Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Ave, 226-2811

Let's Entertain is an international extravaganza showcasing a wide range of artists. Sculpture, painting, video, installation, sound, the Internet, fashion, AND interactive games! The show explores the complex relationship between pleasure, spectacle, popular culture, and contemporary art. Through Sept 17

Alberta Street Fair
Stroll through Portland's budding arts neighborhood and witness tap dancers a tappin', clowns a-foolin', and artists a-paintin'. Sept 16, 11 am to 6 pm

Alysia Duckler Gallery
1236 NW Hoyt St, 223-7595

Sideshow, new paintings by Patrick LoCicero. Through Sept 30

American Institute of Architects
315 SW Fourth Ave, 223-8757

Silent Strengths, the photography of Gene Faulkner and Ken LeGros. Through Sept 30

Art Home
121 NW 2nd, 721 0270

Contemporary selection of local and international artists, featuring the monoprints of Regina Saura and serigraphs from Manel Anoro. Through Oct 5

Atwood Primitive/ Lawrence Photographic
205 SW Pine St, 226-6334

Bromoil photographs by Gene Laughter. Through Oct 3

Augen Gallery
817 SW Second Ave, 224-8182

Rare and early prints from the late Sam Francis and new paintings from Bobbie Jansen. Through Sept 30

Basil Hallward Gallery at Powell's City of Books
1005 W Burnside St, 228-4651

16 x 20: Twenty-one local photographers offer up their individual Polaroid musings, contributing to one large, mural-sized piece. Through Sept 30

1325 NE Fremont St, 280-8845

Patterns of Light, new paintings by Mary Ann Smith that explore colored mandalas. Through Sept 30

Butters Gallery
520 NW Davis St, 248-9378

Chicago artist Brenda Barnum presents still life paintings and Stephen Porter displays new wood sculptures. Through Sept 30

Chetwynd Stapylton Gallery
615 SW Broadway, 223-4226

From Vineyards to Doorways, oils and pastels depicting Provence by Cynthia Costello, and oils inspired by the Caribbean and Mexico by Don Dahlke. Through Sept 22

Contemporary Crafts Gallery
3934 SW Corbett Ave, 223-2654

Slack Tide, ceramic sculptures by Ann Christenson, raku-fired sculptures from Vern Uyetake, and Stone Brushes,a display of work from three Chinese calligraphers. Through Oct 1

Cooley Gallery at Reed College
3203 SE Woodstock, 777-7790

Images inside and outside of the Mexican Revolution by famed photographers Tina Modotti and Edward Weston. Through Oct 1

Elizabeth Leach Gallery
207 SW Pine St, 224-0521

Paintings by Victoria Adams, sculptures from Jessyca Burke, and photographs by Ken Smith. Through Sept 30

Fifth Element
404 Nw 10th Ave, Suite 1, 279-9042

Table Settings, a display of orginal, handmade table settings by local and national ceramic artists. Through Sept 30

First Avenue Gallery
205 SW First Ave, 222-3850

Kisses for Carlos, new paintings from Julia Waco that depict love stories between men. Through Sept 30

Froelick Adelhart
817 SW Second Ave, 222-1142

Scratch, new paintings, drawings, and sculpture from Rick Bartow, and Plans for a Beautiful City, mixed media work from Robert Yoder. Through Sept 30

Gallery 33
1400 NW Everett St, 219-9900

New works in colored pencil from Leslie Woods and classic forms in glass from John and Heather Fields. Through Oct 3

Gallery Schmallery
2132 SE Division, 239 3735

New retail art space with an inaugural exhibition featuring painter Alisa K. Burke. Through Sept 30

Groundswell Gallery

1800 NE Alberta, 331-1420

Richard Schemmerer will present a series of digitally enhanced photographs that describe the Alberta neighborhood. Through Sept 26

Guardino Gallery
2939 NE Alberta, 281-9048

Women's Anagoma Fire features the work of eight female artists who fire their clay works in an Anagoma kiln. Through Sept 26

625 NW Everett St #108, 228-1683

More Drawings for Nick Drake, a collection of recent graphite and oil drawings on mylar by Seattle artist Chris St. Pierre. Through Sept 30

L & B Viewing Room
1714 NW Overton 2 Flr, 241-4144

Eleven Venezuelan Artists From the Land of the Sun, an exhibition featuring work from an artistic cultural exchange between L&B Viewing Room and Centro de Bellas Artes Museum in Maracaibo, Venezuela. Through Sept 29

Laura Russo Gallery
805 NW 21 Ave, 226-2754

Reflection/Resonance, new work from Margot Voorhies Thompson, recent paintings from Gayle Bard, and Intaglio Prints from Paulson Press, featuring Christopher Brown, Squeak Carnwath, and Caio Fonesca. Through Sept 30

