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Events for July 4th 2015

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

8:00 pm
July 4th
Artistry of Piano, Four Hands at Reed
Reed College, Kaul Auditorium

Chamber Music Northwest celebrates Independence Day with this impressive concert of masterpieces for four hands. Legendary pianist Peter Serkin and remarkable protégé pianist Julia Hsu will dazzle you with works by Schumann, Schubert, and Brahms! Musical Conversation: Join us at 7 p.m. for a free...more info

Exhibits, Festivals, and Films

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