Upcoming Events

Previous Events

Sep 16th 2017

Build LED Art, a Deaf & Hearing Inclusive Education Workshop

Build LED art in a Deaf & Hearing friendly workshop, in collaboration with PDX Maker Faire & AffectConf.

Mar 6th 2017

CymaSpace Town Hall Meeting 2017

CymaSpace will be hosting a special public town hall meeting for all volunteers, staff and board members. This meeting is open to the general public and we welcome newcomers!

Dec 11th 2016

Arts and Accessibility Event: Ziplander and Savage Nightingale

Announcing the final installment in a showcase series celebrating the future of inclusive cultural events brought to you by CymaSpace. Guests will be treated to a fully accessible live performance with ASL … Continue reading Arts and Accessibility Event: Ziplander and Savage Nightingale

Sep 29th 2016

Sound Beyond the Auditory: Arts & Accessibility Event Series

Don't miss the special opening on September 29th featuring interactive installations followed by a brief presentation and performance at the Portland Art Museum.

Aug 7th 2016

Forest Veil and Indira Valey: Arts and Accessibility Event Series

A showcase series celebrating the future of inclusive cultural events, featuring Forest Veil who explores the emotional terrain of humanity and the cosmos via a mix of enchanting vocals, psychedelic guitar riffs, and enigmatic lyricism, all made accessible via ASL Interpreted performance and creative captions.

Jul 17th 2016

PAINT NIGHT (Joint fundraiser with Cascade Lake Relay)

Announcing PAINT NIGHT, an intimate fundraising event at CymaSpace. Proceeds from PAINT NITE! will benefit both CymaSpace and Cascade Lake Relay (CLR), an organization who donates proceeds to local Oregon non-profits.

Jul 10th 2016

GiddyUp: Arts & Accessibility Event Series

Multi-genre live music with ASL interpreted performance, sound-reactive visuals and tactile sound for a fully immersive and inclusive event for the Deaf and hearing.

Jun 4th 2016

Monthly ARTJAM 2016

Open to the public, ARTJAM is a community-orientated jam session that blends cutting edge art-technology with free-form creative performance and new experimental works by local community artists.

May 29th 2016

Arts & Accessibility Showcase Gala 2016

A spectacular showcase of innovations arts, accessibility & technology, in an inaugural fundraiser celebration on behalf of CymaSpace, and you’re invited!

Apr 10th 2016

Volunteer Brunch Sundays

Let us treat you to brunch in return for your volunteer time and skills, yes it's CymaSpace 'Volunteer Brunch Sundays'!

Apr 2nd 2016

Interdimensional Narrative Sculptures (Free Make+Think+Code Mythos Challenge Jam at PNCA)

In partnership with Mythos Challenge; A four-hour STEAM-based educational workshop for young people ages 8-18, covering projection mapping and visual image making topics. Hosted by Pacific Northwest College of Art. ASL Interpreters provided.

Apr 1st 2016

CymaSpace at First Friday, Art Haus

The Lofts Gallery: Misled Bayonets – Multi-sensory performing art experience CymaSpace – Modular Cymatic Triangles & Pipes   6:30pm – Set I by the artist; Misled Bayonets (Myles de Bastion) 7:30pm – Q&A With … Continue reading CymaSpace at First Friday, Art Haus

Dec 8th 2015

Monthly Maker Meetup

Productive and quiet "MAKER" session for DIY and MAKER enthusiasts to work on projects in a collaborative environment brought to you in collaboration with Cacophonous Creations

Dec 6th 2015

Cymatic Jam Session

Open to the public, this community-orientated jam session blends cutting edge Cymatic visualizations with free-form musicianship, stop by on the first Sunday of the Month to join in or just watch!

Oct 27th 2015

Music + Tech + Accessibility = Love (eBay Tech Tuesday Meetup)

Join CymaSpace & eBay PDX for a multi-sensory talk and showcase of the exciting work that CymaSpace has been doing to make performing arts more accessible by incorporating technology, cymatics and the … Continue reading Music + Tech + Accessibility = Love (eBay Tech Tuesday Meetup)

Oct 4th 2015

2DF Dance Workshops 2015

American Sign Language (ASL) incorporated with classic Broadway Jazz dance techniques. All levels of ASL & dance welcome!

Sep 20th 2015

CymaSpace @ DeafFest II

That’s right! CymaSpace is coming to DeafFest again this year!! Come join the fun and see our latest installations. For more information check it out below!! Each year we celebrate prior to … Continue reading CymaSpace @ DeafFest II

Sep 12th 2015

CymaSpace at Portland Mini Maker Faire

Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning.

Aug 8th 2015

Ping Pong Tournament / First Ever Fundraiser!

CymaSpace's first ever fundraiser event in the fun form of a Ping Pong Tournament.

May 24th 2015

Record Release / CX Fundraiser

Cymaspace is at it again with a new project dubbed "The Cymatic Experience". The goal of CX is to capture live performances from local artists incorporating sound-reactive (Cymatic) art into their music videos.

Mar 22nd 2015

March CymaSpace Volunteer Orientation

Orientation session for volunteers and interested members of the public to come and learn more about CymaSpace and current on-going projects to get involved in.

Mar 14th 2015

Record Listening Party!

