Events

Sunday, May 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  
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  
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  
Mother's Day at Lan Su Chinese Garden

Take mom, Grandma and any other influential women in your life on a gorgeous walk through Lan Su Chinese Garden, a blissful escape in the heart of downtown...

Lan Su Chinese 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  
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, 2pm

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  
Wanderlust 108

Wanderlust 108 is full day celebration in support of the mindful movement, featuring a triathlon unlike any you’ve ever known. They bring together three...

Laurelhurst Park  
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  
Run Mama Run

Run Mama Run 8:30am

Celebrate Mother's Day while doing some good by registering for Run Mama Run, a 5k/10k around Mount Tabor Park in Southeast Portland that benefits Family...

Mount Tabor Park  
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  
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  
Mother's Day Brunch at Timberline Lodge

Sneak away to beautiful Timberline Lodge to celebrate mom with an elaborate brunch buffet and complimentary mimosas. The 2017 Mother's Day brunch menu...

Timberline Lodge  
Mother's Day Brunch at the Oregon Zoo

Celebrate both animal and human moms at the Oregon Zoo's annual Mother's Day brunch! Arrive hungry on Sunday, May 14 for a delicious spread of starters,...

Oregon Zoo  
A Streetcar Named Delicious Coffee Tour

A rich variety of renowned cafes and pioneering micro-roasters can be found in each of Portland’s diverse neighborhoods, but there’s no better way to explore...

Cup & Bar  
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  
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  
Reigning Roses Walk 2017

Celebrate all the important women in your life this Mother's Day at the annual Reigning Roses Walk, a 5k walk supporting Rose Haven. This organization...

Castaway Portland  
Wine Country Mother's Day & Pinot Gris Release

Bring the mom in your life to enjoy a special treat in wine country and enjoy the release of a brand new wine: the Domaine Divio Pinot Beurot!

Domaine Divio  
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  
Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm Mother's Day Brunch

Celebrate your mother or other cherised woman in your life at this brunch on the farm's beautiful grounds. Offerings include sparkling wine from Wooden...

Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm  
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  
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  
 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  
Beehive

Beehive 2pm

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  
Lecture: John Yeon

This lecture on John Yeon and the high stakes of regionalism in the 1930s is presented by Barry Bergdoll, Meyer Schapiro Professor of Art History and...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
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  
Washer/Dryer by Nandita Shenoy

MediaRites' Theatre Diaspora presents this romantic comedy with interethnic newlyweds Sonya and Michael. They would love nothing more than to live happily...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Portland Columbia Symphony - Concerto for Simply Grand Piano and Orchestra

"Music director Steven Byess continues the orchestra’s recent commitment to Oregon music by initiating a joint project with Cascadia Composers, featuring...

Mt. Hood Community College 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  
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  
Godspell

Godspell 7pm

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  
Mother's Day Concert with Hanneke Cassel, Mike Block, Christopher Lewis and CJ Neary

Oregon-born Scottish Fiddle Champion Hanneke Cassel and her trio (Mike Block on cello and Christopher Lewis on guitar) will be in Sherwood for the release...

Sherwood Center for the Arts  
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  
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  
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 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  
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  
Jessy Lanza

Jessy Lanza's second album 'Oh No' is addressed to her own constant nervousness. The pressure of music making, which used to calm her nerves, has led to a...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
LYNX & The Servants of Song

LYNX & the Servants of Song are a multifaceted wall of talent based out of Portland, OR led by the immensely talented Caitlin ‘LYNX’ DeMuth. LYNX is notable...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Peter Silberman of The Antlers

In seven years together, Brooklyn’s The Antlers have created a quiet revolution in thought and sound with their harrowing and often haunted tales of love...

Fremont Theater  

Sunday, May 14

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