Events

Saturday, May 27

 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  
Framed Stories

"Japanese painter Shohei Takasaki doesn't just place his latest works in a frame — he paints them in one. This gives the viewer a formality, some distance...

Upfor 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  
Memorial Weekend in Wine Country

Join one of the region's longest-running events where more than 150 wineries and tasting rooms will host special events, capping off the state-wide...

Multiple locations  
Portland Rose Festival

At the heart of Portland’s popular culture for more than a century, the Rose Festival has its roots in tradition, with inspired programming that embraces...

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park  
Portland Tap Dance Festival

The 2017 Portland Tap Dance Festival Showcase will include performances from all of their world-renowned faculty members in addition to performances from...

Double Tree Hotel Portland  
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  
Vanport Mosaic Festival

The Vanport Mosaic Festival is a four-day exploration of the history and legacy of Vanport, Oregon’s second largest city wiped out by a flood in 1948....

Multiple venues  
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  
St. Johns Farmers Market

The St. Johns Farmers Market supports a local, sustainable food supply while providing opportunity for emerging farmers, contributing to the health of all...

St. Johns Plaza  
Trail Factor Half Marathon

The Trail Factor half marathon is a fun, challenging and well-supported race in Portland's Forest Park that includes beautiful trails and lots of friends and...

Forest Park , Portland, OR 97231  
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  
Adaptation Playwriting Class with Matthew B. Zrebski

Have a favorite novel, poem or other work of art that you think would make a great play? It may seem like the hard work has already been done, but...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
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  
Memorial Weekend Winery Open House

A weekend full of fabulous wines, delicious food and stunning vineyard views. Shop local vendors as you sip a specially curated flight.

Sokol Blosser Winery  
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  
The Houses of Eastmoreland Tour

Once farmland, the Eastmoreland Neighborhood is known throughout Portland for its undulating pattern of dense, tree-lined streets and landscaped yards. The...

Architectural Heritage Center  
Wine Country Memorial Day Celebration

A day to honor those who have served by celebrating the freedom we are fortunate enough to enjoy each and every day.

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  
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  
Houseguest

Houseguest 11am

This May, Houseguest will activate Pioneer Courthouse Square with its fourth Artist in Residence of the 2016-2017 season. Portland Immersive Media Group...

Pioneer Courthouse Square  
Lompoc Brewing 5k Fun Run

Part of the 2017 Oregon Brewery Running Series. Enjoy a 5k-ish fun-run through the great neighborhoods in North Portland. Walk, jog or run along the course...

Lompoc Brewing, 5Q  
Shohei Takasaki's Framed Stories

In these recent paintings, Takasaki uses the formal device of painted frames to enclose simple, graphic shapes. The exhibition comprises several series, each...

Upfor Gallery  
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  
Multnomah County Fair

The 111th annual Multnomah County Fair fills Oaks Park with great food, entertainment, activities and attractions. Attendees can enjoy live music, 4-H...

Oaks Amusement Park  
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  
City of Goses

Goses are an emerging style of craft beer that originated in Goslar, Germany on the Gose River. Goses are marked by their tartness derived from lactic acid...

Labrewatory  
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  
What Was Sound

What Was Sound offers the casual music lover a very accessible and timeless celebration of Portland’s unique culture in the Rose Festival RoZone at Tom...

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park  
Constellations (Matinee)

Presented by Portland Center Stage. Starring Silas Weir Mitchell (Monroe on NBC’s Grimm). This spellbinding, romantic journey begins with a simple encounter...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
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  
Stop Fascism: Chris Hedges & Joe Sacco Talk About Resistance. A benefit for KBOO Community Radio.

Pulitzer Prize–winner Chris Hedges and Portland-based award-winning cartoonist and journalist Joe Sacco set out to take a look at the sacrifice zones — areas...

Aladdin 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  
6x6: A PDX Choreographers Showcase

PDX Dance Collective presents 6x6: A PDX Choreographers Showcase, featuring pieces from six PDX Dance Collective choreographers and six guest artists. ...

Headwaters Theatre  
Balanchine's Who Cares?

The Portland Ballet will feature highlights of George Balanchine’s Who Cares? in its Spring Concert. The concert will also commemorate the Ballets Russes...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
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...

Wieden and Kennedy  
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  
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  
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 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 Language Archive

The Language Archive By Julia Cho Directed by Adriana Baer Presented by the Portland Playhouse Can one man speak over 46 languages and still find it...

CoHo Theater  
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  
La Peña Flamenca: Baila, canta, toca!

The final Peña flamenca for the 2017 Cafe Artichoke series features the dancing of Portland's flamenco triple threat Brenna McDonald. With special guest...

Artichoke Music  
The Bobs Final Show in Portland

Now in their 35th and final year of a cappella madness, The Bobs return to the Alberta Rose for an evening of old songs, new songs and some surprises. Who...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Hoops

Hoops 9pm

Hoops, a Bloomington, Indiana based four-piece, conjures the idea of breezy afternoons and sticky summer nights - both in name and sound. Not named for the...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
The Family Crest

From the onset, Liam McCormick, the mastermind behind The Family Crest, knew that Beneath the Brine was an audacious project. But so is The Family Crest...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Saturday, May 27

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