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Looking for Art & Design Events during Dec. 14, 2019–Dec. 12, 2020

Tours

Art Museum Meditation Tour
Oct. 18, 2018–Oct. 1, 2020

Art Museum Meditation Tour

Portland Art Museum Included with admission

Enjoy a slow looking tour experience and object-focused meditation. This public tour invites people to relax, rejuvenate, energize and be calm. Using focused breathing and simple poses, the museum encourages visitors to meditate in the galleries twice a month on the first and third Thursdays. Museum Admission: Free for Members, $20 Adults, $17 Seniors 62+...

Art & Design, Exhibition, Guided Tour
Art Museum Public Tour: Native American Art
Oct. 18, 2018–Dec. 29, 2019

Art Museum Public Tour: Native American Art

Portland Art Museum Included with museum admission

Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Museum Admission: Free for Members, $20 Adults, $17 Seniors 62+ & College Students, Free Children 17 and under.

Art & Design, Guided Tour, Cultural Communities, Exhibition
Art Museum: Blind & Low Vision Tour
Ongoing

Art Museum: Blind & Low Vision Tour

Portland Art Museum Free for members and aides; $3 Museum admission fee for non-members.

Explore the museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Tours for blind and low vision visitors feature vivid descriptions of works in the Museum’s collection, with detailed historical information and tactile examples. Tours begin at 1:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month. Guide dogs are welcome. Please note there are...

Art & Design, Guided Tour
Art Museum Public Tour: Slow Looking
Oct. 19, 2018–Jan. 31, 2020

Art Museum Public Tour: Slow Looking

Portland Art Museum Included with museum admission

Explore the museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Museum Admission: Free for Members, $20 Adults, $17 Seniors 62+ & College Students, Free Children 17 and under.

Art & Design, Exhibition, Guided Tour
Art Museum Public Tour: Asian Art
Oct. 25, 2018–Dec. 22, 2019

Art Museum Public Tour: Asian Art

Portland Art Museum Included with museum admission

Explore the museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Museum admission: Free for Members; $20 Adults $17 Seniors 62+ and College Students; Free for Children 17 and under.

Art & Design, Guided Tour, Cultural Communities, Exhibition
Art Museum Public Tour: Seeing Science in Art
Ongoing

Art Museum Public Tour: Seeing Science in Art

Portland Art Museum Included with museum admission

Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Museum admission: Free for Members; $20 Adults $17 Seniors 62+ and College Students; Free for Children 17 and under.

Art & Design, Guided Tour, Science & Tech
Art Museum Public Tour: Mythology in the Museum
Jan. 5, 2019–Jan. 11, 2020

Art Museum Public Tour: Mythology in the Museum

Portland Art Museum Included with museum admission

Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Museum admission: Free for Members; $20 Adults $17 Seniors 62+ and College Students; Free for Children 17 and under.

Art & Design, Exhibition, Guided Tour
Art Museum Public Tour: European Art
June 18, 2019–Jan. 18, 2020

Art Museum Public Tour: European Art

Portland Art Museum Included with museum admission

Explore the museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Museum admission: Free for Members; $20 Adults $17 Seniors 62+ and College Students; Free for Children 17 and under.

Art & Design, Guided Tour, Exhibition
Looptworks Retail Workshop Tour
Ongoing

Looptworks Retail Workshop Tour

Looptworks Free

Looptworks uses only what already exists to create new functional products (including upcycled bags, apparel and accessories). Looptworks is committed to upcycling and closed loop solutions. Its intent is to reduce and eliminate waste in its industry headed to the landfill. Participate and witness the Looptworks upcycling production and circular economy firsthand. Tour Schedule &...

Art & Design, Guided Tour
Art Museum Public Tour: Highlights
Oct. 3, 2019–Jan. 30, 2020

Art Museum Public Tour: Highlights

Portland Art Museum Included with admission

Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Museum Admission: Free for Members, $20 Adults, $17 Seniors 62+ & College Students, Free for Children 17 and under.

