Events

Wednesday, June 28

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  
Chamber Music Northwest Summer Festival

"This venerable summer festival's first week, starring the legendary Emerson Quartet and other top musicians, touches on Eastern European, American...

Multiple locations  
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  
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 Music Festival

Oregon Music Festival is a composer-focused international festival of classical music. An annual event, the festival focuses on two or three composers whose...

Multiple venues  
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  
Pompeii: The Exhibition

Experience the splendor of Ancient Rome and travel back in time to 79 A.D. when Pompeii bustled as a commercial port and strategic military and trading city....

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
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  
Summer Free For All

Summer Free For All empowers Portlanders to create and cultivate community by providing free, accessible, family-friendly summer activities that celebrate...

Various locations  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Brenna Murphy: Axis Spread

For the first two weeks of her first solo exhibition in Portland since moving to New York, media artist Brenna Murphy will nightly reconfigure an elaborate...

Upfor Gallery  
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  
Downtown Portland Food Tour

Stroll through Portland's vibrant downtown with Forktown Food Tours. You will make six delicious stops to eat and drink, including a stop at one of the...

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Kyle Shold and the Art of Dystopian State Brewing

The Wacom Experience Center is excited to open its doors for this unique event, where you can learn about the creative workflow of beer label creation with...

Wacom Experience Center  
Piano Masterclass with Anna Polonsky

Witness Chamber Music Northwest 2017 Summer Festival artist Anna Polonsky work with local piano students. Polonsky is widely in demand as a soloist and...

Portland Piano Company  
Paper Flowers Workshop

Learn the basic skills of sculpting paper into beautiful flowers that look fresh from the garden. Using colorful crepe paper, you will work step-by-step to...

Portland Nucleus  
Tycho

Tycho 6pm

An epoch is defined as an extended period of time typically characterized by a distinctive development or by a memorable series of events, and Scott Hansen,...

McMenamins Edgefield  
Anything Goes

Sherwood Foundation for the Arts presents their Ninth Annual Summer Musical in the Park. Billy Crocker is a stowaway in love with heiress Hope Harcourt, who...

Stella Olsen Memorial Park  
Cousin Bobby

In Cousin Bobby, Demme introduces us to his cousin Reverend Robert Castle, an Episcopalian minister who worked within the African American community for over...

Whitsell Auditorium  
Lake Theater Trivia Night

Come out for a free trivia night every Wednesday. Win great prizes!

Lake Theatre  
Cabaret

Cabaret 7:30pm

"In the shadow of fascism in pre-World War II Germany, artists who felt helpless to save the world decided instead to live it up, declaring "Life is a...

Keller Auditorium  
The Pianist of Willesden Lane

Presented by Portland Center Stage. Last season's sold-out hit The Pianist of Willesden Lane is back for a limited premier engagement. Set in Vienna in 1938...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
DIANA

DIANA 9pm

It's been almost three years since DIANA released their critically-acclaimed LP, Perpetual Surrender, but the wait for new material has come to an end with...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Land of Talk

"I don't want to waste it this time" If anyone has earned the right to sing those words, it's Elizabeth Powell. Since forming Land of Talk in 2006, the one...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Wednesday, June 28

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