Events

Thursday, April 4

 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 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  
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  
TechFest NW

TechFest NW is where you’ll explore the best of tech trends — from self driving cars to cannatech — in an up-close and personal way. With three tracks of...

Portland State University  
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 Museum Baby Morning Tour: Picturing Oregon

Explore the Portland Art Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. The Portland Art Museum welcomes babies and their caregivers beginning at 10...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
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  
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  
Until the Flood

Until the Flood 12pm, 7:30pm

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  
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  
Art Museum Public Tour: American and Northwest Art

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

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  
Fabiana Filippi Showroom Presentation

Join up for the Fabiana Filippi Fall 2019 Showroom Presentation at Mercantile Portland. The trunks are arriving from Italy on April 4, 2019. Preview an...

Mercantile Portland  
April First Thursday ft. Natasha Kmeto & the  Noche Libre Latinx DJ collective

Celebrate April First Thursday with electronic musician and vocalist Natasha Kmeto and her unique blend of R&B, soul and dance music. Opening the show will...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Art Museum: Free First Thursday

Enjoy free admission to the Museum the first Thursday of each month from 5 – 8 p.m.

Portland Art Museum  
Free First Thursday

On the First Thursday of the month from 5-8 p.m, the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education participates in the city-wide First Thursday...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
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  
ROCO Winter Dinner Series featuring Park Kitchen

Prepare for an unforgettable meal by James Beard-nominated chef Scott Dolich of Portland’s Park Kitchen. Known for utilizing the bounty of the Pacific...

ROCO Winery  
Cerulean First Thursday

Join up for the monthly art gallery reception at Cerulean Portland.

Cerulean Portland  
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  
Science Pub Portland: Climate Change

Four Oregon State University faculty members from the College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences (CEOAS) have co-authored chapters of Intergovernmental...

Empirical Theater at OMSI  
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  
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  
Disney's Aladdin

Discover a whole new world at Disney's Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical. From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a...

Keller Auditorium  
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  
Live Wire w/ Naomi Ekperigin, Nadya Okamoto, The Shook Twins and more

Join Emmy and heart-winning host Luke Burbank for a recording of Portland's own nationally syndicated radio show with comedian Naomi Ekperigin, youth...

Alberta Rose 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  
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  
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  
Free Trivia Night

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

Ringo's Bar & Grill  
The Rubens

Five piece alt-rock band with a hint of blues and soul. With: Hosannas.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Thursday, April 4

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