Events

Thursday, March 21

 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  
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  
McMenamins Ruby Ale's 33rd Birthday

Celebrate the McMenamins' signature Ruby Ale's 33rd birthday with food and drink specials at all McMenamins locations.

All McMenamins Locations  
Mel Bochner: Enough Said

Mel Bochner (b.1940) consistently probes the conventions of painting and language. Bochner’s text-based works will be on view. From the Collections of...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, Main Gallery  
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  
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 Dining Month

Since 2009, food-loving Portland has dedicated an entire month to celebrating our acclaimed dining scene: Portland Dining Month. Each March, the city’s top...

Participating Restaurants  
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 each winter,...

Multiple locations  
Sun, Shadows, Stone: The Photography of Terry Toedtemeier

Lifelong Oregonian Terry Toedtemeier (1947 – 2008) was a dedicated photographer, photography teacher and the Portland Art Museum’s first curator of...

Portland Art Museum  
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 Portland Mercury's Highball

Prepare yourself for the Portland Mercury’s Highball! Brace yourself for over 40 specially crafted cocktails available March 18-24 for only $5 each. The...

Various Locations  
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  
Tradition and Change: Neveh Shalom Turns 150 Years

OJMCHE looks back at the determination, resilience and leadership that have brought Portland’s Conservative congregation through 150 years, preserving...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
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  
Donbass

Donbass 8:30am

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Sergei Loznitsa. Germany, Ukraine, France, Netherlands, Russia. In Russian,...

Regal Cinemas Fox Tower 10  
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  
As I Am: An Exhibition Celebrating Trans Identities

The opera As One tells the story of a transgender woman named Hannah and her journey into adulthood. To celebrate the Portland premiere of this critically...

Antoinette Hatfield Hall, Rotunda  
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  
Pearl District Specialty Coffee Tour

Discover some of Portland’s most celebrated micro-roasters and specialty cafes in the upscale Pearl District and Northwest Portland’s Alphabet District....

La Perlita (Inside the Eco-Trust Building)  
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  
Albina Queens Photography Exhibit

Come out to celebrate those who claim, reclaim and/or disrupt traditional constructs of black femininity in its many forms. The images captured in this...

The Old Church Concert Hall  
Ronny Quevedo: Every Measure of Zero

Artist Ronny Quevedo uses a mix of traditional and found materials and employs a rigorous process for mark-making and embossing to create the works in this...

Upfor Gallery  
Barbara Kruger: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation

With Barbara Kruger: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. Exhibition Dates: March 7–31, 2019 First Thursday opening...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Natalie Krick: Natural Deceptions

With Barbara Kruger: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. Exhibition Dates: March 7–31, 2019 First Thursday opening...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Shohei Takasaki: Where Did You Sleep Last Night?

In Where Did You Sleep Last Night?, Portland-based painter and sculptor Shohei Takasaki poses a question that is deceptive in its overt simplicity. In his...

Nationale  
Tiny Beautiful Things

Tiny Beautiful Things 12pm, 7:30pm

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  
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  
Art Museum Public Tour: Photography

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

Portland Art Museum  
Art Museum: Blind & Low Vision Tour

Explore the museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Tours for blind and low vision visitors feature vivid descriptions of works in the Museum’s...

Portland Art Museum  
Downtown Portland Food & Drink Tour

Join Portland's oldest food tour company Forktown on a stroll through Portland's vibrant downtown. Tours make five delicious stops to eat and drink, with...

Exact meeting location confirmed at time of ticket purchase  
Acid Forest

Acid Forest 3:30pm

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė. Lithuania. In Spanish with English subtitles. The...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Your Face

Your Face 3:30pm

Directed by Tsai Ming-Liang. Taiwan. In Min Nan with English subtitles. Master director Tsai’s latest experiment with heavily stripped down cinema is no...

Empirical Theater at OMSI  
Brewvana: Discover PFriem Tour

Discover pFriem Family Brewers, Great American Beer Festival's 2018 Mid-Sized Brewing Company of the Year. Tour includes: pFriem-hosted drive out to Hood...

Loyal Legion  
Art Museum Meditation Tour

Enjoy a slow looking tour experience and object-focused meditation. This public tour invites people to relax, rejuvenate, energize and be calm. Using focused...

Portland Art Museum  
3 Faces

3 Faces 6pm

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Jafar Panahi. Iran. In Persian, Azerbaijani with English subtitles. Long banned...

