Events

Friday, April 5

 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  
 Beyond the Gate: A Tale of Portland's Historic Chinatowns

Using rare and seldom-seen objects like Chinese opera costumes as well as theatrical sets, bilingual text, audiovisual media and interactive visitor...

Portland Chinatown Museum  
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 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  
Exiled to Nowhere: A Symposium on the Rohingya Crisis

For decades, the Rohingya people of Burma have faced systematic discrimination and targeted violence by the Burmese government. They have been stripped of...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
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  
55th Annual Portland Auto Swap Meet

Hosted annually by six Portland Oregon area antique car clubs, The Portland Swap Meet is the largest auto parts swap meet on the west coast with...

Portland Expo Center  
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  
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  
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  
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  
2019 Field Network Conference

Join New York based arts services organization The Field in Portland for two afternoons of presentations, discussions and performances that explore...

New Expressive Works  
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  
Portland Farmhouse & Wild Ale Festival

The seventh annual Portland Farmhouse & Wild Ale Festival will return with a new venue outside the clubhouse at Glendoveer Golf Course on Portland’s...

Von Ebert Brewing at Glendoveer Golf Course  
$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  
First Friday Newberg

Local businesses in the downtown area of Newberg come together to provide you with a fun-filled evening on the First Friday of every month. Participating...

Purple Cow Vineyards, Tasting Room  
Jacobsen Salt Co. Happy Hour Series: Straightaway Cocktails

Welcome Jacobsen Salt Co.'s new friend and neighbor, Straightaway Cocktails, for the April installment of the Jacobsen Salt Co. Happy Hour Series. Start the...

Jacobsen Salt Co. HQ  
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  
Artist Panel Discussion: Not Fragile

Not Fragile features artists from across the Pacific Northwest who use glass in innovative ways to impart messages of strength, resilience and...

Portland Art Museum  
First Friday Open Studios and Street Exhibition

Come check out the art, listen to local music and more on the first Friday of every month.

East Creative Collective  
Science Friday: Cocktail Chemistry Quest

Do you have what it takes to guess what’s in OMSI's mystery cocktails? OMSI and Science Friday are joining forces to give you a twisted night full of...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), Theory Restaurant  
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  
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 Portland Guitar Duo: Guitarology

Join up for a unique program that traces the development of the guitar, one of the most versatile instruments in music history. Explore five centuries of...

First Presbyterian Church  
Tremble All You Want

Directed by Akiko Ohku. Japan, 2017. In Japanese with English subtitles. Socially awkward 24-year old-Yoshika (Matsuoka Mayu) has never had a boyfriend,...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
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  
The Contemporary Challenge of Easter

Southminster Presbyterian Church will host Dr. John Dominic Crossan on April 5-6. Dr. Crossan is a respected scholar and author of more than two dozen books...

Southminster Presbyterian Church  
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  
'80s Video Dance Attack 14th Anniversary

The Crystal Ballroom is having a two-floor anniversary party to celebrate 14 years of '80s Video Dance Attack! '80s Video Dance Attack in the Ballroom...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
An Evening With Michael Bublé

Singer Michael Bublé will perform as part of a tour supporting his new studio album Love.

Moda Center  
Dead Comics Society

Dead Comics Society is a monthly stand-up comedy showcase featuring top talents from the local Portland scene with drop-ins featuring talent from across the...

Rogue Eastside Pub & Pilot Brewery, Barrel Room  
Kuinka

Kuinka 8pm

Described by NPR Music as joyous folk pop, Kuinka "laces modern folk and Americana with an electronic jolt, waltzing along the grooved edges of dream-pop,...

Polaris Hall  
Mason Jennings

Minnesota-based singer/songwriter returns to the Alberta Rose for a solo concert.

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Watch What Crappens

Ben Mandelker and Ronnie Karam of Watch What Crappens - a podcast that revels in all things Bravo - are taking their highly rated and much beloved show on...

Aladdin Theater  
Bob Mould Band

Bob Mould’s career has spanned decades, from his pioneering early ’80s work with Hüsker Dü to his solo work in singer-songwriter, electronic and rock modes,...

Wonder Ballroom  
Chaach

Chaach 9pm

Multigenre DJ with a heavy Latin/Afro-Cuban influence—electro-cumbia, dancehall, moombahton, Spanish hip-hop.

Night Light Lounge  
Damien Jurado

Damien Jurado’s discography is filled with songs written as miniature movies, cinematic vignettes that capture people, the places they are from and where...

Revolution Hall  
Slothrust

Slothrust 9pm

The energetic and enigmatic L.A. rock trio with acclaimed 2018 LP The Pact. With: Rituals Of Mine.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
The Hugs

The Hugs 9pm

Album release show for Pacific Northwest garage-pop favorites The Hugs. With: The Lavender Flu, Kulululu.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
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 5

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