Events

Tuesday, November 6

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  
Aquavit Week

The seventh annual Aquavit Week, the week-long celebration of the signature spirit of the Nordics, returns for 2018 from November 4 to 10, 2018. This year’s...

Multiple venues  
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 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  
Feminist Bicycle Book Celebration

Celebrate Bikes Not Rockets and True Trans Bike Rebel, two new titles from Portland-based Elly Blue Publishing. Come meet the contributors, hear them present...

Multnomah County Central Library  
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  
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  
Dining in the Gilded Age

Explore the gadgets used to prepare foods and feasts circa 1900 and the specialized china and silverware used to serve them. As cooks and hostesses responded...

Pittock Mansion  
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: Native American Art

Explore the 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  
Evening for Educators: Memory Unearthed

Two exhibitions this fall, Memory Unearthed at the Portland Art Museum and the Last Journey of the Jews of the Lodz Ghetto at the Oregon Jewish Museum and...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
Mountain Man

Mountain Man did not intend to disappear for the better part of a decade, or to take eight years to release its second album, Magic Ship. But for a trio of...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
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  
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  
Trail Blazers vs. Bucks

The Portland Trail Blazers play against the Milwaukee Bucks as part of the 2018/19 NBA Regular Season.

Moda Center  
Beartooth: The Disease Tour

Collaborative creativity can produce brilliant results, but there's something almost otherworldly about what emerges from the minds of remarkably talented...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
The Capitol Steps

Presented by Oregon Symphony. It’s election night, and no matter who is winning or what is in the fake news, you can bet The Capitol Steps will lampoon...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
MeWithoutYou

It is no mistake that MewithoutYou have become one of today’s most fascinating experimental rock acts. The last 15 years have borne witness to the...

Wonder Ballroom  
Open Mike Eagle

Presented by Double Tee & Soul’d Out Productions. Michael W. Eagle II, better known by his stage name Open Mike Eagle, is an American hip hop artist and...

Hawthorne Theater  
Rozwell Kid

Catch this catchy and occasionally hilarious West Virginia power-pop quartet with a 2017 album, Precious Art. With: Prince Daddy & The Hyena.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
The Goon Sax

The Goon Sax are James Harrison, Louis Forster and Riley Jones from Brisbane. They marry sublime indiepop with brilliantly human and brutally honest...

Polaris Hall  
The Selecter & Rhoda Dakar

The Selecter is led by their iconic frontwoman Pauline Black and co-fronted by original member Arthur "Gaps" Hendrickson. The anarchic passion that fuelled...

Aladdin Theater  
Trivia Night Tuesdays

Free Trivia Night every Tuesday. Win great prizes.

Tyrone Creek  
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  
Voodoo Boogaloo w/ DayBones & LIAM

Since becoming a trip-hop duo in 2014, Voodoo Boogaloo’s psychedelic vibe and unrivaled chemistry on stage have set them apart from other acts. The San...

Twilight Cafe & Bar  

Tuesday, November 6

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