Events

Tuesday, September 12

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  
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  
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)  
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  
The Corn Maize at the Pumpkin Patch

Portland’s original cornfield maze celebrates its 19th season at The Pumpkin Patch on beautiful Sauvie Island in Portland, Oregon. Craig Easterly, founder of...

The Pumpkin Patch  
Time-Based Art (TBA) Festival

Called “the best contemporary summer festival in the country” by The New York Times, Portland’s Time-Based Art Festival (TBA) returns every September with 10...

Various locations  
Hortus Santiatum: Finding Wellness in Nature

This series of encaustic paintings explores the longstanding role of nature and the natural environment in our well-being. Drawing inspiration from the...

University of Portland - Buckley Center Gallery  
Portland Canstruction Event - An International Competition

Celebrating their 21st year in Portland as one of the world's most imaginative food charities, the Canstruction® exhibition and competition is a unique...

Pioneer Courthouse Square  
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  
Inspirations of Classical China

Inspirations of Classical China joins a group of artists with common interests in Chinese culture and its arts. Although they come from different parts of...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
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  
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  
Picturing Oregon

In conjunction with the Museum’s 125th anniversary, Picturing Oregon offers an extraordinary opportunity to reflect on the importance of place and to...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
Bill Will: Fun House

The fertile imagination of Bill Will, a veteran Portland conceptual sculptor and installation artist, is on full display in this extensive installation at...

Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art at Lewis & Clark College  
Randall David Tipton: New Paintings

Randall David Tipton had his first solo show at White Bird Gallery in 1987. Over the past 30 years, the artist has developed a highly original painting style...

White Bird Gallery  
Rodrigo Valenzuela: General Song

Rodrigo Valenzuela's General Song abstracts and adapts images of the barricade. Drawing on his longtime interest in poetic resistance and research in Chile,...

Upfor Gallery  
Alejandra Laviada: Geometry of Space

This exhibition will be on display, along with Eunjong Lee's Seoul Physiognomy, from September 7–October 1, 2017. First Thursday Opening Reception:...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Eunjong Lee: Seoul Physiognomy

This exhibition will be on display, along with Alejandra Laviada's Geometry of Space, from September 7–October 1, 2017. First Thursday Opening Reception:...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
TBA:17 (self) | Curated by Stephanie Snyer and Samiya Bashir

“Nothing without the sound / won’t show me things / I need to hear you talking.” —Fred Moten (self). The word on the wind disperses, while the body becomes...

Reed College: Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery  
TBA:17 Becca Blackwell | In Conversation with Shawna Lipton and bart fitzgerald

Becca Blackwell shares insights into the creation of They, Themself, and Schmerm, including themes of gender and transition, strategies of humor, and forms...

PNCA: Shipley / Collins Mediatheque  
Stefan Lesueur: Naturally

The Cawein Gallery is proud to announce their newest exhibition by Portland-based artist Stefan Lesueur. Lesueur will be showing two series of work,...

Kathrin Cawein Gallery at Pacific University  
In A Landscape: Classical Music in the Wild

In partnership with the Portland Chamber Orchestra and Oregon State Parks, Hunter Noack performs live on a nine-foot Steinway concert grand piano at the...

Oregon State Capitol  
Michael Jordan's Steak House & Pfriem Brewery Beer Dinner

Michael Jordan’s Steak House is hosting a beer dinner and tasting in partnership with pFriem Family Brewers. The menu will showcase a variety of regional...

Michael Jordan's Steak House  
TBA:17 Manuel Solano | The Sigourney Weaver Jam Sessions

Part of THEMSELVES curated by Kristan Kennedy U.S. Premiere: Through painting, performance and video, Manuel Solano’s work references pop culture and...

PICA at West End  
TBA:17 Samiya Bashir | 15 m = ?

Tight. Moving. Aural. Physical. Breath. Beat. Lost. Loose. Breathless. Minutes? Months? Meters? Monsters? Monograms? Macaroons? 15 m = ? Four ways. Samiya...

PICA at Hancock: Annex  
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  
Sumo Stew PDX

Sumo Stew heads to Portland for their sixteenth round! Inspired by a trip to Japan, photographer Michael Harlan Turkell returned to New York City with...

Olympia Provisions' OP Wurst  
Trivia Night Tuesdays

Free Trivia Night every Tuesday. Win great prizes.

Tyrone Creek  
TBA:17 Faye Driscoll | Thank You For Coming: Play

West Coast Premiere: In the second installment of her Thank You for Coming series, Driscoll uses the ritual of storytelling to explore our human reliance on...

Imago Theatre  
TBA:17 keyon gaskin and sidony o’neal | Dead Thoroughbred

World Premiere: DT is peri-conceptual, dis-experimental, and a-nihilist. DT is a blackened performance that is never not happening. DT is après-queer and...

PICA at Hancock: Annex  
Blu & Exile Below The Heavens Anniversary Tour

"The underground Los Angeles-based duo of MC Blu (b. Johnson Barnes) and DJ/producer Exile (b. Aleksander Manfredi) earned widespread acclaim right out of...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Wild Cub

Wild Cub 9pm

A little over a year and a half ago, songwriter/composer Keegan DeWitt and multi-instrumentalist Jeremy Bullock stripped down a small Nashville row house to...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
TBA:17 Joseph Keckler

Drawing on his versatile 3+ octave voice, videos, monologues and songs, Joseph Keckler delivers highlights of his work in an evening of wild miniature operas...

PICA at Hancock  

Tuesday, September 12

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