Events

Friday, April 7

 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  
13th Annual WCCLS Art of Story Festival

The festival features professional storytellers: Kevin Locke (Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, South Dakota), Ingrid Nixon (Olympic Peninsula, Washington), Norm...

WCCLS Libraries  
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  
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  
Rose City Salsa and Timba Festival

The Rose City Salsa and Timba festival is the premiere festival celebrating Latin dance in the Pacific Northwest including salsa, timba, bachata, kizomba and...

Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown  
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)  
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  
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  
Beaver Tales

To celebrate International Beaver Day, the Arts Council of Lake Oswego is teaming up with The Wetlands Conservancy to launch the second exhibit featuring...

510 Museum & ARTspace  
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  
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  
Celebration of Smiles

Join the Children's Museum during First Free Friday for their Celebration of Smiles event from 4 - 7:30 p.m. in partnership with OHSU and PSU dental schools....

Portland Children's Museum  
$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  
Experimental Short Music Videos

Block Oneof the Portland Underground Film Festival (PUFF). PUFF has, at its core, the mission to pay tribute to those films and videos that challenge...

Clinton Street Theater  
First Friday Tabletop Party

Come show off your tabletop game or play board games at CENTRL Eastside's First Friday event! Bring a favorite, your own prototype or just show up and...

CENTRL Eastside  
Collage 2 Celebration

Celebrate one of the most unique beers in the world – Collage 2! This collaboration with Hair Of The Dog Brewing Company artfully blends The Abyss, The...

Evergreen  
2017 Nike Hoop Summit

The 20th annual Nike Hoop Summit will see the USA Junior National Select Team take on the World Select Team in a one-game battle in April 2017. The Nike Hoop...

Moda 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  
Experimental Shorts with Political Commentary

Block 2 of the Portland Underground Film Festival (PUFF). PUFF has, at its core, the mission to pay tribute to those films and videos that challenge commonly...

Clinton Street Theater  
Toute une nuit

A sweltering Brussels night leads a diverse and restless cast of characters (led by longtime Akerman collaborator Aurore Clément) into the city’s streets,...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
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  
Lydia

Lydia 7:30pm

Milagro Theatre presents the 2008 Henry Award winner for Outstanding New Play. The play tells the story of a young girl, Ceci, disabled by a tragic accident,...

Milagro Theatre  
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  
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  
Ronald K. Brown / Evidence

This performance focuses on the seamless integration of traditional African dance with contemporary choreography and spoken word. Last with White Bird in...

Newmark Theatre  
Solo Hikes: Shared Solitude

"The veteran contemporary music ensemble celebrates the National Park Service’s 100th Anniversary and its own local musical environment with new compositions...

Studio 2@Zoomtopia  
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  
'80s Video Dance Attack 12th Anniversary Party!

Before it mutated into a weaponized haze of reality shows, MTV aired a novelty known as the music video. These bite-sized works of art, which married pop...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Dave Holland Trio featuring Kevin Eubanks and Eric Harland with special guest Chris Potter

Dave Holland is a bassist, composer, bandleader whose passion for musical expression of all styles, and dedication to creating consistently innovative music...

Revolution Hall  
Deb Talan (of the Weepies)

Make music with the love of your life. Sell a million records. Tour the world. Have 3 kids. Get Stage 3 breast cancer. Survive. Now what? “I had to make...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
The Infamous Stringdusters

At the helm of today’s bluegrass advancement stands The Infamous Stringdusters. Composed of Andy Hall (dobro), Andy Falco (guitar), Chris Pandolfi (banjo),...

Wonder Ballroom  
Urban Tellers® Live Storytelling: Immigrant Stories

Presented by Portland Story Theater and featuring the true stories of the people of Portland. Special Edition: Immigrants and Refugees. Ticket proceeds to...

Fremont Theater  
Dirty Revival

Portland-born Dirty Revival has evolved from the confines of a basement to some of Portland’s most sought after stages and more. DR’s soulful sounds and...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Moon Hooch

If any band is a poster child for turning the power of positive thoughts and intention into reality, it’s the explosive horn-and-percussion trio Moon Hooch....

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
 Comedy/Dark Humor Shorts

Block 3 of the Portland Underground Film Festival (PUFF). PUFF has, at its core, the mission to pay tribute to those films and videos that challenge commonly...

Clinton Street Theater  

Friday, April 7

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