• May 29, 2024
          BIPOC Reading Series – May
          June 13, 2024
          Bigfoot Regional Poetry Slam (Prelims)
          June 14, 2024
          Bigfoot Regional Poetry Slam (Prelims)
          June 15, 2024
          2024 Bigfoot Poetry Festival
  • Box Office

2024–25 Portland Arts & Lectures Series Subscription

Subscription renewals are now open for the 2024/25 season of Portland Arts & Lectures. Questions? Email us at la@literary-arts.org or call 503-227-2583 opt.2 during normal business hours.


Please enter in seating requests (Reserved and Patron levels only).

If you are a renewing subscriber and your subscription level is listed online as sold out or does not have enough seats in stock, please call our office to renew by phone. Renewing subscriptions at ANY level are guaranteed until May 31, 2024. We will release all remaining inventory for sale to the public in June.

Literary Arts presents the 40th anniversary season of Portland Arts & Lectures.

We are now offering digital tickets! Please select your ticket delivery method when choosing your subscription level. Tickets will be delivered in September.

Our 2024–25 lineup is:
OCT. 9, 2024: Amy Tan
NOV. 19, 2024: Abraham Verghese
JAN. 16, 2025: Timothy Egan
FEB. 13, 2025: Masha Gessen
APR. 15, 2025: Emily Wilson

Time and Venue

Lectures begin at 7:30 p.m. Box office opens at 5:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall 1037 SW Broadway.


Students to the Schnitz

By partnering with local schools and community groups Literary Arts provides students with books, tickets, and transportation to concert hall events and bring visiting authors to engage with students at local high schools.


Author Lineup

Our 2024–25 lineup is:

Oct. 9, 2024: Amy Tan
Nov. 19, 2024: Abraham Verghese
Jan. 16, 2025: Timothy Egan
Feb. 13, 2025: Masha Gessen
Apr. 15, 2025: Emily Wilson