Events

Wednesday, September 13

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  
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  
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  
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  
Bill Will: Fun House

Portland artist Bill Will has used the Hoffman Gallery as a venue for a site-specific interactive art experience he calls the Fun House. He has conceived a...

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  
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  
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 keyon gaskin & sidony o’neal | with Sampada Aranke and Kemi Adeyemi

Dead Thoroughbred artists sidony o’neal and keyon gaskin discuss process, concept, collaboration and their new TBA performance project in depth with Sampada...

PNCA: 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  
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  
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  
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  
Lake Theater Trivia Night

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

Lake Theatre  
An Octoroon

An Octoroon 7:30pm

An Octoroon is a raucously irreverent Gone with the Wind meets Looney Tunes mash-up that The New York Times calls “…this decade’s most eloquent theatrical...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Check It

Check It 7:30pm

Check It is a feature-length documentary about a black gay gang struggling to survive in one of Washington D.C.’s most violent neighborhoods. At first...

Hollywood Theatre  
Al Di Meola’s Elegant Gypsy 40th Anniversary Electric Tour

Al Di Meola's ongoing fascination with complex rhythmic syncopation combined with provocative lyrical melodies and sophisticated harmony has been at the...

Revolution Hall  
An Evening with George Winston

George Winston grew up mainly in Montana, and also spent his later formative years in Mississippi and Florida. During this time, his favorite music was...

Aladdin Theater  
A Tribe Called Red

Bursting forth from Canada's capital, native producer/DJ crew A Tribe Called Red is producing a truly unique sound that's impacting the global electronic...

Wonder Ballroom  
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 Half Straddle | Ghost Rings

West Coast Premiere: In Ghost Rings, a narrative of friendship and family-making, unfurls through a pop song cycle that burrows and soars with a mix of...

Lincoln Recital Hall  
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  
Greg Graffin

"My musical roots go back decades. It’s interesting when I take a long view of them. Like a huge tree with broad limbs, you can never predict what the crown...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Latin Dance Night w/ Salsa class

The newest Latin Night monthly is back for September! ArielDJ returns to spin some of the best Reggeton, Merengue and Salsa with a touch of today's hottest...

The Whiskey Bar  
The Living End

Since their early beginnings busking around the streets of Melbourne, Australia in 1994, The Living End has gone on to place number one on the album charts...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
TBA:17 Sounds et al | Apperceptive Moment

Apperceptive Moment presents an experimental sonic experience, diverse sound artists creating a multi-layered performance, mixing sound, visuals and movement...

PICA at Hancock  
TBA:17 cvllejerx | Super Tantrum

Part of THEMSELVES curated by Kristan Kennedy cvllerjerx (angelica maria millan lozano, maximiliano carlos – raphael francisco martinez) exclaim 'nothing is...

PICA at Hancock  

Wednesday, September 13

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