Events

Thursday, August 10

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  
Art in the Dark: One Shy of Ten

A-wol Dance Collective specializes in aerial dance, most of the time indoors. But every summer they take to the trees for this special production with live...

Mary S. Young Park, West Linn, OR, Under the trees  
Clark County Fair

Save the date for a great summer party. More information to be announced on the event website.

Clark County Event Center  
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  
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  
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 Burger Week 2017

Presented by the Portland Mercury and New Seasons Market. During this week, more than 40 of Portland's finest restaurants turn out one-of-a-kind burgers that...

More than 40 participating restaurants  
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  
Representing: Vernacular Photographs of, by, and for African Americans

"This newly-curated exhibition of personal and family photography goes as far back as the turn of the 20th century. The show prominently features images from...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
Top Down Rooftop Cinema

Top Down Rooftop Cinema is Northwest Film Center's annual outdoor film series. Classic, campy and always entertaining, films screen on Thursday nights in...

S.W. 15th Ave. & S.W. Yamhill St. Portland, OR 97205  
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  
Chess for Success

Learn about chess for success. Play a game or two and enjoy the sunshine.

Director Park  
Gentle Music for Babies and Pre-Toddlers with Mr. Ben

Music is magic for children’s cognitive development, lighting up different regions of their rapidly developing brains in ways that nothing else does....

Portland Children's Museum  
Kelli MacConnell

An exhibition of work by artist Kelli MacConnell will be on display at Lan Su Chinese Garden this August and September, 2017. As an avid hiker and...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
NW Natural Street of Dreams®

The 2017 NW Natural Street of Dreams will feature five homes in the thriving community of Happy Valley. Situated among a matured, natural landscape, Mitchell...

Mitchell Park in Happy Valley  
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  
Sine Morse

Sine Morse 10am

An exhibition of work by artist Sine Morse will be on display at Lan Su Chinese Garden this August, 2017. Sine (Seena) Morse is a Colorado native who moved...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Slow Cooked: An Interior Monologue

Slow Cooked: An Interior Monologue, an exhibition of recent works by artist Kate Simmons, will open in the Alexander Gallery at Clackamas Community College ...

Clackamas Community College, The Alexander Gallery, Room N110/N140, Niemeyer 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  
Vince Fall 2017 Trunk Show

Join up for Mercantile Portland's Fall 2017 Vince Trunk Show. Guests will receive $25 off their purchase, validated parking and complimentary beverages.

Mercantile Portland  
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  
Brewvana's Beer Love in the Pearl Walking Tour

Walk this way to enjoy a stroll through one of the trendiest Portland neighborhoods. The Pearl District, formerly occupied by warehouses, factories and train...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
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  
Game of Thrones Wine Tasting Flight

Ambitious. Duplicitous. Delicious. HBO's Game of Thrones is filled with juicy characters bursting with personality—and now you can savor the wines to match...

Pairings Portland  
Katie Batten & Arrington de Dionyso: Mirage Guardians

Eye-catching in their distinct palettes, spirited brushwork and abundant compositions, the paintings of artists Katie Batten and Arrington de Dionyso on view...

Nationale  
Kris Sanford: Through the Lens of Desire

“Relationships, real or imagined, are at the center of this work. Growing up queer, I searched for a history that spoke to me—included me. In my family...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
The Eclipse Show

Blue Sky is celebrating the total eclipse of the sun in Oregon with a special exhibition curated by Blue Sky co-founder and photographer Christopher...

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  
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  
From Ninja to Shinobi: The Art of Re-Branding an IPA

Presented by Wacom. Kyle Shold of Freshwater Bay Creative is back to give us the ins and outs of re-branding and creating a new and exiciting label for...

Wacom Experience Center  
Portland Heights and Vista Avenue Tour

This tour explores Portland Heights – a mostly residential Southwest Portland neighborhood with Vista Avenue running through its center. It was once a very...

Architectural Heritage Center  
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  
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  
Gypsy

Gypsy 7:30pm

"Among the very greatest of American musicals, Gypsy is based on the 1957 memoirs of world-famous striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee. It begins at the end of...

Deb Fennell Auditorium  
Lungs

Lungs 7:30pm

Presented by Third Rail Repertory Theatre. By Duncan Macmillan. Directed by Rebecca Lingafelter. How exactly does one decide to bring a child into this...

CoHo 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  
Cheerful Comedy

Want to cheer up but you're not sure where to go? Come to the happiest bar in town for a night of laughs. They'll be bringing the funniest, silliest, most...

Cheerful Bullpen  
Free Trivia Night

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

Ringo's Bar & Grill  
Ian Moore

Ian Moore 8pm

Since his arrival as a solo artist in 1993 and his self-titled debut on Capricorn Records, Texas Music star Ian Moore’s journey has been one of perpetual...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
John Moreland

The replay of John Moreland's network television debut is... glorious and affirming and a sucker punch. He is announced by Stephen Colbert, lights dissolve,...

Aladdin Theater  
Rope

Rope 8pm

A modern retelling of Patrick Hamilton's classic suspense play, later made into a film by Alfred Hitchcock. An experiential theatre project, Rope takes...

Chateau De L'Ours  
 The Nowhere Band presents Sgt. Pepper and the Summer of Love 50th Anniversary Celebration

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love and the release of The Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" with Portland’s premier Fab 15,...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Bomba Estéreo

Bomba Estéreo was born in Bogotá-Colombia in 2005,as an experimental project lead by visual artist and musician Simón Mejía who would invite MC Li Saumet to...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Swirlies

Swirlies 9pm

Formed from the shell of a Go-Gos cover band named Raspberry Bang (featuring the inimitable Rusty Nails), SWIRLIES began their life in Boston/Cambridge, MA...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Latin Dance Night at The Whiskey Bar w/ Salsa class

Join up and hear Ariel DJ spin some of the best Reggeton, Merengue and Salsa with a touch of today's hottest Hip-Hop. Enjoy the music but wish you could take...

The Whiskey Bar  

Thursday, August 10

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