Events

Wednesday, November 14

APEX: Avantika Bawa

APEX presents a new body of work by Portland-based artist Avantika Bawa. Looking at a singular Portland architectural structure, she presents her ongoing...

Portland Art Museum  
CCNA: Not Fragile

Though often associated with delicacy, glass is forged through intense and violent forces—a meteorite impacting the earth, a nuclear bomb detonating or a...

Portland Art Museum  
Columbia River Gorge Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. Upon departure from downtown Portland, the Gateway to the Gorge is where the real beauty begins. From earth-shaking...

Director Park  
Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. Species seen nowhere else in the world, dramatic basalt lava flows nearly a mile deep and some of the world’s most beautiful...

Director Park  
Factitious Matter

Four masters of trompe l'oeil show us there is beauty in the banal and delight in the disposable. Featuring Brett Kern, Tim Kowalczyk, Dylan Martinez, and...

Eutectic Gallery  
In Transit

Curated by Peggy Sue Amison, this group exhibition features the works of George Awde, Daniel Castro Garcia, Gohar Dashti, Tanya Habjouqa and Stefanie Zofia...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Poetic Imagination: Selections from the Collection of Mary and Cheney Cowles

Poetry lies at the heart of Japanese culture. Since ancient times, artists in Japan have expressed the most profound emotions and the most nuanced responses...

Portland Art Museum  
Portland City Half Day Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. With the Willamette River down the center and the Columbia River above, Portland is often more wildly known by its nicknames...

Director Park  
The Discovery of King Tut

The Discovery of King Tut takes visitors on a once-in-a-lifetime expedition into the history of ancient Egypt to experience the treasures of Tutankhamun and...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
The Shape of the Land: Topographical Painting and Maps in Late Joseon Korea

This special installation in the Museum’s Korean Gallery is inspired by one of the most important Korean works in our collection: a large folding screen...

Portland Art Museum  
Willamette Valley Wine Tasting Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. World-famous Pinot Noirs, crisp Chardonnays and sweet Rieslings are just a taste of the dozens of wines that Oregon has to...

Director Park  
Celebrating Porsche 911

55 years after its debut, the Porsche 911’s design silhouette hasn’t changed much. It may have more safety features, more bells and whistles and much more...

World of Speed  
Art at Lan Su

Lan Su hosts artists each year from the Pacific Northwest and beyond, to show work in the pavilions of the garden. From classical Chinese styles to...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross

“I buried my negatives in the ground in order that there should be some record of our tragedy.” — Henryk Ross Together, Memory Unearthed at the Portland Art...

Portland Art Museum  
Modern American Realism: Highlights from the Smithsonian's Sara Roby Foundation Collection

A selection of treasured artworks from the permanent collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Modern American Realism encompasses the range of what...

Portland Art Museum  
Mumvember

Mumvember 10am

During the month of November, Lan Su Chinese Garden will be packed with more than 750 potted chrysanthemums artistically displayed throughout the...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Picturing Oregon

In conjunction with the Museum’s 125th anniversary, Picturing Oregon offers an extraordinary opportunity to reflect on the importance of place and to...

Portland Art Museum  
Downtown Coffee, Donuts & Delights

On this tastiest of tasting tours, not only will you learn volumes about third wave coffee, but you'll also be treated to decadent delights throughout this...

Public Domain  
Eli's Town

Eli's Town 11am

In early 2017, photographer Elliot Burg traveled to the Ukraine to document the birthplace of his Jewish grandfather and namesake Eli. Burg’s photographs of...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, East Gallery  
Holiday Marketplace

Join the Arts Council of Lake Oswego for the second annual hand-selected, all-media Holiday Marketplace. This exhibition showcases work including fine art,...

ARTspace  
The Last Journey of the Jews of Lodz

In conjunction with Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross, at the Portland Art Museum. Together the two exhibitions will offer an...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, Main Gallery  
Tyger! Tyger!: New works by Jeffry Mitchell

“It is such intense proximities that magnetize, inspire and buoy artist Jeffry Mitchell’s tragicomic universe, imbuing his current exhibition with an...

PDX Contemporary Art  
Brewvana's Pacific Northwest is Best Tour

It’s hard to beat the Pacific Northwest when it comes to beer. This tour will introduce you to the ingredients, history and culture that makes the craft beer...

Southeast Growler Guys  
Midday Art Break: Poetic Imagination

Join a curator, museum educator, artist or local scholar for a 45-minute talk in the galleries at the Portland Art Museum. This month, Maribeth Graybill,...

