Events

Thursday, June 6

 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  
As the Bee Sees: A Pollinator's Perspective

In her one-woman commitment to change, Susan Curington melds her passion for painting with passion for the environment in this super-sized exhibit. In...

Beaverton Main Library  
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  
Betty LaDuke: Early Work

Betty LaDuke: Early Work, curated by Bruce Guenther, Adjunct Curator for Special Exhibitions, features works created in the 1960s by one of Oregon’s most...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
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  
First Thursday: Plane of Scattered Pasts

Visit Upfor during First Thursday, the Portland Art Dealer's Association monthly art walk, for a continued presentation of Plane of Scattered Pasts. The...

Upfor Gallery  
Hans Coper: Less Means More

"Coper was a radical Jewish artist working at the forefront of British studio ceramics in the mid-twentieth century. This exhibition features 45 of his...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
Larissa Lockshin

"New York-based artist Larissa Lockshin’s solo show at Melanie Flood Projects is her first in Portland, and should not be missed. Lockshin’s practice...

Melanie Flood Projects  
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  
On the Edge: An Exhibition by SAQA Oregon Artists

"Members of the Oregon Studio Art Quilt Associates have created works in response to the experience of “living on the edge” — specifically the edge of an...

Oregon Historical Society, Pavilion  
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  
Oregon Wild Outdoor Photo Contest

Oregon Wild is hosting its 15th annual outdoor photo contest, sponsored by Pro Photo Supply. Be sure to bring your camera along on all your summer adventures...

Anywhere in Oregon  
Pedalpalooza 2019

Pedalpalooza is 4+ weeks of bikey fun. Withover 100 different events, most organized by individuals, bikers of all persuasions are likely to find many events...

Multiple locations  
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 Rose Festival

Every year, the City of Roses throws itself a big party in the form of the Portland Rose Festival. The city’s official festival includes more than 60...

Various locations  
Rose Festival Fleet Week

Since the very beginning of the Rose Festival back in 1907, visiting ships and other fleet-related elements (like submarines) have been making their way to...

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park  
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 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)  
Well

"If illness is the body falling into disorder, playwright Lisa Kron explores the subject with a playfully meta-theatrical comedy in which order just won’t...

Portland Playhouse  
What Was Always Yours and Never Lost

"Filmmaker Sky Hopinka, member of the Ho-Chunk Nation and Portland State University alum, curates this group show of Native American film and video artists...

Yale Union  
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  
The Eighth Annual Recycled Rain Project

The Recycled Rain Project is a Pacific Northwest-based invitational art show creating original works using rainwater to raise awareness of water...

Ford Gallery  
Art Museum Baby Morning Tour: Sun, Shadows, Stone

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: Wayne Jiang & Deb Stoner

See new work by artists Wayne Jiang and Deb Stoner on display in Lan Su Chinese Garden’s pavilions in June and July, 2019. Lan Su hosts artists each year,...

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  
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  
Dan May: Artworks by D.E. May

PDX Contemporary Art presents an exhibition of works on paper by artist D.E. May.

PDX Contemporary Art  
 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  
Gioncarlo Valentine: The Soft Fence

Exhibit dates: June 6–30, 2019. First Thursday opening reception: June 6, 6-9 p.m. Artist talk with Mark Aghatise: Thursday, June 6, 5 p.m. Artist talk with...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Mark Aghatise: Study One

Exhibit dates: June 6–30, 2019. First Thursday opening reception: June 6, 6-9 p.m. Artist talk with Mark Aghatise: Thursday, June 6, 5 p.m. Artist talk with...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Native Gardens

Native Gardens 12pm, 7:30pm

"Good fences make good neighbors, the saying goes. But first you have to agree on the property line. In Karen Zacarías’ culture-clash comedy of bad manners,...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
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: Photography

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

Portland Art Museum  
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  
Cuisines of Asia

Prepare your taste buds for a tour of Asian culinary delights with tastings every Tuesday and Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at Lan Su Chinese Garden Learn the...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
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  
Corks + Forks

Corks + Forks, presented by Classic Wines Auction, is a relaxed wine and food tasting event where you'll nibble on delicious bites from Portland’s hottest...

