Art & Design Events

Thursday, January 3

APEX: Avantika Bawa

APEX presents a new body of work by Portland-based artist Avantika Bawa. Looking at a singular Portland architectural structure, she presents her ongoing...

Portland Art Museum  
Center for Contemporary Art: Not Fragile

Though often associated with delicacy, glass is forged through intense and violent forces—a meteorite impacting the earth, a nuclear bomb detonating or a...

Portland Art Museum  
Fresh Paint: Andrea de la Vega and Damian Dawahare

"The Fresh Paint program is a partnership between Open Signal and RACC that invites a series of artists to create colorful, temporary murals on the prominent...

Open Signal, Portland Community Media Center  
Poetic Imagination: Selections from the Collection of Mary and Cheney Cowles

"You can still catch the last days of this gorgeous exhibition at the Portland Art Museum for the first two weeks of 2019. This exceptional collection spans...

Portland Art Museum  
Portland Psychedelic

Portland served as a common West Coast stop for touring bands in the 1960s and 1970s, with a number of nationally known musicians playing shows in the Rose...

Oregon Historical Society  
The American Future: Abigail DeVille

"DeVille brings her monumental, vibrant assemblage work to PICA for an installation that's meant to serve as a “model for reflection.” Comprised of foraged...

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)  
The Shape of the Land: Topographical Painting and Maps in Late Joseon Korea

This special installation in the Museum’s Korean Gallery is inspired by one of the most important Korean works in our collection: a large folding screen...

Portland Art Museum  
Art Museum Baby Morning Tour: Landscapes Through The Seasons

Explore the Portland Art Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. The Portland Art Museum welcomes babies and their caregivers beginning at 10...

Portland Art Museum  
Art at Lan Su: Gabe Babcock & Don Jacobson

See new work by artists Gabe Babcock and Don Jacobson on display in Lan Su Chinese Garden’s pavilions through January, 2019. Lan Su hosts artists each...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Manga Hokusai Manga

"In December, Portland's famous Japanese Garden will be the only location in the US featuring this show of manga woodblock prints from one of the most famous...

Portland Japanese Garden  
Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross

“I buried my negatives in the ground in order that there should be some record of our tragedy.” — Henryk Ross Together, Memory Unearthed at the Portland Art...

Portland Art Museum  
Modern American Realism: Highlights from the Smithsonian's Sara Roby Foundation Collection

"This is a blockbuster of a show featuring a who's-who of post-World War II American representational painting. Big names like Edward Hopper, Louise...

Portland Art Museum  
Rebecca Reeve: Sun Breathing

"British artist Rebecca Reeve's first solo exhibition at Upfor features landscape photographs in which Reeve has painted on areas or sections of the site...

Upfor Gallery  
The Last Journey of the Jews of Lodz

In conjunction with Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross, at the Portland Art Museum. Together the two exhibitions will offer an...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, Main Gallery  
Wes Mills: Drawings

PDX Contemporary Art presents new drawings by Wes Mills.

PDX Contemporary Art  
Ashley Miller: Sweet Things

Ashley Miller: Sweet Things Irina Rozovsky and Manjari Sharma: Talking Pictures The joint exhibition will be on view from January 3–February 3, 2019. First...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Irina Rozovsky and Manjari Sharma: Talking Pictures

Ashley Miller: Sweet Things Irina Rozovsky and Manjari Sharma: Talking Pictures The joint exhibition will be on view from January 3–February 3, 2019. First...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Art Museum Public Tour: Poetic Imagination

Explore the Portland Art Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Presented in conjunction...

Portland Art Museum  
Long Pose Figure Drawing Session

Come draw from a live model at a studio in Southeast Portland. This pose restarts the first Thursday every month.

High Low Art Space  
Art After Dark

Visit Artistic Portland, a downtown co-operative gallery of 40+ local artists, for its show Art After Dark, part of Portland's First Thursday Art Walk in...

Artistic Portland  
Art Museum: Free First Thursday

Enjoy free admission to the Museum the first Thursday of each month from 5 – 8 p.m.

Portland Art Museum  
Free First Thursday at Portland Art Museum

The Portland Art Museum provides free admission the first Thursday of each month from 5 to 8 p.m.

Portland Art Museum  
Art Museum Meditation Tour

Enjoy a slow looking tour experience and object-focused meditation. This public tour invites people to relax, rejuvenate, energize and be calm. Using focused...

Portland Art Museum  
Cerulean First Thursday

Join up for the monthly art gallery reception at Cerulean Portland.

Cerulean Portland  
The Earth Will Not Abide

"Using diverse approaches and methods, this group exhibition investigates “the rapid transformations in land use, biological diversity, and social...

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)  
What's It Worth To You? Figure Drawing Session

Come draw from a live model at a studio in Southeast Portland. This session features short poses from two-20 minutes long.

High Low Art Space  

Thursday, January 3

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