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.
Current Art Exhibition (June 12 – July 18)
Portland Japanese Garden is hosting an art exhibition showcasing the colorful paintings of Daisuke Nakano. Daisuke Nakano is an avant-garde visual artist who uses the centuries-old Nihonga-style painting technique to capture the elusiveness of light and the vivacious spirit of wildlife through his screen paintings of imaginary botanical landscapes.
Past Art Exhibitions
Healing Nature: Gardens and Art of Manzanar with photographs by Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, and Toyo Miyatake