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AGEMATSU

April 26–June 29, 2014. Since the middle of the 1980′s, Yuji Agematsu has sustained a…

KUCHAR

Ongoing. A George Kuchar retrospective, one *picture* at a time until we’ve screened them all…

EVOL

April 4, 2014. A commission and performance of a new composition by Spanish musician Evol…

MERKEY

March 22, 2014. Madalyn Merkey presents a solo performance at Reed College’s…

MELNYK

February 28, 2014. Lubomyr Melnyk will give a solo piano performance, his first in Portland…

SUPPORT

We’re here! We’re knocking! Become a member or volunteer today. The process is very…

ANNUAL REPORT

Yale Union’s financial and non financial data from 2013, 2012, and 2011. Expenses in 2013: $301,76…

TIMELINE

A detailed account of Yale Union’s development from the purchase of the building in January 2008 until now…

THE DEVIL, PROB...

January 4–February 11, 2014. Documentary films that record how goods are produced and distributed…

FINLAY

Ongoing. Marjorie Perloff opens the sixth in a series of Ian Hamilton Finlay exhibitions…

LASER

November 15–December 1, 2013. A video installation by New York based artist Liz Magic Laser…

HOWE

October 5–December 1, 2013. Susan Howe opens her first solo exhibition with new work…

TTT

October 2013. TOM TIT TOT. A book of recent rectilinear poems by Susan Howe…

BAT

November 8, 2013. Portland-based musician Best Available Technology will perform a set…

PERLOFF

November 9, 2013. Critic Marjorie Perloff will give a talk about Ian Hamilton Finlay…

DAVIS

October 25, 2013. Writer & translator Lydia Davis will give a talk about translation at PSU…

BOO/MANNY

October 11, 2013. Chicago footwork DJs RP Boo and his friend DJ Manny perform…

Grubbs/Howe

October 6, 2013. Composer & musician David Grubbs and Susan Howe present a new performance…

SKAER

July 19–September 12, 2013. This summer, Lucy Skaer will be at Yale Union, producing new work…

DILLOWAY

September 13, 2013. Aaron Dilloway will perform a solo vocal and tape loop set…

ABOUT

Yale Union (YU) is a non-profit contemporary art center in Portland, Oregon. Our program…

BENNING

August 1, 2013. Kris Cohen will introduce and screen videos by Sadie Benning…

LUCIER/FULLMAN

June 8–14, 2013. An installation by Alvin Lucier. June 20, 2013. A performance by Ellen Fullman…

BEING

May 2, 2013. Hieroglyphic Being will give a 90-minute performance beginning at 9pm…

ANDERSEN/FISHER

March 30/31, April 5/6, April 12/13, 2013. The films of Thom Andersen and Morgan Fisher…

HAINO

April 10, 2013. Japanese musician Keiji Haino makes a rare West Coast appearance…

KEEFER

March 22, 2013. Angie Keefer presents the final of five talks over three months…

CURTIS

February 15 and 16, 2013. Charles Curtis will give two different cello performances…

SIRK

January 20, 2013. A 35mm screening of Douglas Sirk’s melodramatic Magnificent Obsession

ROADS

January 19, 2013. Musician Curtis Roads performs a 6.2 channel audio piece…