is a center for contemporary art in Southeast Portland, Oregon. It is led by a desire to support artists, propose new modes of production, and stimulate the ongoing public discourse around art. SUPPORT. 800 SE 10th Avenue, (503) 236-7996. EMAIL.

OPEN: Oct. 16 - Dec. 11
Thursday–Sunday, 2-5pm

BACHER

October 16–December 11, 2016. The Secret Garden, an exhibition of new work by Lutz Bacher…

MEMBERSHIP

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

KUCHAR

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

ABOUT

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

TREES

July 23–September 4, 2016. A group exhibition curated by Kari Rittenbach with work by…

AFTER ASPEN

Friday, August 19, 8pm. A screening as part of TREES IN THE FOREST, curated by Kari Rittenbach…

TIMELINE

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

Seaver

July 30, 2016. Daryl Seaver will perform solo. Her piece, “Twenty Regards for a 21st Century Adult”…

WorkSHOP

A free textile workshop presented by Susan Cianciolo and others. Materials and tea will be provided. RSVP…

CIANCIOLO

May 22–July 10, 2016. An exhibition of kits, costumes, films, clothes, and photographs by Susan Cianciolo…

AGEMATSU

ZIP: 01-01-14…12-31-14 is an annual. It records, in photographs, a year of an ongoing work Yuji Agematsu…

ARMANTROUT

CURRENCY, a collection of new and older poems by Rae Armantrout. Printed at Yale Union…

KUDO

June 5, 2016. Tori Kudo’s band Maher Shalal Hash Baz will play a set as part of Susan Cianciolo…

Peltomäki

Kirsi Peltomäki will discuss Michael Asher’s practice through notions of the proposal, site specificity, and the…

MARTENS

May 11, 2016. Dutch designer Karel Martens will give a talk in Yale Union’s print shop…

LESCALLEET

April 13, 2016. Jason Lescalleett will perform solo. His tape-based music is crummy and lo-fi…

RUSSELL

March 24, 2016. Writer and artist, John Russell will give a talk, “Press Release”…

GRUYTER & THYS

March 18, 2016. Matt Browning presents Jos De Gruyter and Harald Thys’ films at 8pm…

RENTAL

Support our mission by using our space. To organize a tour of the building or learn more about our rates…

SMITH

March 4 and 5, 2016. Michael Smith performs as alter-egos “Baby Ikki” and “Mike,” and screens seminal videos…

DIRTY PUPPETS

January 1–March 1, 2016. Two of Jos De Gruyter and Harald Thys’ puppens ride around in a black car…

NIBLOCK

February 17, 2016. Phill Niblock, a composer from NYC, will perform solo…

WADA

February 20, 2016. Composer and instrument builder Yoshi Wada and his son Tashi Wada will perform…

MOMMY

October 10–December 20, 2015. A group exhibition that considers the mother, with work by…

PREISS

December 1, 2015. Jeff Preiss will be here to screen his feature-length film STOP…

SCHNEIDER

November 14, 2015. A newly commissioned performance by artist Karin Schneider as part of…

McCARTHY

December 18, 2015. We will screen a video in the Yale Union kitchen as the closing event for MOMMY…

AMVK

September 12–November 7, 2015. In an exchange of spaces, Yale Union will make a show with Anne-Mie…

M.E.S.H

November 5, 2015. Berlin-based producer M.E.S.H will perform. The set begins at 9…

CLUB MORAL

September 14, 2015. The industrial band Club Moral will perform in suburb of Paris…

Achievement

August 1–September 6, 2015. In an exchange of spaces, castillo/corrales will open “Theory of Achievement”…

WITSCHER

August 1, 2015. Jeff Witscher will debut “Cuban Heels,” an electronic composition…

HAWKINS

August 2, 2015. Richard Hawkins, a Los Angeles artist, will give a talk as part of…

OOREBEEK

May 30–July 19, 2015. Willem Oorebeek opens his exhibition with a series of open-ended works…

MAXWELL

June 18, 19, 20. Richard Maxwell directs Jim Fletcher and Bob Feldman in the play SHOWCASE…

CRAMPTON

June 6, 2015. Elysia Crampton, a producer from Virginia, will perform a new set and a give a talk…