Events

Saturday, May 13

 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  
2017 UO Art MFA Thesis Exhibition

"Graduating MFA students from University of Oregon will get real-world experience when they show their work at Disjecta, one of Portland's most esteemed...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
2017 University of Oregon Art MFA Thesis Exhibition

Disjecta is pleased to host the culminating work of eight University of Oregon Master of Fine Arts graduate students. The 2017 UO Art MFA Thesis Exhibition...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
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  
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  
Cutouts and Collage

"Gregg Renfrow's Still_Life may feel subdued next to Amanda Wojick's Cutouts and Collage. Renfrow's paintings are smooth, subtle color studies, while...

Elizabeth Leach Gallery  
Functionally United

"Around 40 of Portland's most recognized contemporary artists converge to bid farewell to an academic gallery slated for closure this summer. White Box has...

The White Box  
George Johanson: Recent Paintings

"This veteran painter, printmaker and teacher has a signature style that often favors minimally figurative crowd scenes in coastal weather. See what other...

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  
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  
Northwest Animation Festival

The Northwest Animation Festival collects excellent short animated films from around the world for screening at an annual multi-day gathering in Portland,...

Hollywood Theatre  
Quest for Beauty

Quest for Beauty: The Architecture, Landscapes, and Collections of John Yeon is a retrospective look at an Oregon original. Few architects have influenced...

Portland Art Museum  
Quest for Beauty: The Architecture, Landscapes and Collections of John Yeon

The Portland Art Museum is pleased to announce Quest for Beauty: The Architecture, Landscapes, and Collections of John Yeon, a retrospective look at an...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
Still_Life

"Gregg Renfrow's Still_Life may feel subdued next to Amanda Wojick's Cutouts and Collage. Renfrow's paintings are smooth, subtle color studies, while...

Elizabeth Leach Gallery  
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  
Richard Graham, Sigmoid Cartology

For Sigmoid Cartology, his first solo exhibition at Stumptown Downtown, retired architect Richard Graham presents eight large paintings demonstrating his...

Stumptown Coffee Roasters  
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  
Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America

The Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America, one of the most successful and popular charity rides in the country, is coming to Portland for its 23rd annual...

Manheim Portland  
Les Schwab Tires Hippie Chick Race

What better way to celebrate Mother's Day than at a race that is entirely designed to celebrate women? The Hippie Chick Quarter Marathon now also includes a...

Ron Tonkin Field  
Mother's Day Weekend at Salty's

Treat mom to a delicious (and award-winning) brunch of dinner the entire weekend of Mother's Day at Salty's Waterfront Seafood Grill. Enjoy a waterfront view...

Salty's on the Columbia  
Camas Mother's Day Plant & Garden Fair

Celebrate moms with a trip to the annual Camas Mother's Day Plant & Garden Fair, located in downtown Camas. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., wander through a gorgeous...

Downtown Camas  
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  
Mother's Day Rhododendron Show and Sale

A visit to Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden on Mother's Day weekend has been a decades-long tradition. The beauty of the season is everywhere when the...

Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden  
Oregon Coast All Day Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. With over 300 miles of public coastline, Oregon's beaches are sure to amaze with their numerous lighthouses, reborn beach...

Director Park  
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  
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May is national Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with Lan Su this May with exciting cultural...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
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  
Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Tour

This tour rambles through a stunning neighborhood on the west side of Mt. Tabor Park. From the former Baseline Road, now Stark Street, you’ll meander past...

Architectural Heritage Center  
Northwest Quilters

For crafting- and quilting-obsessed mothers, the annual Northwest Quilters Show is sure to please this Mother's Day! More than 300 quilts will be on display...

Portland Expo 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  
St. Johns Bizarre

The St Johns Bizarre is a uniquely-crafted celebration that kicks off the summer street fair season in Portland featuring a parade, music, kids activities...

Downtown St. Johns  
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  
Celebrate Mothers at the Portland Aerial Tram

Get the kids ready for Mother’s Day and get them out of the house to enjoy some family time at the Portland Aerial Tram. Bring home a hand-made craft for Mom...

Portland Aerial Tram  
Drinking Light

"Barbara Stafford's paintings are impressionistic and on the verge of abstract, with water, sky and terrain sometimes expressed as blurry color fields....

