Events

Friday, January 5

APEX: Dawn Cerny

Dawn Cerny’s works are at once formal and reductive while existing in a realm of the playful and ridiculous. The Seattle artist’s newest sculptures and works...

Portland Art Museum  
Animating Life: The Art, Science, and Wonder of LAIKA

Famous for such stop-action animated feature films as Kubo and the Two Strings (2016), The Boxtrolls (2014) and Coraline (2009), LAIKA is at the center of...

Portland Art Museum  
CCNA: Interwoven Radiance

The Portland Art Museum’s Center for Contemporary Native Art takes a deep dive into the weaving practice of the Chilkat and Ravenstail weavers of the...

Portland Art Museum  
Craftsmanship and Wit

This fall, the Museum will celebrate the legacy of Carol (1932–2015) and Seymour Haber (1929–2012), longtime friends of and donors to the Portland Art...

Portland Art Museum  
Eat, Drink & Be Merry ... But Leave the Driving to Us

Guests of La Bastide Bed & Breakfast can escape the holiday rush with an all-inclusive winery tour (maximum of six guests) including tasting at three...

La Bastide Bed & Breakfast  
Illusion: Nothing Is As It Seems

Should you always believe what you see? Can you really trust your senses? Is anything as it seems? The Illusion exhibit offers insight into the human mind by...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
In the Beginning

Long before co-founding Aperture magazine or establishing the groundbreaking photography program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, renowned modernist...

Portland Art Museum  
Kingdom Animalia

"Although there are larger shows ongoing at the Portland Art Museum (including an immersion experience into the LAIKA animation studio and paintings by three...

Portland Art Museum  
Mark Andres

"Andres makes paintings that immediately invite the viewer into a short story or novel — maybe a detective story of some sort or a romance gone bad. “Night...

Augen Gallery [Pearl District]  
Michael Brophy and Marlene Bauer

"Michael Brophy has spent much of his career painting the great forests of the Northwest, before and after they’ve been clear-cut by loggers. For this show,...

Laura Russo Gallery  
NewCon PDX

Newcon PDX is a convention in Portland, Oregon catering to all flavors of nerddom! Featuring concerts, cosplay contests, gaming, dances, a lip sync battle...

Red Lion Hotel  
Presence/Absence

"The venerable Elizabeth Leach Gallery has curated several group shows in recent years, each more sharply considered than the last. This one features black...

Elizabeth Leach Gallery  
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  
Rodrigo Valenzuela

This exhibition in the Jubitz Center for Modern and Contemporary Art features two videos by Rodrigo Valenzuela (born 1982 in Chile, lives and works in Los...

Portland Art Museum  
The Wyeths: Three Generations

Drawing from the Bank of America Collection, The Wyeths: Three Generations provides a revealing survey of works by N.C. Wyeth, one of America’s finest...

Portland Art Museum  
What Was He Thinking? Jan Balet:  Watercolors and Lithographs

This is the debut U.S. exhibition of the works of German-born artist Jan Balet, whose delightfully humorous and personal perceptions of human relationships...

ArtReach Gallery at First Congregational Church  
Winter Clearance Event

Join Woodburn Premium Outlets for their Winter Clearance Event happening all January long! Enjoy extra savings on top of already reduced prices at your...

Woodburn Premium Outlets  
Gingham | Ensō

Gingham | Ensō places recent paintings by Wisconsin artist Michelle Grabner with wall-hanging sculptures by Portland artist Anne Crumpacker. Starting in the...

Upfor Gallery  
King’s Mouth: Wayne Coyne

Wayne Coyne is perhaps best known as the frontman and songwriter for the experimental band the Flaming Lips. His talents span several genres, however,...

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)  
Cloud of Petals

New York-based artist Sarah Meyohas presents Cloud of Petals, an ongoing investigation of the impermanence of our digital culture. It is the culmination of a...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
I Am This: Art by Oregon Jewish Artists

The Oregon Jewish Museum has taken over the sunny corner once occupied by the Museum of Contemporary Craft. The exhibit “I Am This: Art by Oregon Jewish...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
Robert Frank - Books and Films: 1947–2017

This exhibition will be on display from January 4 to February 25, 2018. There will be a First Thursday Opening Reception on January 4, 2018, from 6-9...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Distillery Tour

Experience the sights and sounds of a working craft distillery in the heart of Portland. Tours are offered daily, showcasing the process of making Westward...

House Spirits Distillery  
Robbie Laws: An Uplifting Voice During Harsh Times

Robbie Laws is one of the most decorated and in-demand blues guitarists in the Pacific Northwest. As a Hall of Fame member, Robbie has been honored with 21...

Zarz On First  
Winter Formal Friday

Every Friday night in January, The Duniway is hosting local DJs to curate a chill, downtempo vibe in the library with a selection of soul, jazz and '50s/'60s...

The Duniway Portland, A Hilton Hotel  
ZooLights

ZooLights 5pm

Each year, the Oregon Zoo and its animals celebrate the holiday by covering the Zoo in thousands of brilliant lights in amazing, animal-themed displays....

Oregon Zoo  
Dorothy Glenn: Generous Mystery Opening Reception

Wolff Gallery presents Generous Mystery by Dorothy Glenn, a series in which photography serves as a medium for self-exploration. Glenn turns the camera on...

Wolff Gallery  
 The Path to Nirvana: Her Rhythmic Sex Drive Couples Workshop

Join author and women's wisdom keeper Suzanne Mathis McQueen and holistic M.D. Dr. Kayla Luhrs for a weekend exploration of the female sexual-hormonal cycle...

SomaSpace: An Urban Retreat  
A Matter of Life and Death

“Set in a gorgeously photographed Technicolor England and a monochrome heaven, A Matter of Life and Death took the imaginative daring of jointly credited...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Andina Live Music

During the week, musicians play intimate solo sessions and on Friday and Saturday nights, a duo or full band play lively rhythms that evoke the spirit of...

Andina Restaurant  
FROGZ

FROGZ 7pm

By Carol Triffle and Jerry Mouawad. FROGZ is Imago Theatre’s signature work. It has been described as Cirque Du Soleil-evoking acrobatics mixed with...

Imago Theatre  
Trail Blazers vs Atlanta Hawks

Come cheer on the Blazers as they take on the Atlanta Hawks!

Moda Center  
Parnassus On Wheels

A World Premiere. Directed by Stephanie Mulligan. By C.S. Whitcomb. Based on the novel by Christopher Morley. Helen has spent all of her forty-something...

Lakewood Center for the Arts, Headlee Mainstage  
Dead Moon Night: A Tribute to Fred Cole

Join us for a community celebration and musical tribute to the legacy of Dead Moon's Fred Cole. Also featuring The Thermals, P.R.O.B.L.E.M.S, The Ransom with...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
New Move

New Move 9pm

New Move, led by Portland native Jesse Bettis, produces modern pop gems full of nods to pops past. In 2016, the band signed to Bug Hunt (Tender Loving Empire...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  

Friday, January 5

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