The Cultural Scene

Oregon Ballet Theatre

Oregon's premiere professional ballet company has gained national recognition and worldwide attention.





Oregon Symphony

Since the Oregon Symphony was established more than 100 years ago, it has been recognized for its internationally acclaimed music directors, skilled performers, diverse programs and outstanding community services in education and regional touring. The Oregon Symphony now ranks among the largest orchestras in the nation and as one of the largest arts organizations in the Northwest.



Portland Art Museum

Representing the culmination of a ten-year, $125-million master plan of expansion and growth, the Portland Art Museum completed the massive project to preserve and renovate the adjacent 141,000 square-foot Mark Building in October 2005. The new building provides greater accessibility to the Museum's growing collections and programs and engages the next generation of museum-goers. A must see.



Portland Opera

Portland Opera exists to inspire, challenge and uplift its audiences by creating productions of high artistic quality that celebrate the beauty and breadth of opera. Currently in its 42nd season, Portland Opera has established itself as a vibrant and vital part of the region's cultural activity.




Portland Center Stage

Portland Center Stage dares to make theater as ravishing, innovative and thought provoking as our wildest dreams. Today, there is fire onstage, excitement in the building and high anticipation as we bring you magnificent writers of timeless stories. And each is offered with the vigor, verve and vitality you've come to expect at Portland Center Stage.