Events

Wednesday, April 19

 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  
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 Pizza Week

BRACE YOURSELF, PORTLAND. Pizza week is back. Proudly presented by the Portland Mercury, Portland's favorite pizzerias will offer special, one-of-a-kind...

Multiple locations  
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  
Sokol Blosser Winemaker's Dinner at Swank Restaurant

Another event in this monthly paired dinner series in which Executive Chefs Kevin Kennedy and Joe Maddocks collaborate with local whiskey and wine producers...

Swank & Swine  
Soul'd Out Music Festival

In its eighth year, the Soul'd Out Music Festival offers a wide range of musical artists from soul to reggae to R&B to jazz. This year's highlights include...

Multiple venues  
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  
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  
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  
Beekeeping Workshop

Join the Beekeeping Task Force to visit PSU's apiary and orchard! You'll have the chance to suit up and help service their campus beehives. Stop by anytime...

Portland State University Orchard  
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  
The Lost Chord: Jack Ryan

Opening Reception: April 9, 2017 from 4-6 p.m. Exhibition on display from April 11 to May 20, 2017. A free shuttle service will leave Northwest Eighth &...

The Art Gym at Marylhurst University  
This, Thusness

After being awarded a project grant from the Regional Arts and Culture Council, Adam Friedman received funding to travel to Iceland to research and observe...

Flat Blak Gallery  
Free Seed Giveaway and Planting Event

Celebrate Earth Day with seeds! Visit Portland State University Environmental Club's table between PSU's Smith Memorial Student Union and Neuberger Hall to...

Portland State University  
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  
Prompt: Spring Writer's Workshop

Never experienced writing in community? Sign up for Prompt, a 10-week writer’s workshop hosted by Write Around Portland. Limited space available; spaces fill...

Powell's City of Books  
Blazers vs Warriors

Watch the Trail Blazers take on the Golden State Warriors in round one of the playoffs! You can catch it all on the big screen at Revolution Hall for free.

Revolution Hall  
Emerson String Quartet: 20th Century Masterpieces

Chamber Music Northwest's current Artists-in-Residence, the Grammy Award-winning Emerson String Quartet, returns to perform a concert of of 20th-century...

Kaul Auditorium  
Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys 7:30pm

“Too good to be true!” raves the New York Post for Jersey Boys, the 2006 Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of...

Keller Auditorium  
Lauren Weedman Doesn't Live Here Anymore

"Lauren Weedman Doesn’t Live Here Anymore features the dynamo solo performer behind Bust and The People’s Republic of Portland coping (albeit amusingly) with...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Mary's Wedding

Presented by Portland Center Stage. When Mary and Charlie unexpectedly find one another sheltering in a barn during a thunderstorm, a tentative love is born....

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Release The Hounds: An Evening with Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge | Aoife O'Donovan

A night of intrepid songwriting and acoustic innovation, beginning with Aoife O’Donovan at center stage. O’Donovan draws from her catalogue of songs, played...

Aladdin Theater  
SHAED

SHAED 8pm

SHAED is a Washington, DC-based head-bobbing pop project comprised of multi-instrumentalist twin brothers Max and Spencer Ernst and powerhouse vocalist...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Travis Scott

Travis Scott will launch the BIRDS EYE VIEW TOUR in support of his #1 new album Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight. Travis Scott’s Birds in the Trap Sing...

Memorial Coliseum  
Joe Purdy

Joe Purdy 9pm

Celebrated singer/songwriter, Joe Purdy is more aptly described as a troubadour—the term, as archaic as it may seem, refers moreover to the idea of a...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Cory Henry & the Funk Apostles

One of the finest Hammond B-3 organ players of his generation, Cory Henry was a child prodigy, playing both piano and organ by the time he was two years old,...

Wonder Ballroom  

Wednesday, April 19

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