Events

Friday, April 14

 Corey Arnold: Aleutian Dreams

"This Portland-based fisherman photographer captures Alaska’s stunning scenes in crisp, cold clarity. Wildlife, gray-white skies and piles of rope and tackle...

Charles A. Hartman Fine Art  
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  
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  
An Iris Stands Tall: A Mother's Journey, A Daughter's Transition

View this art installation of 46 pieces of original art - with an accompanying narrative - by local artist Annette Sabater, whose child began medical...

Cerimon House  
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  
Berlin Diary by Andrea Stolowitz

The great-grandfather of Oregon Book Award-winning playwright Andrea Stolowitz kept a journal for his descendants after escaping to New York City in 1939 as...

CoHo Theatre  
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  
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  
Hosokawa Morihiro: The Art Of Life, A Rebirth In Clay

In honor of the grand opening of the new Cultural Village, the first exhibition of 2017 is a celebration of tea culture in the art and life of Hosokawa...

Portland Japanese Garden  
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  
Laura Hughes: The Tomb

This exhibition offers a place of respite to contemplate dislocation of memory. A tomb is a site for remembrance and longing, a projection of what once was...

Kathrin Cawein Gallery, Pacific University, Harvey V. Scott Building  
Portland Spring Beer and Wine Festival

Enjoy craft beer, wine, spirits and food and shop the wares of art and craft vendors at this spring festival--admission is free to the first 500 guests on...

Oregon Convention Center  
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  
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)  
The Horror of Normalcy: Katherine Dunn, Geek Love and Cult Literature

This exhibition explores late Portland author Katherine Dunn's novel Geek Love and the reaction it elicited from readers through the personal and literary...

Watzek Library, Lewis & Clark  
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  
Beehive

Beehive 7:30am

Presented by the Broadway Rose Theatre Company. A hair-raising musical tribute to the women who rocked the '60s. A fun, frothy flashback to the fabulous...

Broadway Rose New Stage  
Additions to the Visual Chronicle of Portland

A special exhibition focusing on new acquisitions to the Visual Chronicle of Portland opens at the Portland Building. The Visual Chronicle of Portland, a...

Portland Building  
Columbia Gorge Waterfalls and Mt. Hood 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  
Portland City Half Day Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. There is a magical place located within the confluence of two major rivers, at the base of a volcano and surrounded by old...

Director Park  
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  
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  
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  
Poetry Month

This April, learn about the poetry in Lan Su Chinese Garden as well as the historical and aesthetic traditions of poetry in Suzhou-style Chinese gardens with...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
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  
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  
Micah & Me Music Show

The Micah & Me Children's Music show is a dance party for toddlers starring their biggest fans, At-Home Dads! Micah & Me believe in the importance of music...

Portland Children's Museum  
Cristián Ureta: Volviendo a la Tierra (Returning to the Land)

2016 Critical Mass Solo Exhibition Award in collaboration with Photolucida: Ervin A. Johnson #InHonor Cristián Ureta Volviendo a la Tierra April 6–30,...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Ervin A. Johnson #InHonor

2016 Critical Mass Solo Exhibition Award in collaboration with Photolucida: Ervin A. Johnson #InHonor Cristián Ureta Volviendo a la Tierra April 6–30,...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Sensory Gymnastics

Disjecta is pleased to announce Curator-in-Residence Michele Fiedler’s fourth and final exhibition, Sensory Gymnastics: (Movies for Blind People, Harry Smith...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
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  
Laura Hughes: The Tomb

This exhibition offers a place of respite to contemplate dislocation of memory. A tomb is a site for remembrance and longing: a projection of what once was...

Cawein Gallery at Pacific University  
Laura Hughes: The Tomb | Artist Talk & Opening Reception

This exhibition offers a place of respite to contemplate dislocation of memory. A tomb is a site for remembrance and longing: a projection of what once was...

Cawein Gallery at Pacific University  
$5 After 5

Every Friday evening, the Portland Art Museum invites you to play with them—to have a different Museum experience—a little bit more relaxed, more interactive...

Portland Art Museum  
Black Orpheus

Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 1959 Cannes Film Festival, Black Orpheus is a colorful, vibrant adaptation of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, set amongst...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
PSU Earth Week - Women of Color Speak Out

Portland State University's Environmental Club and Women of Color Speak Out present “Climate Change and Systems of Oppression.” They connect capitalism,...

PSU Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 238  
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  
How Now Dow Jones

From The Lost Treasures Collection. Music by Elmer Bernstein, Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh. Book by Max Shulman. Kate announces the Dow Jones numbers on Wall...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
Orphans

Orphans 7pm

Suspenseful, bizarre, humorous and intense! This Tony-nominated show tells the story of siblings – sensitive recluse, Phillip, and violent pickpocket, Treat....

YP Studio Theater  
Chapatti

Chapatti 7:30pm

Corrib Theatre presents Chapatti, a dramatic comedy by Irish-born playwright Christian O’Reilly. Directed by Gemma Whelan, the cast features Portland actors...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
FearNoMusic

FearNoMusic 7:30pm

"Following the path of fellow Portland native and Fear No Music artistic director Kenji Bunch, composer Ryan Francis recently returned to his native Portland...

The Old Church  
Mrs. Warren's Profession

This adaptation of Shaw’s 1894 original is re-set in the United States in the 1920s. The story focuses on the relationship between Mrs. Kitty Warren and her...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
Terra

Terra 7:30pm

"The Oregon Ballet Theatre’s newest three-part program promises to vibrate with surprise and epiphany. The program includes an encore performance of Helen...

Newmark Theatre  
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  
This Random World

West Coast premiere of a play by Steven Dietz. Directed by Beth Harper. We want to believe that serendipity brings us together, that luck is available to...

Portland Actors Conservatory  
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  
 Lady Rizo: Red White and Indigo - My love-hate relationship with America

Lady Rizo returns to Portland with Red, White and Indigo. ‘Cabaret Superstar’ (New York Magazine), comedienne, and chanteuse, Lady Rizo, won her first Grammy...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Almayer's Folly

Akerman transports Joseph Conrad’s 1895 debut novel to the de-colonizing 1950s, in which a Dutch trader doggedly seeks elusive treasure and the jungles of...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Choir! Choir! Choir!

Choir! Choir! Choir! is a Toronto-based singing group led by creative directors Nobu Adilman and Daveed Goldman. The duo takes a non-traditional approach;...

Aladdin Theater  
Dan Savage's Easter Extravaganza

The Savage Lovecast returns to Revolution Hall for a live taping of Dan Savage's popular sex-and-relationship-advice podcast! Join Dan, Nancy, the...

Revolution Hall  
Minus the Bear

Minus the Bear have always avoided easy classification, preferring to tread their own inimitable path defined by energy and invention. OMNI, the...

Hawthorne Theater  
Baisakhi Festival with Jai Ho! Dance Party

Hosted by the multi-talented & celebrated Bollywood entertainer Prashant – Singer, Dancer, DJ. After a wild Festival of Colors, Jai Ho! Dance Party returns...

The Secret Society  
Little Star

Like it or not, the Little Star story is a classic rock one. Born out of a dissolving relationship, baptized in manic bedroom recording sessions, and...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
River Whyless

When River Whyless set out to write We All The Light (out August 26th on Roll Call Records), its three original members – O'Keefe, Anderson and McWalters –...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
The Damned

The Damned formed in 1976, and played their first gig supporting The Sex Pistols at the 100 Club. They were the first of the London punk bands to release a...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  

Friday, April 14

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