Events

Sunday, May 20

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  
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  
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...

Various Locations  
Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls and Mount Hood Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. Follow the path of an ancient riverbed, carved by the last Ice Age, past the Bridge of the Gods, and explore the Windsurfing...

Various Locations  
Common Ground

"This traveling show organized by the Denver Art Museum draws from eight separate series of photographs by Fazal Sheikh, taken between 1989 and 2013. Sheikh...

Portland Art Museum  
Depressed Cake Shop pop-up

One in five people will suffer from, or be touched by, a mental health issue at some point in their lives. The Depressed Cake Shop™ is a unique (and...

Opal 28  
Fences

"Many artistic virtues helped Portland Playhouse quickly become a Portland theatrical powerhouse. Its deftness with the works of August Wilson — presented in...

Portland Playhouse  
Heather Watkins: Waiting Room

"These small, meditative and intense woven and stitched fabric pieces have a sense of Agnes Martin to them. Tiny stitches, made at the limit of the artist’s...

PDX Contemporary Art  
Katherine Bradford: Magenta Nights

"Magenta Nights marks the third time Adams and Ollman gallery has brought Katherine Bradford’s work to Portland. Bradford’s colorful, layered acrylic...

Adams and Ollman  
Matthew Picton: El Dorado

"Matthew Picton makes very finely grained “maps” of cities — wall reliefs, actually. And though they are based on real urban geographies, they lurch away a...

Elizabeth Leach Gallery  
More Than Pink

Woodburn Premium Outlets has teamed up with Susan G. Komen to help in the fight against breast cancer as part of its More Than Pink campaign. Come out to the...

Woodburn Premium Outlets  
Oregon Coast Tour

With over 300 miles of public coastline, Oregon’s beaches are sure to amaze with their dramatic offshore rock formations and reborn beach towns. This tour...

Various Locations  
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...

Various Locations  
QDoc Film Festival

QDoc is the only festival in the U.S. devoted exclusively to LGBTQ documentaries. Documentaries offer a unique vehicle to creatively engage core issues of...

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  
Robot Revolution

In the near future, robots will become our companions and colleagues – changing the way we play, live and work together. Come see the coolest robots ever...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
Shokunin: Five Kyoto Artisans Look to the Future

“Shokunin” means “artisan” in Japanese, a word used to designate artists who have achieved the highest level of mastery of their craft. This luxurious...

Portland Japanese Garden  
Su-mei Tse: L’Echo

Su-Mei Tse (born Luxembourg, 1973) trained as a classical cellist in a family of musicians. As a visual artist, her work unites sound, image, and body in a...

Portland Art Museum  
The Art of Jimmy Tsutomu Mirikitani

"Emerson House recognizes Jimmy Mirikitani as a "fiercely independent outsider artist who achieved international fame in 2006 after being featured in a major...

Emerson Street House  
Thick on the Ground: Christian Rogers & Kyle Vu-Donn

"This show explores themes of otherness, memoir and resilience through new takes on traditional figurative representation, looking at the intimacies of queer...

National  
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...

Various Locations  
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  
Renée Hartig & Kelli MacConnell

Ford Gallery presents Renée Hartig & Kelli MacConnell. The landscape of the beloved Pacific Northwest is as striking and varied as the work of these two...

Ford Gallery  
The Rose City Collectors Market

Shop approximately 150 tables of antiques & collectibles from the past and visit with collectors from miles around. Some sellers specialize, while others...

Portland Meadows  
A Streetcar Named Delicious Coffee Tour

A rich variety of renowned cafes and pioneering micro-roasters can be found in each of Portland’s diverse neighborhoods, but there’s no better way to explore...

Cup & Bar  
Asian Heritage Month

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month with Lan Su Chinese Garden this May with exciting cultural performances and activities each weekend. Lan Su hosts exciting...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Explore Portland Street Art Tour

Join Portland Street Art Alliance (PSAA) for intimate and comprehensive Experience Tours of some of Portland's best murals. Starting outside Clay...

