Events

Friday, April 19

 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  
Art Gallery Exhibit: The Passover Series

Art Gallery Exhibit: The Passover Series Shlomo Katz, Polish/Israeli, 1937 - 1992 Born in Lodz, Poland, Shlomo Katz immigrated to Palestine when he was...

Mittleman Jewish Community Center  
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  
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  
Portland Pizza Week

The Portland Mercury annually teams up with over 30 of Portland's favorite restaurants to offer special, one-of-a-kind pizza slices all over town . . . and...

Various Locations  
Rose City Salsa & Timba Festival

The Rose City Salsa & Timba Festival is focused on bringing top level talent and education to Portland, OR through its 501c3 non-profit status. Throughout...

Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown  
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  
Soul'd Out Music Festival

Founded in 2010, the Soul'd Out Music Festival returns every April to unite music lovers of all generations and provide a platform for artists often...

Various Venues  
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

The Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest is a springtime tradition in Portland. Stroll through 40 acres of stunning, colorful tulips while experiencing expansive views of...

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  
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  
Exiled to Nowhere

"Canadian-American documentary photographer Greg Constantine’s affecting black and white pictures of Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar are part...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
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  
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  
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  
Easter Egg Extravaganza

Plan your visit to the Easter Bunny during our Easter Egg Extravaganza and enjoy crafts, storytimes and special appearances by the Spring Queen and...

Washington Square  
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  
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  
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  
Columbia Dance Presents! Swan Lake

Columbia Dance Company performs their signature concert: Columbia Dance Presents! featuring excerpts from Swan Lake, plus exciting choreographic works by...

Royal Durst Theater  
Dawg Trio featuring David Grisman, Sam Grisman and Danny Barnes

Originating a signature mix of bluegrass, gypsy jazz, Latin rhythms, klezmer music and myriad global influences into a holistic approach he calls “dawg...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Singin' in the Rain

Directed by Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen. United States, 1952. The greatest musical ever made? Many would vote for this exuberant valentine to the days when...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
Crossing Mnisose

"In a world-premiere commissioned by Portland Center Stage, Cherokee Nation playwright/attorney Mary Kathryn Nagle—whose Manahatta was a hit at last year’s...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
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  
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  
Jefferson Dancers

The Jefferson Dancers, the elite dance company of the nationally known dance department at Portland’s Jefferson High School, return to the Portland'5 Newmark...

Newmark Theatre  
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  
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  
Urinetown

Urinetown 7:30pm

Winner of three Tony Awards, three Outer Critics Circle Awards, two Lucille Lortel Awards and two Obie Awards, Urinetown is an hilarious musical satire of...

Brunish Theatre  
Aldous Harding

Aldous Harding is finishing her third studio album. The upcoming release reunites her with John Parish (PJ Harvey, Sparklehorse) with whom she worked on the...

Polaris Hall  
And There Was A New Voice Which You Slowly Recognized As Your Own

Margaret McNeal and Stephanie Lavon Trotter use voice to compose within the multiplicity of textures and timbre, with and without electronics, to expel and...

Performance Works NW  
George Lopez: The Wall World Tour

George Lopez’s multi-faceted career encompasses television, film, standup comedy and late-night television. Lopez is currently on his standup comedy tour,...

Keller Auditorium  
Moonshine Bandits

Backwoods bravado, patriot’s pride, country soul, keg-thumping beats — these are the qualities that Moonshine Bandits have championed since they began their...

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  
StumpFest VIII: Earthless

The three-night metal festival returns for its eighth year. This night features Drunk Horse, Dead Now, Feral Ohms and Glacial Fall.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Taking Back Sunday

Twenty, Taking Back Sunday's latest album, is a celebration not only of those career-defining moments but of the landmark albums that chronicle the band's...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
The Tesla City Stories Fifth Anniversary Special/Season 4 Finale

Tesla City Stories is a live recreation of the Golden Age of Radio performed monthly in downtown Portland. These all-ages shows feature comedy, mysteries,...

The Old Church Concert Hall  
Ural Thomas and The Pain

If life was at all fair, Ural Thomas would be a household name, his music slotted into countless sweet, seductive mixtapes between James Brown, Otis Redding...

Revolution Hall  
Hot Buttered Rum

Five-piece progressive left coast bluegrass act. With: Toubab Krewe, Quattlebaum.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
DJ Hi Phade Hip Hop Family Tree

A night of selections by DJ Hi Phade/Hip Hop Family Tree.

Night Light Lounge  
Flight: Six Year Anniversary w/DJ Dennis Gregory (Zanzibar)

Flight would like to thank all locals and domestic/international friends who have supported Flight for the past six years. Flight returns this month with...

Bit House Saloon  
Hillstomp

Hillstomp 9pm

Hillstomp is a two-man band comprised of Henry Hill Kammerer and John Johnson. Henry plays guitar and banjo like a hurricane, and if you close your eyes...

Aladdin Theater  
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  
Dawg Trio featuring David Grisman, Sam Grisman and Danny Barnes

Originating a signature mix of bluegrass, gypsy jazz, Latin rhythms, klezmer music and myriad global influences into a holistic approach he calls “dawg...

Alberta Rose Theatre  

Friday, April 19

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