Art & Design Events

Wednesday, February 20

CCNA: 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  
Ice & Stone: Suiseki Viewing Stones from the Huntington & Hokkaido Photographs by Michael Kenna

Suiseki (水石) is the Japanese art of stone appreciation. From ancient times, people in Japan have found beauty in rocks and cherished them for their unique...

Portland Japanese Garden  
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 Map Is Not The Territory

The Map Is Not The Territory is part of a triennial series featuring regional artists exploring place and boundaries. This inaugural exhibition focuses along...

Portland Art Museum  
Three Masters of Abstraction: Hagiwara Hideo, Ida Shōichi, Takahashi Rikio

This exhibition presents nearly 50 prints by three Japanese artists who rose to international prominence in the decades following World War II. All of them...

Portland Art Museum  
The Habitual and The Novel: Magic

Join the Ford Gallery for a night of poetry, art, food and drink as Ellen Petruzzella and Lindsay Martin show their work in the exhibition: The Habitual and...

Ford Gallery  
Art at Lan Su: Lynn Rosskamp, Rachel Austin, Scott Fitzwater & Kristine Karnezis

See new work by artists Lynn Rosskamp, Rachel Austin, Scott Fitzwater and Kristine Karnezis on display in Lan Su Chinese Garden’s pavilions in February and...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Breathe In, Breathe Out

New Assemblages from Andrew Casto. Opening reception Friday, February 1, 6-9 p.m., featuring custom cocktails from Double Dragon co-owner Daniel Casto....

Eutectic Gallery  
Joy Morsels

Sculptural vessels and landscapes from Nick Weddell.

Eutectic Gallery  
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  
Picturing Oregon

In conjunction with the Museum’s 125th anniversary, Picturing Oregon offers an extraordinary opportunity to reflect on the importance of place and to...

Portland Art Museum  
Meet The Makers: Gallery Members Exhibit

A group exhibit by Waterstone Gallery member artists. Preview Reception: Wednesday, Feb. 6 from 5:30-8 p.m. First Thursday Reception: Feb. 7 from 5:30-8...

Waterstone Gallery  
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  
Black Futures Month

White Gallery at Portland State University presents Black Futures Month, a mixed-media group exhibition curated by Safiyah Maurice. Featured artists: Alisa...

Littman and White Galleries  
Chip Thomas: Messages from the Underworld

With Jinhyun Cha: Post-Border Line. Exhibition dates: February 7–March 3, 2019. First Thursday opening reception: February 7, 6-9 p.m. Panel Discussion and...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Jinhyun Cha: Post-Border Line

With Chip Thomas: Messages from the Underworld. Exhibition dates: February 7–March 3, 2019. First Thursday opening reception: February 7, 6-9 p.m. Artist...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Photography Brown Bag Talk: Hillary Atiyeh

Every third Wednesday of the month at noon, photography enthusiasts gather at the Portland Art Museum to hear talks by regional photographers, gallerists,...

Portland Art Museum  
​Human Nature -  2019 C3: Papermaking Residency Exhibition

​Human Nature ​presents work from 2018 c3:Papermaking Residency artists Yoonhee Choi, Elisabeth Horan, Michael Namkung and Collin Richard. Culminating from...

c3:initiative  
Story-Based Short Pose Drawing Session

Animators and comic artists, this session is for you. This session features short 1-5 minute poses based on a story.

High Low Art Space  

Wednesday, February 20

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