The Thesis returns, the Waterfront Blues Festival relocates, and the NW Film Center launches its rooftop screening series.
Conner Reed and Nick Campigli
The North Portland stronghold will host an open house to celebrate the name change on June 26.
Last year, Pride went fully virtual and scaled way back. This year, it’s dipping its toes back in the water.
An interactive grief altar, a computerized loom, hunky Swedish dads, and more
Ansel Adams in Our Time is the exhibition we all need more than one year into the pandemic.
Inside the high-stakes world of gaffers, molten glass, and glory holes (yes, you read that correctly).
John Furniss uses his spatial memory and a special measuring tool to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind bowls and canisters for his adoring social media fans.
Bean Gilsdorf, artist and writer, poses questions about who is supporting the arts in Portland.
Kate Widdows is helping show off our city's "exceptional collection of neon."
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.