Events

Friday, July 28

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  
International Pinot Noir Celebration

The IPNC is a three-day event, famous around the globe as a mecca for lovers of pinot noir and Northwest cuisine. During the weekend, world-renowned...

Linfield College  
JAW (Just Add Water)

"This festival, hosted by Portland Center Stage, is designed to help playwrights highlight and workshop new plays. PCS culls roughly two hundred script...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
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  
Life.Art.Being Integrative Arts Festival

This festival includes nine days of movement and creativity classes to focus the lens of interconnection and explore the personal and ecological context for...

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  
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  
Oregon Brewers Festival

One of the nation's longest-running craft beer festivals, the Oregon Brewers Festival is considered a destination, and 80,000 craft beer lovers annually make...

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park  
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)  
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  
Washington County Fair

The Washington County Fair in Hillsboro is your place for BIG FAIR FUN! It's the perfect place to take the whole family, with carnival rides, live music,...

Washington County Fair Complex  
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  
Hood River County Fair

Enjoy a traditional, family-friendly fair that has been named "Best in Oregon." All kinds of exhibits and displays, 4-H and FFA competitions, carnival rides...

Hood River County Fairgrounds  
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  
Canna Closet Oregon Launch Party

Enjoy a day learning about cannabis and cannabis consulting Canna Closet helps to educate and bridge the gap between doctors, patients, consumers and...

Jupiter Hotel  
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  
Katie Torn: Low Tide

For her second solo exhibition at Upfor, New York based artist Katie Torn presents new collages and video works. Torn builds fantastical virtual totems using...

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: Lang & Coleman

Presented by Chamber Music Northwest Summer Festival. Join up in this last New@Noon of the summer with works by David Lang and Imani Winds flutist 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  
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  
Farmhouse Arts Series: Cellato Cello Trio

Presented by the Farmhouse Performances Summer Concert and Arts Series. Portland Cello trio Cellato bring an exciting program to the Farm with members from...

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  
Blue Velvet

Lynch’s fascination with small-town America perhaps reaches its artistic heights with Blue Velvet, his coming-of-age tale of Jeffrey Beaumont (Kyle...

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  
Twisted: The Untold Story of a Royal Vizier

A Disney musical pardody, presented by The Funhouse Lounge. Ja'far, a young and idealistic royal vizier is full of dreams. He only wants to make the Kingdom...

Funhouse Lounge  
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 Difficulty of Crossing a Field & The Little Match Girl Passion

"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  
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  
Mystery Science Theater 3000

For the first time ever, join Joel Hodgson, creator of the critically acclaimed “Mystery Science Theater 3000” TV show and its new host Jonah Heston (Jonah...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Neil Diamond - 50 Year Anniversary World Tour

Throughout an illustrious and wide-ranging musical career, Neil Diamond has sold over 125 million albums worldwide and has charted 37 Top 40 singles and 16...

Moda Center  
Jacob Miller & The Bridge City Crooners

​The key to surviving the relentlessly dark, rainy climate of the Pacific Northwest is simple: make your own sunshine. That is exactly what Jacob Miller and...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
XDS

XDS 9pm

XDS, formerly known as Experimental Dental School, is a local two-piece that plays experimental pop music. XDS has toured internationally, and has shared a...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  

Friday, July 28

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