Events

Sunday, March 26

APEX: Sam Hamilton

For the summer 2017 APEX exhibition, the Portland Art Museum presents a body of work by Sam Hamilton, in his first solo exhibition in the United States....

Portland Art Museum  
All is Flux | Earthenware

"In All is Flux, ceramicist Hsin-Yi Huang creates delicate porcelain pieces that mimic flower and plant structures. Their kaleidoscopic symmetry highlights...

Guardino Gallery  
American Photographs

“The humor, the sadness, the EVERYTHING-ness and American-ness of these pictures!” Jack Kerouac’s introduction to Robert Frank’s 1957 book The Americans...

Portland Art Museum  
BUILD: Sculptural Ceramics

"Former Portland Art Museum chief curator Bruce Guenther pulls together an exhibition of ceramic works that radically refute “the traditional ceramic...

Elizabeth Leach Gallery  
Bloodsport: Bluebloods and Mudbloods in the Era of Magical Thinking

"Ronna Neuenschwander’s ceramic works inhabit a provocative niche: breaking and reconstructing antique porcelain figurines from the slavery-era American...

Froelick Gallery  
Connecting Lines

Presented by the Portland Art Museum's Center for Contemporary Native Art (CCNA). In 1838, the Cherokee People were forcibly and illegally removed from their...

Portland Art Museum  
Constructing Identity

“Constructing Identity” is drawn from the extensive collection of the Petrucci Family Foundation’s collection of African American art, assembling work by 80...

Portland Art Museum  
Cranes, Dragons, and Teddy Bears: Japanese Children’s Kimono

"This spectacular collection of 20 kimono includes seven elaborately hand-painted garments specially made for children to wear on their first visit to a...

Portland Art Museum  
Flux Capacitor: Stored Clay Energy

"John Balistreri’s “jars” are ancient-looking jugs with tapered bases; Chris Gustin’s Cloud Series are minimal, rounded cumulus forms; and Jeff Shapiro’s...

Augen Gallery [Pearl District]  
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  
Iconoclastic

"Iconoclasm is the act of destroying icons, smashing the sacred to make a political or religious point. Reed College’s Cooley Gallery explores new instances...

Cooley Gallery  
MEMBERspace | 2017 Newspace Members’ Exhibition

Newspace welcomes the annual tradition to host a member exhibition so they can demonstrate the unique and varied perspectives of their community and offer...

Newspace Center for Photography  
Portland Dining Month

Since 2009, food-loving Portland has dedicated a whole month to celebrating our acclaimed dining scene: Portland Dining Month. With the city’s top...

Multiple venues  
Portland Magic Jam

This annual three-day event brings magicians from around the country to the Pacific Northwest. Headliners provide awe-inducing entertainment, along with...

Airport Sheraton  
Reunited: Francescuccio Ghissi’s St. John Altarpiece

"This piece of sacred, 14th century Byzantine art is on display at the Portland Art Museum, thanks to an enormous effort by its collectors. The piece is...

Portland Art Museum  
School Dance

"Action/Adventure, a micro-theater best known for nerd-friendly, television-esque original productions, presents the award-winning Australian play School...

Action/Adventure Theatre  
The Art of the Brick

"The Art of the Brick" exhibit transforms LEGO® bricks into works of art. Named one of the top ten "Global Must-See Exhibitions" by CNN, artist Nathan...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
Eric Olson: Ex Imperium

For his first solo exhibition at Stumptown Downtown, Seattle-based artist Eric Olson presents Ex Imperium, a series of large abstract paintings on wood....

Stumptown Downtown  
2017 Pokémon Regional Championships Tournament

Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) and video game players, their supporters and Pokémon fans from throughout the Northwest are invited to attend the 2017...

Oregon Convention Center  
Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

The Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest is an invitation to enjoy all things that make spring in the Northwest. Stroll through 40 acres of stunning beauty, experience...

Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm  
World of Speed's: Women in Racing

The next generation of this Women in Racing exhibit celebrates the women of drag racing, nationally and locally, in cars and in motorcycles, from drag...

World of Speed  
XOXO: An Exhibit About Love & Forgiveness

Share, listen, connect, ask and learn about feelings and emotions. Through facial expressions, words, movement, art making and other hands-on activities,...

Portland Children's Museum  
Annexation & Assimilation: Exploring the Archives East of 82nd Ave

Artist Sabina Zeba Haque’s yearlong residency at the Portland Archives and Records Center (PARC) culminates in an exhibition that focuses on the tumultuous...

Open Signal  
Heroes & History

World of Speed, an educational and interactive motorsports museum, announces its new exhibit celebrating the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500: Heroes &...

World of Speed USA  
Lan Su in Bloom Botanical Art Exhibition

Lan Su in Bloom, a botanical art exhibition inspired by the beauty of Lan Su, highlights the unique plant collection at Lan Su Chinese Garden. Rich in...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
PJA/MJCC Used Book Sale

The Portland Jewish Academy (PJA) and the Mittleman Jewish Community Center (MJCC) are hosting their annual used book sale. Thousands of books for sale: $1...

Mittleman Jewish Community Center  
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  
Rodin: The Human Experience Selections

"A hundred years after his death, the sculptures of Auguste Rodin are more recognized than ever — but there are works to explore beyond The Thinker and The...

Portland Art Museum  
Wine Tasting Half Day Tour

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

Director Park  
World of Speed: Scarab

World of Speed, an educational and interactive motorsports museum, announces its newest exhibit featuring the Scarab, to be unveiled on Tuesday, January 10,...