Art & Design, Guided Tour, Exhibition
Art Museum Public Tour: Listening to Art
Oct. 5–Dec. 21, 2019

Art Museum Public Tour: Listening to Art

Portland Art Museum Included with museum admission

Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Museum Admission: Free for Members, $20 Adults, $17 Seniors 62+ & College Students, Free Children 17 and under.

Art & Design, Guided Tour, Exhibition
Art Museum Family Tour: Fashion and Art
Oct. 13, 2019–Jan. 19, 2020

Art Museum Family Tour: Fashion and Art

Portland Art Museum Included with admission

Explore the museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Museum admission: Free for Members; $20 Adults $17 Seniors 62+ and College Students; Free for Children 17 and under.

Art & Design, Exhibition, Guided Tour, For Kids
Art Museum Public Tour: All Things Being Equal...
Oct. 19, 2019–Jan. 11, 2020

Art Museum Public Tour: All Things Being Equal...

Portland Art Museum Included with museum admission

Presented in conjunction with the special exhibition, Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal… Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Museum admission: Free for Members; $20 Adults $17 Seniors 62+ and College Students; Free for Children 17 and under.

Art & Design, Guided Tour, Exhibition, Cultural Communities
Art Museum Family Tour: Where The Wild Things Are!
Oct. 27–Dec. 15, 2019

Art Museum Family Tour: Where The Wild Things Are!

Portland Art Museum Included with museum admission

Explore the museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Museum Admission: Free for Members, $20 Adults, $17 Seniors 62+ & College Students, Free Children 17 and under.

Art & Design, Exhibition, For Kids, Guided Tour
Art Museum Family Tour: Let's Imagine
Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019

Art Museum Family Tour: Let's Imagine

Portland Art Museum Included with admission

Explore the museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Museum admission: Free for Members; $20 Adults $17 Seniors 62+ and College Students; Free for Children 17 and under.

Art & Design, Exhibition, Guided Tour, For Kids
Art Museum Public Tour: New Year's Resolutions
Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019

Art Museum Public Tour: New Year's Resolutions

Portland Art Museum Included with museum admission

Explore the museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Museum admission: Free for Members; $20 Adults $17 Seniors 62+ and College Students; Free for Children 17 and under.

Guided Tour, Art & Design, Exhibition
Art Museum Family Tour: New Year's Resolutions
Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019

Art Museum Family Tour: New Year's Resolutions

Portland Art Museum Included with admission

Explore the museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Museum admission: Free for Members; $20 Adults $17 Seniors 62+ and College Students; Free for Children 17 and under.

Exhibition, Art & Design, Guided Tour, For Kids
Art Museum Baby Morning Tour: New Year's Resolutions
Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020

Art Museum Baby Morning Tour: New Year's Resolutions

Portland Art Museum Included with admission

Explore the Portland Art Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. The Portland Art Museum welcomes babies and their caregivers beginning at 10 a.m. The first tour begins at roughly 10:30 a.m., or when there is a large enough group ready to go. The second tour begins at 11 a.m. Baby Morning’s...

Art & Design, Guided Tour, For Kids, Exhibition
Family Tour: Who, What, When, Where, Why?
Jan. 12–26, 2020

Family Tour: Who, What, When, Where, Why?

Portland Art Museum Included with museum admission

Explore the museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Museum admission: Free for Members; $20 Adults $17 Seniors 62+ and College Students; Free for Children 17 and under.

Art & Design, Exhibition, For Kids, Guided Tour
Art Museum Public Tour: Prints in the Galleries
Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020

Art Museum Public Tour: Prints in the Galleries

Portland Art Museum Included with museum admission

Explore the museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Museum admission: Free for Members; $20 Adults $17 Seniors 62+ and College Students; Free for Children 17 and under.

Art & Design, Exhibition, Guided Tour
Art Musem Public Tour: Contemporary Art
Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020

Art Musem Public Tour: Contemporary Art

Portland Art Museum Included with museum admission

Explore the museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Museum admission: Free for Members; $20 Adults $17 Seniors 62+ and College Students; Free for Children 17 and under.

Art & Design, Guided Tour, Exhibition
Art Museum Public Tour: Art & Literature
Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020

Art Museum Public Tour: Art & Literature

Portland Art Museum Included with museum admission

Explore the museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Museum admission: Free for Members; $20 Adults $17 Seniors 62+ and College Students; Free for Children 17 and under.

