Art Exhibitions

Portland Japanese Garden is a natural vehicle through which to explore Japanese art and design. Art exhibitions explore ideas and aesthetics integral to the fabric of life in Japan. Introducing a wide array of artists and art forms, these exhibitions will reflect on ways we experience peace through connections to art, nature, and one another.

Now On Display

The Gates of Hope: Connecting Cultures

Portland Japanese Garden is now showing a documentary-style exhibition in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami and the devastating nuclear disaster that followed in its wake. Journey through the Garden’s efforts to return two lost artifacts, kasagi, that had been swept away by the tsunami and washed ashore on Oregon’s coast.