Events

Friday, July 19

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  
Cathedral Park Jazz Festival

"Billed as the longest-running jazz-and-blues festival west of the Mississippi, this annual summer favorite is a prime showcase of Portland’s homegrown...

Cathedral Park  
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  
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  
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...

 
WIld Hare Country Festival

Wild Hare Saloon and J-Fell present Wild Hare Country Festival. This all-original all-ages music festival returns for its second installment, bringing...

Pat's Acres Racing Complex  
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  
Stumptown Cluster - Portland Kennel Club Dog Show

Friday: Specialty Breeds Day - Doors open to the public at 8 a.m. Saturday & Sunday: All Breeds - Judging begins at 8 a.m.

Portland Expo Center, Halls D & E  
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  
 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  
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  
New@Noon: Modern Masters

Lose yourself in the intricacies of these complex compositions performed by Chamber Music Northwest virtuosos Edgar Meyer, Fred Sherry and Gilles Vonsattel.

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  
Villain Arts: Portland Tattoo Arts Convention

Featuring artists and vendors, live entertainment, tattoo contests, seminars and more.

Oregon Convention Center  
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  
Make Cocktails With A Flavor Maven

This workshop starts with a little history about cocktails and the American tradition of mixology, complete with the lore of bitters and why people started...

 
Shaba-lah Family Shabbat BBQ

Bring your family or join your child at camp for a special Shabbat. Enjoy a Shabbat set to the theme of camp this week with stories, songs and more. Open to...

Mittleman Jewish Community Center  
$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  
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  
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  
The Golden Girls Live: On Tour - 2019

The Golden Girls Live is back on tour and returning to Portland! What could be gayer than The Golden Girls television show? Four drag queens reenacting the...

Aladdin Theater  
CoHo Summerfest 2019: Summerfest Ruckus

Featuring Catherine Egan, Jet Black Pearl, Matt Sheehy, Kayla Banks, Ashley Morton, Claire Rigsby, Keegan Kyle and more t.b.a. It’s the fest within the...

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  
Red Wanting Blue

Hailed as “Midwestern rock heroes” by American Songwriter, Red Wanting Blue has spent the last twenty years establishing themselves as one of the indie...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Mystic Braves

Los Angeles-based kaleidoscopic garage rockers with songs that sound both classic and current. With: Plastic Cactus, Souvenir Driver.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
The Junebugs

Imagine if Neil Young and Janis Joplin had three love children, and those children grew up to like folk rock and hip hop. The Junebugs combine high-energy...

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  
Adam Carolla Is Unprepared

Jimmy Kimmel has always said that Adam Carolla is the funniest comedian who has never written a joke and dared him to prove it. Adam has accepted Jimmy's...

Helium Comedy Club  
The Golden Girls Live: On Tour - 2019: Late Show

The Golden Girls Live is back on tour and returning to Portland! What could be gayer than The Golden Girls television show? Four drag queens reenacting the...

Aladdin Theater  
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 19

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