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. DONATE. 800 SE 10th Avenue, (503) 236-7996. EMAIL.

For our current response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please see here. All in-person programming at Yale Union has been suspended indefinitely. We will be moving some events to our TWITCH channel in the meantime, and will continue to explore other options for engagement. Please check back for updates, or subscribe at the bottom of the page to receive updates by email.

To visit, please schedule an APPOINTMENT.

Yale Union acknowledges that it occupies the traditional lands of the Multnomah, Chinook, Kathlamet, Clackamas, Tualatin Kalapuya, Molalla, and other Indigenous peoples.


In addition to its spaces dedicated to artistic programming, Yale Union’s facilities are a site to support local artists and community members in their artistic and cultural practices. Our building houses production spaces including: artist studios, a wood shop and PRINT SHOP, recording studios, a kitchen for community gatherings, and small craft businesses.

Yale Union is proud to support the community groups linked at right by regularly hosting programs, meetings, workspace, and events in our spaces.

Schools & Group Visits

While exhibitions are on view, we are happy to accommodate visits from schools, universities, and other groups. Please EMAIL to arrange a visit.

HEARTMIND T’AI CHI (2020–present)


NEIGHBORS (2015–present)

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