Clay Creative  
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  
Kenton Street Fair

The ninth annual Kenton Street Fair presents three live music stages, 80+ vendors, food vendors and lots of great businesses on the block.

Downtown Kenton Neighborhood  
Military Appreciation Month

Join the Woodburn Premium Outlets in celebrating Military Appreciation Month this May with special giveaways and discounts. From noon to 6 p.m. on May 5, 12...

Woodburn Premium Outlets  
Mixed Media Mandala Workshop

Join sisters and artists Camille and Kim in nourishing your creativity and soul in this mixed media mandala class. You will each create a one-of-a-kind...

Bellamy Art Studio  
Mt. Tabor Art Walk 2018

The 2018 Mt. Tabor Art Walk features 35 artists working in diverse media including painting, sculpture, pottery, fiber art, mosaics, photography, printmaking...

Mt. Tabor Neighborhood  
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  
Shokunin: Five Leading Artisans From Kyoto

Combining Portland’s love of handmade art and craftsmanship with Japanese culture, Shokunin: Five Leading Artisans From Kyoto brings some of Kyoto’s finest...

Portland Japanese Garden  
The Han Collection & Jill Torberson

See original work by local artist Jill Torberson and a display of work from The Han Collection featuring artists from Portland’s sister city, Suzhou. Their...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
A Year With Frog & Toad

To celebrate Oregon Children's Theatre's 30th season, they're reviving this award-winning musical. Best friends, Frog and Toad, have an adventure for each...

Newmark Theatre  
Indiepop Brunch

Enjoy Sunday brunch, Bloody Marys and mimosa buckets alongside with the best of Indiepop from My Lil Underground. Indiepop from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. every Sunday.

Toffee Club  
Thresholds & Reflections: New Paintings By Deborah DeWit

For her new exhibition, Deborah DeWit continues to consider the human experience and moments in time through natural and figurative subjects rendered in...

White Bird Gallery  
2018 Curatorial Prize: Ultra Vivid Dreaming Photo Exhibition

Photography and video by Elliott Jerome Brown Jr. and Shikeith. Curated by Ashley Stull Meyers.

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Dallas Art & Wine Walk

The Dallas Downtown Association will be hosting the second annual Dallas Art & Wine Walk. Celebrate local businesses. artists, musicians and wineries....

Downtown Dallas, OR  
Laurie Lambrecht: Jungle Road Photo Exhibition

Intermittently over a period of two years, Laurie Lambrecht photographed the lush habitat surrounding the Robert Rauschenberg Residency on Captiva Island,...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Outside The Cup: Food

Make use of your teas in delicious new ways. Tea is so much more than a warm brew to be savored in your favorite mug. It is a versatile ingredient that can...

The Jasmine Pearl  
Peter Pan

Peter Pan 12pm, 4pm

Northwest Children's Theater (NWCT) is delighted to close the 25th Anniversary Season with their flagship production. What better way to celebrate their...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
Place Names

Place Names Manuel Arturo Abreu and Christopher Paul Jordan Place Names is an exhibition by regional artists Manuel Arturo Abreu (Portland, OR) and...

The Art Gym at Marylhurst University, BPJ 3rd Floor  
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  
Love Never Dies

Love Never Dies 1pm, 6:30pm

This story of boundless love, full of passion and drama, follows Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera, one of the most successful musicals of all time,...

Keller Auditorium  
Sashiko Embroidery Workshop

Join up to learn the art of sashiko in this beginner embroidery workshop. Sashiko, which means "little stabs," is a textile mending and reinforcing technique...

Shout House  
A Year With Frog & Toad

To celebrate Oregon Children's Theatre's 30th season, they're reviving this award-winning musical. Best friends, Frog and Toad, have an adventure for each...

Newmark Theatre  
BeerQuest Historic Brewery Tour

Join up for a beer fueled walking tour and see what it takes to make award-winning beer in the Northwest. During the tour, BeerQuest provides...

