Since 1984, Portland Arts & Lectures has brought the world’s most celebrated writers, artists, and thinkers to Oregon. In addition to live events that are broadcast statewide on OPB radio, the program connects readers and writers of all ages with classroom visits and workshops.

The 2014/2015 Portland Arts & Lectures Season:

James McBride (The Good Lord Bird) | October 16, 2014

Elizabeth Kolbert (The Sixth Extinction) | November 13, 2014

Michael Chabon (Telegraph Avenue) | January 15, 2015

Ruth Ozeki (A Tale for the Time Being) | February 19, 2015

Katherine Boo (Behind the Beautiful Forevers) | April 23, 2015

Click here for more information. Full subscriptions to the series start at $75 and are available online or by calling our box office at 503-227-2583. All events occur at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in downtown Portland, Oregon.

A schedule of Literary Arts’ 30th Anniversary festivities (including the launch of an online audio archive, a best-of book of lectures, and a birthday bash) is forthcoming later this spring.

30th Anniversary season of Portland Arts & Lectures announced