Events

Wednesday, February 21

 2018 U.S. Synchronized Figure Skating Championships

The U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships, held annually since 1984, features the top synchronized skating teams in the country at the juvenile,...

Memorial Coliseum  
 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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Prompt Writing Workshop by Write Around Portland

In short: Start 2018 off with a resolution to write! Prompt at Powell’s City of Books is a 10-week workshop by Write Around Portland that offers exercises...

Powell's City of Books  
Winemaker Dinners by Classic Wines Auction

The hottest restaurants in Portland pair with premier winemakers for two weeks of culinary excellence. From February 20 through March 1, Classic Wines...

Multiple locations  
Winemaker Dinners: 2018 Spring Series

Enjoy delightful wines paired with delectable dishes and an unforgettable dining experience – all in support of five local nonprofit partners. Experience...

Various Locations  
Dinner At Citizen: An Evening With Kristen Mico

Media Making Change is partnering with leading Portland media artists and neighborhood restaurants to offer a series of intimate dinner conversations on the...

Citizen  
Lake Theater Trivia Night

Come out for a free trivia night every Wednesday. Win great prizes!

Lake Theatre  
Terry Robb Trio

Terry Robb, award winning guitarist, singer, composer and producer, is a member of the Oregon Music Hall of Fame and an incredible live performer. His shows...

Jo Bar & Rotisserie  
Kodachrome

Kodachrome 7:30pm

"The first glimpse of Adam Szymkowicz’s world premiere “Kodachrome” came during Portland Center Stage’s new play festival, JAW, in 2015, when its title was...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory, Ellyn Bye Studio  
Kodachrome

Kodachrome 7:30pm

By Adam Szymkowicz. A World Premiere! Welcome to Colchester, a small town where everybody knows each other. Our tour guide is Suzanne, the town...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory, Ellyn Bye Studio  
Mark Morris Dance Group's "Pepperland"

When he was younger, Mark Morris was American dance’s enfant terrible; a choreographer willing to take vast risks onstage, while firmly grounded in the music...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Mark Morris' Pepperland

Presented by White Bird. Mark Morris, hailed as “the most influential choreographer alive and indisputably the most musical” (The New York Times), returns...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Miró Quartet with Jeffrey Kahane

Equally at home at the keyboard or on the podium, Jeffrey Kahane has established an international reputation as a truly versatile artist, recognized by...

Newmark Theatre  
Mostly Other People Do the Killing

Presented by the PDX Jazz Festival. Mostly Other People Do the Killing (MOPDTK) formed in 2003 shortly after bassist/composer/bandleader Moppa Elliott moved...

McMenamins Mission Theater  
Portland Opera presents Opera and Musical Theater's Best Loved Songs

This show features some of the greatest songs of the stage performed by Nicholas Fox and the Portland Opera Resident Artists, whose mission is to inspire,...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
An Evening With Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya

Presented by the PDX Jazz Festival. The world and Africa, in particular, have changed since the founding of pianist/composer Abdullah Ibrahim’s Ekaya...

Revolution Hall  
Fade to Light: A Multidimensional Fashion Event

Twice a year in February and August The Crystal Ballroom plays host to a dynamic fashion show where each designer is encouraged to think outside the box...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Jacob Jolliff Band

Jacob Jolliff was born into a musical family in Newberg, OR. His dad started him on the mandolin at age seven and required him to practice ten minutes a day....

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Rostam

Rostam 9pm

The son of Iranian refugees, Grammy Award-winning producer and songwriter Rostam Batmanglij was born in Washington, D.C. in 1983. He attended Columbia...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Wednesday, February 21

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