Galleries Walk in Portland, Part 2, Portland (Self Guided)

This tour is for those who love to surround themselves with art. In the galleries of Portland you may see masterpieces ranging from contemporary art to traditional fine art, glass art, prints, paintings, sculpture, fine art photography and other types of visual art. So, take this tour to explore the wonderful range of Portland's galleries.
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Galleries Walk in Portland, Part 2 Map

Guide Name: Galleries Walk in Portland, Part 2
Guide Location: USA » Portland (See other walking tours in Portland)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 km
Author: Xena
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Quintana Galleries

1) Quintana Galleries

Quintana Galleries was established in 1972. It promotes Native American arts and features a wonderful collection of both antique and modern pieces. Visitors to the gallery have an opportunity to see totem poles, transformation masks, antique baskets, jewelry pieces and many other splendid objects. Quintana Galleries organize exhibitions by highly-trained fine artists as well as self-taught talents. Hours of operation: Tuesday through Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
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Blackfish Gallery

2) Blackfish Gallery

The Blackfish Gallery is one of the most successful galleries in the United States, and the reason for this success is because the gallery is an artist-owned and operated venue. Here you can enjoy sculptures and drawings that will ignite your imagination. Artists of the gallery feel free to integrate their own styles, and this freedom gives them the opportunity to create masterpieces in their mediums. The mission of the Blackfish Gallery team is to promote creativity and courage in the practice of art, so stop in to see the results of their work. Hours of operation: Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Elizabeth Leach Gallery

3) Elizabeth Leach Gallery

Elizabeth Leach Gallery was established in 1981. It's located in the Pearl District and has a fine collection of contemporary artwork. It features a video and light installation and is a visual feast for every art lover. Gallery hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and by appointment.
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PDX Contemporary Art

4) PDX Contemporary Art

PDX Contemporary Art opened its doors in 1996. It's housed in one of the oldest buildings in the Pearl District of Portland. The owner of the gallery is Jane Beebe. PDX's philosophy lays in recognizing the past, living in the present, and looking to the future. Art connoisseurs, viewers and critics enjoy this artistic display. Hours of operation: Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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Bullseye Gallery

5) Bullseye Gallery

Bullseye Gallery hosts contemporary art exhibitions, specializing in art made of glass. Visitors to this gallery will have an opportunity to admire fascinating objects of different colors, sizes and forms. There are works by Bennett Battaile, Maurizio Donzelli, Giles Bettison as well as many other creative minds. Hours of operation: Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Laura Russo Gallery

6) Laura Russo Gallery

Laura Russo Gallery was founded in 1986. It hosts exhibitions by both renowned artists and unknown young talents. It showcases fascinating pieces including painting, sculpture, works on paper, and fine art prints. Visitors will admire different art styles from landscape to abstract expressionism. Hours of operation: Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and by appointment.

Walking Tours in Portland, Oregon

Create Your Own Walk in Portland

Create Your Own Walk in Portland

Creating your own self-guided walk in Portland is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Religious Buildings Tour in Portland

Religious Buildings Tour in Portland

There are about 500 churches in Portland. This fact testifies to the remarkably high level of religious tolerance in the city. Take the following tour to experience some of the most beautiful and remarkable churches in Portland!

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 km
Galleries Walk in Portland, Part 1

Galleries Walk in Portland, Part 1

Portland is known for a number of fascinating galleries that have garnered world-wide attention in recent years. Visitors to the city will have an opportunity to admire artworks by both emerging young artists and world-known masters. Take this walking tour to visit some of Portland's most popular galleries.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.0 km
Museums of Portland

Museums of Portland

Portland offers visitors a considerable array of museums to visit and enjoy. Safeguarding important artifacts, telling the stories of the area's past and current inhabitants, and highlighting aspects of life in Portland, the museums on this next walking tour are certain to entertain and educate you.

Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 8.8 km
Family Entertainment Tour

Family Entertainment Tour

For many years Portland has been famous for the development of its parks, forest areas and green spaces for the benefit of people who love and understand the value of nature. Sharing Portland's nature with your family will lead to the creation of treasured memories. Take this tour to meet the inhabitants of the Oregon Zoo, to see the smile on your child's face at the Portland...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

The largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon, Portland sits on the banks of two rivers (Columbia and Willamette) and is renowned for its eco-friendly approach manifested in lots of parks, bridges and cycling paths. It is also home to beautiful urban architecture and theme museums. These and other attractions have made up this orientation tour.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Portland for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Portland has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Portland, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.