Art in the East

Located in Portland’s vibrant East side Arts District, the First Friday Art Walk takes place on the first Friday evening of every month from 6-9 p.m. Offering a gateway into Portland’s thriving arts culture, First Friday PDX includes more than 23 independent galleries, shops, and studios, as well as a street exhibition from April to October. The self-guided tour is free and open to locals and visitors!

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The Cynical Side of Art Censorship

Before diving into art censorship, let’s ask ourselves, what is censorship? According to the Oxford Living Dictionaries, censorship is: “The suppression or prohibition of any parts of books, films, news, etc. that are considered obscene, politically unacceptable, or a threat to security.” Censorship can shelter citizens from reality and infringe on their rights. Below are …

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For questions, or to sign up to be a vendor at the First Friday Street Exhibition (April – October) contact us at: East@FirstFidayPDX.org