Events

Wednesday, July 12

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  
Dislocation

"This group show gathers work by 22 artists, including Lorna Simpson, Avantika Bawa, Storm Tharp, Janene Nagy, Vanessa Renwick, D.E. May, Adam Sorensen and...

PDX Contemporary Art  
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  
Jennifer Steinkamp

The Portland Art Museum is pleased to announce an exhibition featuring the internationally renowned media artist Jennifer Steinkamp (American, born 1958)....

Portland Art Museum  
Master American Printmakers

"A simple and superb idea, this show is bound to excite fans of printmaking and followers of historical American art. Parsons is blending prints by American...

Michael Parsons Fine Art  
Monroe Hodder: Future Sky

"The paintings of Monroe Hodder, a New York-based, globe-trotting abstract expressionist, brim with bright colors and textural treatments. This month,...

Butters Gallery  
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  
Satisfactual

"Heidi Schwegler, a photographer, installation creator and chair of Pacific Northwest College of Art and Oregon College of Art and Craft's co-MBA program,...

Thru Media Gallery  
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  
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  
M.C. Reardon: Possible Moments of Consciousness

An exhibition of work by artist M.C. Reardon, Possible Moments of Consciousness, will be on display at Lan Su Chinese Garden this July, 2017. When...

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  
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  
Wayward Winds Lavender U-pick

Wayward Winds Lavender is one of the largest u-pick fields in Oregon, where you can experience an abundance of the most fragrant and beautiful lavender in...

Wayward Winds Lavender Farm  
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  
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  
Mark Andres and Chris Knight: Recent Paintings

Arts Council of Lake Oswego present artists Mark Andres and Chris Knight. Both artists worked and taught art together at Portland Community College for many...

510 Museum & ARTspace  
Nakeya Brown: Between Sheets and Seamless

“Each photograph I compose is a reflection of my female identity positioned within hair politics, hair rituals, and black culture. The scope of my work...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Portland’5 Noontime Showcase: VanPort Jazz

VanPort Jazz Band performs big band music ranging from the 1920s through the ‘50s, along with some contemporary charts. You will hear hits from Glenn Miller,...

Antoinette Hatfield Hall  
Sage Sohier: Witness to Beauty

This photographic exhibition will be on display along with Nakeya Brown: Between Sheets and Seamless, July 6-30, 2017. There will be a First Thursday...

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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Best of Portland Party

Willamette Week's Best of Portland Party is back and they've never had a bash quite like this one. On Wednesday, July 12th, WW closes NW Quimby Street from 5...

2220 N.W. Quimby St., Portland, OR 97210  
Music on Main

The Portland’5 Centers for the Arts and ArtBar & Bistro are proud to present the 12th Annual Music on Main outdoor concert series from July 5 to September 6,...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Downtown Oregon City Tour – The First Capital of Oregon

Come and explore the downtown of Oregon's first incorporated city. On this walk you’ll see buildings and landmarks along Main Street, including the historic...

Architectural Heritage Center  
Caravan Campfires: Songs & S'mores

Gather round the bonfire, make yourself a s'more, grill up some BBQ and listen to some of Portland's beloved local bands. Come on over to a sweet, tiny house...

Caravan - The Tiny House Hotel  
Lake Theater Trivia Night

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

Lake Theatre  
Generations: Clara Schumann to Gabriela Frank

Presented by Chamber Music Northwest's Summer Festival. Immerse yourself in works from three generations of women composers: Clara Schumann in the 19th...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Visit To A Small Planet

"Gore Vidal's 1957 satire explored a soon-popularized premise: what would space aliens think of us if they came to Earth? Humanoid alien Kreton attempts to...

Lakewood Center for the Arts, Headlee Mainstage  
An Evening with Cowboy Junkies

Cowboy Junkies released The Wilderness, Volume 4 of The Nomad Series on March 27, 2012, marking the conclusion of an ambitious schedule of four releases over...

Revolution Hall  
The Avalanches

Australian electronic group, the Avalanches, perform at the iconic Crystal Ballroom.

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Beach Fossils

Beach Fossils began in 2009 as the solo project of Dustin Payseur. Before and after the 2010 release of the S/T debut LP and 2011's What A Pleasure EP, they...

Holocene  
Palm

Palm 9pm

While Palm, a four-piece from upstate New York, have made their home in the same Hudson scene as experimental art rockers Buke and Gase, Palm's story started...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  

Wednesday, July 12

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