Events

Friday, April 12

 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  
Associated American Artists: Prints for the People

"In the years after the Great Depression, the Associated American Artists (AAA) offered affordable art by big names through its mail-order print service. AAA...

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 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  
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...

Director Park  
Design Week Portland

"Design Week Portland is a week-long, city-wide series of programs exploring the process, craft, and practice of design across all disciplines. Our mission...

Various locations  
Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train

"Faith and justice jostle engagingly in Pulitzer-winner Stephen Adly Guirgis’ play about prison and society. Director Jamie M. Rea is co-artistic director of...

CoHo Theatre  
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  
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...

Director Park  
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  
Scholars' Rocks

Lan Su Chinese Garden, in partnership with Asia America, presents an exhibition of Gongshi for the entire month of April in celebration of Scholar's Arts...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
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 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)  
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  
Made Home

Made Home 9am

Join Ford Gallery and Curator Mad One for a showcase of Portland’s own mad talented street art and mural artists. Featuring Work By: Mad One –...

Ford Gallery  
Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

Editor's note: Due to February's cold weather, tulips are blooming later than usual this year; the farm predicts blooms to arrive the second week of April....

Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm  
Art at Lan Su: Jennifer Kapnek & Kamala Dolphin-Kingsley

See new work by artists Jennifer Kapnek and Kamala Dolphin-Kingsley on display in Lan Su Chinese Garden’s pavilions in April and May, 2019. Lan Su hosts...

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  
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  
Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival

At the Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival, you will find a wide variety of sewing, quilting, needle-art and craft supply exhibits from many quality companies,...

Portland Expo Center  
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  
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  
(US)

(US) 12pm

(US) Vinh Pham Courtney Gallardo Maya Stoner Cupid Daglyn Christian Orellana Bauer Tim Tran April 1 – 26, 2019 Reception: Thursday, April 4, 6–8...

Littman Gallery, 250  
House and Outdoor Living Show

This comprehensive and expansive home show brings together homeowners and the area's top remodeling and building experts. Every aspect of the home can be...

Oregon Convention Center, Hall D  
Meghan L. E. Kirkwood: #ViewsfromDAPL

2019 Pacific Northwest Drawers Exhibition: April 4, 2019–March 31, 2020 First Thursday opening reception: April 4, 6-9 p.m. Artist talk with Noah Addis:...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Noah Addis: Future Cities

Exhibit on display: April 4–28, 2019. Part of the 2019 Pacific Northwest Drawers Exhibition: April 4, 2019–March 31, 2020 First Thursday opening reception:...

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  
When Is A Bowl Of Fruit Just A Bowl Of Fruit?

White Gallery presents a duo exhibition featuring paintings by Hiromi Lee and Prithvi Chauhan, organized by Littman + White curatorial intern Jeremy...

White Gallery, Second 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...

Mt. Hood Brewing  
Westward Whiskey Experience

Tour the largest whiskey distillery in Oregon, look at the complete production process from grain to glass including beer wash direct from the frermentation...

Westward Whiskey Distillery  
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  
Oregon Tattoo Expo

Come out and get tattooed at the Second Annual Oregon Tattoo Expo. There will be daily contests, food, music and of course, tattoos.

Oregon Convention Center  
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  
Portland Night Market

The Portland Night Market showcases many unique businesses that call Portland home. Blending food, culture, music, drinks and retail together for an...

Central Eastside Industrial District  
$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  
OMSI After Dark: Pig & Swig

Enjoy craft bourbon and delicious bites from local artisans. Shoot off water rockets, concoct chemical creations and explore the wonders of OMSI with no...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
La Ruta PDX Dinner with Pascal Sauton & John Gorham

Chef Pascal Sauton returns from France to present a multi-course French and Moroccan inspired dinner with Toro Bravo chef John Gorham and Plaza Del Toro chef...

Plaza Del Toro  
2019 Nike Hoop Summit

The Nike Hoop Summit is an annual basketball game that pits top U.S. high school senior boys against a World Select Team comprised of elite international...

