a place for art and ideas

Angry Pigeon Gallery

Named for our school mascot, that feisty downtown bird, the Angry Pigeon Gallery is Northwest Academy’s storefront exhibition and performance space in downtown Portland. The Pigeon features shows by students, faculty, alumni, and established artists, writers, and performers. The Pigeon hosts open mics for students and faculty and a variety of literary events as well.

Jun 4, 2014 |

Launched – Senior Art Show Opening Wednesday, June 4

Northwest Academy’s third annual senior student showcase will be hosted at the Angry Pigeon Gallery June 4th through June 13th. The Angry Pigeon Gallery is located at 712 SW 11th Street and will be holding receptions on Wednesday, June 4th from 6-9 p.m., Thursday, June 6th from 6-9 p.m., and Friday, June 7th from 4… Read More


Feb 25, 2014 |

Student Juried Art Exhibition Opening on March 6

Northwest Academy’s first annual juried student exhibition, “Wrapped,” will be hosted at the Angry Pigeon Gallery from March 6th to 28th. Not only does this show display the incredible hard work and talents of the students of Northwest Academy, but the show gives them valuable experience in professional practices and gallery exposure. The Angry Pigeon… Read More




  • Arts Week

    Each Spring, students showcase their work in visual and performing arts. Dynamo! features middle school students while Esprit! celebrates the work of high school students.

    Arts Week
    Middle School students performing in Dynamo!
  • Find Your Curiosity

    At every grade level, we respect our students’ abilities to comprehend challenging ideas and demonstrate their understanding with insight and creativity.

    Find Your Curiosity
  • Outstanding After-School Classes

    With classes ranging from Darkroom Tech to Robotics to Improv, students can explore visual, performing, and media arts.

    Outstanding After-School Classes
  • Giving

    The hottest ticket in town: Our annual auction features performances and art by Northwest Academy students. The event draws a broad audience of current families and community arts patrons.

    Giving
    Club Cabaret