Art & Design, Guided Tour, Exhibition

Exhibitions

Editor's Pick
Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal
Oct. 5, 2019–Jan. 12, 2020

Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal

Portland Art Museum Prices vary

Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal ... is the first major survey of the work of one of America’s most important conceptual artists. Throughout his career, Hank Willis Thomas (American, born 1976) has fearlessly addressed racism, inequality and bias in bold, skillfully crafted works. Through photographs, sculpture, video, audience-activated digital animation and collaborative public...

Art & Design, Exhibition, Cultural Communities
Editor's Pick
Portland Winter Light Festival
Feb. 6–8, 2020

Portland Winter Light Festival

Various Locations Free

Brighten your February with glowing sculptures and thousands of twinkling lights at the annual Winter Lights Festival.

Art & Design, Exhibition, Festival
Editor's Pick
Volcano! Mount St. Helens in Art
Feb. 8–May 17, 2020

Volcano! Mount St. Helens in Art

Portland Art Museum Museum Admission: Free for Members, $20 Adults, $17 Seniors 62+ & College Students, Free Children 17 and under

Marking the 40th anniversary of the eruption of Mount Saint Helens, this exhibition explores the overwhelming power of nature and the epic cycles of volcanic destruction and regeneration with stunning photographs, paintings and drawings of the mountain from 1845 to the present day. Curated by Dawson Carr, Ph.D., The Janet and Richard Geary Curator of...

Art & Design, Exhibition
Editor's Pick
Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott
Feb. 15–May 17, 2020

Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott

Portland Art Museum Museum Admission: Free for Members, $20 Adults, $17 Seniors 62+ & College Students, Free Children 17 and under

The first comprehensive retrospective of one of America’s most compelling and controversial artists, Art and Race Matters traces the work of Robert Colescott (1925-2009), who established his career in Portland with the support of gallery owner and philanthropist Arlene Schnitzer, then made his mark in the 1970s with a series of deconstructed art-historical masterpieces that...

Art & Design, Exhibition, Cultural Communities
Editor's Pick
Design Week Portland
Apr. 18–24, 2020

Design Week Portland

Various Locations

This annual springtime festival showcases Portland's creative community, with a week full of lectures, design events and open houses.

Art & Design, Exhibition, Festival
Editor's Pick
Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism
June 13–Sept. 27, 2020

Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism

Portland Art Museum Museum Admission: Free for Members, $20 Adults, $17 Seniors 62+ & College Students, Free Children 17 and under

Internationally beloved artists Frida Kahlo (1907–1954) and Diego Rivera (1886–1957) played a crucial role in defining and establishing the Avant-Garde cultural movement in Mexico in the early 20th century. Their famously stormy marriage reflected their diverging artistic styles: While Rivera’s art projected itself outward, often in vast murals and concerned itself with the construction of...

Art & Design, Exhibition, Cultural Communities
Editor's Pick
Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts
June 26–28, 2020

Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts

Lakewood Center for the Arts

For more than 50 years, the Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts has proudly presented unique art exhibits including more than 600 local, national, and international artists. Visitors can also experience live music on two stages, performances, kids activities, artist demos, and a variety of food. It’s free to the public (donations encouraged) and attracts...

Festival, Art & Design, Exhibition
Editor's Pick
To Bear Witness – Extraordinary Lives
Oct. 8, 2020–Jan. 31, 2021

To Bear Witness – Extraordinary Lives

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education Adults: $8, Students/Seniors (62+): $5, 12 and Under: Free

To Bear Witness – Extraordinary Lives will capture, share and preserve the stories of 10 to 12 people from varied backgrounds who left their homelands for safe haven in the United States. Although these refugees had survival on their minds when they first arrived, they jump-started their lives with remarkable determination, finding their way in...

