Events

Thursday, July 4

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

Summer in Portland is a dazzling display of Mother Nature — and a dazzling display of extraordinary chamber music.! Chamber Music Northwest Summer Festival...

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  
Foot Traffic Flat

Just about the flattest and fastest half and full marathon on the West Coast. But in addition to the fast times expected from completing this event, the...

The Pumpkin Patch  
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  
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  
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  
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 summer, 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...

 
Waterfront Blues Festival

The Waterfront Blues Festival is the largest celebration of blues, soul, funk, and rhythm & blues west of the Mississippi. Join us for a long weekend filled...

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park  
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  
Fly Fishing Willamette Falls

Enjoy the thrill of hard fighting shad in the historic and scenic views of Willamette Falls. A high success rate equals loads of fun while fishing the...

Jon Storm Park, Oregon City  
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 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  
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)  
St. Paul Fourth of July Parade

This is a fun and colorful community parade with entries from all over the North Willamette Valley. Come out early to stake out your spot on the parade route...

St. Paul, Oregon  
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  
 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  
Portland Craft Beer Festival

The Portland Craft Beer Festival (PCBF) looks forward to its fifth celebration of Portland craft beer with a four-day festival in 2019. Portland, Oregon...

The Fields Neighborhood Park  
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  
St. Paul Rodeo

St. Paul Rodeo 1:30pm, 7:30pm

"The Nation’s Greatest Fourth of July Rodeo” will return for the 84th year with the promise of top rodeo action, family fun and patriotism. Six rodeo...

St. Paul Rodeo Grounds  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
St. Paul Rodeo

"The Nation’s Greatest Fourth of July Rodeo” will return for the 84th year with the promise of top rodeo action, family fun and patriotism. Six rodeo...

St. Paul Rodeo Grounds  
American Independents

Celebrate Independence Day with three great American works, including Copland’s Appalachian Spring and a new Chamber Music Northwest-commissioned string...

Kaul Auditorium  
Pacific City Fireworks

The fireworks are back and bigger than ever! After a one-year hiatus, Pacific City is once again hosting a fireworks show for the fourth of July at Bob...

Bob Straub State Park  
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  

Thursday, July 4

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