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The entrance to the Whitsell Auditorium is located at the Hoffman Lobby entrance to the Portland Art Museum, near the Museum Gift Shop.

If 3-hour street parking is not available, we recommend the following lots as affordable options.

  • Smart Park on SW 10th and Yamhill (enter on 10th). Friday and Saturday evenings are $6. Saturday afternoons and Sundays are $5.
  • U-Park lot adjacent to the NWFC administrative offices at 924 SW Salmon. $4.50 after 6pm on weekdays and all day on weekends.
  • U-Park on 11th and Columbia is $4.95 all day (after 12pm).

1219 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205


Visiting Whitsell Auditorium

Inside the Portland Art Museum's Main Building on the lower level. Enter through the North door, and descend the stairs in the lobby area, then turn left and down another short flight of stairs (or down the accessible ramp) and the Whitsell is located immediately to your left.