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          Maxine Scates and Joseph Millar
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          The Moth Mainstage in Portland
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Nov 10

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Pop-up: Heid E. Erdrich

Heid E. Erdrich pops-up with her book of poetry, Curator of Ephemera at the New Museum for Archaic Media. Erdrich is paired with Anishinaabe Women's Necklace by Tessa Sayers; found in the Native American Art on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. Heid E. Erdrich writes

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Nov 10

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Nov 10

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Pop-up: Jory John

Jory John pops-up with his picture book, Giraffe Problems.  John is paired with Portrait of Infanta María Ana de Austria by Felipe Diriksen, found in the European at on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum.  Can you guess what’s making this giraffe self-conscious? Could it be . . . HIS ENORMOUS NECK?? Yes, it’s exactly

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Nov 10

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Pop-up: Vanessa Hua

Vanessa Hua pops-up with her debut novel, A River of Stars. Hua is paired with Sleeping Child by Will Barnet; found in the Modern American Realism exhibit on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. Holed up with other mothers-to-be in a secret maternity home

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Nov 10

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Pop-up: Jen Currin

Jen Currin pops-up with the debut fiction collection, Hider/Seeker.  Currin is paired with Soft Turning by Bonnie Bronson; found in the Northwest Art on the 3rd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. Hider/Seeker is the debut fiction collection from award-winning poet Jen Currin. These stories are about addiction and

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Nov 10

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Pop-up: Ben Guterson

Ben Guterson pops-up with his middle grade novel, Winterhouse. Guterson is paired with Portrait of a Man Seated at a Desk by Marianne Loir, found in the European Art on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. Orphan Elizabeth Somers’s malevolent aunt and uncle ship her off

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Nov 10

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Pop-up: Katie Haegele

Katie Haegele pops-up with her new book of essays, Cats I've Known. Haegele is paired with Adèle de la Lanceau by Seymour Joseph Guy; found in the American Art on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. From deep friendships to brief encounters, this is the

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Nov 10

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Pop-up: Laura Da’

Laura Da' pops-up with poetry from the anthology New Poets of Native Nations.  Da' is paired with Stands Towards the Sun by Wendy Red Star; found in the Native American Art on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. New Poets of Native Nations gathers poets

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Nov 10

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Pop-up: De-Canon: A Visibility Project presents Ami Patel & Ken Yoshikawa

Local poets Ami Patel and Ken Yoshikawa will pop-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries. This pop-up presented in collaboration with De-Canon: A Visibility Project.  Patel and Yoshikawa will be paired with Shout by Inoue Yūichi in the Poetic Imagination in Japanese Art exhibit; found on the 1st floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland

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Nov 10

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Pop-up: Scott Nadelson

Scott Nadelson pops-up with his new short story collection, The Fourth Corner of the World. Nadelson is paired with Sky Totem by Louise Nevelson; found in the Modern American Realism exhibit on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. The characters in Scott Nadelson’s latest collection

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Nov 10

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Pop-up: Peter Nathaniel Malae

Peter Nathaniel Malae pops-up with his novel, Son of Amity. Malae is paired with Untitled (House on Cliff) by Anne Kutka McCosh; found in the Northwest Art on the 3rd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. Three lives on the verge of ruin intersect in the small

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Nov 10

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Pop-up: LeUyen Pham

LeUyen Pham, illustrator of The Princess in Black and the Science Fair Scare, pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries. During this pop-up, Pham will do a live-drawing demonstration! Pham is paired with Mike the Bite by George Luks; found in the American Art on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum

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Nov 10

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Pop-up: Courtenay Hameister

Courtenay Hameister pops-up with her essay collection, Okay Fine Whatever. Hameister is paired with Medium by Heather Watkins; found in the Northwest Art on the 4th floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. For most of her life (and even during her years as the host of a

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Nov 10

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Pop-up: Victoria Johnson

Victoria Johnson pops-up with her new book, American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic. Johnson is paired with Vue d'un jardin, Rouen (Garden View, Rouen) by Paul Gauguin; found on the 1st floor in the Modern & Contemporary Art galleries. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location.

