was a center for contemporary art in Southeast Portland, Oregon. It was led by a desire to support artists, propose new modes of production, and stimulate the ongoing public discourse around art. This website serves as an archive of Yale Union’s programming from 2011 through 2021.

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


As of February 26th, 2021, the Yale Union Laundry Building is the Center for Native Arts and Cultures (CNAC). It is conveniently located in the center of Portland and may be rented for events or production purposes. To organize a tour, learn more about rental rates, and contact CNAC’s facilities manager go here: link. CNAC rents its space for weddings, special events, holiday parties, tech expos, photo shoots, et cetera!