Events

Friday, July 12

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  
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  
Chamber Music Northwest Summer Festival

Chamber Music Northwest Summer Festival returns every year with dozens of concerts and events over five weeks. Their world-class artists perform unique...

Multiple venues  
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  
Cowabunga

Join Portland Monthly and return to historic Rossi Farms for the second annual Cowabunga, powered by Toyota. A round-up of local farmers, ranchers and...

Rossi Farms  
Dear Lucy

Featured artists: April Bey, Bean Gilsdorf, Michelle Grabner, Faith Wilding (with subRosa), Wendy Red Star. This group exhibition explores depictions of...

Upfor Gallery  
Hallie Ford Fellows Exhibition

"The Hallie Ford Fellowship is one of the most prestigious and well-funded awards in the region. The five artists selected for “demonstrated excellence of...

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA), Center for Contemporary Art & Culture  
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  
Harefest 9

J-Fell Presents and The Wild Hare Saloon present Harefest 9, featuring 22 of the Northwest’s best tribute bands performing on three stages over two days....

Pat's Acres Racing Complex  
José Sierra

Presenting new vessels from José Sierra. Moved by the images and memories of coffee mills, intensely colored mountains, dramatic landscapes, pre-Colombian...

Eutectic 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  
Much Ado About Nothing

"Using an approach introduced by director Gordon Barr at Glasgow’s Bard in the Botanics, Bag & Baggage brings gender fluidity to one of Shakespeare’s most...

The Vault Theater  
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  
Original Practice Shakespeare Festival

Check out OPS's website for their full schedule of events and location details! OPS Fest brings a new style of Shakespearean performance to the Portland...

Parks around Portland  
Paris 1900

Travel back to Paris at the dawn of the 20th century and experience the splendor of the sparkling French capital as it hosted the world for the International...

Portland Art Museum  
Pear Street Poem

"For two months, p:ear gallery will transform into a “giant canvas.” Individuals who are now or were at any point a member of the homeless community of...

p:ear  
Piano Push Play

Founded by Megan McGeorge in 2012, Piano Push Play invites local artists to transform old, donated pianos into whimsical works of art. Each instrument is...

Citywide  
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  
Rose Cup Races

The Friends of PIR is proud to present the 59th running of the Rose Cup Races July 12-14, 2019! World Challenge professional GT racing returns with the GTS...

Portland International Raceway  
She was/is: Stephanie Hatch

"Hatch’s vibrant mixed-media collages grapple with “beauty, identity, and transformation, particularly in relation to the way society speaks of, and seeks to...

Wolff Gallery  
Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood

"A summer evening is a fine time to release your inner swashbuckler, especially with this high-energy take on the legendary rebels with a cause, adapted by...

Clackamas Community College, Niemeyer Center, Osterman Theatre  
Summer Free For All

Every year, the Summer Free For All empowers Portlanders to create and cultivate community by providing free, accessible, family-friendly summer activities...

Citywide  
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)  
Through and Through and Through: Gordon Hall

"Inviting slow, quiet consideration in its large warehouse space, PICA presents eighteen distinct sculptures by artist Gordon Hall. Carefully constructing...

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)  
Travels on the Silk Road

Join us on a journey along the ancient trade route during Lan Su’s celebration of the Silk Road. Discover the Silk Road in July & August at Lan Su with...

 
Wicked

"Perhaps the most bewitching and beloved of 21st-century musicals, this distant cousin of The Wizard of Oz packs surprising substance beneath bright, bubbly...

Keller Auditorium  
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  
America's Largest Antique & Collectible Show

Attending an Antique & Collectible Show can be an emotional and fun-filled journey into the past. Seeing items from your past provoke wonderful memories such...

Portland Expo Center  
Akunnittinni: A Kinngait Family Portrait

Loosely translated, the Inuktitut word Akunnittinni means “between us.” This exhibition chronicles a visual dialogue between an Inuk grandmother, mother, and...

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  
China Then and Now: Antique Furniture & Art Sale

Lan Su Chinese Garden and Asia America are partnering in July to showcase a series of antiques as well as artwork from artist Ningshu Fang. Traditionally...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Forest of Dreams: Ainu and Native American Woodcarving

"The third show in the Portland Japanese Garden’s “Year of Hokkaido” unites the gorgeous carving traditions of indigenous peoples of Japan and the Pacific...

Portland Japanese Garden  
Lavender + Vintage Marketplace

For the fifth year, one of the largest lavender fields in Oregon will be hosting a vintage marketplace. Furthermore, an extensive selection of lavender goods...

Wayward Winds Lavender Farm  
Lavender U-Pick at Wayward Winds

An abundance of the most fragrant and beautiful lavender in existence is available for U-pick at one of the largest lavender fields in Oregon. Experience...

Wayward Winds Lavender Farm  
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  
Chef Naoko Pop-Up

Established in Portland for almost 12 years, Chef Naoko is best known for her fabulous Kengo Kuma designed restaurant on Jefferson Street, Shizuku -- and her...