Rock Bottom Brewing  
Blithe Spirit by Noël Coward

From the delightfully wicked mind of Noël Coward, the 20th century’s master of British wit and sophistication, Blithe Spirit sparkles with out-of-this-world...

Vault Theater  
Crossing By Reza De Wet

Now in its second season, Crave Theatre presents Crossing by the South African playwright Reza de Wet, directed by Sarah Andrews, in the play’s Portland...

Shoebox Theater  
I and You by Lauren Gunderson

"Playwright Lauren Gunderson is in her mid-30s and she’s already had 20 of her plays produced, many of them wildly popular in the world of regional theater...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Sister Act

Sister Act 2pm, 7pm

Directed by Michael Snider. Music by Alan Menken. Book by Cheri and Bill Steinkellner, additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane. Based on the hit...

Lakewood Center for the Arts, Headlee Mainstage  
The 7th Voyage of Sinbad

While today’s digitally rendered animated films astound in looking virtually real, Ray Harryhausen’s timeless, hand-crafted wonderwork —his first film in...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Watsonville: Some Place Not Here

Set in Watsonville, California, a story of women’s triumph loosely based on a 1985–1987 Cannery strike, a Richter scale earthquake, and a vision of the...

Milagro Theatre  
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  
BeerQuest Haunted Pub Tour

Uncover Portland’s dark side on this spine-tingling walking tour and hear first-hand accounts of paranormal encounters – all while sampling six local...

Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub  
Love is Love is Love is Love

Aurora Chorus’s season finale is a choral extravaganza. Aurora is joined by special guests: BVS Women’s Choir (from Brooklyn, N.Y.)Portland Lesbian...

First Congregational Church  
Peter Pan

Peter Pan 4pm

Northwest Children's Theater (NWCT) is delighted to close the 25th Anniversary Season with their flagship production. What better way to celebrate their...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
Salvage: Gwen Jones, Robert Lashley & Christopher Paul Jordan in Conversation

Three artists who grew up within three blocks of Tacoma's Ash Street over three generations exchange stories as they discuss the creative process, coming of...

The Art Gym at Marylhurst University  
Stars On Ice

There’s nothing like seeing Stars on Ice in the Olympic season! The best of the U.S. will be coming to you direct from the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang,...

Moda Center  
Love Never Dies

This story of boundless love, full of passion and drama, follows Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera, one of the most successful musicals of all time,...

Keller Auditorium  
Brimstone and Glory

Every year, residents of the Mexican city of Tultepec – “the fireworks capital of the world”—hold a pair of events in honor of San Juan de Dios, the patron...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Fuse Theatre Ensemble Presents Cabaret

A government bent on silencing the media and cleansing its citizenry; lies and corruption dominate the headlines; nationalism slowly infects us and our...

Funhouse Lounge  
Mortified Portland

Hailed a "cultural phenomenon" by Newsweek and celebrated by This American Life, The Today Show, The Onion AV Club, Entertainment Weekly and beyond,...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Sister Act

Directed by Michael Snider. Music by Alan Menken. Book by Cheri and Bill Steinkellner, additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane. Based on the hit...

Lakewood Center for the Arts, Headlee Mainstage  
I and You by Lauren Gunderson

"Playwright Lauren Gunderson is in her mid-30s and she’s already had 20 of her plays produced, many of them wildly popular in the world of regional theater...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Lauren Kinhan: A Sleepin' Bee - In Tribute to Nancy Wilson

The first thing you notice is her voice, and then her savvy choices. Lauren Kinhan possesses a rare and beautiful instrument, tough and tender, clear and...

The Old Church Concert Hall  
Mahler’s Seventh Symphony

Capping the season with a triumphant Mahler symphony has become Oregon’s favorite sendoff to summer. Mahler’s “Song of the Night” is guaranteed to leave you...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Tyrone Wells

Tyrone Wells still sort of chuckles to himself when he thinks about the fact that making music is his “job." He has been at this “job" for well over a...

Aladdin Theater  

Sunday, May 20

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