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Mug Shots | Transportation Plan | Jewish Museum

OPB | Broadcast: June 8, 2017

Should mug shots be made available to the public? The legislature has released a funding plan for transportation infrastructure — how will it work? And the Oregon Jewish Museum gets a new location.

Exhibit Looks At Impact of Riot Grrrl

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 2, 2015

A new exhibit at PNCA looks at the lasting impacts of the Riot Grrrl movement on artists.

Is Portland Arts Funding Out Of The Woods?

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 4, 2015

The recession hit the Portland art scene hard. How are arts organizations doing now?

Talking Business

OPB | Broadcast: May 21, 2013

Portland Business Journal editor Rob Smith talks about local business news.

Visual Artist Carrie Mae Weems Comes Home To Portland

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 1, 2013

Carrie Mae Weems was just awarded a MacArthur "Genius" grant. Listen back to our interview with her when she was on the show last January, ahead of the Portland Art Museum's retrospective of her work spanning three decades.

Kids as Curators

OPB | Broadcast: May 29, 2012

A group of fourth and fifth graders in Bend just spent the past year creating a High Desert Museum exhibit based on their cultural and family histories.

John Frame

OPB | Broadcast: April 16, 2012

The Portland Art Museum is currently exhibiting works by sculptor and animator John Frame. We'll ask him about his work.

Rothko in Portland

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 29, 2012

The Portland Art Museum is home to the largest Mark Rothko exhibition exhibition that's been shown on the West Coast in over a decade.

The Region's Art

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 5, 2008

How have the Contemporary Northwest Art Awards impacted the local art scene?