Events

Wednesday, February 27

 Barley, Barrels, Bottles, & Brews: 200 Years of Oregon Beer

This exhibition at the Oregon Historical Society looks at Oregon's last 200 years of history of beer, connecting moments from history like the Lewis and...

Oregon Historical Society  
APEX: Steven Young Lee

Taking inspiration from two significant works from the Museum’s Korean collection of 19th-century Joseon dynasty art, Steven Young Lee reconsiders these...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
Cascade Festival of African Films

The Cascade Festival of African Films returns each year to present a variety of feature and documentary films from the African continent. The majority of...

PCC Cascade Campus & Hollywood Theatre  
Center for Contemporary Art: 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  
Ice & Stone: Suiseki Viewing Stones from the Huntington & Hokkaido Photographs by Michael Kenna

Suiseki (水石) is the Japanese art of stone appreciation. From ancient times, people in Japan have found beauty in rocks and cherished them for their unique...

Portland Japanese Garden  
JAM Art Show + Sale

March is Jewish Arts Month, but this show starts in late February. Enjoy a rotating exhibit in the Mittleman Jewish Community Center (MJCC) lobby. Members of...

Mittleman Jewish Community Center  
Jinhyun Cha: Post-Border Line

"Jinhyun Cha is a Korean documentary photographer, whose work examines social and political issues on the Korean peninsula, divided by a hard border, 155...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Mickalene Thomas: Do I Look Like a Lady? (Comedians and Singers)

The Portland Art Museum is pleased to present the recently acquired video installation Do I Look Like a Lady? (Comedians and Singers) by internationally...

Portland Art Museum  
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...

Various venues  
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  
Shop Away Your Winter Blues

Head to Woodburn Premium Outlets to shop away your winter blues and take advantage of seasonal sales at your favorite brands. Enjoy savings of up to 65% at...

Woodburn Premium Outlets  
The Map Is Not The Territory

The Map Is Not The Territory is part of a triennial series featuring regional artists exploring place and boundaries. This inaugural exhibition focuses along...

Portland Art Museum  
The Science Behind Pixar

What happens before an animated film reaches the big screen? The Science Behind Pixar is your chance to experience the science, technology, engineering, art...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
Three Masters of Abstraction: Hagiwara Hideo, Ida Shōichi, Takahashi Rikio

This exhibition presents nearly 50 prints by three Japanese artists who rose to international prominence in the decades following World War II. All of them...

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: Lynn Rosskamp, Rachel Austin, Scott Fitzwater & Kristine Karnezis

See new work by artists Lynn Rosskamp, Rachel Austin, Scott Fitzwater and Kristine Karnezis on display in Lan Su Chinese Garden’s pavilions in February and...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Changing Landscapes: The 100-Year History of the Pittock Mansion Estate

Pittock Mansion has experienced some dramatic changes over the course of its history, and the same is true for the grounds surrounding the historic home....

Pittock Mansion  
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  
Downtown Coffee, Donuts & Delights

On this tastiest of tasting tours, not only will you learn volumes about third wave coffee, but you'll also be treated to decadent delights throughout this...

Upper Left Roasters, Ste 100  
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  
Meet The Makers: Gallery Members Exhibit

A group exhibit by Waterstone Gallery member artists. Preview Reception: Wednesday, Feb. 6 from 5:30-8 p.m. First Thursday Reception: Feb. 7 from 5:30-8...

Waterstone Gallery  
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  
Black Futures Month

White Gallery at Portland State University presents Black Futures Month, a mixed-media group exhibition curated by Safiyah Maurice. Featured artists: Alisa...

Littman and White Galleries  
Brown Bag Lunch: In/Visible

This Brown Bag Lunch with with Shoshana Gugenheim Kedem is titled: In/Visible: Reinserting the Jewish Female Body in Contemporary Art Practice. Through the...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
Chip Thomas: Messages from the Underworld

With Jinhyun Cha: Post-Border Line. Exhibition dates: February 7–March 3, 2019. First Thursday opening reception: February 7, 6-9 p.m. Panel Discussion and...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Jinhyun Cha: Post-Border Line

With Chip Thomas: Messages from the Underworld. Exhibition dates: February 7–March 3, 2019. First Thursday opening reception: February 7, 6-9 p.m. Artist...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
​Human Nature -  2019 C3: Papermaking Residency Exhibition

​Human Nature ​presents work from 2018 c3:Papermaking Residency artists Yoonhee Choi, Elisabeth Horan, Michael Namkung and Collin Richard. Culminating from...

c3:initiative  
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...

