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.


The Yale Union building is conveniently located in the center of Portland and may be rented for events or production purposes. To organize a tour or learn more about our rates, contact FACILITIES MANAGER. We rent our space for weddings, special events, holiday parties, tech expos, photo shoots, et cetera!

Rental fees directly support the programmatic mission and operational maintenance of Yale Union, and most importantly, the artists we work with. When you rent Yale Union for your private event, you are funding the cultural life of the Pacific Northwest.