Events

Sunday, November 12

APEX: Dawn Cerny

Dawn Cerny’s works are at once formal and reductive while existing in a realm of the playful and ridiculous. The Seattle artist’s newest sculptures and works...

Portland Art Museum  
Animating Life: The Art, Science, and Wonder of LAIKA

Famous for such stop-action animated feature films as Kubo and the Two Strings (2016), The Boxtrolls (2014) and Coraline (2009), LAIKA is at the center of...

Portland Art Museum  
Ben Bushwell

For his third exhibition at Upfor, “The Story is Not the Story,” Buswell has created his fused glass and photograph-based sculptures. The pieces all began...

Upfor Gallery  
CCNA: Interwoven Radiance

The Portland Art Museum’s Center for Contemporary Native Art takes a deep dive into the weaving practice of the Chilkat and Ravenstail weavers of the...

Portland Art Museum  
Craftsmanship and Wit

This fall, the Museum will celebrate the legacy of Carol (1932–2015) and Seymour Haber (1929–2012), longtime friends of and donors to the Portland Art...

Portland Art Museum  
High Hopes: The Journey of John F. Kennedy

On November 22, 1963, the 35th President of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, was assassinated while riding in a motorcade through the streets of...

Oregon Historical Society  
Nat Meade and Sarah Horowitz

As the natural world around us starts to show the strains of climate change, many artists have begun to address landscapes in a new way. Sarah Horowitz’s...

Froelick Gallery  
Rachel Davis: Book of Days

For the past year, Rachel Davis has kept a visual diary of 5-by-5 inch (13-by-13 cm) watercolors, based on her thoughts about the current political situation...

Charles A. Hartman Fine Art  
Representing: Vernacular Photographs of, by, and for African Americans

"This newly-curated exhibition of personal and family photography goes as far back as the turn of the 20th century. The show prominently features images from...

Portland Art Museum  
Tom Cramer, Janet Marcavage, Mark Andres

Tom Cramer’s wood reliefs have become more and more intricate over time. This colorful new set employs gold leaf, among other effects, to seduce the viewer...

Augen Gallery [Pearl District]  
Water by the Spoonful and The Happiest Song Plays Last

"Inspired by the experiences of her cousin as an Iraq-war vet, Quiara Alegria Hudes explores the complicated personal legacies of war, family and community...

Profile Theatre  
Year of the Rooster

Year of the Rooster is a furious, foul-mouthed, comedic attack on heavy-weight subjects like rural poverty, animal cruelty and toxic masculinity in...

CoHo Theatre  
A Streetcar Named Delicious Coffee Tour

A rich variety of renowned cafes and pioneering micro-roasters can be found in each of Portland’s diverse neighborhoods, but there’s no better way to explore...

Cup & Bar  
Clark County Open Studios

Clark County Open Studios is a free self-guided tour where local artists open their studios to the public and share how, why and where their art is created....

50 studios across Clark County  
Columbia Gorge 2017 Model Railroad Show

Each year, the Columbia Gorge Model Railroad Club hosts an open house for the public to come enjoy the layout. Fully staffed, the layout features operations...

2505 N. Vancouver Ave., Portland, OR  
Gorge Wine Weekend

Celebrate the finale of the season in the Columbia Gorge -- the harvest and crush. Enjoy events throughout the weekend at participating wineries and...

Columbia Gorge Hotel, Henni's Kitchen and participating wineries and businesses throughout the Columbia Gorge  
Greek Adaptation: From Aristotle to Alfaro, Greek Drama Then & Now

Taking in an evening of Greek tragedy probably doesn't rank highly among most people's casual weekend plans. Yet numerous forms of performance, storytelling...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Holiday Food and Gift Festival

The 27th Annual Holiday Food & Gift Festival returns to Portland. This festival is one of the largest holiday celebrations in the Northwest drawing some...

Oregon Convention Center  
Kristy Kun & Kalina Wilson

Work by Kalina Wilson and Kristy Kun will be on display at Lan Su Chinese Garden this October and November. Lan Su Chinese Garden hosts several artists each...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Mumvember

Mumvember 10am

During the month of November, Lan Su Chinese Garden will be packed with hundreds of potted chrysanthemums artistically displayed throughout the garden. More...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Parting Shots: Images of Portland, 1938-1942

Parting Shots examines nationally renowned 20th-century photographer Minor White, focusing on some of his earliest work when he was in Portland between...