Moda Center  
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  
Lee Alan Nolan & Berto Boyd: Spanish Piano & Guitar

Featuring two brilliant and masterful musicians from Portland, Berto Boyd and Lee Alan Nolan, this concert will be a night of passionate and inspiring music....

Classic Pianos  
PRISM: A Mixd Dance Company Production

PRISM illuminates many stories and perspectives through dance. Everyone has a story to tell and they are all worth hearing: Hopes, dreams, loss, grief,...

World Trade Center Portland  
The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour features the best mountain films from the Banff Mountain Film Festival this year, showcasing amazing filmmaking...

Revolution Hall  
We Make Antiques!

Directed by Masaharu Take. Japan, 2018. In Japanese with English subtitles. Take (100 Yen Love) directs this caper comedy about an underdog antiques...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Wildcat - Lost Treasures Collection

Curated by Ron Daum. A Musical Play by N. Ricahrd Nash. Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh. Music by Cy Coleman. Wildcat “Wildy” Jackson and her sister Janie arrive in...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
A Dark Sky Full of Stars

Season 21 at Theatre Vertigo: A play about a young man, Brandon, who is always in and out of trouble -- until he is shot in the back by a member of his...

Shoebox Theater  
A Grand Night For Singing

Many of the most beloved, uplifting and romantic songs in musical theater history have one thing in common: The incomparable writing team of Richard Rodgers...

Broadway Rose New Stage  
Chanticleer

Chanticleer 7:30pm

Presented by Friends of Chamber Music. Founded in San Francisco in 1978, Chanticleer is known around the world for the seamless blend of its twelve male...

Kaul Auditorium  
Crowns

Crowns 7:30pm

Crowns brings the musical experience back to the Playhouse stage in a big way. A female-driven cast tells the story of Yolanda, a young woman transplanted...

Portland Playhouse  
Director's Choice

Artistic Director Kevin Irving’s unique approach to 21st century American ballet reflects the vigor of an ever-evolving art form. In Director’s Choice, he...

Newmark Theatre  
How to Keep an Alien

Corrib Theatre presents How to Keep an Alien by Sonya Kelly, directed by Gemma Whelan. Irish Sonya and Australian Kate meet and fall in love, while working...

New Expressive Works  
Pearl Dive Project

BodyVox returns to the Pearl Dive Project, taking an unprecedented approach to dance-making. Artistic Directors Jamey Hampton and Ashley Roland have invited...

BodyVox  
Shen Yun

Shen Yun 7:30pm

Shen Yun's unique artistic vision expends theatrical experience into a multidimensional, inspiring journey through one of humanity’s greatest treasures --...

Keller Auditorium  
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  
CloZee

CloZee 8pm

In a feedback loop of adventure, music and love, CloZee and her fans are ready to let the force of the sound carry everyone to places they have never been...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Kansas

Kansas 8pm

Kansas will perform its multi-platinum album Point of Know Return in its entirety for the very first time. This two-hour special concert will also feature...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Little Grow Shop of Horrors

Evoking legendary music while completely updating the characters and script, Little Grow Shop of Horrors is a beautiful and bloody parody unlike any you’ve...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Little Punk Rock Drag Show of Horrors

Is it a musical? Is it a drag show? It's a genderf*d, anti-capitalist, punk rock, queer-as-heck re-telling/adulteration of the beloved musical Little Shop of...

Black Water Bar  
Boy Harsher

Boy Harsher return with their second LP Careful - a wild ride that celebrates abandon, while mourning attachment and love. With: Special Interest, Physical...

Wonder Ballroom  
Carlos B & Friends

A night of deep house and minimal selections. Special April Guest: Blake Rudolph (Proper Sound, PDX)

Night Light Lounge  
Fogline

Fogline 9pm

Fogline's drive, original music and ability to connect with their fans has placed them as one of the premier bands the Rogue Valley has to offer.

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  
The Murlocs

Tight-knit Australian R&B/garage rock act The Murlocs sharing members with King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard. With: Ohtis.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
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  

Friday, April 12

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