Events

Tuesday, May 16

 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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Pearl District's Specialty Coffee

Discover some of Portland’s most celebrated micro-roasters and specialty cafes in the upscale Pearl District. Cobblestone streets and converted warehouses...

Red E Cafe  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Access Play

Access Play 5:30pm

Portland Children’s Museum works hard to ensure all families have access to the Museum and feel a strong sense of welcome, safety and respect. The Museum...

Portland Children's Museum  
Access Play

Access Play 5:30pm

Portland Children’s Museum works hard to ensure all families have access to the Museum and feel a strong sense of welcome, safety and respect. They invite...

Portland Children's Museum  
The Pearl District:  Preservation in the Midst of Change Tour

Over the last 20 years, the Pearl has been transformed from an outdated and tired industrial area into one of Portland’s premier residential and retail...

Architectural Heritage Center  
iFLY Kids Club

Does your kid dream of flying? iFLY Portland offers a Kid’s Club for children ages 5+ who want to learn more about the sport of body-flight. Every Tuesday...

iFLY Portland  
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  
Visions & Voices 2017 Student Playwriting Showcase

Featuring students from: Cleveland High School, Franklin High School, Liberty High School, Lincoln High School, Sam Barlow High School, Sunset High School,...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory, Ellen Bye Studio  
A Staged Reading of Awe/Struck

Presented by Profile Theatre. Awe/Struck by Christopher Oscar Pena, directed by Josh Hecht. Twenty-one-year-old Denia arrives in Chicago, looking to create...

Milagro Theatre  
An American in Paris

An American in Paris is the new hit musical about an American solider, a mysterious French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new...

Keller Auditorium  
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  
The Importance of Being Earnest

"How does a classic change when you cast the leading men as women? Artists Rep mounts Oscar Wilde's "trivial comedy for serious people" with a handful of the...

Artists Repertory Theatre, Alder Stage  
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  
Chris Fleming

Best known for his portrayal of suburban alpha mom Gayle Waters-Waters in his hit web series GAYLE, Chris Fleming is a comedian who has appeared on Tosh.0...

Aladdin Theater  
Tuxedo

Tuxedo 8:30pm

Tuxedo is Grammy nominated renaissance man Mayer Hawthorne (Aquarius) and Grammy nominated producer Jake One (Taurus). They are descendants of the one-word...

Wonder Ballroom  
Boone Howard

Boone Howard, Frontman of The We Shared Milk, hasn't skipped a beat in his songwriting since the band called an indefinite hiatus in late 2014. With a new...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  

Tuesday, May 16

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