Events

Friday, March 22

 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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Northwest Quilters' 45th Annual Quilt Show

Over 300 quilts will be on display. Featuring: VendorsBargain SpotQuilts for SaleBuild-a-BlockQuilts of ValorTreasure Hunt for KidsFood and beverages...

Portland Expo Center  
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  
Pioneering Eastside Coffee Roasters Tour

On the east side of the Willamette River, nestled among converted warehouses and quirky neighborhoods, you’ll find the pioneering micro-roasters that sparked...

Portland Roasting - The Cupping Room  
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  
Israel Hughes, Edges

Painter, collage artist and native Oregonian, Israel Hughes presents new mixed media works that celebrate layers, lines and edges. Motivated by formal...

Roll-Up Gallery  
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  
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  
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  
Pearl District Chocolate Pairing Tour

What better way to spend a Friday afternoon than to discover the rich and diverse chocolate and beverage scene on Portland’s West Side? This three-hour...

Various locations  
Brewvana's Down To Ferment Tour

Zymurgy is the study of fermentation, and Portland is all about some fermented beverages. Taste some cider, beer and spirits on this tour of some of...

Southeast Growler Guys  
$5 After 5

Every Friday evening, the Portland Art Museum (PAM) invites you to play, to have a different Museum experience—a little bit more relaxed, more interactive...

Portland Art Museum  
Art Museum Public Tour: Picturing Oregon

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 Public Tour: Slow Looking

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

Portland Art Museum  
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  
Performance: Charlene Vickers

Charlene Vickers presents her Diviners Protection Performance in which she incorporates cedar spear and quill “Diviners” in a series of performative actions,...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
Supper Club: Happy Days Are Here Again

Back by popular demand after a sold-out New Year's Eve show, Hotel deLuxe brings the classic American Supper Club experience to downtown Portland. Portland...

Hotel deLuxe  
Cascadia Composers Presents: 10 Years On: Cascadia Founders Speak

Celebrating 10 years as a composer-led organization that champions the creation and presentation of new work, Cascadia Composers is thrilled to honor its...

Lincoln Recital Hall  
Coraline In Concert

While exploring the rambling old house her family recently moved into, Coraline finds a hidden door leading to a fantasy version of her boring life. But to...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
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  
Kaminsky's As One

Presented by Portland Opera. Music and Concept by Laura Kaminsky. Libretto by Mark Campbell & Kimberly Reed. Film by Kimberly Reed. Conducted and Directed by...

Newmark 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  
To Fly Again

To Fly Again 7:30pm

Mad Max, Ionesco and Beckett are inspirations for Mouawad’s desert playground where "there is nothing to be done." A revival of last spring’s smash hit, four...

Imago Theatre  
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  
An Evening With Jeff Austin Band

about the hot licks, it’s about the voice and how it can be showcased from song to song,” says musician Jeff Austin. His focus is on transporting his...

Polaris Hall  
How to Really, Really? Really! Love a Woman

How to Really . . . Really? Really! Love a Woman is a hilarious (and educational) tale that is part storytelling, part stand-up, part TED Talk, part Vagina...

Curious Comedy Annex  
Makana: The Sunset Tour

Virtuosic and versatile, Makana’s guitar mastery and engaging voice come together on an exhilarating ride through the breadth of Hawaiian slack key, folk,...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Rock & Roll High School

Celebrate 45 years of the Ramones and watch the cult classic on the 26' movie screen inside of Portland's own Rock & Roll High School.

Revolution Hall  
Brazilian Carnaval Ball: Africa Brazil!

Are you ready to party like Brazilians yet again? The Seventh Annual Brazilian Carnaval Ball is coming, and this year, the Ball will be celebrating African...

Bossanova Ballroom  
Hælos

Hælos 9pm

Ambient electronic trip-hop group from London.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Methyl Ethel

Fast-rising, big-beat Aussie art-rock band signed to the influential 4AD label. With: Teen.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Taylors Crossing

Taylors Crossing is made up of husband-and-wife duo Leon and Kimberly Taylor. Originally from Oregon, this couple started playing together in 2005 when...

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  
Video Dance Attack

Portland's longest running theme-night dance party is in Lola's Room every Friday. Dance to music videos projected onto multiple 10-foot video screens all...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom, Lola's Room  
Wet & Kilo Kish

Wet is comprised of the enigmatic Kelly Zutrau and multi-instrumentalists Joe Valle and Marty Sulkow. With: Kilo Kish, Helena Deland.

Wonder Ballroom  

Friday, March 22

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