Oregon Shakespeare Festival
- Where: Various, Ashland
- When: Febrary 16th - July 7th
- The Taming of the Shrew; My Fair Lady; Two Trains Running; King Lear; The Unfortunates; A Streetcar Named Desire; Cymbeline; The Heart of Robin Hood; A Midsummer Night's Dream; The LIquid Plain; The Tenth Muse
Waterfront Blues Festival:
26th Annual Waterfront Blues Festival
- Where: Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Portland
- When: July 4th - 7th
- The 2013 Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival will feature more than 125 performances on four stages, plus Fourth of July fireworks, seven Delta Music Experience Blues Cruises on the Willamette River, a full-day Zydeco Swamp Romp, Swing Dance Competition, After Hours All-Stars concerts at the Marriott Grand Ballroom, workshops, dances and more.
38th Annual Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show
- Where: Sisters
- When: July 13
- Over 1300 quilts from around the world will cover Sisters in rich texture and color.
JAW: A Playwrights Festival
- Where: Gerding Theater at the Armory, Portland
- When: July 15 - 29
- JAW is Portland Center Stage’s developmental festival of new work for the stage. For two crazy weeks in July, JAW: A Playwrights Festival takes over the Armory, inside and out.
Art in the Pearl
- Where: NW Park Blocks Portland
- When: August 31 - September 2
- Art In The Pearl, Portland Oregon’s annual Fine Arts & Crafts Festival, occurs every year on Labor Day weekend. The 17th annual festival will occur on August 31st, Sept. 1-2, 2013 in the Pearl District’s North Park Blocks.
Object Focus: The Bowl
- Where: Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland
- When: Through September 21
- Objects that occupy daily lives can be some of the most challenging to present, analyze and consider in a museum environment. The second in the Object Focus series, this exhibition focuses on an archetypal cultural form: the bowl. Commonplace and familiar, the bowl can range from utilitarian to decorative, functional to conceptual.
PICA's Time Based Art Festival
- Where: Various Venues
- When: Septemeber 12 - 22
- PICA’s annual Time-Based Art Festival (TBA) draws artists from across the country and around the globe for a convergence of contemporary performance and visual art. Installations and live performances fill out theaters, temporary galleries, and unexpected public spaces throughout Portland, activating the city with art and energy.
- Funding provided by:
Additional Support Provided By:
The Jackson Foundation
The Roundhouse Foundation
Fran and John von Schlegell