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Exquisite Gorge II: It’s a Wrap!

Maryhill Museum of Art finishes its sweeping Columbia Gorge fiber-arts project with a grand party on the museum grounds.

VizArts Monthly: Giving nature a voice

August is for art and there’s plenty to see! Lindsay Costello rounds up the month’s offerings in galleries and alternative venues.

Ruth Ross: Red Scare, Ripped Threads

The Portland artist’s new show at Gallery 114 has roots in family history, the Rosenberg spy trial, and the excesses of the 1950s McCarthy era.

‘Perspectives’: Remembering What Matters

A journey through the Portland Art Museum’s fierce and piercing show of work by photographers of color about the city’s 2020 racial justice protests.

Exquisite Gorge II: Power!

For Maryhill Museum’s Columbia Gorge project, fiber artist Bonnie Meltzer explores electricity and its effect on the river and the land.

Remembering Hung Liu at JSMA

“Remember This: Hung Liu at Trillium” at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at the University of Oregon showcases a suite of hybrid prints and paintings. The exhibition is equally an opportunity to reflect on and celebrate the artist’s remarkable career.

Exquisite Gorge II: Of baskets and botany

Columbia Gorge fiber artist Chloë Hight leads a biological exploration of the river system and the plants that thrive there, giving art and life.

Loss, Memory & Connection at The Reser

The Beaverton arts center’s exhibitions “Invisibilia” and “1,000 Moons” explore Asian heritage and the legacy of Japanese American incarceration camps.

Downtown Portland: Michelangelo v. dinosaurs

“Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: the Exhibition” is currently on view in 28 cities around the globe, including Portland. What’s the draw and rationale?

Exquisite Gorge II: Liminal Spaces

In her section of Maryhill Museum’s collaborative Columbia River art project, Carolyn Hazel Drake explores a world of transitions.