Events at Reed

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.

March 10-May 31, 2016

The Book of Kells: Insular Script and Celtic Decoration

Library Flat and Wall Cases

The new exhibit focuses on the Book of Kells and its Insular Script, a half-uncial form of handwriting, and Celtic ornamentation.



June 4

Concert: Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, “In the Shadow of Beethoven”

Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Kaul Auditorium

The Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Jeffrey Specht, presents Beethoven's Wellington's Victory, Brahms' Symphony No. 1, and new work by the winner of the 2016 John Kenneth Cole Composition Prize.


June 21-25

Tango for Musicians at Reed College Concert and Event Series 2016

Times and locations vary

Join Tango for Musicians at Reed College, North America's leading tango workshop for musicians, for a five day series of public events, including concerts, film screenings, and milongas (social dances) featuring tango dance lessons and live music.


June 25–July 31

Chamber Music Northwest Summer Festival

Kaul Auditorium

Attending a Chamber Music Northwest Summer Festival concert is so much more than just hearing a concert.