Events

Friday, July 21

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  
Annie Marie Musselman: Wolf Haven

"These images of the animals who inhabit Wolf Haven, a Puget Sound wolf sanctuary, are perhaps less distantly majestic and more vulnerable than you're...

Charles A. Hartman Fine Art  
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  
New Modernism

"'Modern' already means 'new,' so what does 'new modernism' mean? Elizabeth Leach Gallery will happily lead you through this group show, featuring the...

Elizabeth Leach 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  
PDX Latinx Pride Festival

PDX Latinx Pride celebrates the diverse and evolving latina, latino, and Latinx cultures and experiences. The annual festival features food carts, dancing,...

Multiple venues  
PDX Pop Now!

The 14th Annual PDX Pop Now! Festival returns to AudioCinema July 21-23, 2017 with three days of Portland bands, a street fair, record fair, Rigksetball and...

AudioCinema  
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  
Troilus and Cressida

"You can thank Portland Actors Ensemble for a rare chance to see Shakespeare in a scenic cemetery! The 13th installment of their Twilight Tragedie series...

Lone Fir Cemetery  
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  
Lafayette 148 New York Fall 2017 Trunk Show

Join up at Mercantile Portland to get a first look at Lafayette 148 New York's Fall 2017 collection. Meet representative Michael Singer to get personally...

Mercantile Portland  
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  
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  
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  
ArtSplash Art Show and Sale

All are welcome to the 22nd annual ArtSplash, a three-day juried art show. Northwest artists will showcase their talents in a variety of visual mediums...

Lake of the Commons, Tualatin  
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: Tower, Wolfe & Coleman

Presented by Chamber Music Northwest's Summer Festival. Explore the music of Joan Tower, Julia Wolfe and the Imani Winds’ Valerie Coleman in this noon-time...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
Plucky Maidens Vintage Fest

Enjoy a smorgasbord of vintage wares at the historic and beloved Oaks Park in Southeast Portland, under the trees on the banks of the Willamette...

Oaks Amusement Park  
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  
Coffee With The Composer

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

Lincoln Hall, Room 326  
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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$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  
Art Spark

Art Spark 6pm

Join up for another evening of education and celebration at an indoor/outdoor venue. Enjoy the summer vibes and learn about community partners DUG (Deep...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
Noche de Arte: Pochas Radicales

"Noche de Arte 2017" feauturing Las Pochas Radicales. $10 Suggested Donation. 6pm PDX Latinx Pride weekend Opening Reception 7pm Pochas Radicales...

Q Center  
The Rise of Futsal

The Timbers own Diego Valeri joins Diogo Siston and Xavier Closas to discuss the rise of futsal in the United States and the role of futsal in developing...

Rose City Futsal  
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  
Farmhouse Arts Series: Fear No Music

Presented by the Farmhouse Performances Summer Concert and Arts Series. Fear No Music's Violin and Viola duo bring all new music to the Farm! Inés Voglar...

Lawless Family Farmhouse  
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  
Dan TDM

Dan TDM 7pm

Are you a fan of DanTDM and his online world? Do you want to meet his favourite characters, his pet pug Ellie and help him on his adventure? Dan has toured...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Dune

Dune 7pm

Famed producers Dino and Rafaella De Laurentiis took a chance on Lynch directing Dune, after the beloved novel by Frank Herbert, upon seeing Lynch’s The...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Flicks on the Bricks

On five Friday evenings in July and August, the Square will be transformed into Portland’s largest outdoor movie theater for the entire community to enjoy!...

Pioneer Courthouse Square  
Romeo & Juliet (Layla & Majnun)

Presented by Bag&Baggage Productions. Shakespeare’s tale of star-crossed lovers has been described as “timeless” . . . perhaps more so than most people...

Tom Hughes Civic Center Plaza  
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  
Chuck Israels Jazz Orchestra

After a 10-month forced hiatus brought on by the closures of Vie de Boheme and Jimmy Mak’s, this world-class orchestra led by the legendary Chuck Israels...

Fremont Theater  
Rachael Yamagata and Joshua Radin

For someone with a well-established flair for lyrics, Rachael Yamagata can get fairly terse when describing herself. In her self-penned online bio she calls...

Wonder Ballroom  
Nick Delffs

Nick Delffs (formerly Death Songs, The Shaky Hands) is creating a divine fusion between Townes Van Zandt and James Brown by means of his own mighty, highly...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  

Friday, July 21

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