Art & Design, Exhibition, Cultural Communities
Editor's Pick
Ansel Adams in Our Time
Oct. 17, 2020–Jan. 24, 2021

Ansel Adams in Our Time

Portland Art Museum Museum Admission: Free for Members, $20 Adults, $17 Seniors 62+ & College Students, Free Children 17 and under

Oct 17, 2020 – Jan 24, 2021 Ansel Adams in Our Time celebrates the visual legacy of the acclaimed American photographer and includes some of his most iconic images, from a symphonic view of snow-dusted peaks in The Tetons and Snake River, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming (1942) to the sublime Moon and Half Dome,...

Art & Design, Exhibition
Art Museum: Free First Thursday
Nov. 1, 2018–Oct. 1, 2020

Art Museum: Free First Thursday

Portland Art Museum Free

Enjoy free admission to the Museum the first Thursday of each month from 5 – 8 p.m.

Art & Design, Exhibition, For Kids
$5 After 5
Feb. 1, 2019–Apr. 10, 2020

$5 After 5

Portland Art Museum $5

Every Friday evening, the Portland Art Museum (PAM) invites you to play, to have a different Museum experience—a little bit more relaxed, more interactive and more social experience. Admission is just $5 after 5 p.m. Here’s what PAM has in store: Beer, wine, and food at Art Pub in the Museum Grounds Cafe. Occasional special...

Art & Design, Exhibition, For Kids
APEX: Laura Fritz
Sept. 28, 2019–Feb. 22, 2020

APEX: Laura Fritz

Portland Art Museum Museum Admission: Free for Members, $20 Adults, $17 Seniors 62+ & College Students, Free Children 17 and under

Laura Fritz combines an immersive installation and video-based work for her contribution to the APEX exhibition series. Working closely with the architectural space that APEX inhabits, Fritz has created a site-specific installation that responds to various points of corners, walls and the floor, taking signals from furniture that allude to tables, cabinets or other ergonomic...

Art & Design, Exhibition
Color Line: Black Excellence on the World Stage
Sept. 28, 2019–Feb. 16, 2020

Color Line: Black Excellence on the World Stage

Portland Art Museum Museum Admission: Free for Members, $20 Adults, $17 Seniors 62+ & College Students, Free Children 17 and under

At the International Exposition of 1900 in Paris, American sociologist, historian, and civil rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois put together “The American Negro Exhibit,” a remarkable collection of more than 300 photographs of African-American men and women, homes, churches, businesses and universities. These photographs were paired with a series of charts and graphs designed by...

Art & Design, Exhibition, Cultural Communities, History
Toughened to Wind and Sun: Women Photographing the Landscape
Sept. 28, 2019–Mar. 8, 2020

Toughened to Wind and Sun: Women Photographing the Landscape

Portland Art Museum Museum Admission: Free for Members, $20 Adults, $17 Seniors 62+ & College Students, Free Children 17 and under

During the early 20th century, Pictorialist photographer Anne Brigman regularly hiked and camped in California’s Sierra Nevada mountain range, photographing the rugged landscape with her 4x5-inch view camera. She later recalled, “I slowly found my power with the camera among the junipers and tamarack pines of the high, storm-swept altitudes.” Toughened to Wind and Sun...

Art & Design, Exhibition
Question Bridge: Black Males
Oct. 1, 2019–Jan. 12, 2020

Question Bridge: Black Males

Portland Art Museum Museum Admission: Free for Members, $20 Adults, $17 Seniors 62+ & College Students, Free Children 17 and under

Presented in conjunction with Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal…, on view in the Main Building, Question Bridge: Black Males is a project of Cause Collective, a long-term project-based collaboration between Thomas and a team of artists, designers and ethnographers who create innovative forms of public art that spark cross-cultural conversations. Question Bridge: Black...

Art & Design, Exhibition, Cultural Communities
Open Arts & Crafts: First Fridays
Oct. 4, 2019–Sept. 4, 2020

Open Arts & Crafts: First Fridays

Portland Craft Bar Free

Come one, come all and join up for First Friday at Portland Craft Bar! Each First Friday of the month, the Portland Craft Bar will select a small art or craft to do in the studio and open for free to all people, all ages. Check the Bar's website or its Facebook or Instagram feeds...

