Explore with a Free Smartphone Experience

Learn more about artists, places, and themes in selected artworks in Seeing Nature.

How to take the tour:

  • Download the free Layar app onto your iPhone or Android smartphone. Free SAM WiFi is available.
  • Look for the Layar symbol near selected works of art.
  • Using the Layar app, hold your phone up to scan the artwork and discover interactive content. Please use headphones.

Digital Postcard Studio

Create a digital postcard when you visit the exhibition! To find a copy of your creation, visit the gallery here.

Seeing Nature: Conservation

Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection is a chance for art scholars and historians to examine the 39 historically important paintings in the exhibition. Through conservation and preservation efforts, new details can emerge that help us understand these masterpieces and the artists that created them. View more videos related to the exhibition on YouTube.


Image: Installation view of Lake Light, 2008, April Gornik, American, born 1953, oil on linen, 72 x 108 in., Paul G. Allen Family Collection, courtesy of Portland Art Museum.