Pomo Picks

Top Things to Do in Portland This Week: July 8–15

Go by bike (at Pedalpalooza)! Go by car (at the Rose Cup Races)! Or stay seated at the Hollywood and watch Summer of Soul. This week is yours for the ...

07/08/2021 By Conner Reed and Cami Hughes

Visual Art

Disjecta Is Now the Oregon Center for Contemporary Art

The North Portland stronghold will host an open house to celebrate the name change on June 26.

06/18/2021 By Riley Bass

Pomo Picks

Top Things to Do in Portland This Week: June 2–6

A curated, incomplete guide to the coolest stuff on offer in the Rose City.

06/02/2021 By Nick Campigli and Conner Reed

Visual Art

The Coolest Gallery Shows in Portland Right Now

An interactive grief altar, a computerized loom, hunky Swedish dads, and more

05/18/2021 By Conner Reed

Spotlight

Batman Would Surely Approve of This Beautiful New Portland Craft Gallery

Day in the Life Gallery lets fine crafts shine in all their glory, and wants to tell you what makes each piece special.

04/29/2021 By Eden Dawn

Visual Art

New Memorial Exhibition Honors Glenda Goldwater

Upfor Gallery will host Fais Pas Chier this November.

11/13/2020 By Morgan Westling

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Portland Open Studios Pivots to Virtual Event This October 10–11, 17–18

The 22-year-old nonprofit supports artists to get online.

09/18/2020

Visual Art

Don’t Shoot Portland Is Installing a New Exhibition in the Pearl

Stop Killing Us: A Black Lives Still Matter Exhibition runs August 6–29 at Holding Contemporary.

07/24/2020 By Conner Reed

Photography

The Japanese Garden Reflects on Hiroshima Attack with Season-Opening Exhibit

Spirits Rising: ひろしま/hiroshima showcases objects left behind after U.S. forces bombed the city in 1945.

01/21/2020 By Conner Reed

Visual Art

At 86, Oregon Artist Betty LaDuke Is Unstoppable

Always socially engaged, the Ashland resident is now examining Black Lives Matter, school shootings, and the refugee crisis in her work. A new exhibit at the Oregon Jewish Museum looks back on her early career.

06/17/2019 By Brendan Nagle

Insider’s Guide 2019: Sports

What Does Glenda Goldwater Love as Much as Art? Baseball.

The bon vivant is a fixture at arts events—and at Hillsboro Hops games.

03/26/2019 By Rebecca Jacobson

Visual Art

A Portland Artist Asks What We'll Never Know About Our Partners

In a new exhibit at Nationale, Shohei Takasaki asks his audience to reflect on the mysteries of our loved ones.

03/11/2019 By Shayla Norris-York

Visual Art

How Maps, Migration, and Soccer Inspire Artist Ronny Quevedo

The Ecuador-born, New York–based artist brings a solo exhibit, Every Measure of Zero, to Portland's Upfor Gallery.

03/07/2019 By Jackson Main

Visual Art

Portland Artist Josh Keyes Paints a Beastly City

Foxes, rhinos, and bears push up against the built environment in Keyes's wild paintings.

02/26/2019 By Fiona McCann

Visual Art

This Portland Artist Is Inspired by Vintage Images and Kittens

In Karen Wippich's new gallery show, felines become fanciful art.

01/02/2019 By Allison Place

Visual Art

A New Portland Gallery Puts Activism on Show

The Elisabeth Jones Art Center opened in June with exhibits on Standing Rock, climate change, and land development.

07/19/2018 By Talullah Plummer-Blanco

Visual Art

A New Exhibit Celebrates Portland Artists of Color

Celeste Noche’s collaborative Portland in Color project at Una Gallery includes photography, workshops, and live performances.

02/26/2018 By Tuck Woodstock

Fall Arts

20 Shows You Can't Miss in Portland in Fall 2017

From Joe Biden to George Saunders, cash-register exorcisms to garbage paintings, here's what you have to catch this season.

08/14/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson and Fiona McCann

Visual Art

Longtime Graphic Designer Ellen McFadden Goes Big on Canvas

The Portland artist, born in 1928, follows a pioneering graphic design career with a new one in painting.

07/10/2017 By Emma Mannheimer

Visual Art

Portland's ‘Book Excavator’ Scalpels Old Text into Wild Visions

James Allen’s richly textured carving technique comes alive in a local gallery show.

05/16/2017 By Caitlin Medearis