Events

Friday, February 2

 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  
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  
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  
Shuck Portland

Restaurants will feature special Shuck Portland menu items all week. Proceeds from your slurping and drinking will go to charitable partners, doing hard...

Multiple  
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  
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  
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  
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  
The 13th Annual Seafood & Wine Festival

Sip some of Oregon’s best wines while indulging in all the fresh coastal seafood and culinary delights at the lucky 13th Annual Portland Seafood & Wine...

Oregon Convention Center  
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  
Art As Refuge

The Arts Council of Lake Oswego (ACLO) invites the public to the February exhibition Art As Refuge, on display February 2 – 28, 2018. Inspired by the themes...

510 Museum & Artspace  
Art As Refuge - First Friday Opening

The community is invited to stop by the gallery, meet the artists, view the work and enjoy some light refreshments at this opening for the February...

510 Museum & ARTspace  
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  
Robbie Laws: An Uplifting Voice During Harsh Times

Robbie Laws is one of the most decorated and in-demand blues guitarists in the Pacific Northwest. As a Hall of Fame member, Robbie has been honored with 21...

Zarz On First  
Still Life Exhibition Reception

First Friday reception for Still Life, featuring new and newly presented bodies of photographic work – Emergent Florae by Anna Daedalus and Objects Immobiles...

Roll-Up Photo Studio + Gallery  
Date Night: Thai Food with Sam Urman

Discover for yourself how to create authentic, delicious Thai cuisine right at home! In this class you will learn how to combine aromatic herbs and spices...

Bob's Red Mill Cooking School  
Of Mice & Men

Of Mice & Men is an American metalcore band from Costa Mesa, California. Beau Bokan: Lead Vocals Eric Lambert: Guitar, Vocals Jared Warth: Bass, Vocals Matt...

Wonder Ballroom  
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  
Curtis Salgado / Alan Hager and Friends

Alligator Records has set a January 12 release date for Rough Cut, the first collaborative album from award-winning soul, blues and R&B vocalist Curtis...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Kennedy School Crab Dinner

Join the McMenamins Kennedy School for the famed Northwest crab feast. Dinner includes Caesar salad, garlic bread, pasta, dessert and the crab, all paired...

McMenamins Kennedy School  
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  
Ashley Bathgate

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

The Old Church Concert Hall  
Chanticleer

Chanticleer 7:30pm

"The justly famed San Francisco male choir’s endless tour brings it back for its annual Friends of Chamber Music concert. This year’s program, “Heart of a...

Kaul Auditorium  
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  
Katy Perry: Witness The Tour

Katy Perry comes to Portland with her fourth concert tour to support her newest album, Witness. Billboard Magazine calls it a show "you have to witness to...

Moda Center  
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  
Penny Arcade: Longing Lasts Longer

Conceived, written and performed by Penny Arcade. Designed and firected by Steve Zehentner and Penny Arcade. "She alternates her charm with wake-up calls,...

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)  
What Matters: Songs of Social Justice

Presented by the Portland Lesbian Choir (PLC). These promise to be two powerful evenings full of hope, intersectional connection and beautiful music....

Central Lutheran 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  
Show Show: Virtual Reality Gaming, Animation & Comedy

Show Show features comedians performing standup and playing virtuality reality games based on their jokes. There will also be audience crowd gaming on the...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Cascade Crescendo

Cascade Crescendo, from Portland, Oregon has been crafting their own brand of bluegrass since 2013. Pulling from their vast range of collective influences,...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Kyle Craft

Kyle Craft grew up in a tiny Louisiana town on the banks of the Mississippi, where he spent most of his time catching alligators and rattlesnakes instead of...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
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  
The Deep Dark

Floods and plagues, ghosts and slaughter: woe to those who populate the songs of The Deep Dark Woods’ new album Yarrow. A gentle summer breeze swings the...

Bunk Bar  
The Deep Dark Woods

Floods and plagues, ghosts and slaughter: woe to those who populate the songs of The Deep Dark Woods’ new album Yarrow. A gentle summer breeze swings the...

Bunk Bar  
Curtis Salgado / Alan Hager and Friends

Alligator Records has set a January 12 release date for Rough Cut, the first collaborative album from award-winning soul, blues and R&B vocalist Curtis...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Shelly Rudolph

Shelly Rudolph is a maker of soul music in the broadest, genre-inclusive definition, a fine and sultry singer and songwriter with a sense of adventure and a...

Jo Bar & Rotisserie  

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