Art & Design, Exhibition
Norma Bassett Hall: Color Block Prints in Oregon Collections
Oct. 17, 2019–Jan. 12, 2020

Norma Bassett Hall: Color Block Prints in Oregon Collections

Oregon Historical Society $10; free to Multnomah County residents

Norma Bassett Hall was born in Halsey, Oregon, in 1888. Just 18 years later, she entered the School of the Portland Art Association in its first year and by 1929, she had achieved national recognition for her art. Yet, with her local roots and strong ties to Oregon art, her work has never been the...

Exhibition, History, Art & Design
Curator’s Choice: Japanese Print Acquisitions of the Past Decade
Oct. 19, 2019–Apr. 12, 2020

Curator’s Choice: Japanese Print Acquisitions of the Past Decade

Portland Art Museum Museum Admission: Free for Members, $20 Adults, $17 Seniors 62+ & College Students, Free Children 17 and under

Retiring Curator of Asian Art Maribeth Graybill presents her personal favorites from among more than 600 Japanese prints acquired during her tenure at the Museum. The exhibition includes works by leading masters of the 18th and 19th centuries, chosen for their exceptional condition; warrior prints, a genre previously neglected in the collection; and prints by...

Art & Design, Exhibition, Cultural Communities
Rain Spark Seasonal Gallery
Oct. 24–Dec. 29, 2019

Rain Spark Seasonal Gallery

Rain Spark Gallery Free

Rain Spark Gallery has a new location this year at 310 N. State St. Suite #108 in Lake Oswego. Dates Open: October 24-December 29, 2019. The hours are 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday. The gallery is closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. This is the ninth year of the...

Art & Design, Exhibition
Isaka Shamsud-Din: Rock of Ages
Nov. 2, 2019–Aug. 1, 2020

Isaka Shamsud-Din: Rock of Ages

Portland Art Museum Museum Admission: Free for Members, $20 Adults, $17 Seniors 62+ & College Students, Free Children 17 and under

Isaka Shamsud-Din: Rock of Ages is an intimate exhibition celebrating the Portland artist’s masterful paintings, rich in a narrative combining personal stories and folklore. Shamsud-Din’s paintings also celebrate and honor individuals by capturing portraits. Tightly composed and with a vibrancy of color, the works invite viewers to be among these individuals and warm settings. The...

Art & Design, Exhibition, Cultural Communities
Portraiture from the Collection of Northwest Art
Nov. 2, 2019–Aug. 1, 2020

Portraiture from the Collection of Northwest Art

Portland Art Museum Museum Admission: Free for Members, $20 Adults, $17 Seniors 62+ & College Students, Free Children 17 and under

In the rich tradition of portraiture reflected in Northwest art, there is an exemplary range of individuals and styles of depiction. For this exhibition, the artist Storm Tharp was invited to help select works from the collection through his keen eyes as a fellow portraitist. As he combed through the collection, some themes in portraiture...

Art & Design, Exhibition
Brenda Mallory: Gather Back
Nov. 7–Dec. 21, 2019

Brenda Mallory: Gather Back

Upfor Gallery Free

In her first solo exhibition at Upfor, artist Brenda Mallory presents new 2D and relief works in an array of materials both found and created, from linen firehose to kiln-formed glass, to addresses ideas of repetition, interference and disruption in nature and human culture. She often combines relatively simple components into complex, abstract compositions, reworking...

Art & Design, Exhibition
No Human Involved: The Fifth Annual Sex Workers’ Art Show
Nov. 8–Dec. 14, 2019

No Human Involved: The Fifth Annual Sex Workers’ Art Show

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA) Free

No Human Involved: The Fifth Annual Sex Workers’ Art Show November 8 – December 14, 2019 The phrase “no human involved” (“NHI”) is a slang term that has been commonly used by police to refer to crimes involving the murder or injury of sex workers, drug users, gang members, immigrant and transient folks, with Black...

Art & Design, Exhibition, LGBTQ+
A Thousand Cuts
Nov. 16, 2019–Dec. 10, 2020

A Thousand Cuts

Fuller Rosen Gallery Free

B. G-Osborne’s work in A Thousand Cuts addresses the misrepresentation of trans people in film and television, and the ongoing reality of violence that transgender/transsexual people encounter. The immersive, three-channel video installation is comprised of appropriated footage from 48 films, 34 television series and one music video spanning the 1990s to the present day. The...

