Events

Wednesday, May 31

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  
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  
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  
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 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  
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  
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  
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  
Downtown Coffee, Donuts & Delights

On this tastiest of tasting tours, not only will you learn volumes about third wave coffee but you'll also be treated to decadent delights throughout this...

Public Domain  
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  
A Weather Walked In

Charlie Haughey shot nearly 3,000 photos in 1968 and 1969 while serving as a rifleman during the Vietnam War. The collection was stored for 45 years,...

ANX Gallery  
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  
Ghostlight Project: Screening of Netflix's 13th

In Netflix's thought-provoking documentary, scholars, activists and politicians analyze the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom....

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Kabuki Dance Drums 2017: The Castle Tower & The Puppeteer

Presented by The PSU Center for Japanese Studies, the Department of World Languages and Literatures and the School of Music. Two plays presented entirely in...

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  
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  
Blackbear

Blackbear 8pm

"A native of Los Angeles, California's Hollywood region, Blackbear -- born Matthew Musto -- was known as a fledgling, rock-leaning singer/songwriter until he...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Hot 8 Brass Band

This storied NOLA hip-hop/jazz/funk collective are Grammy-nominated, spotlighted in Spike Lee's award winning documentary, "When the Levees Broke," and were...

Wonder Ballroom  
Justin Townes Earle with special guests The Sadies

ince launching his recording career a decade ago, Justin Townes Earle has established a reputation as a singular leading light in the Americana music...

Aladdin Theater  
Happyness

Happyness 9pm

When Happyness first burst into the public conscience with 2013’s debut single "It’s On You", which was a spirited take on US college rock. Their debut full...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Roselit Bone

"Though singer Josh McCaslin wrote much of Roselit Bone's debut album while living in the isolated woods outside Coos Bay, the imagery on Blacken & Curl is...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Wednesday, May 31

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