Portland, OR. Comedian and automobile collector Jay Leno visited the Rose City to help launch the new Portland Art Museum exhibit The Shape of Speed: Streamlined Automobiles and Motorcycles. At a special preview event on June 16th, patrons like Kathleen Ames had the chance to meet Leno before he took the stage for a conversation with guest curator Ken Gross. 

One item on display is this 1934 BMW, R7 Concept Motorcycle. Photo: Peter Harholdt.

A kickoff event was held at the Dossier Hotel. 

Lana Finley, Sharon Barnes, and Janet Geary taking picture with Jay Leno

Tina Skouras, Jerry Logan, Susie Conley, and Kim Ziebell

Janet Geary and Cameron Davis

Sheryl Acheson, Jay Leno, and Karen Benson 

Eileen McNulty, Jay Leno, Yaw Sarpong, Carlene Pride-Sarpong, Natalie Hummert Horter, Eavanson Horter, and Parker McNulty 

Bob and Barbara Brady

Ruth and Charles Poindexter 

Susie Conley, Jerry Logan, Kim Ziebell, and Karen Benson enjoy the talk with Jay Leno during Portland Art Museum’s opening night celebration for The Shape of Speed, June 16, 2018.

Portland Art Museum is located at 1219 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205,