Events

Thursday, July 6

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  
Adventures In Your Back Yard

Presented by Oregon Wild and Carryology. If you’re looking for off-the-beaten-path areas outside of Portland, come to Filson for a discussion about Oregon’s...

Filson  
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  
Christo’s Valley Curtain

Christo and Jean Claude’s first monumental landscape project in the West was made of nine tons of orange nylon polymide fabric. The Valley Curtain stretched...

Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
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  
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  
Reunited: Francescuccio Ghissi’s St. John Altarpiece

"This piece of sacred, 14th century Byzantine art is on display at the Portland Art Museum, thanks to an enormous effort by its collectors. The piece is...

Portland Art Museum  
Samson Stilwell/Brumes

Sounds et al launches this new monthly performance series which will showcase a wide variety of sound artists, often somewhat experimental, somewhat...

Ace Hotel  
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  
A Golden Age of Poster Design

Magazine Posters from the 1890s. Discover the beauty of antique posters and their role in advertising. Advertising long relied on handbills and posters, but...

Pittock Mansion  
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  
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  
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  
The Ancient Crystal Skull Sha Na Ra

The Ancient Crystal Skull Sha Na Ra returns to Portland. Sha Na Ra is a symbolic vessel for human consciousness and continues to be used as it was in the...

Private Residence  
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  
First Thursday At Altitude

Join up this First Thursday for Altitude's featured artist with a special meet and greet. Stick around for music, drinks and specials. Be sure to visit the...

Altitude  
First Thursday with The Jackalope Saints

Every First Thursday, Portland Center Stage (PCS) opens their doors to the community. Whether you're just strolling by, headed to a gallery down the street...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Portland Streetcar Art

Streetcar art exhibit, raffle, prizes, free posters, hors d'oeuvres, crackers, cheese, wine, beer and soda at two locations: Portland Streetcar...

Portland Streetcar Office  
1776 Challenge Cup

Join PIE, in partnership with 1776 and Revolution, on July 6, 2017 for Challenge Cup Portland where 15-20 startups will pitch for the chance to win a paid...

Revolution Hall  
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  
Old Town Portland Tour

The commercial district near the famous Skidmore Fountain and the oldest standing buildings in downtown comprise this fascinating tour of Portland’s only...

Architectural Heritage Center  
Portland Pickles baseball game

The Portland Pickles will be facing off against the Australian Perth All-Stars and the Medford Rogues on Monday and Tuesday. Wednesday is a game against the...

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  
Last Call Trivia

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

Rivershore Bar  
Running Fence

Some fences unite and inspire rather than divide. The Maysles’ engrossing documentary chronicles the four-year realization of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s...

Whitsell Auditorium  
Eowyn Emerald and Dancers

Éowyn Emerald & Dancers will present a new show and their final performance in Portland before relocating to Scotland. Packed with new work and a few old...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes 7:30pm

The upcoming album Illuminate features Shawn Mendes’s hit lead single “Treat You Better,” which has entered the Top 10 on both Billboard’s Hot 100 and Radio...

Moda Center  
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  
The Tempest

The Tempest 7:30pm

Experience Theatre Project (ETP) proudly presents Shakespeare’s The Tempest, directed by Jen Waters, at The Round. The production is adapted for The Round...

Round at Beaverton Central  
Variations on a Russian Theme

Presented by Chamber Music Northwest's Summer Festival. Kremlin approved! Variations on a Russian Theme and works by Tchaikovsky will put you in a Russian...

Reed College  
Free Trivia Night

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

Ringo's Bar & Grill  
Quintron and Miss Pussycat

Quintron has been making genre-defying noise and "Swamp-Tech" dance music in New Orleans for over fifteen years. The majority of his ten full-length albums...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
The Districts

The Districts are a band that exists in the moment. Described by close friends and girlfriends as a well-oiled machine, filthily cult like and also "normal...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Thursday, July 6

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