Mt. Hood Brewing  
Oregon Jewish Museum Public Tours

Please call ahead to confirm tours. Join the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education for weekly public tours of the museum galleries at 1...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
Story-Based Short Pose Drawing Session

Animators and comic artists, this session is for you. This session features short 1-5 minute poses based on a story.

High Low Art Space  
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  
OMSI After Dark: Animation

Animate your night as you discover the science behind your favorite films. Shoot off water rockets, concoct chemical creations and explore the wonders of...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
Bingo

Bingo 7pm

Come out to Foster-Powell and experience one of the neighborhood's fun events. Every Wednesday, Starday Tavern hosts a free bingo night where you can win...

Starday Tavern  
Jovino Santos Neto Quinteto: Homage to the Sorcerer, Hermeto Pascoal (Early Show)

Presented by the 2019 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival. “Jovino Santos Neto is among the most brilliant Brazilian musicians.” — Gennady Zalkovitch, director,...

Jack London Revue  
Lake Theater Trivia Night

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

Lake Theatre  
Masters of Hawaiian Music

Masters of Hawaiian Music with George Kahumoku, Jr., Nathan Aweau and Kawika Kahiapo returns Wednesday, February 27, 2019. Three guitar Masters – Grammy...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
A Doll's House Part 2

"Henrik Ibsen’s groundbreaking 1879 social drama A Doll’s House leaves its heroine, Norwegian housewife Nora Helmer on the precipice of a highly uncertain...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Buyer & Cellar

An outrageous comedy about the price of fame and the oddest of odd jobs. Alex, a struggling actor in Los Angeles, finds himself working in Barbra Streisand's...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Buyer & Cellar

"The premise is absurd. As this show readily admits, it couldn’t "possibly have happened with a person as famous, talented and litigious as Barbra...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Come From Away

The true story of the small town that welcomed the world, Broadway’s Come From Away has won Best Musical all across North America. The New York Times...

Keller Auditorium  
Paris–Montreal–PDX: François Bourassa & Jean-Michel Pilc

Presented by the 2019 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival. Composer/pianist François Bourassa, 2007 Oscar Peterson Prize recipient (Montréal International Jazz...

The Old Church Concert Hall  
Portland Legends of Wrestling

Join the only pro wrestling federation in Oregon whose wrestling license has been revoked, the Portland Legends Of Wrestling (PLOW)! Portland’s top comedic...

Kickstand Comedy  
The Soul of Africa: Habib Koite + Bassekou Kouyate

Born in Thiès, Senegal, Habib Koité is a Malian singer, songwriter and guitarist. Bassekou Kouyate is a musician from the Republic of Mali.

Revolution Hall  
The Soul of Africa: Habib Koité & Bassekou Kouyate

Presented by the 2019 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival, Soul'd Out and Beloved Productions. Habib Koité and Bassekou Kouyate exemplify responsibility and shared...

Revolution Hall  
Tiny Beautiful Things

A celebration of the simple beauty of being human, this funny and deeply touching exploration of resilience is based on Cheryl Strayed’s (Wild) journey as...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Masters of Hawaiian Music with George Kahumoku, Jr., Nathan Aweau and Kawika Kahiapo

Three guitar masters – Grammy winner George Kahumoku Jr, multi-instrumentalist and golden-voiced singer Nathan Aweau, and award-winner in both island and...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Sam Amidon

The Following Mountain, Sam Amidon’s sixth album overall and his third for Nonesuch Records, is his first album of original songs. A deeply personal...

Polaris Hall  
Sleeping Lessons

Sleeping Lessons is the latest Seattle indie-rock band on the block made up of Charlie Deane, Paul Kowalczyk, Dan Moretti and Terence Bonsey. The collective...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
The Coathangers

An all-female garage punk band with an irreverent, fun-loving attitude, the Coathangers play purposefully simple, hooky tunes that borrow from vintage girl...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Jovino Santos Neto Quinteto: Homage to the Sorcerer, Hermeto Pascoal (Late Show)

Presented by the 2019 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival. “Jovino Santos Neto is among the most brilliant Brazilian musicians.” — Gennady Zalkovitch, director,...

Jack London Revue  

Wednesday, February 27

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