Events

Wednesday, August 23

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  
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)  
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  
Support Black-Owned Restaurant Days

This year, the 3rd Annual Support Black-Owned Restaurant days expands to a full week! With 8/21 BLACKOUT eclipse specials, theme days and a closing party on...

Multiple venues  
Support Black-Owned Restaurants Week

In its third year, Suppor Black-Owned Restaurant Days has expanded to an entire week of celebrations! Inspired by Black Business Month and the Bay Area’s...

Restaurants throughout Portland  
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  
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  
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  
Downtown Coffee, Donuts & Delights

On this tastiest of tasting tours, not only will you learn volumes about third wave coffee but you'll also be treated to decadent delights throughout this...

Public Domain  
Brewvana's South by Southeast Walking Tour

Explore Southeast Portland’s hip culture through the strong beer and art community that thrives here. Brewvana's South by Southeast walking tour begins at...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
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  
Portland’5 Noontime Showcase: The Beat Goes On

The Beat Goes On is an all-adult marching band committed to delighting Northwest and National audiences while reliving the best parts of the marching band...

Antoinette Hatfield Hall  
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  
Music on Main

The Portland’5 Centers for the Arts and ArtBar & Bistro are proud to present the 12th Annual Music on Main outdoor concert series from July 5 to September 6,...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Brewvana's Ale Blazers

Hump Day got you down? Feeling like you won’t be able to make it to the weekend? Let Brewvana pick you up and take you on an adventure across Portland to...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
Caravan Campfires: Songs & S'mores

Gather round the bonfire, make yourself a s'more, grill up some BBQ and listen to some of Portland's beloved local bands. Come on over to a sweet, tiny house...

Caravan - The Tiny House Hotel  
Lake Theater Trivia Night

Come out for a free trivia night every Wednesday. Win great prizes!

Lake Theatre  
Elixir

Elixir 7:30pm

M.F.Motion presents Elixir, an extravaganza playfully exploring multiple dimensions of science--from alchemy to the laws of gravity. Their Mad Scientist host...

Curious Comedy Theater  
Coco Montoya

The old Willie Dixon adage, “blues is truth,” perfectly describes the searing, contemporary blues-rock of world-renowned guitarist and vocalist Coco Montoya....

Aladdin Theater  
Fade to Light - A Multidimensional Fashion Event

Twice a year in February and August The Crystal Ballroom plays host to a dynamic fashion show where each designer is encouraged to think outside the box...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Idina Menzel

Tony Award-winning icon Idina Menzel has a diverse career that traverses stage, film, television and music. Menzel's voice can be heard as Elsa in Disney's...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Coco Columbia

Music school dropout Coco Columbia burst onto the Portland music scene in 2014 with her debut, Kickstarter-funded album “The Weight.” Columbia set aside her...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
The Kickback

THE KICKBACK enters the front ranks of contemporary rock ‘n’ roll with their sophomore album WEDDINGS & FUNERALS (Jullian Records). Produced by Dennis...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Wednesday, August 23

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