The paintings of local artist Betty Chilstrom will be shown this May, with an opening during First Friday in Portland’s Central Eastside Arts District. The collection includes numerous Portland houses, buildings, bridges, trains, and cityscapes. Chilstrom, who has been painting for 55 years, captures each subject in a colorful storybook-like setting. Come find out if your house is in the show! Some proceeds go to the Architectural Heritage Center with a portion going to the Buckman Historic…See More
Japanese folk textiles present a wonderful diversity of regional traditions. This presentation includes rare items such as a banana-fiber kimono, a sashiko embroidered jacket, and futon covers adorned with phoenixes, lions and gunboats.1219 SW Park Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97205.www.portlandartmuseum.org503 226 2811See More
Over 200 SE Portland artists show and sell their paintings, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, pottery, yard art, metal work, collage, encaustic, glass and textile works in the Southeast neighborhood of Portland, Oregon. See and meet artists in their native environments in their homes, studios and businesses. The event is free!Walking/Biking maps are available online and at neighborhood businesses.See More
Metro Councilor Carlotta Collette, President of Friends of French Prairie, Ben Williams and Wilsonville City Councilor Charlotte Lehan will be our featured speakers discussing the proposed industrial development of French Prairie at our last program of the 2015-16 season. Oregon Values and Beliefs Project surveyed Oregonians throughout the state and found that 66% of Oregonians believe it is somewhat important or very important to preserve valuable farm and timber land from development. Some of…See More
Dine out for a cause on Wednesday, May 18th and support survivors of domestic violence! More than 40 local restaurants have pledged a portion of their day’s proceeds to aid Raphael House of Portland’s life-saving shelter and violence prevention programs. You can make a difference simply by enjoying a meal – or several – at any participating eatery in Portland, Lake Oswego, Beaverton, and Happy Valley. Find a full and growing list of involved restaurants online at…See More
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Join us Thursday, May 5, when we welcome Roger Thurow - author and senior fellow for Global Agriculture and Food Policy at The Chicago Council on Global Affairs! Roger Thurow will draw from his experience and newest book, The First 1,000 Days: A Crucial Time for Mothers and Children - And the World, to explore the importance of fighting child malnutrition around the world and the social costs of childhood hunger. Click …See More
Artistic Portland will celebrate Cinco de Mayo between 4-7 p.m. on May 5, 2016 for the First Thursday Art Walk. Many of the member artists will be present to answer questions about their unique artistic vision. Visitors can find unique, locally made, handcrafted items for which the 50-member Art Co-operative is known. This is the perfect opportunity to find something for that special person for Mother’s Day that is on May 8th.There will be refreshments inspired by the holiday and spirits…See More