Macri Gallery
2324 SE Division, 238-1523

Drawings and paintings from Jacklyn Hamberg, and paintings from Bobbie Mandel and Nane. Through Sept 30

Margo Jacobsen
1039 NW Glisan St, 224-7287

Recent paintings from Mark Redsike and Strange Bedfellows, mixed-media sculptures from Ronna Neuenschwander. Through Sept 30

Mark Woolley East
1434 SE 37 Ave, 224-5475

Two month, inaugural exhibition of the Woolley satellite space. Featured work by 88-year-old Portland phenom, Ardyth Kennelly Ullman. Through Sept 30

Mark Woolley Gallery
120 NW Ninth Ave, Suite 210, 224-5475

Mark Woolley presents Pin Up, an exhibition featuring Naked Velvet, paintings on velvet by Arnold Pander and Velour Girls: Skirts and Skin, a series of photographs by Marne Lucas. Through Sept 30

Marylhurst Art Gym
17600 Pacific Hwy, 699-6243

Incidents and Ideas 1975-2000, an exhibition of drawings, photographs, and sculptures--including three outdoor works by Paul Sutinen.

Matrix and Our Dream Galleries
2209 NE Alberta St, 288-3024

When a mask becomes a painting and a painting becomes a mask, terra cotta and oils on canvas by Robert Peterson. Through Sept 26

Nil Contemporary Art
328 NW Broadway #114, 221-3182

Dog and Pony Show: Images from the Fall 2000 Collection, photographs by Billy Caliente. Through Sept 30

Onda Gallery
2215 NE Alberta St, 493-1909

Art Quilt 2000, a juried show of contemporary art quilts. Through Sept 26

Oregon College of Art and Craft, Centrum Gallery

8245 SW Barnes Rd, 297-5544

The Centrum gallery will feature an exhibit of artwork from young artists from St Mary's Home for Boys and the Hoffman gallery hosts the faculty Biennial Exhibition. Through Oct 1

Pacific Northwest College of Art
1241 NW Johnson, 226-4391

Echoes: A Century Survey, an exhibition of paintings, collages, drawings, and writings by New York artist Arnold Mesches. Through Oct 30

604 NW 12 Ave, 222-0063

Mortal Frames, embroidered pictures of animals, plants, and text by Elizabeth Knight. Through Sept 30

Photographic Image
240 SW First Ave, 224-3543

New Pictoralism, a group show of young artists, and New York Noir, nightscape photography from Orville Robertson. Through Oct 30

Plain Jane
2936 NE Alberta St, 528-9691

Anything But Ordinary, one of a kind art furnishings by Jane McClain. Through Sept 26

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art
219 NW 12th, 242-1419

Animalia, sculptural, mega-installation work from Oregon artist Malia Jensen. Through Sept 17

Portland State University, Littman Gallery
1825 SW Broadway, Smith Memorial Center, 725-5656

Semi-Sculptural Paintings by David Kessler at the Littman Gallery and Transformation, a series of photographs by Raven Lloyd on display at the White Gallery. Through Sept 29

Portland State University, Littman Gallery
1825 SW Broadway, Smith Memorial Center, 725-5656

Callback, a group exhibition featuring 120 PSU alumni artists at Autzen Gallery, and Mysteries of Everday Life: 1976-2000, a photographic exhibition by Craig Pozzi at Gallery 299. Opens Sept 18

Pulliam Deffenbaugh
522 NW 12th Ave, 228-6665

Sugar/Skin, new works by Brenden Clenaghen and This Time, new sculptures by David French. Through Sept 30

Pulliam Deffenbaugh Broadway Gallery
507 SW Broadway, 228-8208

Oil paintings by Richard Hoyen. Through Sept 30

Reading Frenzy
921 SW Oak, 274-1449

My Trash, Your Treasure, a collection of paintings by Martin Ontiveros. Through Sept 30

S.K. Josefberg Gallery
403 NW 11th Ave, 241-9112

Two photographic essays from Jim Steinhardt entitled Witness to the Working Man: Man on the Street and Witness to Childhood. Ends Sept 30

Shaffer Fine Art Gallery
308 SW First Ave, 295-4979

Paintings by Hawaiian artist Al Hogue, featuring lighthouses, treehouses, and secluded, moonlit beaches; and new works by Ed Pasternak, whose cast paper series, Proud Heron, is continued from the previous exhibition. Through Sept 30

Standard Dairy Complex #5, 2808 NE Martin Luther King Blvd, 284-8800

Oil paintings and mixed media work by Cynthia Braun, acrylic paintings by Linda Gruger, and figurative sculpture by Toni Thomas. Through Oct 1