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Nov 10

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Pop-up: Mindy Nettifee

Mindy Nettifee pops-up with her new book of poetry, Open Your Mouth Like a Bell. Nettifee is paired with Herons Under the Moon by Shimomura Kanzan in the Poetic Imagination in Japanese Art exhibit, found on the 1st floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. In her third

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Nov 10

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Pop-up: Justin Phillip Reed

Justin Phillip Reed pops-up with his poetry collection, Indecency. Reed is paired with Jas #1 by Bonnie Bronson; found in the Northwest Art on the 3rd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. Indecency is boldly and carefully executed and perfectly ragged. In these poems, Justin Phillip Reed experiments

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Nov 10

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Pop-up: Meaghan O’Connell

Meaghan O'Connell pops-up with her book of essays, And Now We Have Everything.  O'Connell is paired with Girl With a Cigarette by Moses Soyer; found in the American Art on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. When Meaghan O’Connell got accidentally pregnant in her

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Nov 10

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Pop-up: Jamel Brinkley

Jamel Brinkley pops-up with his short story collection, A Lucky Man. Brinkley is paired with Anchor by Jenene Nagy; found in the Northwest Art on the 4th floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. In the nine expansive, searching stories of A Lucky Man, fathers and sons attempt to salvage

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Nov 10

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Pop-up: Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah pops-up with his debut book of short stories, Friday Black. Adjei-Brenyah is paired with Dreams No. 2 by Jacob Lawrence; found in the Modern American Realism exhibit on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. From the start of this extraordinary debut,

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Nov 10

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Pop-up: Carolyn Wood

Carolyn Wood pops-up with her debut book, the memoir, Tough Girl.  Wood is paired with Untitled (Cloud Topped Mountain) by Percy Manser; found in the Northwest Art on the 3rd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. A coming-of-age memoir of a young swimmer's triumphs and heartbreaks on

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Nov 10

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Pop-up: Tabitha Blankenbiller

Tabitha Blankenbiller pops-up with her new book, Eats of Eden.  Blankenbiller is paired with Oregon Still Life by Childe Hassam; found in the American Art on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. Eats of Eden is a trip into the memory, into the stomach, and into

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Saturday

Nov 9

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Pop-up: Ryan Chapman

Ryan Chapman pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with his debut novel, Riots I Have Known.  Chapman is paired with the artwork Attica (White Stripes) by Hank Willis Thomas; found in the Hank Willis Thomas special exhibit, on the 1st floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: Armin Tolentino

Armin Tolentino pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with his poetry collection, We Meant to Bring it Home Alive.  Tolentino is paired with the artwork Storage Jar with Design of Two Dragons Chasing Flaming Pearls by Unknown Artist; found in the Korean Art Gallery, on the 1st floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: Theodore C. Van Alst Jr.

Theodore C. Van Alst, Jr. pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with his short story collection, Sacred Smokes.  Van Alst is paired with the artwork Looking for America by Hank Willis Thomas; found in the 1st floor of the Hank Willis Thomas special exhibit. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: Graham Annable

Graham Annable pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with Peter and Ernesto: The Lost Sloths.  Annable is paired with the artwork Marine by William Trost Richards; found in the American Art Gallery on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. From Box Trolls director

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: Steph Cha

Steph Cha pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her novel, Your House Will Pay.  Cha is paired with the artwork Stars and Bars by Hank Willis Thomas; found in the Hank Willis Thomas special exhibit, on the 1st floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: Cat Winters

Cat Winters pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her latest YA novel, The Raven's Tale.  Winters is paired with the artwork Greenberg Variations on Variations by Stanley Robert Boxer; found on the 1st floor of the Modern & Contemporary Art galleries. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. Seventeen-year-old

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: Stephen O’Donnell, Gigi Little, & Laura Stanfill

Portland fine artist, Stephen O'Donnell, pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries--along with Gigi Little and Laura Stanfill-- to share the art book collection, The Untold Gaze.  This group is paired with the artwork Portrait of a Lady by François Boucher; found in the European Art Gallery, on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum.

