Events

Thursday, February 1

 Endings: Srijon Chowdhury and Bobbi Woods

"Former Art Gym director Blake Shell (now executive director of Disjecta) has organized “Endings” for the Art Gym. In Chowdhury’s oil dreamscapes, images...

The Art Gym at Marylhurst University  
 Flood

"For this solo exhibition at the great Disjecta space in North Portland’s Kenton neighborhood, New York artist Portia Munson is collecting materials from her...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
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  
Astoria: Part Two

"Based on Peter Stark’s book on the founding of the city of Astoria, Oregon, this saga was developed by Center Stage’s departing artistic director Chris...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
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  
Emma Kohlmann

"Emma Kohlmann is showing a series of small paintings that she calls “Sun Spots” at the small and edgy Nationale gallery. “They are portholes into a world...

Nationale  
Endings

Endings 12am

The Art Gym presents Endings, an exhibition featuring new work by Srijon Chowdhury and Bobbi Woods. Chowdhury and Woods source a combination of recognizable...

The Art Gym at Marylhurst University  
G. Lewis Clevenger and Elizabeth Malaska

"G. Lewis Clevenger’s acrylic abstract paintings lure the viewer with layers of shapes, lines and color that lead deeper and deeper, pulling on the viewer’s...

Laura Russo Gallery  
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  
Matt Mullen and Dino Matt

"In his thick acrylic paintings, which often reference famous artists, Matt Mullen makes images that seem to bubble up toward the figurative from their dense...

Adams and Ollman  
Portland Winter Light Festival

The Portland Winter Light Festival is an outdoor event that celebrates winter and community through illuminated art installations, vibrant performances,...

Multiple  
Racing to Change: Oregon's Civil Rights Years

"Racing to Change: Oregon's Civil Rights Years" at the Oregon Historical Society brings the Civil Rights Movement of the state from the 1960s and '70s to...

Oregon Historical Society  
Worlds Apart | Worlds Reframed: Images & Voices of the Queer Diaspora

An exhibition of photographs, writings, video and recorded interviews on the experiences of queer displacement. Begun in 2015, this project contrasts how the...

George R. White Library & Learning Center  
Chevrolet Corvette Exhibit

In the long history of American cars, perhaps none has been more synonymous with “speed” than the Chevrolet Corvette. Designed by GM’s Harley Earl as a...

World of Speed  
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  
Brewvana's Beer Love in the Pearl Walking Tour

Walk this way to enjoy a stroll through one of the trendiest Portland neighborhoods. The Pearl District, formerly occupied by warehouses, factories and train...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
Harem ROOM-1 and Two Women

This solo exhibition by New York-based artist Alix Pearlstein pairs sculptural installation Harem ROOM-1 (2016) with her video Two Women (2000). Both works...

Upfor Gallery  
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  
Migration Patterns: Mapping Our Journey

Migration Patterns: Mapping Our Journey is an installation featuring the work of a social practice project co-created by participants housed in the Human...

Multnomah County Central Library, The Collins Gallery Third Floor  
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  
First Thursday with Crow and The Canyon

Every First Thursday, Portland Center Stage opens their doors to the community. Whether you're just strolling by, headed to a gallery down the street, or...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Illuminated Wilderness: Memory

Kindra Crick’s multimedia exhibition explores the intersection between the two cultures of science and art that share a common wonder at the creative...

Littman and White Galleries  
Marcus Fischer/Heather Perkins

Sounds et al hosts this monthly performance series. This month features two amazing artists: Marcus Fischer and Christi Denton. The series showcases a wide...

Ace Hotel  
Bill Engvall

Bill Engvall is a Grammy nominated, multi-platinum selling recording artist and one of the top comedians in the country. Most recently, Bill was a contestant...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Elephant Revival

Elephant Revival is a unique collection of multi-instrumentalists blending elements of gypsy, Celtic, Americana, and folk. Brought together by a unified...

Wonder Ballroom  
Last Call Trivia

Come play some fun and challenging free bar trivia, every Thursday.

Rivershore Bar  
2.5 Minute Ride

Profile Theatre presents a production of the comedic drama 2.5 Minute Ride by Pulitzer and Tony-winning playwright Lisa Kron. Riding the rails of humor and...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Double Bill: Madness of Lady Bright & TRANS-formation

Triangle Productions presents two one-act plays: Madness of Lady Bright by acclaimed playwright, Lanford Wilson, a lonely drag queen in 1964; and...

The Sanctuary at Sandy Plaza  
Magellanica by E.M. Lewis

"If you think Oregon in the winter is dark and chilly, try the South Pole. This five-part drama (it runs six hours, with three intermissions and a dinner...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
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  
The City of Tomorrow

Presented by the Spontaneous Combustion New Music Festival (SCNMF). Featuring seven concerts over two weeks, SCNMF showcases exciting live performances by...

The Old Church  
William Shakespeare's The Rape of Lucrece

From the team that brought you last year's renowned production Jesus Christ Superstar, experience the Shakespeare you’ve never experienced. Opening January...

Imago Theatre  
skinner|kirk | BodyVox Dance Performance

BodyVox is thrilled to welcome skinner|kirk Dance Ensemble back to their stage for a sixth year. BodyVox founding members Eric Skinner and Daniel Kirk...

BodyVox Dance Center  
Eric Johnson

The guitar has been very good to Eric Johnson, earning him international renown as a player, composer, recording artist and live entertainer as well as an...

Aladdin Theater  
Free Trivia Night

Come out and play some free Last Call Trivia with your friends.

Ringo's Bar & Grill  
Sex We Can! An Erotic Uprising

18 unique performances that range from monologues, spoken word poetry, song and dance, and opportunities for community involvement . (If you’ve been to a...

Clinton Street Theater  
Jessica Lea Mayfield

Jessica Lea Mayfield might make some people uncomfortable with the level of honesty she projects on her forthcoming LP, Sorry Is Gone, but she’s not going to...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Thursday, February 1

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