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Events for August 4th 2015

9:00 am
August 3rd to August 31st
The Deck of Professions
Portland Mercado

The Deck of Professions is a new type of usable art for a new America. Dominican-born Hampton Rodriguez created this series of 52 compelling images, brought together as an actual deck of cards to be used in language- and culture-learning spaces throughout greater Portland. Selected images will be...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