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: Jason Arias

Jason Arias pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with his short story collection, Momentary Illumination of Objects in Motion.  Arias is paired with the artwork Moment of Silence by Hans Burkhardt; found on the 1st floor the Modern & Contemporary Art Gallery. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. The

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: Kimberly King Parsons

Kimberly King Parsons pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her short story collection, Black Light.  She is paired with the artwork Girl with a Cigarette by Moses Soyer; found in the American Art Gallery, on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: Mitchell S. Jackson

Mitchell S. Jackson pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with his new book, Survival Math: Notes on an All-American Family.  Jackson is paired with the artwork I Am. Amen by Hank Willis Thomas; found in the Hank Willis Thomas special exhibit, on the 1st floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: Paisley Rekdal

Paisley Rekdal pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her poetry collection, Nightingale.  Rekdal is paired with the artwork Mercury and Herse by Thomas Blanchet; found in the European Art Gallery, on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. Nightingale is a book

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: Michelle Ruiz Keil

Michelle Ruiz Keil pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her YA novel, All of Us With Wings.  Keil is paired with the artwork San Francisco Street by Hilaire Hiler; found in the American Art on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: Sally Wen Mao

Sally Wen Mao pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her poetry collection, Oculus.  Mao is paired with the artwork Please Participate by Jeppe Hein; found on the first floor of the Modern & Contemporary Art galleries. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. In Oculus, Sally Wen Mao explores exile

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: Mina Javaherbin

Mina Javaherbin pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her picture book, My Grandma and Me.  Javaherbin is paired with the artwork Geraniums by Pierre-Auguste Renoir; found in the American Art Gallery, on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. In a

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: Phillip Margolin

Phillip Margolin pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with his latest suspense novel, The Perfect Alibi.  Margolin is paired with the artwork Stars and Bars by Hank Willis Thomas; found in the Hank Willis Thomas special exhibit, on the 1st floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: Los Porteños

Local Latinx writers Octaviano Merecias, Ivonne Saed, and Juan Antonio Trujillo pop-up in the galleries to share their original works. This pop-up presented in collaboration with Los Porteños.  This group is paired with the artwork Open Country by Larry Poons; found on the 2nd floor of the Modern & Contemporary Art galleries. Please reference the

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: MK Reed

MK Reed pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with the graphic novel, Science Comics: Wild Weather.  Reed is paired with the artwork Marine by William Trost Richards; found in the American Art Gallery, on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location. Furious

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: David Treuer

David Treuer pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with his book, The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present.  Treuer is paired with the artwork Wounded Knee (red and gold) by Hank Willis Thomas; found in the Hank Willis Thomas special exhibit, on the 1st floor of the Portland Art

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: George Estreich

George Estreich pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with his book, Fables and Futures: Biotechnology, Disability, and the Stories We Tell Ourselves.  Estreich is paired with the artwork A Muse by Constantin Brancusi; found on the 1st floor of the Modern & Contemporary Art galleries. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: Renée Watson

Renée Watson pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries. Watson presents two new books at the 2019 festival: her YA novel, Watch Us Rise, and her newest middle grade book, Some Places More Than Others. Watson is paired with the artwork The Oft Forgotten Black Flower Children of Harlem by Hank Willis Thomas; found in the

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: Tehlor Kay Mejia

Tehlor Kay Mejia pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her debut YA fantasy novel, We Set the Dark on Fire.  Mejia is paired with the artwork Global Inversion by Diane Jacobs; found in the Northwest Art Gallery, on the 4th floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: April Henry

April Henry pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her newest YA novel, Run, Hide, Fight Back.  Henry is paired with the artwork Theseus and the Minotaur by Anoine-Louis Barye; found in the European Art Gallery, on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: Kim Stafford

Kim Stafford pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with his latest poetry collection, Wild Honey, Tough Salt.  Stafford is paired with the artwork Mount Hood by Albert Bierstadt; found in the American Art Gallery, on the 2nd floor of the Portland Art Museum. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location.

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Nov 9

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Pop-up: Julian Smith

Julian Smith pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with Aloha Rodeo: Three Hawaiian Cowboys, the World's Greatest Rodeo, and a Hidden History of the American West. Smith is paired with the artwork Untitled (Harney Desert, Harney County, Oregon) by Charles Erskine Scott Wood; found in the American Art Gallery, on the 2nd floor of

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