Events

Friday, July 14

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  
Cathedral Park Jazz Festival

"After 37 years, Portland's oldest still-running jazz festival remains free, fun, and alfresco. Friday's show leans toward blues (Rose City Kings) and soul...

Cathedral Park  
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  
Gresham Arts Festival

Save the date for the 16th annual Gresham Arts Festival weekend Friday and Saturday, July 14-15, 2017. Featuring two days of events for all ages celebrating...

Downtown Gresham  
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  
Original Practice Shakespeare Festival

"Original Practice Shakespeare, oft-called "ops," is easily Portland's most prolific and approachable Shakespeare company. In their novel format of staged...

Various 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)  
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  
Sherwood Robin Hood Festival

The historic and picturesque town of Sherwood, Oregon welcomes you to the realm of the Robin Hood Festival. One of the oldest and most unique community...

Oldtown Sherwood, Oregon 97140  
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  
12 Degrees Black

The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) is pleased to present an installation by artist Elijah Hasan in the exhibition space adjacent to the Portland...

Portland Building  
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  
Pioneering Eastside Coffee Roasters Tour

On the east side of the Willamette River, nestled among converted warehouses and quirky neighborhoods, you’ll find the pioneering micro-roasters that sparked...

Portland Roasting - The Cupping Room  
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  
New@Noon: Women Composers Today

Presented by Chamber Music Northwest's Summer Festival. Hear four pieces of music composed in the last four years, including the reprise of Kati Agócs and...

Lincoln Recital 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  
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  
Coffee with the Composer

Presented by Chamber Music Northwest (CMNW). Immediately after the New@Noon concert series on Fridays at PSU, join up for an intimate discussion with the...

Lincoln Hall  
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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Forktown Food Tours Division Street - Southeast Eats

Forktown Food Tours calls Division Street THE hottest neighborhood in Portland! Take a walk with Forktown through this booming neighborhood's creative food...

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Harefest 7: The Biggest Tribute Band Festival in the Northwest

A Northwest outdoor concert event that will feature 18 acts, space for 200 RVs and more tent camping area. J-Fell Presents and Wild Hare Saloon present 18...

Pat's Acres Racing Complex - Pats Acres  
$5 After 5

Every Friday evening, the Portland Art Museum invites you to play with them—to have a different Museum experience—a little bit more relaxed, more interactive...

Portland Art Museum  
Monster Drawing Rally III

The Monster Drawing Rally returns for a third year of drawing under the summer stars! A drawing event and fundraiser featuring more than 75 Portland-based...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
Exponential Intelligence: Know / Heal Yourself

Following two near-death experiences, Mas Sajady has been facilitating transformations for individuals at his in-person and online events. He wants to help...

Marylhurst University  
Night at the Museum

Join the Oregon Historical Society’s emerging leaders board for its third annual signature event! Highlighting the Society's newest exhibition, High Hopes:...

Oregon Historical Society  
The Elephant Man

Surreptitiously produced by none other than Mel Brooks, Lynch’s haunting, macabre and beautiful vision of Victorian London was—following the cult circuit...

Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
Topophilia

The 800-mile Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) runs north to south, shore to shore, traversing many topographies as it winds through the state. Rappmund...

Whitsell Auditorium  
Mozart's Così Fan Tutte

"The opera's shift to a summer season concludes with a classic and a contemporary opera. Sung in Italian with English titles, Mozart's comic sex opera Cosi...

Newmark Theatre  
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  
Roll Columbia - Album Release Concert: Woody Guthrie's NW Songs

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings and The Rhapsody Project present the official release concert for the new Roll Columbia album! We celebrate the 1st recording...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Algiers

Algiers 9pm

The debut LP by Algiers is haunted by promises of the past: the rapturous call and response of millenarian gospel, the bellowing urgency of 60s protest soul,...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Bollywood Redefined with India's #1 DJ Lemon

Portland, get ready for a night that will redefine Bollywood in the city, with a globetrotting DJ extraordinaire, all the way from India! DJ Lemon is...

The Secret Society  
Joseph Arthur

Anyone who has followed the career of Joseph Arthur since he was personally discovered by Peter Gabriel back in 1997, knows Arthur has never been an artist...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Living Legends

As a collective, the prolific Legendary crew has sold well over a quarter million records between them. The line-up includes Murs, The Grouch, Luckyiam,...

Revolution Hall  
The Eagles of Death Metal

The Eagles of Death Metal formula for fantastic, no-holds-barred rock n' roll is, humm, let's see…that's one part Jesse "Boots Electric" Hughes, one part...

Wonder Ballroom  

Friday, July 14

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