Due to our staff working remotely this spring, we are encouraging you to renew your subscription online. Click on the “Box Office” link at the top of the page. Select the Portland Arts & Lectures section for information on pricing and to subscribe. For Patron and Reserved-level subscribers, please indicate your seating preferences in the “Order Notes” portion of the checkout process.
For 2019/20 subscribers returning for the new season, Your current seat(s) are guaranteed until Friday, May 29, 2020. After that date, seats that have not been renewed will be reassigned, so please subscribe as soon as possible.
The May 7, 2020 presentation of Colson Whitehead has been rescheduled for next spring: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. If you are a subscriber to the 2019/20 Portland Arts & Lectures season, be sure to keep your ticket! It is still valid, and its barcode will be transferred to the new May 5, 2021 date. The seating that’s listed on the ticket will also remain the same. Please note that the rescheduled Colson Whitehead event is NOT considered part of the 2020/21 season. That event remains part of the 2019/20 season subscription, which is sold out.
Portland Arts & Lectures is a subscription-based series. Single tickets are typically not available for these events.
During this unprecedented time, we appreciate you working with our staff to consolidate renewal information while working remotely. You can still send in a check (made out to Literary Arts) or a card number to our office at 925 SW Washington St., Portland OR 97205. However, online orders are the best way we can confirm that we’ve accurately and securely collected all of your information. If you would prefer assistance by phone to renew, please call our box office line at 503-227-2583, option 2.
Subscription tickets for the 2020/21 Portland Arts & Lectures series are currently scheduled to be mailed in September 2020. If you have questions about receiving your subscription, please contact us.
Our promise to subscribers is an incredible lineup of original talks from five authors. If for any reason a lecture cannot be safely held on its originally-announced date, our first priority will be to reschedule the live event, and your tickets will transfer to the new date. If a live event cannot be rescheduled, we will produce and present a high-quality event streamed to your home.We will keep you updated as we know more, and our staff thanks you for your continued patience and support.
Our typical policy is that Portland Arts & Lectures season tickets are non-refundable. However, due to the current health crisis, we will honor refunds for the 2020/21 season on a case-by-case basis, if were are unable to produce either a live or a virtual event for our subscribers. As always, if you are unexpectedly unable to engage with an event, we ask that you please consider supporting Literary Arts’ continued work by turning the cost of your ticket into a tax-deductible donation.