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ART AND CRAFT

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

VISUAL ART

Six Cuban Artists Explore US-Cuba Relations in a New Portland Show

Lewis & Clark’s Hoffman Gallery presents Intersecciones, a reimagining of Cuba’s relationship with the United States through the mixed-media lens of six of the island’s young artists.

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

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 28–31

Unknown Mortal Orchestra brings home the Multi-Love, the hilarious Hari Kondabolu calls us names, Mavis Staples hits the screen, and mochi gets made at PSU. Go crazy, Portland.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 01/28/2016

THE ESSENTIALS

February's Pop Culture Hot List

The art, the film festival, the concert, and the book you can't miss this month.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 01/27/2016

VISUAL ART

What Makes Everyday Objects Art?

One Portland art show takes a deep dive into the commonplace to explore relationships, memory transference—and goblets!

  • By Brandon Staley
  • Published 01/05/2016

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec 31–Jan 3

Kick out the old, ring in the new—there are plenty of ways to celebrate the dawning of 2016 this weekend. Calexico, comedy king Greg Fitzsimmons, and conga-dancing polar bears—go crazy, PDX!

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 12/30/2015

VISUAL ART

How SE 82nd Avenue Became One Portland Artist's Muse

It's not a Tuscan wheat field nor a lily pond, but SE 82nd still inspired artist Shawn Demarest's latest exhibition, EastSouthEast: Merge, on show until the month's end at PCC's Southeast Student Commons.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 12/15/2015

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 19–22

SNL's Tim Meadows, Melissa Etheridge, AND the very jazzy Hugh Masakela! Plus, we go "wild" at an art auction, step up for Riverdance, and get handsy at a puppet slam.

  • By Brandon Staley and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 11/19/2015

ART ALL OVER

Broaden Your Horizons: Art Offerings Outside the City Limits

City saturated? These six arts organizations and venues outside the Portland area will have you thinking twice about staying put all winter.

  • By Brandon Staley
  • Published 11/19/2015

VISUAL ART

What Kind of Art Is Portland Producing?

Michelle Grabner has until the year's end to visit artists all over the state who want to be part of the 2016 Portland Biennial. She tells us what she’s looking for—and what she’s found out about art in Oregon.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 11/16/2015

VISUAL ART

Portland Photographer Turns His Lens on Gender and Policing

A new photographic exhibition at PSU explores trans and queer identities in the context of mass incarceration, through the art of absence.

  • By Brandon Staley
  • Published 11/05/2015

ART OPENING

If Syrian Refugees Can Make Street Art This Good, You Have No Excuses

A new exhibit at the downtown Mercy Corps Action Center shows the resilience—and artistry—of kids who've already survived a lifetime of war.

  • By Alex Madison
  • Published 09/23/2015

TBA FESTIVAL

The Good, the Bad, and the Cous Cous: Our TBA Recap

We laughed. We cried. Our patience was tested—and often rewarded. There were dances in folk shoes, in forests, and with food, meditations on the end of men and some serious soundscapes. With another TBA behind us, our critics offer their verdicts.

  • By Brandon Staley, Megan Haverman, Fiona McCann, Ramona DeNies, and Eden Dawn
  • Published 09/22/2015

TIME BASED ART

Your Essential Ten-Day Guide to Portland's TBA Festival

Overwhelmed by the plethora of performances? Bamboozled by the endless art? We’ve got you covered with our day-by-day itinerary for the ultimate TBA experience.

  • By Brandon Staley, Megan Haverman, Fiona McCann, and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 09/10/2015

VISUAL ART

Five Portland Art Shows You Can’t Miss this September

First Thursday of fall! We've got you covered with our must-see list of September shows.

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 09/02/2015

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Labor Day Weekend

Winding up summer with the Oregon Symphony's Waterfront Concert, the Portland Film Festival, and Art in the Pearl. And! Ben Harper, Bill Papas, and riot grrrls.

  • By Megan Haverman and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 09/02/2015

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 13–16

You'll sound like happy this weekend, with the PDX Synesthesia Festival, Ural Thomas and the Pain, the Stumptown Improv Fest, and the joyous disregard for personal safety at the Adult Soapbox Derby.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 08/13/2015

VISUAL ARTS

Garbage in the Gallery and the Art of Dumpster Diving

A group of Portland artists has been combing through the trash to make art from what the rest of us throw away.

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 08/12/2015

VISUAL ART

A New Kind of Paris-Meets-Portland Cultural Exchange is Coming

What happens when a Portland art gallery connects with a Parisian art gallery, and comes up with a novel idea? A cultural collaboration of swapped spaces, trans-Atlantic travel, and Oreo-eating Frenchmen.

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 07/29/2015

VISUAL ART

New Show Weighs In On The Definition of Art—Through Art!

How do we define art? Seven artists take on the slippery subject in a new show opening at Upfor Gallery.

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 07/22/2015
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