Enjoy downtown Portland’s cultural hub at the Eliot Tower. Just steps from the Portland Art Museum, Canoe Home Design, restaurants and shops, the next hot spot is never too far away. The walkability and ease of transit is just outside the Eliot’s doorstep with the Portland Streetcar and MAX Light Rail to deliver you just down the way to Pioneer Courthouse Square.
The Portland Art Museum is featuring a major new exhibit on well-known architect John Yeon. For more information on both Yeon’s architectural legacy as well as his roll in conservation click here.
1. March 27–May 3 The Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival kicks off its 31st year this weekend, with 40 acres of fresh flowers, food, and fun for the whole family. Details: woodenshoe.com/events/tulip-fest
2. Stop and have lunch at Apizza Scholls on SE Hawthorne
3. Attend the Portland Art Museum’s Extravaganza of Italian Fashion show, going on now until May 3rd
1. With a carefully curated collection of vintage clothes, trendy accessories and eclectic homewares, Yo Vintage is a unique shop – located on SW 13th right off Burnside,
2. Stop by the new Brazilian Steakhouse Fogo de Chao for all kinds of exotic foods
3. The Tuileries exhibit opens at the Portland Art Museum on June 14
Running until January 12
Regional arts professionals were invited to nominate up to three artists on the basis of quality, innovation, relevance to community or global issues, continuity of vision, and dedication to studio practice for award consideration. After reviewing 176 submissions, 28 finalists were selected by Bonnie Laing-Malcolmson, The Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Curator of Northwest Art, and guest advisor, Apsara DiQuinzio, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Berkeley Art Museum. Ms. Laing-Malcolmson conducted studio visits with the finalists to determine this year's six award winners.