Fine Arts and Performing Arts in Portland, Oregon


Portland is home of numerous art galleries, theatres, museums, and gardens. On the First Thursday of the month the downtown galleries invite you to an evening of art, win, and music from 6-9. Below is a wide selection of what Portland has to offer.

3D Center of Art and Photography is dedicated solely to contemporary and historic 3D imagery and equipment. 1928 NW Lovejoy St 503-227-6667

Blue Sky Gallery/Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts is also known as the Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts mission. Their mission is to show artists that no one has ever heard of, but will. 122 NW 8th Ave

Bonnie Kahn's Wild West Gallery specializes in Native American art and antiques.1524 NW 23rd Ave 503.293.9414

Broderick Gallery focus on art mostly from the 20th century. 814 SW 1st Ave 503.224.4020

Bullseye Connection Gallery works with artists to enhance the creative potential of glass.
300 NW 13th Ave 503-227-0222

Butters Gallery offers paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and sculpture. They feature one person or a group exhibition monthly by nationally known artists. 520 NW Davis St 503.248.9378;  800.544.9171

Caplan Art Designs showcases best-selling local Portland, Oregon artists. They also offer personalized Art and Framing services. 1102 NW 10th Ave 503-319-6437

Cooley Art Gallery is a teaching gallery for students at Reed College. They offer a wide range of exhibitions, lectures, and colloquia. gallery. 3203 SE Woodstock Blvd 503.777.7289

Elements Glass offers a unique, production gallery located next to the Studio. Visitors to the gallery are able to experience the excitement associated with the creation of glass art. Classes are also available. 1315 NW Overton St 503 228-0575

Fireborne Creations in Glass has a variety of pieces with a range of prices. 515 SW Broadway

Forever Art & The CEO's Home offers contemporary and traditional oil paintings by international, local, and Russian artists. They also offer custom framing. 828 NW Hoyt 503-227-2010

Froelick Gallery exhibitions change monthly with a public reception on the First Thursday evening of each month. 714 NW Davis St 503-222-1142

Jadestone Gallery 228 SW 1st Ave 503.243.2014

Janice Grifin Gallery 1301 NW 12th Ave 503-241-8313

Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center provides for self guided tours. It opened in September 2001, as a landmark green building. The building has become the first redevelopment project in the US to be awarded the Gold LEED Certification. 721 NW 9th Ave 503.227.6225

Lawrence Gallery has been serving the art world for over 30 years. It has over 24,000 square feet of fine art in three locations.903 NW Davis St 503.228.1776 800.894.4278

Shaffer Fine Art Gallery entertains oil paintings, canvas giclees, bronze sculpture, posters, and prints. 308 SW 1st Ave 1-877-844-3447

The Velveteria: Museum of Velvet Paintings is a world famous museum of around 350 paintings from around the world. 2448 E Burnside St (503)233-5100

Waterstone Gallery 424 NW 12th Ave 503.226.6196

Yoshidas Fine Art Gallery Wine Bar Bistro offers over 5,000 sq ft of original Northwest art, imported Asian antique furnishings, fine wines, and a full service bar. 206 NW 10th Ave 503-227-3911