Cirque du Cycling is a celebration along Mississippi Avenue every June. The event features an Art Bike Parade, a Family Ride, a high-speed bike race, two beer gardens, an art installation, free bike parking and much more. Cirque du Cycling is a benefit for Albina Youth Opportunity School.
Ever wonder what it’s like to live and work in the most remote corners of the world? At the Oregon History Museum’s newest exhibit, you will get to travel the world without ever leaving the state! Explore personal stories, letters, and photographs in this multimedia exhibit, created in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps. See leatherwork, carvings, furniture, art and personal mementoes collected by Peace Corps volunteers from around the globe.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
The polar bear — a charismatic icon in the struggle against climate change — faces a precarious future along with other ice-dependent species as its Arctic habitat rapidly continues to melt away. With camera in hand, wildlife photographer Steven Kazlowski has dedicated over eight years of work to bring to life the immediate reality of this most pressing environmental crisis — the devastation of the Arctic ecosystem through global warming.Organized by the Burke Museum and Braided River, a…See More
The exhibition features three recent large-scale sculptures and a selection of drawings by Los Angeles-based sculptor Peter Shelton. Manifestly precise in execution and explicitly physical, the works are focused on the interrelationships between image, surface, and prevailing theories of abstraction. Cantilevered from the wall, the works defy gravity and traditional notions of volume to claim our attention and the space around them with a sidelong humor and sense of gravitas, characteristic of…See More
JOIN US ON TUESDAY FOR WEEKLY KUNLUN / QIGONG CLASSESWhen: Every TuesdayTime: 6pm to 9pmPlace: Bamboo Grove Studio (on the corner of 2nd & SE Taylor in the Green Building)134 SE Taylor StreetPortland, OR. 97214Cost: $20/classWebsite: www.PortlandKunlunSchool.comContact: (971) 563-2002Email: info@PortlandKunlunSchool.comKunlun Nei Gung (also known as Spontaneous Kunlun) is a very ancient art, said to be 'the forgotten practices of…See More
The Oregon Sports Authority, Portland Timbers, Alpha Broadcasting and TAOW Modern Marketing are teaming up to present a free public viewing party featuring the World Cup final at Pioneer Courthouse Square on Sunday, July 11, at 11 a.m. The event will offer thousands of area soccer fans the chance to share in the excitement of the upcoming 2010 World Cup as part of “Soccer City Celebration presented by McDonald’s.” For information…See More