Art & Design, Film, LGBTQ+, Exhibition
Being Present
Nov. 16, 2019–June 14, 2020

Being Present

Portland Art Museum Museum Admission: Free for Members, $20 Adults, $17 Seniors 62+ & College Students, Free Children 17 and under

Being Present: Revisiting, Somewhat Unfaithfully, Portland’s Most Experimental Art Experiment, PCVA From 1972 to 1987, the Portland Center for the Visual Arts (PCVA) was a major force in the Pacific Northwest, introducing progressive forms of contemporary art from around the country to Portland audiences. Temporary site-specific installations by major, mostly New York-based sculptors, announced its...

Art & Design, Exhibition, History
The Art of Reading
Nov. 16, 2019–June 21, 2020

The Art of Reading

Portland Art Museum Museum Admission: Free for Members, $20 Adults, $17 Seniors 62+ & College Students, Free Children 17 and under

The artistic poster first flourished in the United States in the 1890s. Initially following design trends pioneered in Europe, American artists soon created their own unique style. Magazines were among the first to adopt this new form of advertising, employing outstanding designers such as Will Bradley, Edward Penfield and Maxfield Parrish to advertise periodicals including...

Art & Design, Exhibition, History
Arts Council of Lake Oswego’s Holiday Marketplace Returns
Nov. 30–Dec. 28, 2019

Arts Council of Lake Oswego’s Holiday Marketplace Returns

Arts Council of Lake Oswego Free

Join the Arts Council of Lake Oswego for its third annual hand-selected, all-media Holiday Marketplace at its ARTspace Gallery from November 30 – December 28, 2019. Holiday Marketplace showcases work including fine art, wood, ceramics, jewelry, handmade gifts, ornaments, leather goods, textiles and accessories and is located in beautiful downtown Lake Oswego. A staple of...

Art & Design, Exhibition, Shopping
Art at Lan Su: Brian Oaster & Angelita Surmon
Dec. 1–31, 2019

Art at Lan Su: Brian Oaster & Angelita Surmon

Lan Su Chinese Garden Cost varies

See new work by artists Brian Oaster and Angelita Surmon on display in Lan Su Chinese Garden’s pavilions in December 2019. Admission to Lan Su: $12.95 General, $11.95 Seniors, $9.95 Students (under 18 or w/ College ID), free for children under 6 and members.

Art & Design, Exhibition
Iván Carmona: Sublime
Dec. 4–28, 2019

Iván Carmona: Sublime

PDX Contemporary Art Free

PDX Contemporary Art is pleased to present Sublime, Iván Carmona’s first solo exhibition with the Gallery. Based on nostalgia for his homeland of Puerto Rico, each of Iván Carmona’s sculptures draws from specific landmarks and key aspects of the Puerto Rican landscape. Abstractions of flora, fauna, water, earth, architecture and specific cultural references come together...

Art & Design, Exhibition
Cracked Pots Holiday Pop-Up With ReClaim It!
Dec. 5–22, 2019

Cracked Pots Holiday Pop-Up With ReClaim It!

Old Bank of America building, St. Johns commercial district Free

Cracked Pots' second annual holiday pop-up shop featuring reuse. Shoppers looking for an alternate source for holiday gifts will find something truly meaningful at this reuse popup, featuring fine art and craft by 40 artists who utilize reclaimed materials. All items are at least 80% upcycled. Sharing the retail space, a ReClaim It! pop-up shop...

Art & Design, Exhibition, Shopping
Erika Morillo: Umbral
Dec. 5–29, 2019

Erika Morillo: Umbral

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts Free

Umbral, which means “gateway” or “portal” in Spanish, is a series by Erika Morillo focused on her young son. Through her contemplative black-and-white images and accompanying poetry, viewers are given a glimpse of her son’s inner world, as well as Morillo’s introspections as a single parent.