PDX CONTEMPORARY ART  
Aleksey Kondratyev: Ice Fishers

Along with Seiya Bowen: Nadachi. Exhibits on display from May 4–28, 2017. First Thursday Opening Reception: May 4, 6-9 p.m. Artist talk with Seiya Bowen:...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Annie McLaughlin / Brushing Out the Brood Mare's Tale

Utopia is a place far away from here. A place where fields of wildflowers and rolling hills speckle the countryside. A place where coyotes run free and the...

Nationale  
Lularoe: Building Bridges

Love Lularoe? There will be 10 Lularoe consultants present. More consultants mean more selection! Come on out for Mother's Day weekend and shop with...

Milwaukie Masonic Lodge  
Robin Hood

Robin Hood 12pm, 4pm

"Watch the hero from Sherwood Forest battle some corrupt politicians in an original adaptation of the classic. (It may be your last chance to see this...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
Seiya Bowen: Nadachi

Along with Aleksey Kondratyev: Ice Fishers. Exhibits on display from May 4–28, 2017. First Thursday Opening Reception: May 4, 6-9 p.m. Artist talk with...

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  
Tip a Taste for Moms

Join up for a weekend of Tipping a Taste for Moms! Mother's Day weekend, both English Estate Winery and Rezabek Vineyards will be pouring at the Estate. Two...

English Estate Winery  
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  
Create Your Own Vintage Slip with Cutter/Draper Paula Buchert

Ever wondered what goes into making some of the costumes you see on stage? How about the opportunity to create your own! Students in the class will select...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Hands Up!

Hands Up! 2pm, 7:30pm

August Wilson Red Door Project and The New Black Fest present Hands Up: Seven Playwrights, Seven Testaments. Directed by Kevin Jones. The...

Friendly House  
Mary's Wedding (Matinee)

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  
Pinkalicious: The Musical

You are what you eat in this sweet musical treat about a girl who eats so many pink cupcakes that she turns completely pink from head to toe. Doctor’s orders...

Newmark Theatre  
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  
The Toxic Avenger Musical

Based on Lloyd Kaufman's cult film, The Toxic Avenger, and winner of the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Musical, The Toxic Avenger is a...

Brunish Theatre  
Alice in Wonderland

Presented by Metro Dancers. This May, join Alice on her incredible adventures in the world of Wonderland! Visit the Tea Party, the Chess Game, the Nursery...

Portland Metro Arts  
Mother's Day Lip Care Workshop

What moms really want for Mother’s Day is quality time with their loving children, but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t want some goodies too! Give her the best...

Bee Thinking  
Portland Night Market

The Portland Night Market showcases many unique and diverse businesses that call the great City of Portland home, blending food, culture, music, drinks and...

 
Robin Hood

"Watch the hero from Sherwood Forest battle some corrupt politicians in an original adaptation of the classic. (It may be your last chance to see this...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
Solo Piano Series: Paavali Jumppanen

May 13, 2017 Debussy: Preludes, Book 1 Beethoven: Piano Sonata Op. 27, No. 2 in C-sharp minor "Moonlight" Piano Sonata Op. 81a in E-flat Major "Les...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
Oregon Pro Arte Youth Chamber Orchestra Concert

Oregon Pro Arte Youth Chamber Orchestra performs its final concert of the season, featuring 10-year-old Asher Milman playing Kreisler's Preludium and...

Spanish Seventh Day Adventist Church of Milwaukie  
Tift Merritt

Tift Merritt 6:50pm

"As 2015 began, I had somehow been on the road for the fastest, longest two years of my life. I had kicked the tires hard touring in support of my album...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Alice in Wonderland

Presented by Metro Dancers. This May, join Alice on her incredible adventures in the world of Wonderland! Visit the Tea Party, the Chess Game, the Nursery...

Portland Metro Arts  
Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland follows young Alice from a lazy summer riverbank into the rabbit hole where she encounters Chess pieces and Cards, a Knight and March...

Gresham Little Theater  
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  
Alan Reid and Rob van Sante in Concert

A Second Saturday Community Concert. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. All ages welcome. Alan was a vital member of Scotland's legendary folk group Battlefield Band...

Winona Grange #271  
Choral Arts Ensemble Presents Revelry and Reverence: Madrigals and Motets Across Six Centuries

"We think of motets and madrigals (which have been getting plenty of performances in Portland this season) as quintessentially old music. But in addition to...

