Events

Wednesday, July 17

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  
Benjamin Verdery

"The guitarist and Yale professor has premiered music by contemporary composers such Bryce Dessner, Hannah Lash, Ingram Marshall, Christopher Theofanidis,...

Eliot Chapel  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Portland Queer Comedy Festival

Portland Queer Comedy Festival is the first multi-day, multi-venue queer-performer focused comedy festival in the United States. Produced by Belinda Carroll...

Various locations  
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  
Day Camp for Kids: Life in 1914

Life in 1914 is an entertaining and educational half-day program for children ages 8–12. Campers go back in time and behind the scenes to experience what...

Pittock Mansion  
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  
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 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  
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  
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  
Uncorked: Chronicle en Plein Air

The Arts Council of Lake Oswego is pleased to present the Uncorked Chronicle en Plein Air exhibition from July 12 to September 20, 2019. Over 40 artists...

ARTspace  
Art Museum Photography Brown Bag Talk

Every third Wednesday of the month at noon, photography enthusiasts gather at the Portland Art Museum to hear talks by regional photographers, gallerists,...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
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  
Noontime Showcase: Smut City Jellyroll Society

The Smut City Jellyroll Society is a wild and crazy bunch of fun loving musicians playing blues and early jazz from the 1920s and 1930s. With a unique sound...

Antoinette Hatfield Hall, Rotunda  
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  
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  
People of the Drum

This free summer concert will celebrate the universal voice of the drum with performances by: Painted Sky Northstar Dancers (Native/Indigenous)Mexica Tiahui...

Gateway Discovery Park  
Kenton Portland Farmers Market

The Kenton Farmers Market is located in the heart of the historic Kenton neighborhood in North Portland. Founded in 2012, the market’s live music and festive...

North Portland  
Breweries For Books 2019

Breweries For Books is an annual fundraising event held by First Book Portland. This event is hosted by Migration Brewing, a perfect place to kick back and...

Migration Brewing  
Drift Away: Driftwood Room 65th Anniversary with Ricky Gomez of Palomar

The Driftwood Room is a Portland landmark, serving thirsty revelers since the cocktail lounge heyday of the 1950s. Try one of their signature champagne...

Driftwood Room  
Music on Main

Local and regional musicians take to the streets in the 14th annual Music on Main summer festival, where you can enjoy these free concerts featuring a...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Young Adults Walking Tour of Jewish PDX

Take a walking tour of South Portland through old Jewish neighborhoods. This walking tour is intended for young adults in their 20s, 30s and 40s. Meet at...

Lair Hill Bistro  
Chuck Israels Nextet

Join the legendary Chuck Israels and the Chuck Israels Nextet and enjoy the sophisticated and gorgeous selections from their repertory of over 1000 jazz...

Alberta Street Pub  
Movies at Dusk

Each Wednesday at dusk (approximately 8-8:30 p.m. depending on the week) Pix will be showing a classic movie in its outdoor courtyard. Get there early to...

Pix Patisserie  
One OK Rock - Eye Of The Storm World Tour

One OK Rock is a Japanese rock band formed in 2005 and is represented by Amuse, Inc. It performs approximately 100 live concerts every year. In 2007, the...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute tells the story of Tamino, a prince who must undergo a series of tests, accompanied by his goofy sidekick Papageno, in order to marry the...

Marshall Theatre in Kenneth W. Ford Hall at Linfield College  
Tonight Nothing

Tonight Nothing is new work created and performed by Merideth Kaye Clark and Katherine Murphy Lewis that follows the paths of two long-term friends, Kaye and...

CoHo Theatre  
 The Rad Trads

KBOO Presents: Horn-drenched, soulful and nostalgic rock from Brooklyn five-piece. With: Raina Rose, Tara Velarde.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Chris Cohen / Dear Nora

A deeply groovy California dream-rock songwriter and veteran Portland experimental pop master unite. With: Ings.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Fred Fest Northwest: Fred Sherry & Friends

Join Chamber Music Northwest favorite Fred Sherry and friends for an incredible evening of diverse music, from Haydn to Carter and Bach to Wuorinen.

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Roselit Bone / Lavender Country

An album release from the Portland goth-country masters Roselit Bone, plus the legendary first openly gay country band Lavender Country.

Polaris Hall  
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  

Wednesday, July 17

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