Events

Friday, November 16

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  
Christmas Sips:  A Wine Country Holiday Escape

Escape from the hectic holidays with lodging at a local B&B, gourmet two-course breakfasts and romantic tours of three wineries. The all-inclusive holiday...

Red Hills of Dundee  
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  
Football Viewing Party

Watch your favorite NFL and college football teams play at Rock Bottom Brewery (RBB). Every Thursday - Monday, RBB is offering food and drink discounts for...

Rock Bottom Brewery  
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  
PDX Pop-Up Shops

PDX Pop-Up Shops return Nov. 15–Dec. 24, 2018, housing local designers and artists in vacant storefronts in downtown Portland. With three locations —inside...

Pioneer Place  
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  
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  
2018 Olio Nuovo Festival

The Olio Nuovo Festival is a celebration of freshly milled olive oil and is your first chance to taste and purchase this season’s fresh, unfiltered extra...

Durant Olive Mill  
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  
Pioneering Eastside Coffee Roasters Tour

On the east side of the Willamette River, nestled among converted warehouses and quirky neighborhoods, you’ll find the pioneering micro-roasters that sparked...

Portland Roasting - The Cupping Room  
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  
Books & Boxes

Presenting ten artists’ take on book arts and assemblage: John Simpkins, who paints contemporary allegories in a ghost town at the edge of Oregon’s Alvord...

Roll-Up Studio + Gallery  
Gem Faire Trade Show 2018

Gem Faire is one of the largest gem, jewelry and bead shows in the United States. With nearly 50 shows a year, Gem Faire brings to the West Coast (and some...

Oregon Convention Center  
Larch Mountain Country Artisans' Heart of the Country Show and Sale

Come to the 39th annual premier showing of fine arts, crafts, folks and handiwork by area artists.

Glenn Otto Community Park, Sam Cox Building  
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  
Division Street Food & Drink Tour

Join Portland's oldest food tour company, Forktown, to check out Division Street. Get out of downtown and take a walk through this booming neighborhood's...

Olympia Provisions Public House Eatery  
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  
Pearl District Chocolate Pairing Tour

What better way to spend a Friday afternoon than to discover the rich and diverse chocolate and beverage scene on Portland’s West Side? This three-hour...

Various locations  
Brewvana's Down To Ferment Tour

Zymurgy is the study of fermentation, and Portland is all about some fermented beverages. Taste some cider, beer and spirits on this tour of some of...

Southeast Growler Guys  
Japanese Poetry, Art & Culture Weekend

Spark your own poetic imagination by going deeper into some of the themes, materials and creative processes represented in the exhibition. This occasional...

Portland Art Museum  
Plucky Maidens Holiday Fest

Join up for vintage, antique and artisan holiday shopping at the delightful and beloved Oaks Park Dance Pavilion in Southeast Portland. Featuring Portland's...

Oaks Amusement Park  
Art Museum Public Tour: Slow Looking

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

Portland Art Museum  
Beaujolais Nouveau 2018

The 17th Annual Beaujolais Nouveau festival will be held in downtown Portland. Culinary partner, Headwaters at the Heathman, under the leadership of...

The Heathman Hotel  
The Wandmaker's House

Explore, snap photos, discover clues and solve the mystery. You’re invited to an exclusive engagement at the Wandmaker’s. When you arrive, your magical host...

Meridian Adventure Co., Main Level  
Dan Savage's HUMP! Film Festival 2018

The HUMP! Film Festival has been bringing audiences a new kind of porn since 2005. The festival features short dirty movies - each less than five minutes -...

Revolution Hall  
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  
Through Her Eyes: Exhibit & Book Launch

Join up for the opening of an exhibit of over 60 paintings by 20th-century Portland artist, Betty Chilstrom, and the launch of an image-rich book about her...

Cerimon House  
A Map of Virtue

After a Hitchcockian swarm of bird descends upon Mark and Sarah’s lives, they can’t deny the mysterious forces that continue to push them together and...

