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Fall Arts 2016

The Portland Institute for Contemporary Art Finally Has a Home of Its Own

The city’s premier avant-garde arts organization prepares for the 14th annual Time-Based Art Festival—and a new era in a new space.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 08/15/2016


The Five Best Portland Catstagrams

No surprise, Portland's cat Instagramming game is elite.

  • By Amy Martin
  • Published 08/08/2016


Teletubby Riot Police and Razor-Blade Doughnuts: This Is Freedom

Artist Josh Kline brings his immersive dystopia to Portland.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 07/20/2016

Let's Talk Selfies

Salad and AstroTurf: an Indoor Picnic about Selfie Culture

Is there more to selfies than vanity? Portland artist Leslie Vigeant opens it up to debate.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 07/14/2016


How Two Portlanders Turn Interior Design into Mind-Bending Art Projects

Artists Trish Grantham and Michael Paulus create striking, one-of-a-kind painted interiors across the city.

  • By Heather V. Keeling
  • Published 07/12/2016


This Exhibit Will Tell You Everything You Need to Know about Oregon Art Right Now

The Portland Biennial is on fire.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 06/13/2016


What Does Childhood Look Like as It Passes?

Oregon photographer Blake Andrews captures the fleeting rush of childhood in a new exhibit at Blue Sky.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 06/09/2016


Portland Designer Resurrects Painted "Ghost Signs" of Advertising's Past

Turn-of-the-century advertisements get new life.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/07/2016


Native American Fashion Design Shines in a Landmark Exhibit

The Pacific Northwest has a strong presence in the traveling show, on at the Portland Art Museum.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 05/19/2016


Our Newest MAX Line Is an Art Gallery on Rails

And it’s got us seeing orange.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 04/22/2016


Portlander Matt Hall Collects Dead Animals for Art

It’s not as creepy as you might think.

  • By Jack Rushall
  • Published 04/20/2016


Will Portland Be Underwater in 2100?

In Futurelandia, 20 local artists imagine Portland a century from now.

  • By Claire Colby
  • Published 04/15/2016


Shooting Time: An Exhibition of Photos from US Prisons Opens in Portland

Pete Brook’s Prison Obscura turns a lens on incarceration in America.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 03/31/2016


Portland Filmmaker Vanessa Renwick's New Installation Promises an 'Avalanche of Awful'

From neutered dogs to ghastly new apartment buildings to melting glaciers, Next Level Fucked Up chronicles the ways humans screw with the world.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 03/23/2016

Special Event

Want to Help Close Wikipedia's Gender Gap?

Then this Saturday's Edit-a-Thon, calling on Portlanders to join in a "communal updating" of the online encyclopedia's entries on subjects related to art and feminism, is for you.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 03/03/2016


A Portland Start-Up Will Turn Your iPhone Snapshot into Frame-Worthy Art

Whether the picture was worth taking in the first place is still up to you.

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz
  • Published 02/29/2016


Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb 11–14

Bill Maher hits the Schnitz, Grace Potter plays the Roseland, and the Symphony does a live-score Star Trek. Plus: vice-riddled tales of Portland and the Contemporary Northwest Art Awards. It's the weekend—seize it.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson, Alex Keith, and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 02/11/2016


New York Artist Jonathan Berger Likens New Exhibit to a Pop Song

Berger’s Adams and Ollman show tells a simple story, through elemental objects placed in a landscape of his own creation.

  • By Jack Rushall
  • Published 02/11/2016


Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb 4–7

David Cross and Karen Russell, Sabertooth Microfest and awesome openings at PAM and Portland Playhouse. Plus! Check out those nighttime winter lights overhead at OMSI.

  • By Jack Rushall, Sylvia Randall-Muñoz, and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 02/04/2016


Portland's Museum of Contemporary Craft to Close Its Davis Street Doors

The oldest continuously running craft institution in the United States is on the move, finding a new home in the Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design.

  • By Alex Keith
  • Published 02/04/2016
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