A list of up-coming events for the City of Coos Bay. To view meeting agendas go to the Agendas and Minutes pages. For recreational events in the area visit Oregon Adventure Coast's Events page.

Fri, April 27, 2018 - 5:00 pm

Expressions West 2018 Opens at Coos Art Museum

Coos Art Museum

Opening Reception scheduled for April 27, 2018, from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

In the downstairs Galleries:  April 27– June 30

Expressions West 2018

This juried exhibition presents sixty-four recent paintings by forty-six artists residing in

California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington.


In the Mabel Hansen Gallery. April 27 - June 30

Translations: Recalling Photographs - Archana Horsting

An exhibition of paintings by the founder of San Francisco's Kala Art Institute and juror of

"Expressions West 2018." Archana Horsting will be presenting a free public discussion about

"Expressions" and "Translations" on Saturday April 28th at 1pm.


In the Uno E Richter Atrium Gallery. April 27 - June 30

Impermanence - Livia Erwin

"My goal as a painter is to expose the kind of unconventional beauty that is cultivated by

generations of neglect, preferably rural houses with stories to tell." Livia Erwin is a Sweet

Home, Oregon artist who paints works on a monumental scale.


In the Clare Wehrle Community Gallery. April 27 - June 30

Photos from Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw

Indians (CTCLUSI) Youth Program

A personal expression of historical trauma through the lens of CTCLUSI youth. The

participants were provided a digital camera and a presentation of contemporary Native

American artists like Wendy Red Star and Will Wilson that provided them with ideas of how

to create art from their unique perspective.

Mon, May 07, 2018 - 6:00 pm

Wartime Incarceration Exhibit at Library

Coos Bay Library and Southwestern Oregon Community College