Events

Tuesday, August 15

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  
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)  
Poutine for the People

The Original Dinerant, downtown Portland’s social supper club serving playful takes on diner classics, announces the third annual Poutine for the People, a...

Original Dinerant  
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  
William Byrd Festival

"Two of England's most accomplished Renaissance music experts, Mark Williams and Jeremy Summerly, lead this annual celebration of William Byrd’s music. The...

Multiple venues  
A Look Back: 23 Years at the Portland Building Installation Space

As the three-year-long renovation of the Portland Building approaches, RACC will take an opportunity to present A Look Back: 23 Years at 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  
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  
Kenton Neighborhood Tour

In the early 20th century, Kenton was the heart of Portland’s meat packing industry and home to the largest livestock exchange on the West Coast. Swift &...

Architectural Heritage Center  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Style at the Street

Grab your friends and join up for an evening to sip, savor and celebrate at the NW Natural Street of Dreams®. Style at the Street is a night of fashion and...

Mitchell Park in Happy Valley  
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  
Learn to Sew: Portsmith Waxed Canvas + Leather Tote Bag

A durable everyday tote made with rugged waxed canvas and timeless leather straps featuring a unique envelope bottom. Made by you with bragging...

Klum House Workshop  
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  
Lolita

Lolita 7pm

Lolita began the string of masterpieces that form the second half of Kubrick’s career, through which he became one of world cinema’s most heralded...

Whitsell Auditorium  
Jazz in the Garden: Daymé Arocena

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  
Bryan Ferry

From his earliest recordings with Roxy Music at the beginning of the 1970s, Bryan Ferry has taken his place as one of the most iconic and innovative artists...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Reckless Kelly

When Willy Braun, frontman and principal songwriter for the Reckless Kelly, began writing songs for Long Night Moon, he quickly found a theme emerging....

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Trivia Night Tuesdays

Free Trivia Night every Tuesday. Win great prizes.

Tyrone Creek  
The Ghost Ease

The Ghost Ease is a Portland rock band that revels within the warm folds of a sort of soft savagery, pin-pricking holes into the fabric of the astral veil....

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Tyler Childers

Nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Kentucky is a little town called, Paintsville, where the economy is dependent on the dying coal...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Tuesday, August 15

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