Meet Your Maker
“If you want to make a living as an artist, you have to do a lot of everything.”
Bluebeard's Castle kicks off the new SoundSights series, which mixes classical music with work by Northwest visual artists.
The book, gallery show, and concerts you can’t miss this month
For a decade, Eastern Oregon's Great Salt Lick Contest has auctioned off surreal sculptural blocks of livestock-gnawed sodium. It's goofy—but is it also art?
Fall Arts 2016
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.
No surprise, Portland's cat Instagramming game is elite.
Artist Josh Kline brings his immersive dystopia to Portland.
Let's Talk Selfies
Is there more to selfies than vanity? Portland artist Leslie Vigeant opens it up to debate.
Artists Trish Grantham and Michael Paulus create striking, one-of-a-kind painted interiors across the city.
Heather V. Keeling
The Portland Biennial is on fire.
Oregon photographer Blake Andrews captures the fleeting rush of childhood in a new exhibit at Blue Sky.
Turn-of-the-century advertisements get new life.
The Pacific Northwest has a strong presence in the traveling show, on at the Portland Art Museum.
And it’s got us seeing orange.
It’s not as creepy as you might think.
DESIGN WEEK 2016
In Futurelandia, 20 local artists imagine Portland a century from now.
Pete Brook’s Prison Obscura turns a lens on incarceration in America.
From neutered dogs to ghastly new apartment buildings to melting glaciers, Next Level Fucked Up chronicles the ways humans screw with the world.
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.
Whether the picture was worth taking in the first place is still up to you.