Cinema 21  
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  
Fugue

Fugue 6pm

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Agnieszka Smoczynska. Poland, Sweden, Czech Republic. In Polish, English with...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Redemption

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Yossi Madmoni, Boaz Yehonatan Yacov. Israel. In Hebrew with English...

Cinema 21  
Shared Territory

Come watch the Portland screening of Shared Territory, a film documenting Justin Balog and Remi McManus as they attempt to establish the first north to south...

McMenamins Mission Theater  
Shorts 7: Ways of Seeing

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Fainting Spells Directed by Sky Hopinka. Ho-Chunk Nation. Told through recollections of...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
An Elephant Sitting Still

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Hu Bo. China. In Mandarin with English subtitles. A student of Hungarian master...

Empirical Theater at OMSI  
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  
Last Call Trivia

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

Rivershore Bar  
On Her Shoulders: Film Screening

This event is a screening of the Sundance Film Festival award winning film On Her Shoulders. On Her Shoulders documents the quiet persistence of Nobel Peace...

Clinton Street Theater  
Science on Tap - Mama’s Last Hug: Animal and Human Emotions

New York Times best-selling author and primatologist Frans de Waal explores the fascinating world of animal and human emotions in his new book, Mama’s Last...

Aladdin Theater  
Video Game Pop Up

The goal at the Video Game Pop Up is to present a thoughtfully curated selection of local multiplayer games and give you the opportunity to join in on the...

Toffee Club  
Disaster Fantasy

DIsaster Fantasy is an airplane thriller in drag. Welcome aboard Fantasy Airlines, where flight attendants Cyndi and Charlie Snortwhore will guide you...

Headwaters Theatre  
Kiss

Kiss 7:30pm

“I kissed someone. A kiss…” In the midst of a Syrian city stricken by war, two young couples meet for a quiet evening at home. In an intimate theatre in...

CoHo Theatre  
Taking Steps

Taking Steps 7:30pm

Directed by Brenda Hubbard. By Alan Ayckbourn. Elizabeth, a former dancer, will do anything to escape her overbearing husband, Roland, who is poised to buy...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime

Based on the bestselling novel, this play is the story of a 15-year-old boy with autism who, after the vicious killing of his neighbor's dog, embarks on an...

Portland Actors Conservancy  
The Island in Winter or, La Isla en Invierno

The inaugural Problem Play Project production is a remarkable new vision of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale in a bilingual world premiere adaptation. The...

Vault Theater & Event Sapce  
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  
Until the Flood

Pulitzer Prize finalist and celebrated performer Dael Orlandersmith (Forever) explores the social unrest in Ferguson, Missouri following the shooting of...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Wolf Play

Wolf Play 7:30pm

In a world where people struggle to have children, one American couple decides to 'un-adopt' their young Korean son because they have a newborn at home....

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Bad Bunny

Bad Bunny 8pm

One of the biggest Latin stars in recent memory, Bad Bunny has announced his North American tour, kicking off at Santander Arena in Reading, Pennsylvania, on...

Moda Center, Theater of the Clouds  
Cool Kids Comedy ft. Andie Main

Help see off favorite Portland comedian Andie Main before she ships off for Denver. With: Adam Pasi, Barbara Holm, Hunter Donaldson, Alex Rios. Hosted by...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Dervish with special guest Kathryn Claire

Music from the West of Ireland with passionate vocals and dazzling instrumentals. Dervish have been bringing Irish traditional music to the world for more...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Free Trivia Night

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

Ringo's Bar & Grill  
Maren Morris

Twenty-eight-year-old Columbia Nashville singer/songwriter Maren Morris has quickly established herself with vocal styling's that reflect her country, folk...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Whiskerman

Mississippi Studios Presents the Oakland act with warm, inventive and rollicking songs. With: Taylor Kingman, Tommy Alexander.

Polaris Hall  
Blind Spot

Blind Spot 8:30pm

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Tuva Novotny. Norway. In Norwegian with English subtitles. Making her feature...

Cinema 21  
The Cat Empire: Stolen Diamonds Tour

Garnering frenzied devotion across the globe, The Cat Empire have been bound together by a love of music since their teens, crafting infectious,...

Wonder Ballroom  
The Heiresses

The Heiresses 8:30pm

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Marcelo Martinessi. Germany, Uruguay, Brazil, Norway, France, Paraguay. In...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
What Is Democracy?

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Astra Taylor. Canada, United States. In English. The question posed by the...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Westerman / Puma Blue

A pair of soulful, progressive U.K. songwriters with new music blending synthesized and organic sounds.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Yves Tumor

A borderless, gothic soundscape of experimental electronic music.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Thursday, March 21

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