Shoebox Theater  
Albina Soul Revue

World Arts Foundation, Inc. hosts a one-night soul revue spotlighting some of Portland's unsung heroes of 1970s Albina soul music, including Shirley Nanette,...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Albina Soul Revue: Unsung Heroes of Portland Soul

Albina Music Trust Presents a World Arts Foundation Production. The Albina Soul Revue is a Portland soul music showcase of historic proportions. The event...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
An Empire of Silver and Gold

Portland Baroque Orchestra welcomes Dr. Daniel Zuluaga back to lead this trailblazing program of music that was gathered from the archives of Latin American...

First Baptist Church  
Inherit the Wind

Directed by Antonio Sonera. By Jerome Lawrence & Robert E. Lee. Based on the famous Scopes “monkey” trial about a high school educator’s choice to teach...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
Justin Timberlake: The Man of the Woods Tour

Timberlake’s fourth studio album Man Of The Woods was released on February 2, 2018. He recently performed for the third time at the most watched musical...

Moda Center  
Literary Inspirations: Allison Eldredge on Cello

Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra (PCSO) welcomes cellist and recording artist Allison Eldredge. She is a recipient of the coveted Avery Fisher Career...

First United Methodist Church  
Perceiving the Constant

A modern dance performance choreographed by Jessica Hightower and performed by Jessica Hightower, Dorinda Holler and Keely McIntyre. Perceiving the Constant...

New Expressive Works  
The Art of Blushing & The Lazarus Complex

Presented by Hand2Mouth Theater. Writer Ben Moorad's grandfather was a psychiatrist in New Britain, Connecticut, who collected 124 stories from 1941 to 1948...

Shout House  
The Taming

The Taming 7:30pm

In this hilarious, farcical, all-female power-play by award-winning playwright Lauren Gunderson, all beauty queen Katherine needs to revolutionize the...

CoHo Theatre  
Topdog/Underdog

Street Scenes presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning Topdog/Underdog by Suzan-Lori Parks. The New York Times recently selected Topdog/Underdog as the best...

Chapel Theatre  
¿Listen?

¿Listen? 7:30pm

Join Polaris Dance Theatre for the world premiere of the company's ¿Listen?, a dance commentary reflecting on the galvanization of views and conflicting...

Polaris Dance Theatre  
Black Violin: Classical Boom Tour

Black Violin will continue their successful Classical Boom Tour in 2018. This tour is a follow up to the successful UNITY Tour , which saw 28 sold-out public...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Pancakes & Booze Art Show

The Pancakes & Booze Art Show provides art lovers an opportunity to explore more than 300 pieces of artwork created by some 75+ artists local to Portland's...

Hawthorne Theater  
Peter Bradley Adams, Caitlin Canty

No matter the form, when it comes to art, there are a number of different tacks to take. Some artists continually push their work across new horizons. Neil...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Polyrhythmics

Rich with bold brass and hypnotic percussion, Polyrhythmics' latest album Caldera showcases the instrumental eight-piece's impossibly tight grooves and...

Aladdin Theater  
Tacocat

Tacocat 8pm

One of feminism’s biggest hurdles has always been that it isn’t allowed to be fun. Tacocat gives that notion precisely the credence that it deserves,...

Polaris Hall  
Fruition

Fruition 8:30pm

On their fifth full-length, Watching It All Fall Apart, Fruition transform pain and heartache into something truly glorious. With their songwriting sharper...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Dan Savage's HUMP! Film Festival 2018

The HUMP! Film Festival has been bringing audiences a new kind of porn since 2005. The festival features short dirty movies - each less than five minutes -...

Revolution Hall  
Federale

Federale 9pm

Portland's famous spaghetti western rock-ensemble. With: Sunset Valley, DJ Gregarious.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
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  
Nate Botsford

Popular Portland-based artist Nate Botsford's hybrid style is a lifetime in the making and the backbone of his latest release Hourglass. From coffeehouses to...

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  

Friday, November 16

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