How We’re Coping
With outdoor events canceled and birthday parties feeling too risky, Mystique’s Fancy Faces owner Celese Williams is sharing her craft online.
Stop Killing Us: A Black Lives Still Matter Exhibition runs August 6–29 at Holding Contemporary.
After four months of closure, visitors can see art in person again—albeit with masks and timed-entry tickets. Plus, the NW Film Center has just what you need...
This week in local culture: interactive theater, a slew of films, a chamber music festival, and an art gallery, all at your fingertips
Goodbye, Google Maps; hello, adorable frog sculptures
And get a sneak peek of Volcano! Mount St. Helens in Art, featuring artists’ response to the mountain 40 years after the famous 1980 eruption.
Q + A
'Tightrope' traces the ripple effects of generational poverty in Yamhill, Oregon, and what can be done to break the cycle.
Meant to kickstart work on the Mark Rothko Pavilion, it's the largest donation from a single individual in the museum's history.
Spirits Rising: ひろしま/hiroshima showcases objects left behind after U.S. forces bombed the city in 1945.
Bob Nadeau and Efraín González frame art—everything from high-end masterpieces to your preschooler’s handprinted hot mess.
No matter the sentiment, there's a locally crafted card for it.
Shaking the Tree updates Euripides, OBT's season opener closes, and buzzy Brooklynite Hank Willis Thomas kicks off his new show at PAM!
Rebecca Jacobson, Kiva Hanson, Fiona McCann, Conner Reed, and Olivia Wolf
A grim 1984 closes at Artists Rep, OBT kicks off its 30th season, and the All Jane Comedy Fest comes to town!
Fiona McCann, Brendan Nagle, Conner Reed, Olivia Wolf, and Alli Weseman
The Japanese creator of Lady Gaga's heel-less platforms chooses Portland for his first solo exhibition in the US.
Insider's Guide 2019
We tapped art aficionados, food fanatics, entrepreneurs, and outdoor enthusiasts for their picks of things every Portlander must do.
August & Wonder's beautiful brass sculpture responds to 11 stock market indices and four cryptocurrencies.
It's surely the most thrilling thing to happen on this sleepy industrial stretch of the Columbia since last summer's methanol protests.
Pete Brook’s Prison Obscura turns a lens on incarceration in America.
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.
Long before the masses shared their cat photos on Facebook, aristocrats commissioned oil paintings.