Find Out What It’s Like to Be a Featured Artist

OPB announces that Oregon Art Beat will be presenting at Art In The Pearl, Portland’s annual fine arts and crafts festival, on Labor Day weekend. Attendees will get:

-      An inside look at the new season of Art Beat with the show’s production team.

-      An introduction to artist Grayson Malone, who will appear at the festival and on Art Beat’s upcoming season. Grayson’s cast stone, concrete and metal mixed media sculptures will be on display.

-      A chance to meet and greet the team behind Art Beat after the presentation.

Join OPB at the start of Art In The Pearl on Saturday, Aug. 30, at 10 a.m. at NW 8th Avenue in Portland—between Burnside and Glisan. Art Beat’s presentation begins at 10:30 a.m. at the corner of Flanders and Park.

To attend, register for free at


About Oregon Art Beat
Since 2000, OPB’s award-winning Oregon Art Beat has served as a powerhouse of arts reporting—profiling artists, musicians, and artisans from around the state and beyond. Now in its 15th season, show producers and crew have traveled extensively to capture the eclectic mix of creative talent in the Northwest. 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. This program is supported in part by the James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation, the Robert D. and Marcia H. Randall Charitable Trust, the Kinsman Foundation and a grant from the Oregon Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts. More information is available online at

About OPB 
OPB is the largest cultural and education institution in the region, delivering excellence in public broadcasting to 1.5 million people each week through television, radio and the Internet. Widely recognized as a national leader in the public broadcasting arena, OPB is a major contributor to the program schedule that serves the entire country. OPB is one of the most-used and most-supported public broadcasting services in the country and is generously supported by members across Oregon and southern Washington. For more information, please visit