In recent years, Portland has gained popularity for being a hip, environmentally friendly and artistic city, especially with popular events like Art in the Pearl. In fact, the city has an unofficial motto of “Keep Portland Weird” that residents and visitors work hard to live by. There are many major cultural hubs in Portland that are home to street art by local art legends, popular music festivals throughout the year and many more events that show off the city’s artistic side.
As the largest city in Oregon, Portland has quickly become a hub for independent artists and art lovers in the northwest. The culture of the city is incredibly supportive of artistic projects and fosters a lot of local events. In order to help you find the best way to treat the artist in you, we have compiled some of the most popular art events and activities that are hosted in Portland.