Cultural Calendar

The RACC calendar is powered by Travel Portland and Localist and displays events that are sponsored in part by the Regional Arts & Culture Council. To find even more local arts events, not just those receiving RACC funding, visit the new Travel Portland Calendar.

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Events for May 19th 2022

Exhibits, Festivals, and Films

10:00 am
November 11th to July 3rd
APEX: Sharita Towne & A Black Art Ecology of Portland
Portland Art Museum

A “true grandchild of the Great Migration,” Sharita Towne creates installations that are multi-voiced, poetic, and informative. As a transdisciplinary artist, Towne has built a practice steeped in the work of collaboration, cultural organizing, and arts infrastructure building. Towne’s exhibition...more info



10:00 am
November 11th to June 5th
AUX/MUTE Gallery
Portland Art Museum

Presented by The Numberz FM The AUX/MUTE Gallery presented by The Numberz FM and the Portland Art Museum is an endeavor designed to reduce the barrier for BIPOC practicing artists to be represented within an institution of high art. The name is derived from the history of marginalized groups being...more info



10:00 am
November 11th to May 22nd
Color Line: Black Excellence on the World Stage
Portland Art Museum

At the International Exposition of 1900 in Paris, American sociologist, historian, and civil rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois put together “The American Negro Exhibit,” a remarkable collection of more than 300 photographs of African-American men and women, homes, churches, businesses and...more info