Events

Tuesday, November 13

APEX: Avantika Bawa

APEX presents a new body of work by Portland-based artist Avantika Bawa. Looking at a singular Portland architectural structure, she presents her ongoing...

Portland Art Museum  
CCNA: Not Fragile

Though often associated with delicacy, glass is forged through intense and violent forces—a meteorite impacting the earth, a nuclear bomb detonating or a...

Portland Art Museum  
Columbia River Gorge Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. Upon departure from downtown Portland, the Gateway to the Gorge is where the real beauty begins. From earth-shaking...

Director Park  
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  
Factitious Matter

Four masters of trompe l'oeil show us there is beauty in the banal and delight in the disposable. Featuring Brett Kern, Tim Kowalczyk, Dylan Martinez, and...

Eutectic Gallery  
In Transit

Curated by Peggy Sue Amison, this group exhibition features the works of George Awde, Daniel Castro Garcia, Gohar Dashti, Tanya Habjouqa and Stefanie Zofia...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Poetic Imagination: Selections from the Collection of Mary and Cheney Cowles

Poetry lies at the heart of Japanese culture. Since ancient times, artists in Japan have expressed the most profound emotions and the most nuanced responses...

Portland Art Museum  
Portland City Half Day Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. With the Willamette River down the center and the Columbia River above, Portland is often more wildly known by its nicknames...

Director Park  
Siren Nation Festival 2018

The 2018 Siren Nation Festival presents a stunning musical line-up, a night of the best comedians from the Northwest, a visual art show with 50 outstanding...

Multiple venues  
The Discovery of King Tut

The Discovery of King Tut takes visitors on a once-in-a-lifetime expedition into the history of ancient Egypt to experience the treasures of Tutankhamun and...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
The Shape of the Land: Topographical Painting and Maps in Late Joseon Korea

This special installation in the Museum’s Korean Gallery is inspired by one of the most important Korean works in our collection: a large folding screen...

Portland Art Museum  
Willamette Valley Wine Tasting Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. World-famous Pinot Noirs, crisp Chardonnays and sweet Rieslings are just a taste of the dozens of wines that Oregon has to...

Director Park  
Celebrating Porsche 911

55 years after its debut, the Porsche 911’s design silhouette hasn’t changed much. It may have more safety features, more bells and whistles and much more...

World of Speed  
Mulugeta Seraw Commemoration Conference

The Urban League, in partnership with other community-based organizations and the City of Portland, is organizing a conference to honor Mulugeta, tell his...

University Place Hotel & Conference Center  
Art at Lan Su

Lan Su hosts artists each year from the Pacific Northwest and beyond, to show work in the pavilions of the garden. From classical Chinese styles to...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross

“I buried my negatives in the ground in order that there should be some record of our tragedy.” — Henryk Ross Together, Memory Unearthed at the Portland Art...

Portland Art Museum  
Modern American Realism: Highlights from the Smithsonian's Sara Roby Foundation Collection

A selection of treasured artworks from the permanent collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Modern American Realism encompasses the range of what...

Portland Art Museum  
Mumvember

Mumvember 10am

During the month of November, Lan Su Chinese Garden will be packed with more than 750 potted chrysanthemums artistically displayed throughout the...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
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  
Eli's Town

Eli's Town 11am

In early 2017, photographer Elliot Burg traveled to the Ukraine to document the birthplace of his Jewish grandfather and namesake Eli. Burg’s photographs of...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, East Gallery  
Holiday Marketplace

Join the Arts Council of Lake Oswego for the second annual hand-selected, all-media Holiday Marketplace. This exhibition showcases work including fine art,...

ARTspace  
The Last Journey of the Jews of Lodz

In conjunction with Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross, at the Portland Art Museum. Together the two exhibitions will offer an...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, Main Gallery  
Tyger! Tyger!: New works by Jeffry Mitchell

“It is such intense proximities that magnetize, inspire and buoy artist Jeffry Mitchell’s tragicomic universe, imbuing his current exhibition with an...

