience what life was like 100 years ago through engaging, hands-on activities.

The day begins with a tour of Pittock Mansion’s 23 treasure-filled rooms and areas not ordinarily open to the public like the servants’ quarters and basement. Campers then try their hand at turn-of-the-century skills, like how to do laundry without a washing machine, and how to write with old-fashioned dip pens!

Reservations required. To make a reservation call 503.823.3624.

DAY CAMP FOR KIDS
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27
9AM–12:30PM
Regular Price $35
Member discount applies

LIFE IN 1914

Life in 1914 is an entertaining and educational half-day program for children ages 8–12. Campers go back in time and behind the scenes to experience what life was like 100 years ago through engaging, hands-on activities.

The day begins with a tour of Pittock Mansion’s 23 treasure-filled rooms and areas not ordinarily open to the public like the servants’ quarters and basement. Campers then try their hand at turn-of-the-century skills, like how to do laundry without a washing machine, and how to write with old-fashioned dip pens!

Reservations required. To make a reservation call 503.823.3624.

SPECIAL TOUR
SATURDAY, MARCH 30
Tours run every hour from 10AM to 3PM
The Mansion closes at 4pm. For the 3pm tour, please arrive early to explore the public areas of the museum before your tour.
Regular Price $20
Member discount applies

The Behind the Scenes tour is not recommended for children under 14.

BEHIND THE SCENES

Have you ever wondered “What’s behind that door?” while visiting Pittock Mansion? On Behind the Scenes tours, guides lead small groups through areas of the Mansion not ordinarily open to the public including the basement boiler room, the Otis elevator machine room, third floor servants’ quarters, Henry Pittock’s private den, and more!

Purchase tickets at admissions or by calling 503.823.3624

APRIL 2019

HANDS-ON LEARNING
APRIL 13–14
1–3PM
Free with admission

HARP DEMONSTRATION

The circa 1900 concert harp in the Music Room is a favorite of Pittock Mansion visitors. But what kinds of harps are there, what do they sound like, how do you play them? Join us for a hands-on harp experience with local musician Misty Williams. Visitors will learn about different types of harps, listen to different techniques, and pluck the strings of a harp themselves!

JUNE 2019

Close up of turret molding.

SPECIAL TOUR
SATURDAY, JUNE 22
11:30AM–12:30PM
Regular Price $14
Member discount applies
Please note that half this tour is outdoors.

Immerse Yourself in Architecture

Discover the architectural significance of Pittock Mansion inside and out during this one-hour tour. Explore the materials used to build the home, and how the expertise of architect Edward Foulkes helped make Pittock Mansion a traditional yet modern home in 1914.

Purchase tickets at admissions or by calling 503.823.3624.

 

JULY 2019

DAY CAMP FOR KIDS
TUESDAY, JULY 16
9AM–12:30PM
Regular Price $35
Member discount applies

LIFE IN 1914

Life in 1914 is an entertaining and educational half-day program for children ages 8–12. Campers go back in time and behind the scenes to experience what life was like 100 years ago through engaging, hands-on activities.

The day begins with a tour of Pittock Mansion’s 23 treasure-filled rooms and areas not ordinarily open to the public like the servants’ quarters and basement. Campers then try their hand at turn-of-the-century skills, like how to do laundry without a washing machine, and how to write with old-fashioned dip pens!

Reservations required. To make a reservation call 503.823.3624.

DAY CAMP FOR KIDS
WEDNESDAY, JULY 17
9AM–12:30PM
Regular Price $35
Member discount applies

LIFE IN 1914

Life in 1914 is an entertaining and educational half-day program for children ages 8–12. Campers go back in time and behind the scenes to experience what life was like 100 years ago through engaging, hands-on activities.

The day begins with a tour of Pittock Mansion’s 23 treasure-filled rooms and areas not ordinarily open to the public like the servants’ quarters and basement. Campers then try their hand at turn-of-the-century skills, like how to do laundry without a washing machine, and how to write with old-fashioned dip pens!

Reservations required. To make a reservation call 503.823.3624.

August 2019

DAY CAMP FOR KIDS
THURSDAY, AUGUST 8
9AM–2:00PM
Regular Price $100 (includes all materials)
Member discount applies
Recommended for children ages 8–15.

Interior Design Camp

This camp will introduce children to the creative world of shapes, colors, and textures, and teach them how to bring it all together into a finished design. After touring the Mansion, campers will draw upon what they’ve experienced to create their very own historic guidebook and design palette to take home.

Reservations required. To make a reservation call 503.823.3624.

EXHIBITS

In addition to the permanent collection on display throughout the Mansion and Gate Lodge, Pittock Mansion’s rotating exhibits allow visitors to delve deeper into local history.

Corporate event at Pittock Mansion

Host an Event

As a benefit of Corporate Membership, businesses are allowed to host a one-time event based on availability and subject to approval.