Stimulate your intellect! More than 200 public events are offered on the Reed College campus each year, including lectures, concerts, plays, and other programming. All events are free, unless noted otherwise, and our events email will keep you informed.
Summer Bon-Bons! An All Strings Classical Event
Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Kaul Auditorium
Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra presents a concert featuring Telemann's Concerto Polonois, Hamerik's Symphony No. 6 "Symphonie Spirituelle," plus additional works by Whitacre, Warlock, Elgar, and Tchaikovsky.
September 2–November 8
Cooley Gallery Exhibition: Confessions
Tuesday–Sunday, noon–5 p.m., Cooley Gallery, Hauser Memorial Library
Featuring the work of Portland-based artist Jessica Jackson Hutchins, Confessions is a collective endeavor that seeks transparency about the distinctions between collecting, curating, and making, while exploring related concerns such as the care, circulation, and preservation of works of art.
Shakespeare in the Park: The Taming of the Shrew
Saturday–Monday, 3 p.m., Great Lawn in front of Eliot Hall
Patrick Walsh, director of this Portland Actors Ensemble production, describes The Taming of the Shrew as a story of two outsiders (Kate and Petruchio), initially relating to one another as members of an industrialized society in which one’s worth is viewed in terms of ownership.
Reed College 5K FUNd Run-Walk for Neighborhood Schools
Saturday, 9–11:30 a.m.
Support local school children by participating in the fourth annual Reed College 5K FUNd Run/Walk for neighborhood schools.
Artist Talk: Jessica Jackson Hutchins
Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Eliot Hall chapel
Portland-based artist Jessica Jackson Hutchins speaks in conjunction with Confessions, an exhibition of her work currently showing at the Cooley Gallery.
Lecture: José Antonio Mazzotti, “Talking to the Iskonawa of the Amazon: A Trip without Postcolonial Studies”
Wednesday, 4:45 pm., at Psychology 105