Come out to our Record Listening Party at CymaSpace, which means we will not only be listening to these records but also WATCHING them through Cymatic technology!!

Feb 27th 2015

Taste of Technology 2015

Public tradeshow exhibit featuring new brands of technology for people with disabilities.

Sep 26th 2014

Eden Come & Air On Ghost Radio

Warning: This show may contain some graphic content and dark, adult themes $5 Suggested Donation Eden Come (image above right) is an avante mod psychedelic post-punk gothabilly rock band about the genesis of … Continue reading Eden Come & Air On Ghost Radio

Sep 12th 2014

Cymatic Series: Sensory Immersion (with Coloring Electric Like & Misled Bayonets)

Cymatic Summer Event Series Continues two acts that excel at sonic immersion and this event at CymaSpace spans two consecutive evenings, plenty of chance to attend one or both shows! September 12th & … Continue reading Cymatic Series: Sensory Immersion (with Coloring Electric Like & Misled Bayonets)

Aug 23rd 2014

Volt Divers Modular Synth Collective (Feat. Todd Barton + Eden Mononym)

Volt Divers special CYMASPACE show 8-23 7PM – Feat Todd Barton+Eden Mononym; performers who are traveling to PDX just to perform for us: Eden Mononym from Buchla, and Todd Barton! 7 acts … Continue reading Volt Divers Modular Synth Collective (Feat. Todd Barton + Eden Mononym)

Aug 9th 2014

SSBT (Austin Based Free Jazz) 2014 Summer Tour w/ It’s OK, Girl 8/9/14

Event Details Doors at 7pm. Music at 8pm. CymaSpace $5 Suggested Donation (help support the artists on their Summer Tour).   SSBT An Austin-based electro-acoustic trio razing notions of volume, tempo, and … Continue reading SSBT (Austin Based Free Jazz) 2014 Summer Tour w/ It’s OK, Girl 8/9/14

Aug 3rd 2014

Battery Powered Music open mixer at Cymaspace

THE SYNESTHESIA SESSIONS Meet n greet, nerd on gear and participate in some epic structured improvisations (jams). This isn’t a show, this is a gathering of makers to experiment with collaboration, restraint, … Continue reading Battery Powered Music open mixer at Cymaspace

Jul 12th 2014

Kaylee Rob

Suggested Donation: $5 One of the best releases to come out of Portland last year was Electric iLL’sTwisted Light EP, a concise and enjoyable set of future-retro electro-soul that mostly flew under the radar. … Continue reading Kaylee Rob

Jun 27th 2014

GAEA Soul

GAEA Soul, a Portland cello & vocal duet accompanied by dance, sound-reactive lighting, art projection & thematic juice tasting. Cymatic Summer Events Series #1 When: Friday, June 27th 2014 7-10pm  Where: CymaSpace … Continue reading GAEA Soul

Jun 13th 2014

Sam Densmore & Curtis Irie – Quit Work Make Music CD Release Party

Suggested Donation $15 During the summer of 2013, on a lark, Portland, OR based songwriters Sam Densmore (Silverhawk) and Curtis Irie (Irie Idea) embarked on an 18 date tour of south central Alaska — … Continue reading Sam Densmore & Curtis Irie – Quit Work Make Music CD Release Party

Apr 12th 2014

Clarke and the Himselfs & Land of the Living

Land of the Living amp at #CymaSpace pop up show #pdxmusic #buslife #sgcbus #amp #popupshow A photo posted by Heather Hanson (@sgcbus) on Apr 17, 2014 at 9:55am PDT Clarke and the … Continue reading Clarke and the Himselfs & Land of the Living

Mar 26th 2014

VINYETTE (a NYC rock quartet) @ CymaSpace

A feast for the senses, CYMASPACE warmly welcomed NYC-Based rock 4-piece VINYETTE during their first national tour to perform their high energy set in tandem with the in-house art installations. A warm-up … Continue reading VINYETTE (a NYC rock quartet) @ CymaSpace

Aug 10th 2013

Battery Powered Orchestra Workshop 2013

BPOW!!! Battery Powered Orchestra Workshop – Aug 10-11, 2013 from Molecule Synth on Vimeo. The First Annual Interactive Electronic Arts Festival in Portland, Oregon dedicated to the art of salvaged sound. Encompassing … Continue reading Battery Powered Orchestra Workshop 2013

Aug 9th 2013

IF NOT FOR KIDNAP Poetry Reading

Musical Speakeasy featuring LARA GLENUM, HAJARA QUINN with live music + belly-dancing.

May 4th 2013

Child Children & A Happy Death

Local Portland rock talent Child Children & A Happy Death rocked minds and hearts alike.

What is CymaSpace?

  • Accessibility & Inclusion

    We are a leading advocate for accessibility and inclusion within the performing arts. We are constantly striving to find new ways to ensure our venue and events are inclusive, especially to Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing communities.

  • Technology & Arts Incubator

    We provide incubator services for new fledgling organizations and communities that are exploring emerging concepts in combining technology and the arts.

  • Education & Outreach

    We provide educational opportunities for artists, the general public and other performance venues interested in incorporating our unique, cymatic concepts into their work.

  • Cymatic Study

    CymaSpace is an epicenter for Cymatic study and we are committed to raising awareness of and promoting the benefits of Cymatics (the science and study of sound made visible).