February Exhibits Around Town 2020

View displays and participate in an eco-challenge related to the 14th annual Lake Oswego Reads program for the entire month of February including original art work from artists of all ages. Unless otherwise noted, exhibits are viewable during regular business hours for the respective organizations or retailers. 

LO Reads Eco-Challenge

For more than 25 years, Eco-Challenge has given individuals the tools to create positive environmental change in their workplace, school and community. Now it’s your turn! Take action to combat the climate crisis during the month of February by choosing individual sustainability goals, tracking and sharing your own impact, and seeing the combined positive action of our community. Join the Lake Oswego Reads Eco-Challenge by visiting drawdown.ecochallenge.org and signing up for the LO community team or one of the other existing teams, or create your own team! We’ll celebrate our combined community impact and recognize the team with the largest impact.

Repair Fair

Lake Oswego Community Repair Fair (February 1)
Lake Oswego United Methodist Church

Repair Fairs are free community events that bring volunteers with fixing skills and people with broken household items together. It’s a fun way to learn about repair, save money and help the environment by keeping broken items from going into the trash. You can bring small electronics and home appliances, clothes that need repairing, jewelry, and knives to be sharpened. This event is hosted by Master Recyclers, Clackamas County and the Lake Oswego Sustainability Network.  Styrofoam recycling will also be available.
1855 South Shore Blvd.; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Student Art Exhibit -
Chrisman Picture Frame & Gallery

This exhibit prepared by the Lake Oswego and Lakeridge high school art departments will feature student interpretations of Rising, Dispatches from the New American Shore.
480 2nd Street

LO City Hall

Books and Artifacts -
City Hall - Display Case near back entrance

Check out the display case near City Hall’s back door for books and artifacts that represent themes from Rising, Dispatches from the New American Shore. The display was created by the City of Lake Oswego’s Sustainability Advisory Board.
380 A Avenue

Photography by Scott Carpenter -
Library Stairwell Gallery

View breathtaking and intricate photos featuring a variety of wild birds by photographer Scott Carpenter.
706 4th Street

Quilts -
Library 1st Floor Entryway Atrium

In the Library lobby, see incredible word quilts created by the Portland Modern Quilt Guild. These quilts are certain to make you marvel at the intersection of literature and fiber arts. View the entire collection and read about each piece in the forthcoming exhibit catalog.
706 4th Street

Lake Oswego Reads Local Artist Exhibition -
Lakewood Center for the Arts lobby and gallery

Enjoy the work of 20 artists who created pieces in a variety of media after reading Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore, all on display in the lobby and gallery. 
368 S. State Street

Zine: Zeen - The Art of Homemade Resistance -
Artspace Gallery 

The exhibition will feature hundreds of diverse zines in a variety of formats from all over the country, and internationally while highlighting some of Oregon’s most popular zinesters including Kate Bingaman-Burt and collectors such as Doug Blandy, professor, and Director of Arts and Administration at the University of Oregon.
510 First Street (February 11 - May 22)