Events

Sunday, April 9

 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  
Bridge to Brews 8K and 10K Run

Will you run for beer? How about cider, wine or spirits? If so, check out one of the most unique events in the Northwest. The Bridge to Brews 10K and 8K has...

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park  
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  
North Willamette Wine Trail Weekend

Spend a weekend exploring Oregon wine country. Guests are treated to complimentary wine tastings, food pairings, entertainment and hands-on activities at...

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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Hypernormalisation

Adam Curtis’ (The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear, The Century of Self) ambitious inquiry takes on the chaos and uncertainty of our...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Lucky Peach All About Eggs Brunch & Open House with Rachel Khong

Presented by Lucky Peach. Join up for brunch with All About Eggs: Everything We Know About the World's Most Important Food author and Lucky Peach editor...

Plaza Del Toro  
Rock and Roll Walking Tour

Before being the cradle of indie music, Portland housed an active grunge and punk scene. Before that, The Kingsmen and Paul Revere & the Raiders put Portland...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
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  
Sho Do: Japanese Calligraphy Meditation

A meditative calligraphy workshop with Eri. From the artist: "This meditation with calligraphy brush came from my Japanese calligraphy life and the...

Jasmine Pearl Tea Company  
Sho Do: Japanese Calligraphy Meditation

A meditative calligraphy workshop with Eri. Tools, ink and papers are provided. Eri is from the small town of Kagoshima, Japan. She started to learn...

The Jasmine Pearl  
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  
Spiral

Spiral 2pm

Block 9 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  
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  
Tomás and the Library Lady

"Oregon Children’s Theatre presents an inspiring true story about a child of migrant workers who befriends a librarian and opens up a new world of books....

Winningstad Theatre  
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  
An Afternoon of Chamber Music

The Beaverton Symphony Orchestra will depart from big symphonic repertoire and split into small groups to perform works for string quartet, wind trio. and...

Village Baptist Church  
Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano

Presented by Friends of Chamber Music. Susan Graham – dubbed “America’s favorite mezzo” by Gramophone – rose to the highest echelon of international artists...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
The Little Match Girl Passion

The Ensemble of Oregon presents The Little Girl Passion, composed by David Lang and winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize, sets Hans Christian Andersen's story...

The Old Church  
The Little Match Girl Passion

"Bang on a Can co-founder David Lang’s 2008 Pulitzer Prize winner was performed last year by PSU Chamber Choir and in a staged version this summer by...

The Old Church  
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  
Abstract/Reflective I: Experimental Shorts

Block 10 of 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  
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  
Abstract Feature: The Kingdom of Shadows

Block 11 of 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  
Crooklyn

Spike Lee’s sentimental remembrance of growing up in 1970s Brooklyn centers on a young girl named Troy (Zelda Harris) as she struggles to have a voice in her...

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  
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  
Mozart's Requiem

Oregon Symphony presents a performance to ponder the meaning of life. The immortal music Mozart wrote on his own deathbed and left unfinished makes a fitting...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Radiohead

Radiohead 7:30pm

Radiohead have sold more than 30 million albums worldwide, including their latest album A Moon Shaped Pool, the band’s ninth studio album, which dropped last...

Moda Center  
Abstract/Reflective II: Experimental Shorts

Block 12 of 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  
Bellydance Evolution

From the creators and cast of the world famous Bellydance All­Stars. Celebrating and imagining Middle Eastern dance for the 21st century, this tour uses the...

Aladdin Theater  
Trace Bundy

Internationally-acclaimed guitar virtuoso Trace Bundy must be seen, not just heard. His music is poetry in motion, using harmonics, looping, multiple capos,...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Mitski

Mitski 8:30pm

Mitski warmly recalls a quote from sculptor El Anatsui, “Art grows out of each particular situation, and I believe that artists are better off working with...

Wonder Ballroom  
Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears

Anatomy texts might not show it, but the greatest soul and blues music leaves no doubt that the hip bone is directly connected to the heart –– a fact that's...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Wrekmeister Harmonies

JR Robinson and Esther Shaw have been the creative heart of Wrekmeister Harmonies since 2014. Through their various collaborators and incarnations (Godspeed...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Sunday, April 9

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