Portland Columbia Symphony Spectacular Portland Oregon
portland art museum

PAM puts a hole in the wall

The art museum begins construction on a new loading dock, precursor to the long-awaited Rothko Pavilion expansion.

Jeffrey Gibson and Oscar Howe at PAM

The exhibitions “Dakota Modern: the Art of Oscar Howe” and “Jeffrey Gibson: They Come from Fire” offer interrelated reflections on identity and the historical record. Laurel Reed Pavic reviews.

Arts champion Jim Winkler, 72, dies

The Portland developer was a longtime trustee of the Portland Art Museum and a key figure in transforming the North Park Blocks into a gallery and museum district.

VizArts Monthly: November 2022

The weather may be gloomy but Lindsay Costello has plenty of art offerings and happenings to brighten up the shorter days.

‘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.

VizArts Monthly: Here on Earth

Summer is here! Time for graduations, picnics, and quality outdoor time. Lindsay Costello rounds up June’s art offerings.

Exquisite Gorge II: Felt Worlds

Artist Xander Griffith, part of Maryhill Museum’s collaborative Columbia River project, makes deeply dotted works in felt that create worlds of color and texture.

Frida Kahlo, off the conveyer belt

The secret to the Portland Art Museum’s exhibit on Kahlo, Rivera, and Mexican Modernism: Take it your own way, at your own pace.

News & Notes: A new poetry champ

Trayshun Holmes-Gournaris of the Oregon School for the Deaf wins the Poetry Out Loud state title; new at the art museum; downtown art space trashed.

2021: A Year of Looking at Things

In a year of sharp contrasts, visual art in Oregon bounced between the stark and the hopeful, with plenty of surprises along the way.

Making lives small

Sebastian Zinn reviews Storm Tharp and Grace Kook-Anderson’s exhibition of Northwest portraits from PAM’s permanent collection.

Updating Ansel Adams

Laurel Reed Pavic reviews “Ansel Adams in Our Time” on view at the Portland Art Museum.

European art and the baggage claim

The Portland Art Museum has had a European collection since its founding. What does it mean to exhibit European art in Portland in 2021?

VizArts Monthly: New year, new art

New art to welcome the new year! Galleries and virtual spaces alike offer a wealth of viewing opportunities for January.

A new round of shutdowns

As covid cases spike and Oregon orders new restrictions, museums are closing their doors again.

Portland Center Stage Young Americans Portland Oregon
White Bird Dance Trinity Irish The Reser Beaverton Oregon
Tualatin Valley Symphony Family Concert Featuring Star Wars NW Christian Church Tigard Oregon
Portland Piano International Solo Piano Series Portland Oregon
Delgani String Quartet Portland Oregon
Chamber Music Northwest First Baptist Church Portland Oregon
White Bird Dance Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Portland Oregon
push/FOLD at the Reser Beaverton Oregon
High Desert Museum Creations of Spirit Bend Oregon
BodyVox Dance Center Serious Cupcakes Portland Oregon
Profile Theatre Welcome to Arroyo's at Imago Theatre Portland Oregon
Triangle Productions Me & Tammy Portland Oregon
Eugene Ballet Petrushka with Orchestra Next Hult Center Eugene Oregon
Oregon Children's Theatre Dragons Love Tacos Newmark Theatre Portland Oregon
Eugene Opera LaBoheme Hult Center Eugene Oregon
Literary Arts Amor Towles The Lincoln Highway Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Portland Oregon
Portland Columbia Symphony Spectacular Portland Oregon
Northwest Dance Project Portland Oregon
Artists Repertory Theatre American Fast Portland Oregon
Future Prairie Artist Collective Portland Oregon
Portland State University College of the Arts
Oregon Cultural Trust tax credit donate