To honor Women's History Month, the Smithsonian's Museum Day Live and, most importantly, cats, the Portland Art Museum is offering free admission on Saturday.

Cats at the museum have been PAM's golden ticket this year, even topping Kenny Scharf graffitiing Trail Blazers exec John Goodwin's BMW convertible in the courtyard.

When winter weather delayed "the world's greatest cat painting" in January, fine art and feline fans were relegated to selfies in the cat-themed photo booth, or adding to the "I Know Where Your Cat Lives" series.

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Headlining Caturday is Portland's cat rapper, Moshow, who visited the WW office last week. And we have to say, we're smitten.

Cat-themed prints from the Museum's collection will be part of a special pop-up show, but there is non-cat art at the Portland Art Museum too.

Edward Curtis' hundred-year-old portraits of North American tribes are the jumping off point for the Museum's surprisingly gutsy Contemporary Native Photographers and the Edward Curtis Legacy exhibit.

A Tluwulahu mask—Tsawatenok 1914 – photo from Edward Curtis Facebook page
A Tluwulahu mask—Tsawatenok 1914 – photo from Edward Curtis Facebook page

Curtis' sepia portraits of male chiefs get a slap in the face from Wendy Red Star's Apsáalooke Feminist series, a collection of Elk Tooth dresses that are so brightly colored they almost hurt your eyes.

Spring – Four Seasons, (2006) by Wendy Red Star
Spring – Four Seasons, (2006) by Wendy Red Star

Make mini Elk Tooth dresses with Wendy Red Star and her young daughter while you wait for the Moshow show.

Can you spot the next trend in hairless cat fashion?

Moshow – photo by WW staff
Moshow – photo by WW staff

GO: Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave., Saturday, March 12. 10 am-7 pm. FREE.