The Old Church  
Constellations

"This romantic drama that speculates about space-time constraints also stars a pair of luminaries. You may recognize Silas Weir Mitchell for his leading role...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Godspell

Godspell 7:30pm

Directed by Michael Snider Music by Stephen Schwartz Book by John-Michael Tebelak Lakewood Audience Request Based on the Gospel according to Matthew,...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
Hands Up!

Hands Up! 7:30pm

August Wilson Red Door Project and The New Black Fest present Hands Up: Seven Playwrights, Seven Testaments. Directed by Kevin Jones. The...

Friendly House  
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  
Medea

Medea 7:30pm

Director Jerry Mouawad resurrects Imago’s illustrious No Exit set in a new version of the Greek tragedy, Medea, written by Ben Power of the National Theatre...

Imago Theatre  
Miss Julie

Miss Julie 7:30pm

"In this late 19th century play by August Strindberg, a Swedish nobleman's daughter commits a classist error by falling in love with one of her family's...

Shaking the Tree  
Persephone

Persephone 7:30pm

He’s worked with The Walt Disney Company, Cirque du Soleil, and the Olympics, and now Michael Curry brings his exhilarating stage magic to our performance of...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Puccini's La Bohème

"Puccini’s popular perennial makes another Portland appearance in a traditional production, sung in Italian with English text projected above the stage. It’s...

Keller Auditorium  
Return Engagement: Manifesto

What happens when misogynistic text is manifested in a woman's body? During this exhibition, you can “witness a shooter’s meltdown first-hand” to see for...

The Belmont Center  
Satchmo at the Waldorf

March 1971. Backstage at the Empire Room of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel. Louis Armstrong (portrayed by Salim Sanchez), the greatest trumpet player in the...

The Sanctuary at Sandy Plaza  
The Minimalists: Less is Now Tour

Join The Minimalists for a night of less. They will present an in-depth talk about minimalism and record a live version of “Ask The Minimalists” for their...

Aladdin Theater  
The Talented Ones

The American Dream teeters on the edge of the abyss as immigrants Cindy and Omar face their thwarted dreams and unraveling marriage while Omar’s buddy...

Artists Repertory Theatre, Morrison Stage  
The Toxic Avenger Musical

Based on Lloyd Kaufman's cult film, The Toxic Avenger, and winner of the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Musical, The Toxic Avenger is a...

Brunish Theatre  
World Premiere of Óye Oyá

"What happens when you mix Cuban zarzuela musicals with Shakespeare’s The Tempest? A brand-new Spanish language musical that is politically and socially...

Milagro Theatre  
 Wanderlust Circus & 3 Leg Torso present A Mother's Day Circus

Treat your sainted mother to an evening at the theater with Portland's proudest circus family, and the finest world-chamber ensemble in Free Cascadia as they...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Magic With Everyday Objects

Can we find beauty in the midst of chaos? From the gritty and lyrical music of Missy Mazzoli to the noise landscapes of Benjamin J. Penwell, Sound of Late...

Studio 2@Zoomtopia  
Sound of Late - Magic with Everyday Objects

"The young new music ensemble based in PDX and Seattle plays music by one of today’s leading composers, Missy Mazzoli, who’s received abundant attention for...

N.E.W. Expressive Works  
Tom Segura: No Teeth No Entry Tour

Tom Segura is a comedian originally from Cincinnati, Ohio. His specials MOSTLY STORIES (2016) and COMPLETELY NORMAL (2014) are currently streaming on...

Revolution Hall  
15th Annual Vampire's Masquerade Ball

The Annual Vampire’s Masquerade Ball is a night of gothic elegance and decadence highly anticipated each year in the city of roses and hosted exclusively by...

Melody Ballroom  
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  
The Orbiting Human Circus featuring The Music Tapes

The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air) Podcast is both an immersive theatrical experience and a musical show. This evening commemorates the release of The...

Wonder Ballroom  
Jump Jack Sound Machine

Jump⚡️Jack Sound Machine is Portland's new dance floor and incubator for movers, groove makers, art darlings, and audiophiles with an ear for deeper cuts....

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Late Night Piano Bar

Piano bar? What's that? It is karaoke with Mont Chris Hubbard as your live accompanist! This is songs around a campfire-except instead of smoke and s'mores,...

Artists Repertory Theatre, Morrison Lobby  

Saturday, May 13

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