Events

Monday, February 19

 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  
41st Portland International Film Festival

Since 1977, the Portland International Film Festival has been the Northwest Film Center’s annual showcase of new world cinema. Over three weeks in February,...

Multiple locations  
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  
Bespoke Bodies

Advancements in medicine, robotics, and 3D-printing have transformed the intersection between the human body and technology. For the researchers and...

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)  
Black History Festival NW

The Black History Festival NW is an extension of World Stage Theatre’s consistent work around educating diverse communities about Black History. The festival...

Multiple locations  
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  
Cascade Festival of African Films

The Cascade Festival of African Films is very pleased to present a variety of feature and documentary films from the African continent. The majority of films...

Multiple venues  
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  
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  
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  
Macbeth

"Shaking the Tree is one of the city’s smaller theaters, and its program is all about experimentation on stage. The company’s founding artistic director...

Shaking the Tree  
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  
PDX Jazz Festival

The PDX Jazz Festival arrives each and every February to recognize Black History Month, and to remind Portlanders and our many out-of-town guests what a rich...

Multiple  
Portland Black Film Festival

The Portland Black Film Festival aims to offer diverse perspectives and stories in an art form all too often dominated by white filmmakers. This year's...

Hollywood Theatre  
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  
Taking Shape: New Works by Roberta Aylward

The Red E Cafe Gallery presents Taking Shape: New Works by Roberta Aylward. Aylward’s paintings, collage and paper assemblages consider how shapes hold...

Red E Cafe  
Art at Lan Su: Loren Nelson & You Qi

Work by Loren Nelson and You Qi will be on display at Lan Su Chinese Garden in February and March of 2018. Loren Nelson shoots film and uses a traditional...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Chinese New Year

Learn more about Chinese New Year, the most colorful and joyous of all Chinese festivals during Lan Su's two-week celebration featuring lion dances, cultural...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Chinese New Year

Celebrate Chinese New Year, the most colorful and joyous of all Chinese festivals during Lan Su's two-week celebration featuring lion dances, cultural...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Forces of Nature: Historic Portland Floods, Fires, Ice & Snow

Portland is known for its mild climate and beautiful natural surroundings, but the city has felt nature’s fury during its 170-year history. From a downtown...

Pittock Mansion  
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  
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  
Justin L'Amie: Midnight Florist

PDX Contemporary Art is delighted to announce Midnight Florist, a solo exhibition of new paintings by Justin L’Amie. In this, his fourth solo exhibition with...

PDX Contemporary Art  
Slow Fashion: Unique + Limited and Designers in Residence

Stockpiler will activate Alexa Stark Studio with Designers in Residence, a collaborative store front residency project. Resident participants include Amy...

Alexa Stark Studio, #114  
Carson Ellis: La Vista

Following one’s heart, and harnessing and acknowledging one’s artistic strengths—in Carson Ellis’s case, that she is first and foremost an illustrator—is a...

Nationaleq  
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  
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  
Trivia Night Mondays

Free trivia night every Monday. Win great prizes!

The Civic Taproom  
Bobby Torres Ensemble: Breakin’ Away - Celebrating Al Jarreau

Presented by the PDX Jazz Festival. For this special tribute to Al Jarreau, Bobby has put together a fantastic set of some of Al’s most memorable hits. This...

University of Portland - Buckley Center Auditorium  
Folk City The Musical

A new musical by Bernadette Contreras and Robbie Woliver, is based on the critically acclaimed book Bringing It All Back Home by Woliver, a New York Times...

Brunish Theatre  
National Geographic Live: Between River and Rim — Hiking the Grand Canyon

In an effort to share the Grand Canyon’s uncharted glory and shed light on the myriad threats it faces, writer Kevin Fedarko and photographer/filmmaker Pete...

Newmark Theatre  
National Geographic Live: Between River and Rim—Hiking the Grand Canyon

In an effort to share the Grand Canyon’s uncharted glory and shed light on the myriad threats it faces, writer Kevin Fedarko and photographer/filmmaker Pete...

Newmark Theatre  
Tigran Hamasyan Trio

Presented by the PDX Jazz Festival. With pianist/composer Tigran Hamasyan, potent jazz improvisation fuses with the rich folkloric music of his native...

McMenamins Mission Theater  
Mary Timony

No history of American indie should be written without a chapter on Mary Timony, who managed to straddle multiple worlds—among them Boston’s college-borne...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Mary Timony Plays Helium

No history of American indie should be written without a chapter on Mary Timony, who managed to straddle multiple worlds — among them Boston’s college-borne...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Shame

Shame 9pm

Since starting out as school boys, this five-piece band has become notorious for stealing every stage with the outrageous, jaw-dropping performances that...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Monday, February 19

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