Know Your City designs lectures to provide better understanding of issues of importance to Portland. Featuring presenters from multiple perspectives, lectures provide an open and interactive learning environment for all ages.
Annual Lecture Series
Each year, KYC brings its programming inside for its annual lecture series. Previous lecture series have included “A Place Called Home” (examining the history of filmmaking in Portland), “PDX RePrint: in 2011 (examining out of print books on Portland) and “Northwest Passage” in 2010 (examining the history of Pacific Northwest independent music).
Responsive Lectures arise from pressing issues in the community, and are run similarly to our annual lecture series. In accordance with our core values, we aim to be able to respond to timely, topical issues.