Oregon Art Beat is OPB's Emmy Award-winning local arts series, entering its 17th season in fall 2015. Art Beat profiles artists, musicians and artisans from around Oregon and the Northwest. OPB producers and crew travel the region capturing stories about everything from salsa to sculpture and bagpipes to ballet to produce this half-hour weekly show. Oregon Art Beat stories can be found on multiple platforms such as radio and the Web, providing deeper coverage of the arts.
The program airs Thursdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 1 a.m. and 6 p.m. In the Mountain Time Zone of Eastern Oregon, the program airs at 9 p.m. Thursdays and repeats at 7 p.m. on Sundays.
Oregon Art Beat is supported by The Kinsman Foundation, Kay Kitagawa and Andy Johnson-Laird, Sharon and Keith Barnes, the Oregon Arts Commission, and Ronni Lacroute.