Events

Thursday, June 15

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  
CoHo Summerfest

CoHo Summerfest features five weekends of innovative, inspiring, irreverent performances by artists with attitude from June 15–July 16, 2017. If CoHo...

CoHo Theatre  
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  
I Was a Wall, and My Breasts Were Like Fortress Towers + Her Eyes Are Like Doves Beside Streams of Water, An Exhibition in Two Parts

"'Blason anatomique' is a term that describes a literary technique of comparing parts of the body (particularly the female body) to something inanimate (like...

Adams and Ollman  
Oregon Cider Week

Established in 2010, Oregon Cider Week is an 11 day celebration of all things cider throughout the state. The seventh annual Oregon Cider Week celebrates...

Multiple locations  
Pedalpalooza 2017

Pedalpalooza is 4+ weeks of bikey fun. With 105 different events, most organized by individuals, bikers of all persuasions are likely to find many events of...

Multiple locations  
Portland Beer Week

Portland Beer Week is 11 days of fun, educational, eye- and palate-opening eating and drinking events in the greatest beer city on earth. More than just a...

Multiple venues  
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  
World Tapas Day: Tapas Tour PDX 2017

Presented by TourSpain. Spain is proud to present the World Tapas Day through a week of gastronomic experiences in Portland, Oregon. Spain will be joined by...

Multiple locations  
Good With People

Our Shoes Are Red / The Performance Lab presents David Harrower's compact powerhouse of a play about two strangers unable to block out a divisive event from...

Performance Works NW  
I’m Not a Barnacle, I’m Just a Boy

RACC is pleased to present a new work by sculptor and installation artist Crystal Schenk in the Installation Space located adjacent to the Portland Building...

The Portland Building, Installation Space  
Burials: Photography by Sean M. Johnson

One of the most significant and sacred rituals shared across cultures is the preparation of the dead to journey from this world to the next. A burial is a...

Pushdot Studio  
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  
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  
Shu-Ju Wang: Multimedia works

The work of Portland artist Shu-Ju Wang will be on display Lan Su Chinese Garden this June through July, 2017. Her exhibition features a variety of media...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
The Silk Road

Join up on a journey along the ancient trade route during Lan Su’s month-long celebration of the Silk Road. Learn about nomadic life along the trade routes,...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
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  
Morehshin Allahyari: She Who Sees the Unkown

Morehshin Allahyari's first solo exhibition with Upfor, She Who Sees the Unkown, is the culmination of two years of research rooted in "re-figuring" dark...

Upfor Gallery  
2017 Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

Marylhurst University’s Art Program annually presents an exhibition of their Bachelor of Fine Arts thesis candidates at the Art Gym. This exhibition is the...

The Art Gym at Marylhurst University  
Embodied: Asserting Self - Ima Mfon's Nigerian Identity

Ima Mfon Nigerian Identity Exhibit on display from June 1–July 2, 2017. First Thursday Opening Reception: June 1 from 6-9 p.m. “A lot of times Black...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Wendy Ewald: This Is Where I Live

Exhibit on display from June 1–July 2, 2017. First Thursday Opening Reception: June 1, 6-9 p.m. Photography and Social Practice Panel Discussion in...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
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  
Celebrate Diversity

Enjoy local bites and brews and hear from guest speaker Danny Rosen, Member Board of Directors of Basic Rights of Oregon. 10% of sales during the event will...

Columbia Sportswear  
The Cool Kids Patio Show featuring Barbara Holm, Joann Schinderle and Jason Treager

Portland comedian Barbara Holm has performed at the San Francisco Sketchfest, the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, the All Jane Comedy Festival, Bumbershoot Arts...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
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  
Pacific Lamprey Talk & Celebration

What's a lamprey? An amazing, prehistoric fish that is culturally important to Native Americans. A number of awesome volunteers helped to survey Johnson...

Wisdom of the Elders  
1945

1945 7pm

When two Orthodox Jews arrive at the train station of a small, rural community in 1945, the villagers must face the consequences of “ill-gotten gains” from...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
Last Call Trivia

Come play some fun and challenging free bar trivia, every Thursday.

Rivershore Bar  
MSMP's Battle of the Doctor Bands

Stepping out of the operating room and onto the music stage, Battle of the Doctor Bands is back! Chosen to compete for this year’s title is Pink Hubcaps,...

McMenamins Lola's Room  
 The Django Festival AllStars

Every year for the last decade and a half, elite groups of hot swing musicians have come from Europe to tour the U.S. The exact lineups change, but they all...

Winningstad Theatre  
26 Miles

26 Miles 7:30pm

Presented by Profile Theatre. By Quiara Alegria Hudes. Directed by Rebecca Martinez. A desperate midnight phone call spurs a spontaneous road trip for a...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Avenue Q

Avenue Q 7:30pm

triangle productions! is proud to present the “Triple Crown” Tony Award-winning musical about Princeton who can’t find a place to live on Avenue A, so...

Sanctuary at Sandy Plaza  
Man of La Mancha

"Mitch Leigh and Dale Wasserman's quintuple Tony-award-winning 1964 setting of Don Quixote follows Showboat, Sweeney Todd and other musical classics to...

Keller Auditorium  
Free Trivia Night

Come out and play some free Last Call Trivia with your friends.

Ringo's Bar & Grill  
Mr.Kitty <Dark> A.I. USA Tour

Mr. Kitty brings his self-destructive synthpop to town! The Texas-based electronic musician confronts the listener with a synth-driven emotional journey...

The Lovecraft  
Mono & Low

Mono & Low 8:30pm

The Tokyo, Japan based 4 piece instrumental rock band MONO was originally formed in 1999. Their unique approach of blending orchestral arrangements and...

Wonder Ballroom  
Adult.

Adult. 9pm

ADULT. are the Detroit duo Nicola Kuperus and Adam Lee Miller. They played their first live show together in Germany in 1997 under the name Artificial...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Suicide Girls: Blackheart Burlesque

SUICIDEGIRLS IS BRINGING THE SEXIEST SHOW ON THE PLANET BACK TO PORTLAND! The SuicideGirls: Blackheart Burlesque is unlike any other burlesque act you’ve...

Revolution Hall  
Turtlenecked

With Vulture, Turtlenecked's Harrison Smith has created a beautiful art punk album that envelops listeners in a world of manic romanticism. The first track,...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  

Thursday, June 15

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