Events

Thursday, January 10

 Beyond the Gate: A Tale of Portland's Historic Chinatowns

Using rare and seldom-seen objects like Chinese opera costumes as well as theatrical sets, bilingual text, audiovisual media and interactive visitor...

Portland Chinatown Museum  
APEX: Avantika Bawa

APEX presents a new body of work by Portland-based artist Avantika Bawa. Looking at a singular Portland architectural structure, she presents her ongoing...

Portland Art Museum  
CCNA: Not Fragile

Though often associated with delicacy, glass is forged through intense and violent forces—a meteorite impacting the earth, a nuclear bomb detonating or a...

Portland Art Museum  
Columbia River Gorge Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. Upon departure from downtown Portland, the Gateway to the Gorge is where the real beauty begins. From earth-shaking...

Director Park  
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...

Director Park  
Fresh Paint: Andrea de la Vega and Damian Dawahare

"The Fresh Paint program is a partnership between Open Signal and RACC that invites a series of artists to create colorful, temporary murals on the prominent...

Open Signal, Portland Community Media Center  
Poetic Imagination: Selections from the Collection of Mary and Cheney Cowles

"You can still catch the last days of this gorgeous exhibition at the Portland Art Museum for the first two weeks of 2019. This exceptional collection spans...

Portland Art Museum  
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...

Director Park  
Portland Psychedelic

Portland served as a common West Coast stop for touring bands in the 1960s and 1970s, with a number of nationally known musicians playing shows in the Rose...

Oregon Historical Society  
Power of Protest: The Movement to Free Soviet Jews

"This exhibition looks at one of the civil rights victories during the 1960s: The work by activists in the U.S., the Soviet Union and Israel to allow Jews to...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
Studio Ghibli Film Retrospective

Over a period of nearly 30 years, Japan's Studio Ghibli established itself as perhaps the world's finest producer of animated motion pictures. With a...

Empirical Theater at OMSI  
The American Future: Abigail DeVille

"DeVille brings her monumental, vibrant assemblage work to PICA for an installation that's meant to serve as a “model for reflection.” Comprised of foraged...

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)  
The Discovery of King Tut

The Discovery of King Tut takes visitors on a once-in-a-lifetime expedition into the history of ancient Egypt to experience the treasures of Tutankhamun and...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
The Shape of the Land: Topographical Painting and Maps in Late Joseon Korea

This special installation in the Museum’s Korean Gallery is inspired by one of the most important Korean works in our collection: a large folding screen...

Portland Art Museum  
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...

Director Park  
Art at Lan Su: Gabe Babcock & Don Jacobson

See new work by artists Gabe Babcock and Don Jacobson on display in Lan Su Chinese Garden’s pavilions through January, 2019. Lan Su hosts artists each...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Manga Hokusai Manga

"In December, Portland's famous Japanese Garden will be the only location in the US featuring this show of manga woodblock prints from one of the most famous...

Portland Japanese Garden  
Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross

“I buried my negatives in the ground in order that there should be some record of our tragedy.” — Henryk Ross Together, Memory Unearthed at the Portland Art...

Portland Art Museum  
Modern American Realism: Highlights from the Smithsonian's Sara Roby Foundation Collection

"This is a blockbuster of a show featuring a who's-who of post-World War II American representational painting. Big names like Edward Hopper, Louise...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
These Beers Are Made For Walkin' Tours

This tour is a great way to experience Portland's beer scene on foot, and great for small groups or families traveling with kids. Check out the history and...

Deschutes Brewing  
ARTmart

ARTmart 11am

The ever-popular ARTmart returns for its fifth year. The Arts Council of Lake Oswego (ACLO) offers the community an excellent opportunity to clean out its...

Arts Council of Lake Oswego  
Portland Boat Show

The 59th Annual Portland Boat Show is Oregon and Southwest Washington’s largest boat show. With more than 250,000 square feet of display space, dozens of...

Portland Expo Center  
Rebecca Reeve: Sun Breathing

"British artist Rebecca Reeve's first solo exhibition at Upfor features landscape photographs in which Reeve has painted on areas or sections of the site...

Upfor Gallery  
The Last Journey of the Jews of Lodz

In conjunction with Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross, at the Portland Art Museum. Together the two exhibitions will offer an...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, Main Gallery  
Wes Mills: Drawings

PDX Contemporary Art presents new drawings by Wes Mills.

PDX Contemporary Art  
Ashley Miller: Sweet Things

Ashley Miller: Sweet Things Irina Rozovsky and Manjari Sharma: Talking Pictures The joint exhibition will be on view from January 3–February 3, 2019. First...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Irina Rozovsky and Manjari Sharma: Talking Pictures

Ashley Miller: Sweet Things Irina Rozovsky and Manjari Sharma: Talking Pictures The joint exhibition will be on view from January 3–February 3, 2019. First...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
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...

Growler Guys  
Art Museum Public Tour: Native American Art

Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance.

Portland Art Museum  
Long Pose Figure Drawing Session

Come draw from a live model at a studio in Southeast Portland. This pose restarts the first Thursday every month.

High Low Art Space  
Harry Potter Kano Coding Workshop

This free one-hour workshop introduces students of age eight and above to the foundational concepts of coding. Participants will follow simple steps with...

Microsoft Store - Pioneer Place  
Brewvana Holiday Dinner Tour

Join up for an epic holiday adventure: a dinner party tour visiting three locations for an evening of beer, dinner, chocolate and holiday fun. Stop 1: Beer...

Pickup/ drop- off locations will be customized  
The Earth Will Not Abide

"Using diverse approaches and methods, this group exhibition investigates “the rapid transformations in land use, biological diversity, and social...

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)  
What's It Worth To You? Figure Drawing Session

Come draw from a live model at a studio in Southeast Portland. This session features short poses from two-20 minutes long.

High Low Art Space  
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  
GirlFest 2019

Holocene is proud to welcome back GirlFest, the annual All Ages music festival featuring an all-female line-up! Founded in 2014, as a celebration of women...

Holocene  
Last Call Trivia

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

Rivershore Bar  
Dial M for Murder

Directed by David Sikking. By Frederick Knott. Professional tennis player Tony Wendice plans to have his socialite wife Margot murdered to inherit her...

Lakewood Center for the Arts, Headlee Mainstage  
Teenage Dick

Teenage Dick 7:30pm

"Shakespeare’s ferocious Richard III is a story of of naked ambition, of ruthlessness and cunning; a grand chess match of manipulation and back stabbing....

Artists Repertory Theatre  
The King And I

"Bartlett Sher has been among the most celebrated of American stage directors in the past decade or two. He continued his string of successes with a 2015...

Keller Auditorium  
An Evening With C.S. Lewis

The year is 1963, and the famous British author C.S. Lewis is hosting a group of American writers at his home near Oxford. They are about to experience a...

Winningstad Theatre  
Free Trivia Night

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

Ringo's Bar & Grill  
Left Coast Country/Five Letter Word

Left Coast Country is a modern string band formed in 2010 from the exploding newgrass scene in Portland, Ore. The release of their first album, Dark Down and...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Robert Walter's 20th Congress

Whereas previous 20th Congress albums found Walter delving deep into the wellspring of his most formative influences: hip-shaking vintage soul,...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Secret Aardvark Comedy Show

The Secret Aardvark Show brings you hot Thursday night comedy from 30 of Portland's best improvisers, hosted weekly by an over-the-top mystery guest. Who's...

Siren Theater, Kickstand Comedy Space  

Thursday, January 10

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