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April 23, 2012 at 2:51 PM

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A photographic tour of Portland's cultural treasures


ELLEN M. BANNER / THE SEATTLE TIMES

At the Portland Art Museum, the Mark Rothko exhibit includes 45 works of the highly regarded 20th-century painter who spent part of his life in Portland.

ELLEN M. BANNER / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Pioneer Courthouse Square is in the city's heart, near museums and other cultural venues.

ELLEN M. BANNER / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Street musicians — the "Dusty Honey Chuggers" are joined by the Tin Man (at left with harmonica) — at the corner of NW 11th Ave. and NW Couch in the Pearl District in Portland.

ELLEN M. BANNER / THE SEATTLE TIMES

A visitor to the Portland Art Museum views a photograph made by Jill Greenbrerg for the exhibit titled "Unless." The internationally-renowned museum is known for special exhibitions from the world's finest public and private collections. The permanent collection showcases a one-of-a-kind collection of 5,000 Native American objects and 4,000 Japanese, Chinese and Korean objects dating from the 3rd millennium to today, according to its brochure.

ELLEN M. BANNER / THE SEATTLE TIMES

A man points to the globe as he checks out the air traffic with day/night terminator at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI.) Yellow lights on the globe show where a commercial plane is currently airborne, and each yellow tail represents one plane. On an average day there are 28,537 commercial flights. The globe turn allowing visitors to see the continents and oceans at day or night, and visualize just how much air traffic there is at different at any given time of day.

ELLEN M. BANNER / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Brad Bridges, who is stationed at Washington's Joint Base Lewis-McChord, explores the Lan Su Chinese Garden with his young sons.

View more photos of Portland in the photo gallery.

Read staff reporter Michael Upchurch's story: Artlandia: A cultural getaway in Portland.

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