Art & Design, Exhibition
Rachel Boillot: Moon Shine: Photographs of the Cumberland Plateau
Dec. 5–29, 2019

Rachel Boillot: Moon Shine: Photographs of the Cumberland Plateau

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts Free

Moon Shine: Photographs of the Cumberland Plateau is a body of work inspired by the unique musical traditions of the Cumberland Plateau. This region is home to a rich storytelling heritage, showcased in historic fiddle tunes, balladry, religious gospel pieces and other songs passed down as part of a formidable—but quickly disappearing—oral tradition. Rachel Boillot...

Art & Design, Exhibition
Miller Family Free Day
Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019

Miller Family Free Day

Portland Art Museum Free

Join up for a range of community programs and activities highlighting themes related to Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal….

Art & Design, Exhibition
Rainbows Love Cosmic Light
Dec. 14, 2019–Jan. 11, 2020

Rainbows Love Cosmic Light

Hello! Good Morning! Free

Art opening for Larry Yes - presented by Hello! Good Morning! Larry Peace-love Yes is an American folk artist and musician whose mission is to spread love. With a guiding sense of boundless childlike wonder, Larry creates works of whimsy and joy that will make you smile. His infectious enthusiasm for life will give you...

Art & Design, Exhibition
Art Without Passports with Greg Lewis
Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019

Art Without Passports with Greg Lewis

Oregon Society of Artists Free

The Art Without Passport Series is highlighting the work of many veteran art programs who offer classes to all veterans and returning active duty military and their families. The Oregon Society of Artists (OSA), now in its second year, is proud to offer its free art class to any U.S. military veteran, with materials included....

Art & Design, Exhibition
Arts Council of Lake Oswego’s ARTmart Is Back
Jan. 3–31, 2020

Arts Council of Lake Oswego’s ARTmart Is Back

Arts Council of Lake Oswego Free

January 3-January 31, 2020 The ever-popular ARTmart returns for its sixth year. The Arts Council of Lake Oswego (ACLO) offers the community an excellent opportunity to clean out your art collection and collectibles, along with finding some new treasures during the month of January. 2020 ARTmart will be accepting donations now through January 14, 2020,...

Art & Design, Exhibition, Shopping
Painting with Palette Knife Demonstration with Tedd Chilless
Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020

Painting with Palette Knife Demonstration with Tedd Chilless

Oregon Society of Artists Free

Tedd Chilless will be showing options of using a palette knife on your next painting. Tedd demonstrates by using a palette knife on part of your painting or entire painting. He will share several of his paintings which show these options, his palette knife development and showing his progress to award-winning paintings. Tedd Chilless is...

Art & Design, Exhibition
2020 Wizard World Comic Con Portland
Jan. 24–25, 2020

2020 Wizard World Comic Con Portland

Oregon Convention Center $29.99–$149.99

Join tens of thousands of fans as they converge to celebrate the best in pop culture. Wizard World Portland is brought to you by the group who produces the most widely attended Comic Con tour and has it all - movies, comics, toys, video gaming, games, TV, anime, manga, horror, wrestling, MMA, original art, collectibles...

For Kids, Art & Design, Conventions, Exhibition
Southern Rites
Feb. 5–May 24, 2020

Southern Rites

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education Adults: $8, Students/Seniors (62+): $5, 12 and Under: Free

In Southern Rites, American photographer Gillian Laub (b. 1975) engages her skills as a photographer, storyteller and visual activist to examine the realities of racism and raise questions that are simultaneously painful and essential to understanding the American consciousness. Through her lens and the voices of her subjects we encounter that which we do not...

Art & Design, Exhibition, Cultural Communities
JAM Art Show + Sale
Feb. 9–Mar. 6, 2020

JAM Art Show + Sale

Mittleman Jewish Community Center Free

Enjoy a rotating exhibit in the MJCC lobby all month. Members of ORA: Northwest Jewish Artists will answer questions, accept commissions and sell their art. A portion of the proceeds benefits the MJCC.

Art & Design, Exhibition, Cultural Communities, Shopping
White Bird Gala 2020
Saturday, May 16, 2020

White Bird Gala 2020

The Loft at 8th Avenue

Join up for an evening of glitz and glamour at White Bird's annual fundraising gala.

Art & Design, Exhibition, LGBTQ+, Food & Drink, Performing Arts

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