Portland Art Museum  
Oregon Jewish Museum Public Tours

Please call ahead to confirm tours. Join the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education for weekly public tours of the museum galleries at 1...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
Distillery Tour

Experience the sights and sounds of a working craft distillery in the heart of Portland. Tours are offered daily, showcasing the process of making Westward...

House Spirits Distillery  
Story-Based Short Pose Drawing Session

Animators and comic artists, this session is for you. This session features short 1-5 minute poses based on a story.

High Low Art Space  
Evo Women's Speaker Series: Snowboarding

Meet the Women shaping snowboarding. Join in the conversation with some of the most influential women in snowboarding for Part 1 of evo’s Women’s Speaker...

Evo Portland Store  
Classic Wines Auction: Fall Winemaker Dinner Series

The Fall Winemaker Dinner series presented by Classic Wines Auction partners top-rated Portland chefs with premier Pacific Northwest winemakers for...

Multiple Venues  
Classic Wines Auction: Fall Winemaker Dinner Series

The Fall Winemaker Dinner series presented by Classic Wines Auction partners top-rated Portland chefs with premier Pacific Northwest winemakers for...

Multiple Venues  
Reel Science: Raiders of the Lost Ark

6:30 p.m. - Lecture: The Archaeology Behind Raiders of the Lost Ark with Virginia Butler, Ph.D., Professor of Anthropology at Portland State University....

Empirical Theater at OMSI  
 The White Elephant Archive, Setting No. 3

The White Elephant Archive, Setting No. 3 explores the legacy of the Holocaust from the perspective of the third generation living in Austria today. In this...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
Bingo

Bingo 7pm

Come out to Foster-Powell and experience one of the neighborhood's fun events. Every Wednesday, Starday Tavern hosts a free bingo night where you can win...

Starday Tavern  
Breaking The Cage:  A Creative Revolution of Music & Community

An evening of live music and the debut of our short documentary film that makes a compelling case for infusing music education with dynamic creativity....

The Old Church Concert Hall  
Cascade Blues Association 2018 Muddy Awards

Always one of the most exciting and anticipated nights in our local blues community of the year, this event will be bringing you the excitement of those...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Lake Theater Trivia Night

Come out for a free trivia night every Wednesday. Win great prizes!

Lake Theatre  
Mia and Randy Porter Duo

Mia & Randy Duo: Mia's voice is warm and sultry, with traces of Billie Holiday around the edges, but she isn't a copy of anybody. Nonna Tavern is excited to...

Nonna Tavern  
Pub Talk: Recovery of a Flying Giant

Oregon Zoo Pub Talks continue with an event focusing on the zoo’s conservation work with California condors. Presented by Pro Photo Supply, Oregon Zoo Pub...

Oregon Zoo, Cascade Grill  
Inherit the Wind

Directed by Antonio Sonera. By Jerome Lawrence & Robert E. Lee. Based on the famous Scopes “monkey” trial about a high school educator’s choice to teach...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
Tangueros del Sur

White Bird Presents: World-renowned tango dancer and choreographer Natalia Hills, original member of the worldwide hit Forever Tango, leads an exquisite...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Tangueros del Sur

World-renowned tango dancer and choreographer Natalia Hills, original member of the worldwide hit Forever Tango, leads an exquisite 16-member ensemble of...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
The Hip Hop Nutcracker

A holiday mash-up for the entire family, The Hip Hop Nutcracker, a contemporary re-imagination of Tchaikovsky’s timeless music, sets out on a third national...

Keller Auditorium  
Martha Scanlan & Jon Neufeld: Record Release Show

Montana-based Americana/folk singer-songwriter Martha Scanlan released her fourth album, The River and The Light, on October 19, 2018 via Rock Ridge Music....

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Human Ottoman

Human Ottoman is a power trio of electric cello, vibraphone and drum-set from Portland, Ore. Susan Lucia (drums) and Grayson Fiske (vibraphone) started the...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Into A Study (Between Venus And Mars): Paul X. Rutz w/ Neuroscientist Amanda Hampton Wray

Be a subject in a neuroscience study at the opening reception. This one-of-a-kind installation reveals paintings designed both as a coherent body of artwork...

Ford Gallery  
Young Fathers

Put simply, you could call Young Fathers an alternative lo-fi R&B trio; however, they don't completely fit in that box, with their wide-spanning spread of...

Wonder Ballroom  

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