Events

Thursday, July 13

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  
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  
Deception Unit

"In the culminating performance of CoHo Summerfest, Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble (more affectionately known as 'PETE') demonstrates their general...

CoHo Theatre  
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  
La Ruta PDX: A Gastronomic Festival

La Ruta PDX: A Gastronomic Festival is an industry- and trade- focused event series celebrating the culinary culture of Spain in Portland, Oregon from the...

Various Locations  
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)  
Portland Queer Comedy Festival

Four days. Five stages. All queer. Portland Queer Comedy Festival (PQCF) is a first of its kind, multi-day, multi-venue queer-performer focused comedy...

Various locations  
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  
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  
See the World. Change the World: The Art of Wandering for Good

Learn how to see the world and hack the lifestyle of travel you want—while contributing to the places you visit and the causes that you care about. For...

Eliot Center Buchan Hall  
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  
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  
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  
Human Being

David Slader and Gallery 114 invite you to: Human Being, featuring David’s series of raw, defiant paintings of women and showcasing the intense and sometimes...

Gallery 114  
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  
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  
Wonder Woman Wine Flight

What wine would Wonder Woman drink? Discover the answer at the Wonder Woman Wine Flight, a wine tasting and benefit for Betties360 that will pair eight wines...

Pairings Portland  
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...

Meeting location sent to you after booking  
The Big Float Packet Pickup Party

Grab your best floatie and make a splash at The Big Float! Skip the Lines and pickup your packet early. Join up in-store for complimentary Kona brews,...

Columbia Sportswear  
Classical Downtown Portland Tour

Downtown Portland contains an extensive collection of classically influenced buildings, many of which are clad with glazed terra cotta, a building material...

Architectural Heritage Center  
Debunking Planned Parenthood Myths: the Game Show!

Join PPCW's young supporters group, Friends With Benefits, at "Debunking Planned Parenthood Myths: The Game Show!" Compete in head-to-head challenges with...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
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  
La Ruta PDX: Soul

“In his renowned restaurant ‘Azurmendi’ in Biscay (Spain), 39-year-old top chef Eneko Atxa is always eager to express new ideas in a dish. By means of new...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Last Call Trivia

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

Rivershore Bar  
The Portland Sketch Comedy Festival

Sketch comedy troupes from all over North America descend on The Siren Theater for three nights of smart sketch comedy! Featuring troupes such as: The...

Siren Theater  
Who Lives Launch Party

Join Tavern Books at Mother Foucault's Bookshop for the launch of Elisabeth Borchers's Who Lives, reprinted in gorgeous hardcover and trade paperback...

Mother Foucault's  
Agócs and Lash World Premieres

Presented by Chamber Music Northwest's Summer Festival. Prepare to relish in new music with world premieres by two of the brightest stars in classical...

Reed College  
The Addams Family Musical

Presented by the Broadway Rose Theatre Company. A kooky, spooky, ooky Broadway musical. Based on Charles Addams original macabre cartoons, The Addams Family...

Deb Fennell Auditorium  
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  
Cheerful Comedy

Want to cheer up but you're not sure where to go? Come to the happiest bar in town for a night of laughs. They'll be bringing the funniest, silliest, most...

Cheerful Bullpen  
Free Trivia Night

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

Ringo's Bar & Grill  
Sabrina Carpenter

Seventeen-year-old singer, songwriter and actress Sabrina Carpenter's journey into music, television and film began at the age of two when she followed in...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
ZZ Ward

ZZ Ward 8pm

ZZ Ward (born Zsuzsanna Eva Ward, June 2, 1986) is an American musician, singer and songwriter. She is signed to Boardwalk Entertainment Group and Hollywood...

Revolution Hall  
¡Duro! – So Hard! Queer & Trans Women's Dance Party

PDX Latinx Pride, QTLatinx, and Temporary Lesbian Bar are PROUD to bring you the hottest dance party of the summer... No Cover! $6 Margaritas! Surprise...

Crush Bar, 1400 S.E. Morrison St., Portland, OR 97214  
Tacocat

Tacocat 9pm

Like a fluorescent-lit snack-aisle oasis in some desolate interstate road stop, brimming with Skittles and limited-edition Sno Balls, Tacocat's...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  

Thursday, July 13

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