Events

Friday, July 26

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  
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  
JAW: A Playwright's Festival

Every July, Portland Center Stage at The Armory bursts at the seams with new play energy. JAW (short for Just Add Water): A Playwrights Festival gathers...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
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 Brewers Festival

One of the nation's longest-running craft beer festivals, the Oregon Brewers Festival draws 80,000 craft beer lovers annually to make the pilgrimage to...

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park  
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  
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 Vintage Racing Festival

Vintage race cars will challenge the Portland International Raceway road course during SVRA’s annual Portland Vintage Racing Festival. The weekend offers...

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  
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  
Sapporo Food Fair

Sapporo Food Fair returns to Uwajimaya Beaverton. Celebrate 60 years of the Portland and Sapporo sister-city relationship. Come by to taste the many...

Uwajimaya Beaverton  
Akris Punto Fall Showcase

Join up for a first look at the Akris Punto Fall Collection. Enjoy a personalized shopping experience and an exclusive look at Akris Punto's Elements...

Mercantile Portland  
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  
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  
Portland's World's Fair: Souvenirs of the Lewis and Clark Exposition

In 1905, Portland welcomed visitors to the city’s first—and only—world’s fair. The Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition highlighted the area’s industrial...

Pittock Mansion  
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: Kahane, Andres & Bates

Join the Dover Quartet and Jeffrey Kahane for the Chambert Music Northwest Summer Festival’s last New@Noon concert featuring works written in the last 25 years.

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  
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  
Finding the Line

This inaugural solo exhibition by Matthew Abadi opens July 26, 2019. The exhibition features a collection of blown glass works that represent the artist’s...

1015 SE Stark Street Gallery  
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  
Dvorak's Rusalka

LAHSOW-Portland returns for a ninth summer to offer Dvořák's ravishingly haunting fairy tale presented in concert version in its entirety, sung in Czech with...

St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church  
Film Premiere: Stoke - A Hawaiian Road Film

Hawaii-made indie road film Stoke follows a privileged tourist who hires two aspiring tour guides to take her to an active volcano. Filmmakers will be...

Clinton Street Theater  
Glass's In the Penal Colony

"Continuing its specialty with “pocket opera,” chamber operas by modern composers, Portland Opera brings back innovative director Jerry Mouawad (co-founder...

Hampton Opera Center, The Gregory K. and Mary Chomenko Hinckley Studio 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  
Show Ridiculous: The Splash Zone

Are you ready to get soaked with Show Ridiculous? Bust out your bathing suits, slather on your sunscreen, blow up those water weenies and enter The Splash...

Kickstand Comedy  
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  
DreamReaper Album Release Party with PSYK

Celebrate SynthCity's own DreamReaper and his debut full-length album release. The record is called Liminality and has been a long time coming. Expanding on...

Lovecraft Bar  
How I Learned to Drive by Paula Vogel

Twilight Theater Company, the community theater that brings you “Entertainment with Edge,” announces its upcoming production of How I Learned to Drive, by...

Twilight Theater Company  
Dead Horses

KBOO Presents: Evocative and rootsy indie-folk. With: Mara Connor.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Drunken Prayer

A release show for the outlaw Portland/North Carolina country project's fifth album, Cordelia Elsewhere. With: Chuck Westmoreland, Redray Frazier.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
FMPDX - Friday Night Live 3 (Live Broadcast)

It take three to make a thing all right . Three is the magic number and the third time is the charm. FMPDX is back doing its best to showcase another round...

Night Light Lounge  
Matt Vrba

Matt Vrba 9pm

Throughout all his touring, Vrba has created a name for himself as one of the most charismatic and entertaining live performers around. Perhaps the only...

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  
Moses Storm

Moses Storm is a talented comedian and actor who can be seen in the new season of I'm Dying Up Here on Showtime, Arrested Development on Netflix and This Is...

Helium Comedy Club  
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 26

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