Architectural Heritage Center  
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  
Rodrigo Valenzuela

This exhibition in the Jubitz Center for Modern and Contemporary Art features two videos by Rodrigo Valenzuela (born 1982 in Chile, lives and works in Los...

Portland Art Museum  
Siren Nation Art and Craft Sale

40 art and craft vendors selling original and handmade products from around Oregon. Explore clever and beautiful creations by women artisans.

McMenamins Kennedy School , Gym  
The Wyeths: Three Generations

Drawing from the Bank of America Collection, The Wyeths: Three Generations provides a revealing survey of works by N.C. Wyeth, one of America’s finest...

Portland Art Museum  
Untold Stories of Pittock Mansion Treasures

Pittock Mansion has artifacts whose stories are rarely told: a punch bowl purchased as a souvenir from an 1898 trip to a Czech spa town, a toy swing Governor...

Pittock Mansion  
59th Annual Portland Metro RV Show

The Portland Metro RV Show is the premier RV show in the Northwest featuring more than 500 vehicles, on-the-spot financing, trade-in opportunities and gas...

Portland Expo Center  
Bill Will: Fun House

The fertile imagination of Bill Will, a veteran Portland conceptual sculptor and installation artist, is on full display in this extensive installation at...

Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art at Lewis & Clark College  
King’s Mouth: Wayne Coyne

Wayne Coyne is perhaps best known as the frontman and songwriter for the experimental band the Flaming Lips. His talents span several genres, however,...

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)  
Sophie Larrimore: Sunday Painting

What’s in a poodle? For Sophie Larrimore, much more is at stake in the paintings on view in Sunday Painting, her first solo exhibition at Nationale, than...

Nationale  
Benoit Fournier - Babylon

Exhibit on display: November 2–December 3, 2017. First Thursday Opening Reception: November 2, 6-9 p.m. Artist talk with Sylwia Kowalczyk: Saturday,...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
I Am This: Art by Oregon Jewish Artists

The Oregon Jewish Museum has taken over the sunny corner once occupied by the Museum of Contemporary Craft. The exhibit “I Am This: Art by Oregon Jewish...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
Sylwia Kowalczyk  - Lethe

Exhibit on display from November 2–December 31, 2017. First Thursday Opening Reception: November 2, 6-9 p.m. Artist talk with Sylwia Kowalczyk Saturday,...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Symmetry Breaking

Symmetry Breaking features eight contemporary visual artists from the Pacific Northwest: Emily Counts, Jovencio de la Paz, Jo Hamilton, Anya Kivarkis, Brenda...

The Art Gym at Marylhurst University  
Thor: Ragnarok Wine Pairing Event

Come celebrate Thor: Ragnarok, and taste wines as incredible as the Hulk, as dark and complex as Hela, and as pretty as Thor! Experience eight wines for...

Pairings Portland  
Forktown Food Tours North Mississippi Avenue

North Mississippi Avenue is a historic, artsy and exciting neighborhood on Portland’s north side. It's a "must see" for out-of-town visitors and one of...

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Brewvana's Behind the Scenes Tour

Get a VIP look into the action and craftsmanship behind some of Portland’s best beers. Brewvana's Behind the Scenes tour offers a deeper look into the care...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
Hands Up! Seven Playwrights, Seven Testaments

Presented by The New Black Fest. Directed by Kevin Jones Since 2016, The New Black Fest has been offering Hands Up at no cost to audience members. Now they...

Wieden + Kennedy  
James and the Giant Peach

Presented by the Northwest Film Center. Based on Roald Dahl’s delightfully dark children’s story, Selick’s (Coraline) imaginative film tells the tale of an...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles

The Euripides version of the tragic myth of Jason and Medea is retold by playwright Luis Alfaro, whose mix of drama, tragedy and Mexican myth in a modern...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Star Wars Spectacular

An epic space saga! Princess Leia’s Theme leads a program filled with John Williams’ hits that’s sure to bring a smile and quicken the pulses of our youngest...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
To Kill A Mockingbird

Directed by Brenda Hubbard. Based on the novel by Harper Lee. Adapted by Christopher Sergel. One of the most beloved stories in American literature is...