Muji Portland  
It's Summer!

PDX Contemporary Art presents It's Summer!, a group exhibition bringing together the work of 28 artists with new pieces fresh from their studios.

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  
2019 Bead Faire

Millions of beads from around the world, including Czech, crystal, glass, lampwork, gold, silver, gemstone, pearl and one-of-a kind at manufacturer's prices....

Oregon Convention Center  
Barbara Peacock: American Bedroom

Exhibit on display: July 3–28, 2019. First Wednesday* opening reception: July 3, 6-9 p.m. *Blue Sky will be closed on Thursday, July 4. Artist talk with...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Bryr Portland Pop-Up

Bryr is taking over The Cleaners at the Ace Hotel in downtown Portland and transforming it into the Bryr shop. With over 12 styles sampled in full size runs,...

Cleaners at the Ace Hotel  
Nancy Floyd: Weathering Time

Exhibit on display: July 3–28, 2019. First Wednesday* opening reception: July 3, 6-9 p.m. *Blue Sky will be closed on Thursday, July 4. Artist talk with...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
New@Noon: Players’ Choice

Join Chamber Music Northwest pianist Gilles Vonsattel, violinist Yura Lee and the Miró Quartet for some of their favorite contemporary works.

Lincoln Recital Hall  
William Matheson - Antigen

Antigen, William Matheson’s fourth solo exhibition at Nationale, is an intimate meditation on memory, loss and the desire to preserve life in the face of...

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  
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  
Division Street Food & Drink Tour

Join Portland's oldest food tour company, Forktown, to check out southeast Division Street. Get out of downtown and take a walk through this booming...

Olympia Provisions Public House Eatery  
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  
Jacobsen Salt Co. Happy Hour Series: Townshend's Distillery

Welcome friends from Townshend's Distillery for the continuation of the 2019 Jacobsen Salt Co. Happy Hour Series. Start the weekend off right by stopping by...

Jacobsen Salt HQ  
Monster Drawing Rally V

The Portland Art Museum’s popular Monster Drawing Rally (MDR) returns for a fifth year of drawing under the summer stars! MDR is a drawing event and...

Portland Art Museum, Courtyard  
John Ritter at Deepwood: The Secret History of Underground Salem

Join up for a captivating evening with renowned historian John Ritter. Youll learn about the rich history of Salems underground tunnels, learn about the...

Deepwood Museum & Gardens  
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  
Science Trivia Night

Come with your friends for a fun night of science trivia benefiting Sciencefest Portland. Teams of up to six members can play. Fun, prizes and beer.

Claudia’s Sports Pub  
The Third Annual Portland Sketch Comedy Festival

It's time once again for The Siren Theater to be taken over by sketch comedy troupes from all over North America! Ten troupes. Nine shows. Three nights. Los...

The Siren Theater  
 La Finta Giardiniera

Violante goes into hiding as “the disguised gardener” at the local Mayor’s country estate after escaping her abusive lover, Count Belfiore. As she chooses...

Newmark Theatre  
CoHo Summerfest 2019: My Little China Girl

"CoHo’s artist-focused programming makes it one of the city’s best small theaters year-round, but summer brings out its playfully experimental side. For...

CoHo Theatre  
Matilda

Matilda 7:30pm

"Feeling put down and bossed around? Your special qualities going unrecognized? Want to set things right? Well, then you’ll likely relate to the title...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
Mozart's La Finta Giardiniera

"The best way to experience theatrically-inclined composers such as Mozart is in the music’s native habitat: the opera house, where grand singing, engaging...

Newmark Theatre  
Our Ruined House

Our Ruined House is Spy Vs. Spy meets electro-pop dance party. Previews June 27-28, 2019. Shows June 29-July 13. "[Pete]’s work is unapologetically...

Reed College, Performing Arts Building  
Warm Waves: An Electronic Sound Bath.

Presented by Pink Noise Radio and Freeform Portland. Let the sounds and sights heal you through electronic grounding and a totally immersive sensory...

Xhurch  
Juicebox at Portland Sketchfest

After her Fertile Ground Festival debut, "master of physical comedy" Anne Zander returns in her "painfully funny" hit comedy Juicebox, the first solo show...

The Siren Theater  
Paul Thorn with special guest Bonnie Bishop

Paul Thorn and his band are touring in support of a new album. “This is the culmination of my whole life in music, coming back to my gospel roots,” says...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Rob Bell - An Introduction To Joy

Rob Bell is the New York Times best selling author of Love Wins, What We Talk About When We Talk About God, The Zimzum of Love, How To Be Here and What is...

Revolution Hall  
The Joy Formidable

Acclaimed, overdriven and mathy Welsh rock trio with ambitious, risk-taking fourth LP Aaarth. With: Warbly Jets.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Portland Art Museum Rental Sales Gallery Exhibit

On view through August 4, 2019. The Cannon Beach Arts Association is pleased to present an exhibit of over 50 Pacific Northwest artists whose work is...

Cannon Beach Gallery  

Friday, July 12

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