Visual Arts

The chapel will reopen once the church reopens to the public.

First Presbyterian Church maintains a revolving Art Exhibition in the Chapel Gallery.


Summer 2021

Seeking Beauty

Photography by Joanna Ceciliani and Maureen Love

September-October 2021

Hope In Every Step Exhibit

Artist’s Reception Sunday, October 3 at noon

Gallery Tours Sunday, October 3 and 10 from noon to 4 pm

Artwork from Immigrant artists focused on their experience- that which they left behind, adjusting to a new reality, struggles to assimilate, building community in a new country.

Hope in Every Step is an exhibition sponsored by the First Presbyterian Church, Portland, Oregon under the supervision of the Visual Arts Committee.  First Presbyterian Church is a member of the 7×7 Consortium of 7 art galleries in 7 downtown churches.  Online Exhibition is only available at this time.  An in-person exhibition is scheduled for September 2021.



Click below for an Exhibition Preview

Hope In Every Step Exhibit

7×7 galleries video about the Footprints Exhibits features selections from our exhibit “Hope in Every Step”


In the fall of 2021, each of 7 downtown Portland church galleries will present a different exhibition on the theme of immigration as part of its FOOTPRINTS series of exhibitions.

7×7 supports the work of artists and affirms the creative spirit through art exhibitions.



Future Exhibits

TBA Beth Yazhari

TBA Greg Lewis “A Sacred Space for the Home- An Art Installation”

TBA Hilarie Couture

TBA Michelle Buffton Retrospective (curated by Joanne Kollman)



Join Us for Streaming Sunday Services

Every Sunday at 10:30 am

First Presbyterian Church
1200 SW Alder Street
Portland, Oregon 97205

Tel: (503) 228-7331