Redd on Salmon Street  
Dreamscape Art Series

The Erickson Gallery is pleased to present the Dreamscape Art Series, based on a set of three art workshops with emerging artists and downtown residents. The...

The Erickson Gallery  
First Thursday Art Opening: Effervescent by Cynthia Mosser

Who loves art? Come check out Cynthia Mosser's solo art exhibition Effervescent. It promises to deliver color, whimsy and a connection to nature. Preview:...

Augen Gallery [Pearl District]  
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  
Corks + Forks 2019

Corks + Forks, presented by Classic Wines Auction, is a relaxed wine and food tasting event supporting five local nonprofits. You'll nibble on delicious...

The Redd  
Dan May: Artworks by D.E. May

PDX Contemporary Art presents an exhibition of works on paper by artist D.E. May.

PDX Contemporary Art  
Portland Horror Film Festival

Four days of the best in new independent horror feature and short films, screened at the beautiful, historic Hollywood Theatre. Veteran Festival directors...

Hollywood Theatre  
 Science Pub Portland: Butterflies

The Last Butterflies: A Scientist’s Quest to Save a Rare and Vanishing Creature: A talk with Nick Haddad, Ph.D., Professor and Senior Terrestrial Ecologist...

Empirical Theater at OMSI  
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  
Taste of Asia

As part of Cuisines of Asia, enjoy an after-hours ticketed event in the Lan Su Chinese Garden sampling food from China, Taiwan, Thailand, the Philippines,...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Taste of Asia

Savor delicious tastes from China, Taiwan, Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam and Japan at Lan Su Chinese Garden’s annual Taste of Asia event. This special...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Arlington (A Love Story)

"Third Rail Rep returns to the work of the riveting Irish playwright Enda Walsh with this story set in a bland prison in some blandly menacing dystopia,...

CoHo Theatre  
Beirut by Alan Bowne

In a dystopian and anti-sexual American society, shortly after the epidemic of an unknown disease, infected people are quarantined on the Lower East Side of...

Shoebox Theater  
Going Down In Flames

“What if we write a play about a clown who gets dementia?” That’s the question that renowned actor and professional clown, Joan Mankin asked her brother in...

Headwaters Theatre  
Into the Woods

"Into the woods, and who can tell what's waiting on the journey," sings the still-sanguine Little Red Ridinghood, early on in this brilliant Stephen...

Broadway Rose New Stage  
Live Wire w/ Paul F. Tompkins, Patterson Hood, Anuradha Bhagwati, Judge Xiomara Torres and more

The latest installment of Portland's own nationally syndicated variety show features appearances by comedian Paul F. Tompkins, prolific rocker and Drive-by...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Native Gardens

"Good fences make good neighbors, the saying goes. But first you have to agree on the property line. In Karen Zacarías’ culture-clash comedy of bad manners,...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Singin' In the Rain

Directed by Ron Daum. Lyrics by Arthur Freed. Music by Nacio Herb Brown. Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Silent film stars and Hollywood “it” couple...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
The Breath of Life

"The original 2002 London production of Sir David Hare’s play about the wreckage of a long-running love triangle starred the famed Judi Dench and Maggie...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Bobcat Goldthwait & Dana Gould: The Show With Two Heads

Bobcat Goldthwait (Misfits and Monsters, World’s Greatest Dad) and Dana Gould (Stan Against Evil, The Simpsons) team up for a rare string of live comedy...

Aladdin Theater  
Chromeo

Chromeo 8pm

World leaders, powerful CEOs and other fat cats could learn a lesson or two from electrofunk duo Chromeo, namely: know thyself, know thy vibe and stay thy...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Howe Gelb

Howe Gelb 8pm

Acclaimed, shape-shifting veteran songwriter/producer/Giant Sand frontman with new solo LP. With: Robin Bacior.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
DJ Dungeon Master

A night of goth and dark wave tunes.

Night Light Lounge  
Foxwarren

Foxwarren 9pm

Sincere and thoughtful folk-rock from Andy Shauf and his childhood friends from Saskatchewan. With: Hannah Cohen.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Thursday, June 6

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