Events

Tuesday, July 18

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  
Jazz in the Garden: Summer Music Series

"Jazz in the Garden, a new summer series with PDX Jazz, makes an attractive pairing of two essential Portland institutions. On July 11, the David Goldblatt...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
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  
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)  
Puckerfest

Join Belmont Station for their annual weeklong celebration of wild and sour beers! Most beers will be on tap during all business hours (until the keg kicks!)...

Belmont Station  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Painting Demo with Joanne Mehl

Joanne Mehl will demonstrate her painting style in-store. Drop in to see painting in progress by a local Portland Open Studios artist. Joanne uses oil...

Artist & Craftsman Supply Southeast  
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  
Pearl District's Specialty Coffee

Discover some of Portland’s most celebrated micro-roasters and specialty cafes in the upscale Pearl District. Cobblestone streets and converted warehouses...

Red E Cafe  
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 Pearl District Tour: Preservation in the Midst of Change

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  
Untold Stories of Pittock Mansion Treasures

Pittock Mansion has artifacts whose stories are rarely told: a punch bowl purchased as a souvenir from an 1898 trip to a Czech spa town, a toy swing Governor...

Pittock Mansion  
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  
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  
Open Rehearsal: Janáček's Kreutzer Sonata

Presented by Chamber Music Northwest (CMNW) Summer Festival. Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse at an Open Rehearsal. This week, hear CMNW artists rehearse...

Reed College, Kaul Auditorium  
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  
Noon Tunes Summer Concert Series

The Noon Tunes Summer Concert Series will return for its 27th year on Tuesdays in July and August! From noon-1:00 pm enjoy music from some of Portland’s best...

Pioneer Courthouse Square  
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  
Access Play

Access Play 5:30pm

Portland Children’s Museum works hard to ensure all families have access to the Museum and feel a strong sense of welcome, safety and respect. The Museum...

Portland Children's Museum  
iFLY Kids Club

Does your kid dream of flying? iFLY Portland offers a Kid’s Club for children ages 5+ who want to learn more about the sport of body-flight. Every Tuesday...

iFLY Portland  
Portland Pickles Baseball Game

The Portland Pickles will be playing a six-game homestand from July 17-22. From July 17-19, they will be playing against the Lincoln Potters. From July...

Lents Park  
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  
In Dialogue Reading: Orange Julius by Basil Kreimendahl

Vietnam vet Julius suffers the toxic effects of Agent Orange. His youngest child Nut worries their time together may run out before they can embrace...

Profile Theatre  
Jazz in the Garden: Darrell Grant & All For Naught

Lan Su Chinese Garden and PDX Jazz present Jazz in the Garden, a summer music series held in the early evening splendor of Portland’s most intimate...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Mozart & Haydn Delights (Lincoln Performance Hall)

Presented by Chamber Music Northwest's Summer Festival. Prepare to be surprised . . . by Haydn’s Surprise Symphony. The Brentano Quartet, Tara Helen O’Connor...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
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  
Joan Shelley

The stunning, self-titled fourth album from the Kentucky singer, songwriter, and guitarist Joan Shelley began, surprisingly, with a fiddle. In the summer of...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Trivia Night Tuesdays

Free Trivia Night every Tuesday. Win great prizes.

Tyrone Creek  
J Boog

J Boog 8:30pm

Jerry "J Boog” Afemata, a reggae singer of Samoan descent, was born in Long Beach and was raised in Compton, California. Steeped in Samoan culture and as the...

Wonder Ballroom  

Tuesday, July 18

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