Lakewood Center for the Arts, Headlee Mainstage  
Éxodo: A Day of the Dead Production

How do you carry those you left behind? Milagro’s 22nd annual Día de Muertos production brings a new, company-devised espectáculo built around the theme of...

Milagro Theatre  
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  
Jewish Community Orchestra 43rd Season Opening

The JCO will be performing: Berlioz – Overture to Le Franc Juges Chabrier – Suite Pastorale Avni – Largo for strings Weinberg – Piano Concerto No....

Mittleman Jewish Community Center  
BeerQuest Haunted Pub Tour

The Old Town Historic District in downtown Portland, Oregon is filled with beautiful old buildings and cobblestone streets. Lively with drinking...

Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub  
Post Show Discussions: Mojada

Please join us for a series of 30-minute post-show discussions following select matinee performances of Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles. Hear and share...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Sherry Week

Bar Vivant celebrates Sherry Week this year with flights, an extra special tasting and an Introduction to Sherry Class with Bar Vivant owner, Cheryl...

Bar Vivant  
Voices - Resonance Ensemble

Whose voices are heard, and whose excluded? This concert considers different perspectives on racial inequality, including a powerful work by Ysaye Barnwell...

Cerimon House  
Dolores

Dolores 4:30pm, 7pm

Presented by the Northwest Film Center. The dynamic speaker Cesar Chavez first comes to mind when considering the decades of work of the United Farmworkers...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Darcelle XV 87th Birthday Celebration

The Emmys love her, Guinness World Records loves her, but she's all ours! Portland is proud and happy to come together for the celebration of Darcelle's 87th...

Darcelle XV - Female Impersonators  
Portland Winterhawks vs. Prince Albert Raiders

Come cheer on the Winterhawks, Portland's junior ice hockey team and three-time WHL champs. Winterhawks games are a great night out for fans of all ages,...

Moda Center  
Andina Live Music

During the week, musicians play intimate solo sessions and on Friday and Saturday nights, a duo or full band play lively rhythms that evoke the spirit of...

Andina Restaurant  
Dolores

Dolores 7pm

Presented by the Northwest Film Center. The dynamic speaker Cesar Chavez first comes to mind when considering the decades of work of the United Farmworkers...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
To Kill A Mockingbird

Directed by Brenda Hubbard. Based on the novel by Harper Lee. Adapted by Christopher Sergel. One of the most beloved stories in American literature is...

Lakewood Center for the Arts, Headlee Mainstage  
Weekly Group Meditation

This meditation style is perfect for both beginners and experienced practitioners. Group meditation is an opportunity to learn and practice simple breath...

OmBase Yoga  
Jason Moran & The Bandwagon

Since his formidable emergence on the music scene in the late 90s, jazz pianist Jason Moran has proven more than his brilliance as a performer. The Blue Note...

Winningstad Theatre  
Jason Moran & The Bandwagon

Since his formidable emergence on the music scene in the late 90s, jazz pianist Jason Moran has proven more than his brilliance as a performer. The Blue Note...

Winningstad Theatre  
Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles

The Euripides version of the tragic myth of Jason and Medea is retold by playwright Luis Alfaro, whose mix of drama, tragedy and Mexican myth in a modern...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
The Events

The Events 7:30pm

"An era of mass shootings and terror attacks presents us with thorny questions about not just society, but humanity. Playwright David Greig confronts some of...

Third Rail Repertory Theatre at Imago Theatre  
Gin Blossoms: Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of New Miserable Experience

Gin Blossoms, an American pop rock band formed in 1987, celebrates the 25th anniversary of its multi-platinum album New Miserable Experience with a tour and...

Aladdin Theater  
Breathing In Wartime

Presented by the Northwest Film Center. When wartime is a perpetual state, life goes on, but is gentrification progress?

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Chad VanGaalen

Canadian singer songwriter with multiple musical identities. The song “Old Heads” is a sci-fi space anthem to technology that constantly replaces itself,...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Sunday, November 12

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