Events

Sunday, November 5

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  
All Together Festival

Tender Loving Empire is turning ten years old! All Together Festival revolves around five days of handmade in-store events - demos, tastings, workshops and...

Various Locations  
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  
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  
Northwest Filmmakers' Festival

The Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival is the Northwest’s premiere showcase of new work by leading regional filmmakers. This touchstone annual event brings...

Multiple venues  
Northwest Filmmakers' Festival

The Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival is the Northwest’s premiere showcase of new work by leading regional filmmakers. This touchstone annual event brings...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Portland Film Festival

From October 30th to November 5th, 2017, Portland won't just be the city of roses—it'll be the city of film. All for the love and industry of film, our...

Laurelhurst Theater  
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  
Homemade Jams: The Songwriting Workshop

Resonate Choral Arts presents Homemade Jams. There’s beauty and meaning in a lot of stuff, and Resonate strives to keep learning about it and connecting to...

Artichoke Music  
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  
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  
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  
Ninth Moon Floral Design Showcase

The Ninth Moon Floral Design Showcase is presented by the Lan Su Chinese Garden and the Floral Design Institute and occurs in conjunction with Mumvember, an...

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  
Sitka Art Invitational

Experience nature-inspired artwork in a variety of mediums and interpretations at the 24th annual Sitka Art Invitational. This exhibit and sale showcases...

Miller Hall, World Forestry Center  
Sitka Art Invitational 2017

Experience nature-inspired artwork in a variety of mediums and interpretations. The 24th annual Art Invitational will showcase 350+ works of sculpture,...

World Forestry Center Discovery Museum, Miller Hall  
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  
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  
The Watchman’s Canoe

Presented by the Northwest Film Center as part of the 44th Northwest Filmmakers' Festival. In 1969, Jett, a girl of mixed Caucasian and indigenous descent,...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
Brewvana's Groovin' on a Sunday Afternoon Tour

Day drinking on a Sunday afternoon while checking out some of the coolest neighborhoods in Portland? Heck yes! Join Brewvana on a beer-fueled tour of some...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
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  
Japanese Tea Ceremony Demonstration

Harmony, purity, respect and tranquility: These are the four principles of Chado, also known as the Japanese Tea Ceremony. In Chado, matcha green tea is...

The Jasmine Pearl  
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...

Exact meeting location sent to you after booking  
The Adventures of Prince Achmed

The oldest existing animated feature, Prince Achmed was made by 23-year-old teacher Lotte Reiniger using the stop-motion and silhouette animation techniques...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
Chronic Means Forever

Presented by the Northwest Film Center as part of the 44th Northwest Filmmakers' Festival. Kadazia Allen-Perry uses her debilitating illness as a way to...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Every Brilliant Thing

A kid makes a list for his mom. A list of everything worth living for in the world. He needs her to read the list so she doesn’t try to leave the world...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
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  
Converge

Converge 2:30pm

Presented by PDX Contemporary Ballet Briley Neugebauer believes dance set to spoken word can convey meaning greater than the sum of its parts. The Artistic...

NEW Expressive Works  
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  
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  
Proof of Loyalty

Presented by the Northwest Film Center as part of the 44th Northwest Filmmakers' Festival. When the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor and the U.S. entered World...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Alto Bajo Mexico Relief Fundraiser

Join Alto Bajo in raising money and awareness for the devastated Mexico City and surrounding states at its upcoming fundraiser event on November 5, 2017....

Alto Bajo | Lo-Bar | Hi-Lo Hotel  
Over The Bay And Through The Woods – Landscape Group Art Show

Presented by Milwaukie City Hall Gallery and Milwaukie City Art Council (artMOB). Reception: First Friday, October 6, 5–8 p.m. Show runs October 6–November...

Milwaukie City Hall Gallery  
Never Steady, Never Still

Presented by the Northwest Film Center as part of the 44th Northwest Filmmakers' Festival. Life on Judy’s remote lakefront property has always been lonely,...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
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  
 Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue

The orchestra kicks off its new, year-long socially conscious Sounds of Home series. This series combines music with non-musical elements in response to...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Ari & Mia - Americana Sister Duo

Ari & Mia—New England’s Americana sister act—is a transcendent musical act transforming roots, folk and Americana impulses into music for contemporary...

Private Residence  
Mike Birbiglia: The New One

Neil Genzlinger of The New York Times called Mike Birbiglia’s recent show Thank God For Jokes “the best night I’ve spent in a theater in a very long time.”...

Newmark 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  
An Evening with Hiss Golden Messenger

Hallelujah Anyhow is the latest studio album from Hiss Golden Messenger, out September 22 worldwide on Merge Records. Its ten new songs, penned by HGM...

Aladdin Theater  
Diva Practice (Solo)

Diva Practice (Solo) is a dynamic, whimsical and confronting performance about drag queens dancing with uncertainty performed by and choreographed by Pepper...

Headwaters Theatre  
The Weather Station

The Weather Station is the fourth—and most forthright—album by The Weather Station, the project of Toronto songwriter Tamara Lindeman. Her most fully...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
David Ramirez: We're Not Going Anywhere Tour

The life of the traveling songwriter certainly seems romantic. But as David Ramirez notched mile number 260,000 traveled in his 2006 Kia Rio, the novelty...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Twice is Nice: An Evening With DEER TICK

Country soul and Delta blues, old-time gospel and hardcore punk, it's all in there. Each successive Deer Tick record reveals more colors and increased...

Wonder Ballroom  
Lane 1974

Lane 1974 8:45pm

Presented by the Northwest Film Center as part of the 44th Northwest Filmmakers' Festival. Based on Clane Hayward’s memoir The Hypocrisy of Disco, Lane 1974...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Mike Birbiglia: The New One

Neil Genzlinger of The New York Times called Mike Birbiglia’s recent show Thank God For Jokes “the best night I’ve spent in a theater in a very long time.”...

Newmark Theatre  

Sunday, November 5

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