Events at Reed

  • trumpeteer playing
  • dancers
  • art exhibit
  • play scene
  • cast bowing

We look forward to welcoming you to campus for the array of lectures, concerts, plays, and other programming presented throughout the year. All events listed below are open to the public and are free, unless noted otherwise.

If you are planning to attend an event and need accommodations or assistance with access, please call conference and events planning at 503/777-7522.

Through August 15

Hauser Library Exhibition: Birds in Books

Viewing hours, Hauser Library flat cases

The variety and beauty of birds represented in books is amazing. From the well-thumbed bird guide to Thomas Bewick’s The History of British Birds, the feathered, winged, two-legged, warm-blooded, egg-laying vertebrates are illustrated in every conceivable way.


June 23–July 27

Concert Series: Chamber Music Northwest

Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays, 8 p.m., Kaul Auditorium

Chamber Music Northwest's 44th Annual Summer Festival offers five exciting weeks of more than 30 concerts featuring 78 world-renowned musicians, composers, and dancers. Tickets: 503/294-6400, email, or online.


August 30–September 1

Shakespeare in the Parks: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

3 p.m., Great Lawn in front of Eliot Hall

Portland Actors Ensemble presents the perfect play for viewing on the lawn, A Midsummer's Night Dream, directed by Douglas Lay for the ensemble's 45th annual performance.