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Events for July 3rd 2015

8:00 am
June 8th to July 10th
Alanna Risse presents her "Lub Dub" installation at the Portland Building Installation Space
Portland Building is located at 1120 SW 5th Avenu

Inspired by the 1966 sci-fi movie Fantastic Voyage in which miniaturized scientists enter a living human body on a medical rescue mission, artist Alanna Risse has created an installation that invites viewers to make believe they are inside a whimsical reconstruction of the human heart. While still...more info

10:00 am
July 3rd
Open Rehearsal: Mozart Quartet
Reed College, Kaul Auditorium

Join us for this free open rehearsal as festival musicians put the finishing touches on Mozart's Quartet in D Major for Flute, Violin and Cello, K. 285 in preparation for their upcoming performance of '"Ralph's Old Records," Mozart, &...more info

12:00 pm
July 3rd
Rogerson, Svoboda & Schoenfield
Portland State University, Lincoln Performance Hall

Our brand-new concert series, New@Noon, explores the diversity of contemporary chamber music in short, one-hour concerts. You won't know what moves you until you hear it! Join festival favorites in the first of the series that features a world premiere by protégé composer Chris Rogerson and the...more info

7:00 pm
July 3rd
Chamber Music Northwest Masterclass: Piano with Peter Serkin
Portland Piano Company

Gain unmatched insight from our Festival Artists on technique, interpretation, and approach while hearing some of the brightest talents in the Pacific Northwest. Attendance is free and open to the public. Co-presented with Portland Piano International and Portland Piano...more info

7:30 pm
July 2nd to July 25th
Thoroughly Modern Millie (evening performances)
Deb Fennell Auditorium

Broadway Rose Theatre Company presents the Tony Award-winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie July 2–26 at the Deb Fennell Auditorium. It’s 1922 in New York City and young Millie Dillmount has just arrived in search of a new, modern life for herself. Overflowing with madcap adventure,...more info

Exhibits, Festivals, and Films

8:00 am
June 15th to August 14th
Dualities: Photographs by Liz Obert
Olympic Mills Commerce Center

Artist Reception: June 19 from 5-7 p.m. In Dualities, Liz Obert seeks to present the internal and external lives of people that have bipolar or major depressive disorder. Each component of this body of work consists of two portraits. One shows the subject presented as they want to be seen to the...more info

10:00 am
May 23rd to September 13th
Ai Wei Wei: Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads—Gold
Portland Art Museum

The Portland Art Museum is pleased to announce an exhibition of Ai Weiwei’s Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads: Gold (2010), which will be on view this summer in the Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Sculpture Court. The installation consists of a dozen gold-gilt bronze sculptures representing the animal...more info

10:00 am
June 13th to September 13th
Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris
Portland Art Museum

This rich overview of masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts — the original school of fine arts in Paris and a repository for work by Europe’s most renowned artists since the seventeenth century — will include approximately 140 paintings, sculptures and works on paper dating from antiquity...more info

12:00 pm
April 1st to March 31st
2015 Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers
Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts

Blue Sky, the Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts, is pleased to announce the names of 64 artists selected for inclusion in its 2015 Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers Program ("Drawers"). Debuting on First Thursday, April 2, and coinciding with Portland Photo Month, each artist...more info

12:00 pm
June 20th to July 12th
Larry Cwik Art Exhibit
Peoples Gallery of Portland

Twelve large framed limited edition photographs by Larry Cwik from the project The Far North, Portrait of the Arctic, included in the Maker's Dozen Exhibit at People's Gallery of Portland. This is the premier exhibit of this project for the artist. Free admission. Normal gallery hours are...more info

12:00 pm
July 1st to August 2nd
Mila Teshaieva - "Promising Waters"
Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts

Between 2010 and 2013, artist Mila Teshaieva photographed three former Soviet republics on the shores of the Caspian Sea: Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan. The artist’s series tells of the challenges these newly formed states and their citizens face as they continue to forge independent...more info

12:00 pm
June 20th to August 16th
No Boundaries: Aboriginal Australian Contemporary Abstract Painting
PICA at the Mason Erhman Building Annex

PICA is proud to be participating in a major national tour of No Boundaries: Aboriginal Contemporary Abstract Painting. The exhibition will travel to museums and art centers around the country in 2015–16. Created at the frontier where Indigenous and Western cultures meet, these paintings speak...more info

12:00 pm
July 1st to August 2nd
Paris Petridis - "The Void and the Country"
Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts

The Void and the Country is visual travelogue of Egypt as seen through the lens of Greek photographer Paris Petridis. Completed a week after former President Hosni Mubarak's fall in 2011, the artist’s desolate color images reveal the absence of a human presence in various public spaces, which is...more info

5:00 pm
October 31st to October 23rd
Friday Nights at the Museum
Portland Art Museum

Every Friday from 5pm – 8pm, we invite you to play with us—to have a different Museum experience—a little bit more relaxed, more interactive, and more social experience. Admission is just $5 after 5pm. Here’s what we have in store: Beer and pizza in the pop-up pub. Unique tours and games—like...more info