PDX Contemporary Art  
Brewvana's Pacific Northwest is Best Tour

It’s hard to beat the Pacific Northwest when it comes to beer. This tour will introduce you to the ingredients, history and culture that makes the craft beer...

Southeast Growler Guys  
Art Museum Public Tour: Northwest Art

Explore the Portland Art Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance.

Portland Art Museum  
Drop in Figure Drawing Session

Come draw from a live model at a studio in Southeast Portland.

High Low Art Space  
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  
Wayfinding Academy Lab: Gender & Sexuality in Black Popular Music

This course analyses how cultural debates on gender and sexuality play out in histories of Black popular music. Taking a thematic rather than a chronological...

Wayfinding Academy  
Classic Wines Auction: Fall Winemaker Dinner Series

The Fall Winemaker Dinner series presented by Classic Wines Auction partners top-rated Portland chefs with premier Pacific Northwest winemakers for...

Multiple Venues  
Classic Wines Auction: Fall Winemaker Dinner Series

The Fall Winemaker Dinner series presented by Classic Wines Auction partners top-rated Portland chefs with premier Pacific Northwest winemakers for...

Multiple Venues  
When Breath Becomes Air: A Conversation with Dr. Lucy Kalanithi

Join up for a free community event with Dr. Lucy Kalanithi, widow of Dr. Paul Kalanithi, author of the best-selling book, When Breath Becomes Air. Willamette...

Grand Theater  
 The White Elephant Archive, Setting No. 3

The White Elephant Archive, Setting No. 3 explores the legacy of the Holocaust from the perspective of the third generation living in Austria today. In this...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
BeerQuest Haunted Pub Tour

Uncover Portland’s dark side on this spine-tingling walking tour and hear firsthand accounts of paranormal encounters – all while sampling six local...

Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub  
Science Pub Portland: Exoplanets

The topic is: Distant Worlds: Exoplanets, Their Stars, and the History and Future of Earth. This edition of Science Pub is hosted by Karel Schrijver, Ph.D.,...

Empirical Theater at OMSI  
The Hip Hop Nutcracker

A holiday mash-up for the entire family, The Hip Hop Nutcracker, a contemporary re-imagination of Tchaikovsky’s timeless music, sets out on a third national...

Keller Auditorium  
Cole Escola: Help! I'm Stuck!

A comedian, actor and writer, Cole is largely known for his original comedy shorts which have been featured by A.V. Club and Paste Magazine. He co-created,...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Milo

Milo 8pm

Over the last decade, Rory Ferreira, a.k.a. Milo, has captivated minds with an enthralling sense of lyricism and musical dynamics. His records, touring and...

Polaris Hall  
Trivia Night Tuesdays

Free Trivia Night every Tuesday. Win great prizes.

Tyrone Creek  
Why?: Alopecia

"I'll go unknown by torpedo or Crohn's/Only those evil live to see their own likeness in stone." It's the kind of couplet you'd carve into a wall whilst...

Revolution Hall  
Guided By Voices

In 1994, 38-year-old school teacher Robert Pollard and his merry band recorded Bee Thousand in a Dayton, Ohio, basement on a four-track cassette recorder....

Wonder Ballroom  
Death Valley Girls

Rock 'n' roll has always served as a means to elevate the fringe of society, and it's accentuated the plights of the outcasts and misfits in different ways...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Into A Study (Between Venus And Mars): Paul X. Rutz w/ Neuroscientist Amanda Hampton Wray

Be a subject in a neuroscience study at the opening reception. This one-of-a-kind installation reveals paintings designed both as a coherent body of artwork...

Ford Gallery  
Odonis Odonis

Odonis Odonis, the project of Toronto's multi-instrumentalist Dean Tzenos Hollandaze (Fat Cat, 2011) concocted a furious sound bred out of juxtaposing surf...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Tuesday, November 13

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