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The Northwest Film Center’s exhibitions and festivals take place primarily at the Whitsell Auditorium in the Portland Art Museum. Please check the schedule for special venues.

Classes & Admin Offices

934 SW Salmon St.
Portland, Oregon 97205

On the corner of 10th and Salmon.

Whitsell Auditorium

1219 SW Park Ave.
Portland, Oregon 97205

Inside the Portland Art Museum. Use the Hoffman Lobby entrance, near the Museum Gift Shop.


Festivals and special events may have different admission prices.

Find the print schedule!


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).


The Northwest Film Center welcomes all visitors to participate in our exhibition programs and experience our classes and workshops. The Film Center and Portland Art Museum offer a variety of services to ensure that every visitor has an equal opportunity to engage with our programs.

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