World of Speed  
A Golden Age of Poster Design

Magazine Posters from the 1890s. Discover the beauty of antique posters and their role in advertising. Advertising long relied on handbills and posters, but...

Pittock Mansion  
Near and Far: A Pairing of Color and Form

The woodblock prints of Japanese artist Takahashi Rikio (1917- 1998), the print master of the garden (NIWA), are paired with the work of Portland artists...

Bender / Early Studio  
Lauren Semivan: Observatory

Along with: Tara Sellios: Testimony Exhibit on display from March 2–April 2, 2017. First Thursday Opening Reception: March 2, 6-9 p.m. Artist Talks: Lauren...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Tara Sellios: Testimony

Along with: Lauren Semivan: Observatory Exhibit on display from March 2–April 2, 2017. First Thursday Opening Reception: March 2, 6-9 p.m. Artist...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
The Ancient Crystal Skull Sha Na Ra

Sha Na Ra is an authentic, ancient, 13-pound clear quartz crystal skull, discovered by the late professor of parapsychology, F.R. "Nick" Nocerino, using...

Healing Waters & Sacred Spaces  
Beyond the Basics Tea Class Series Session 2: Oolong Tea

This is a perfect series for tea drinkers who already know a bit about what differentiates the six major styles of tea and want to dig a little deeper into...

The Jasmine Pearl  
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  
Mamma Mia!

A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget! Over 45 million people all around the world have fallen in love...

Keller Auditorium  
Flora & Ulysses

Can a little squirrel change the human heart? After getting sucked up by a Ulysses 2000x™ vacuum cleaner, a (now hairless) squirrel is rescued by Flora Belle...

Winningstad Theatre  
God of Carnage (Sunday Matinee)

Directed by Antonio Sonera By Yasmina Reza Translated by Christopher Hampton A comedy of manners, minus the manners. “Boys will be boys, but the adults are...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
Playhouse Creatures

"In an effort to learn from history rather than be doomed to repeat it, playwright April DeAngelis brings five English actresses from the Restoration period...

CoHo Productions  
The Angry Brigade

Against a backdrop of drastic budget cuts, high unemployment and the deregulated economy of 1970s Britain, a young urban guerrilla group mobilizes: The Angry...

Imago Theatre  
Holi Hai: Fifth Annual Festival of Colors

Holi Hai, the Festival of Colors celebrates the coming of spring, the joy of friendship and equality for all. All ages, nationalities and ethnicities are...

Barrel Room  
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  
Dekalog Parts 9 & 10

After a career as a respected documentary filmmaker, Polish director Krzystof Kieślowski (1942-1996) emerged as a widely recognized international voice with...

Whitsell Auditorium  
Jekyll in Chains: Musical Drama

The world premier of a musical drama, produced by Torchsong Entertainment. An original adaptation of the classic tale of Jekyll & Hyde, Jekyll in Chains is...

Headwaters Theatre  
Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia! 6:30pm

A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget! Over 45 million people all around the world have fallen in love...

Keller Auditorium  
George Washington with A Day with the Boys

George Washington Green’s debut feature masterfully captures the essence of childhood summers spent with kids your own age, free from parental supervision...

Whitsell Auditorium  
God of Carnage

Directed by Antonio Sonera By Yasmina Reza Translated by Christopher Hampton A comedy of manners, minus the manners. “Boys will be boys, but the adults are...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
My Favorite Murder

Ready yourself for a murder adventure hosted by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark, two lifelong fans of true crime stories. Each episode the girls tell...

Revolution Hall  
The Palm Wine Sea: Okaidja Afroso Album Release Concert

"The Palm Wine Sea" brings together the deep understanding of Okaidja’s own musical traditions and the inspiration of Africa throughout Latin America. The...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Brontë

Brontë 7:30pm

By Polly Teale Please note: The venue for this production has been moved to the Hillsboro Public Library, Brookwood Branch, with limited performance dates....

Hillsboro Public Library, Brookwood Branch  
Feathers and Teeth

"Agatha Day Olson, one of Portland’s star child actors (memorable as Helen Keller in Artists Rep’s The Miracle Worker) returns to Artists Rep at the center...

Artists Repertory Theatre, Morrison Stage  
Frontier Series - Winners and Losers

Is Joe Biden a loser? Is Kanye West a winner? What about microwave ovens, Goldman Sachs or Mexico? Old friends Marcus Youssef and James Long dissect a series...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Improv All-Stars Performance

The Improv All-Stars are Whitney Johnson, Nicholas Kessler, Beau Brousseau, Brad Fortier, Jim Liptack (on keyboards), Shelley McClendon* and Marilyn Divine....

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Quartet San Francisco with guitarist Alex de Grassi

"Friends of Chamber Music brings the award-winning Quartet San Francisco with guitarist Alex de Grassi, a staple of the 1980s Windham Hill acoustic Americana...

The Old Church  
Wild and Reckless

"Wild & Reckless, an original rock musical written and performed by prominent Portland band Blitzen Trapper, melds a Twilight Zone–like plot scenario with a...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Allison Crutchfield and the Fizz

Allison Crutchfield has been writing and performing over the years, most notably in her co-founding projects Swearin’ and P.S. Eliot. Lately she’s been part...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science

“Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science” (www.altonbrownlive.com), the follow-up to the smash “Edible Inevitable” tour, will hit the road in 2016. Fans can...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Jain

Jain 9pm

It takes just a few seconds of listening to Jain to know that you’ve stumbled on someone special. Pick a song – any song – from the Parisian’s glorious,...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Sunday, March 26

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