Events

Thursday, August 1

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  
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  
JamBallah NW - A Grand Celebration of  Middle Eastern Dance & American Fusion

JamBallah Northwest features Middle-Eastern, American, experimental fusion and traditional world dance. The festival offers three days of movement and...

Lewis & Clark College  
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  
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  
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  
South Pacific

"Now 70 years old and still a marvelous model of the American musical, this Rodgers & Hammerstein classic about Americans stationed overseas during World War...

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...

 
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  
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 Museum Baby Morning Tour: Paris 1900

Explore the Portland Art Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. The Portland Art Museum welcomes babies and their caregivers beginning at 10...

Portland Art Museum  
Art at Lan Su: Gail Owen & Katie Preston

See new work by artists Gail Owen and Katie Preston on display in Lan Su Chinese Garden’s pavilions in August and September, 2019. Lan Su hosts artists each...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
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)  
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  
Anton Gautama: Home Sweet Home

What is a home? To many Chinese-Indonesians, home is not simply a structure—it is physical evidence of their aspirations, struggles and love. While...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Christos J. Palios: Conversations

Meals have traditionally been a time for connection. The table is seen as a space to share time with family and friends, to relax and to bond. Cell phones...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
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  
Art Museum Public Tour: Works on Paper

Explore the museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance.

Portland Art Museum  
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  
Rock 'n' Roll On The River - Tribute Band Cruises

Join up for the Tribute Thursday Concert Series. Come aboard for this two-hour party on a cruise down the Willamette River featuring live music cover bands...

Portland Spirit Cruises  
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  
Artist Talk with Christos J. Palios

Meals have traditionally been a time for connection. The table is seen as a space to share time with family and friends, to relax and to bond. Cell phones...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
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  
I Love Cats and Drinking Happy Hour Party

What the world needs now, is meow, sweet meow! BarFly presents an anodyne for our troubled times - the best happy hour party, ever: I Love Cats. And Drinking...

Valentine's  
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  
Jennifer Batten in Concert with Crooked Corner Band

Jennifer Batten began a 10-year stint as lead guitarist for Michael Jackson for all of his solo world tours supporting the albums Bad, Dangerous and HIStory....

Town Center Park Wilsonville  
 Cool Kids Patio Show

Hosted by Adam Pasi. Every Thursday on the Doug Fir Patio! A fun, free, Portland comedy series. Drink specials and extended happy hour until 8 p.m. Featured...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge, Patio  
 Washington Park Summer Festival: Mike Phillips, Saeeda Wright, King Louie & LaRhonda Steele

Presented by PDX Jazz. The Washington Park Summer Festival is always a highlight of summer in Portland, featuring amazing performances among the roses that...

International Rose Test Garden Amphitheater  
Glean Art Exhibition & Opening Reception

Inspiration often arrives in unexpected packages. See how five local artists – Vanessa Calvert, Jeremy Okai Davis, Asa Mease, Miel-Margarita Paredes and...

Lovejoy Square  
Perspective: Ink & Thread

Progressive Soles presents its third annual Perspective art show, Perspective: Ink & Thread. View works of art from 30 local artists while sipping...

Castaway Portland  
Art + Spirit Workshop: Entering into the Shiviti

Through the traditional Jewish art form known as the Shiviti, those gathered will study, contemplate and enter into artistic expression. Please bring the...

Mittleman Jewish Community Center  
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 Pub Portland: Pixar

The Art of Collaboration: Making Pictures with 400 People With Keith Klohn and Michael O'Brien, Technical Directors at Pixar Animation Studios. Imagine that...

Empirical Theater at OMSI  
 Walk Off the Earth

Walk Off the Earth is a Juno Award-winning, multi-platinum musical phenomenon currently taking the world by storm. Based in Burlington, Ontario (just outside...

Keller Auditorium  
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  
Tiffany Jenkins: This Show is Awkward AF

Tiffany Jenkins is a wife, mother, author, content creator and recovering addict. Although best known for her funny viral Facebook videos, Tiffany speaks...

Revolution Hall  
Caleb Klauder Country Band

Shockingly authentic Portland-based honky-tonk outfit led by influential songwriter/bandleader Caleb Klauder. With: Miss Lonely Hearts, Jenny Don't & The...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Michelle Wolf - The Daily Show Live

Michelle Wolf has quickly become one of the most influential voices in the comedy landscape. A comic who has her finger on the pulse of modern issues and...

Helium Comedy Club  
The Psychedelic Furs / James

If you were to dissect today’s alternative rock music, you’ll find that much of it pays homage to The Psychedelic Furs. Led by vocalist and songwriter...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
The Hague

The Hague 9pm

The Hague creates music that ebbs and flows with its own singular logic, abandoning easy categories in favor of a wide-open approach that moves in all...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
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, August 1

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