Events

Sunday, August 11

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  
Beloved Festival

Explore a weekend of sacred music from around the world, interactive art installations, live painting, local organic cuisine and educational programming —...

Tidewater Falls  
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  
Bridge Pedal

The 24th Annual Bridge Pedal is a community celebration of Portland’s Willamette River bridges and bicycling. Join your friends and neighbors for the one...

Multiple locations  
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  
Jaik Faulk

"The last show in Nationale’s Division Street space before a move to a new location will be its sixth to feature paintings by Faulk, part of the gallery’s...

Nationale, 3360 S.E. Division St. Portland, OR  
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  
Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts

For the past 35 years, musicians and fans alike have flocked to the Oregon Zoo each summer to revel in music, sunshine and friends — including those of the...

Oregon Zoo  
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  
SneakerWeek PDX

SneakerWeek PDX returns to The Rose City every summer, offering days of events and opportunities to connect community to the dynamic sneaker industry....

Various locations  
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  
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)  
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  
24th Annual Columbia Slough Regatta

Join the Columbia Slough Watershed Council for Regatta, an on the water paddle festival like no other. The Regatta celebrates recreation opportunities on...

Multnomah County Drainage District  
A Streetcar Named Delicious Coffee Tour

A rich variety of renowned cafes and pioneering micro-roasters can be found in each of Portland’s diverse neighborhoods, but there’s no better way to explore...

Cup & Bar  
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: 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  
Behind the Shoji - Hokkaido Marketplace

The popular show and sale event Behind the Shoji returns to the Portland Japanese Garden. This year, in collaboration with the 60th anniversary of the...

Portland Japanese Garden  
India Festival 2019

India Festival brings India to the Square! This festival is a celebration of India’s Independence Day with live music, dance, food and other entertainment....

Pioneer Courthouse Square  
Kids Cook at the Lents International Farmers Market

Kids Cook has a grant supporting the Lents International Farmers Market that allows them to provide these classes to the community for free, though...

Lents Farmers Market  
Lab Experience: Soap Making

Make soap from scratch to take home while learning about the awesome chemistry of soap molecules. Participants must wear clothing that completely covers...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
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  
Submarine Tech Tour

OMSI offers a Guided Tech Tour on the second and fourth Sunday of every month. This special tour guided by an actual submarine veteran is for those who would...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
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  
Lents Street Fair

Fun, free, family-friendly event celebrating summer and community in the heart of Lents, with music, food, vendors, a beer garden, chicken beauty contest and...

S.E. Harold St., Portland, OR 97266  
Omamori

Omamori 11am

Omamori is an art show with visiting Japanese artists, Cozy Factory. Opening reception August 3, 1-5 p.m.

Hello! Good Morning!  
Portland Drag Queen Brunch

Join up for a morning of cocktails, food, fun and glamor.

Night Light Lounge  
Portland Saturday Market

Portland Saturday Market, the largest arts-and-crafts fair in the United States, opens every Saturday and Sunday from March–December. The market combines the...

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park  
Wellness Farmers Market

Running from May-October at Coalition Brewing, the Wellness Farmers Market is focused on bringing together local CBD vendors in a fun and vibrant setting....

Coalition Brewery  
Yoga + Beer at Running Dogs Brewery

Join up for detox and retox with Running Dogs Brewery. This Yoga + Beer event will begin with a 60-minute all-levels flow yoga class taught by Beer Yogi and...

Running Dogs Brewery  
August Nature Programs at the Tillamook Forest Center

Are you looking for something fun to do in the forest? Join the Tillamook Forest Center staff for a variety of fascinating, forest-related programs. From...

Tillamook Forest Center  
 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  
Art Museum Family Tour: I Spy

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

Portland Art Museum  
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  
Japanese Tea Ceremony Demonstration - August

Have you ever wanted to learn about Chado - the Japanese tea ceremony? Join Marjie Yap, founder of the Issoan Tea School, for a live demonstration of this...

The Jasmine Pearl  
Mississippi Avenue Food & Drink Tour

Join Portland's oldest food tour company, Forktown, to check out Mississippi Avenue. This historic Portland neighborhood is artsy, eclectic and has loads of...

Mee Sen Thai Eatery  
Sippin' and Strollin' Drinks & Food Tour

Join Forktown on their Sippin' and Strollin' Tour in Southeast Portland. Experience cocktail bars, beer halls and one of the best distilleries in Portland,...

Exact meeting location confirmed at time of ticket purchase  
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  
BeerQuest Historic Brewery Tour

Join up for a beer fueled walking tour and see what it takes to make award-winning beer in the Northwest. During the tour, BeerQuest provides...

Rock Bottom Brewing  
Matilda

Matilda 2pm, 7pm

"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  
Weekend Tea

Each Saturday and Sunday, Pix offers a formal (but fun!) tea service with seatings at 2 and 3 p.m. The $38 menu includes a pot of tea from Townshend’s Tea...

Pix Patisserie  
Hair

Hair 2:30pm

The S! Conservatory Alumni is a directing and choreographing opportunity for our S! Conservatory Alumni to work with professional mentors in sharpening their...

Brunish Theatre  
Art Museum Public Tour: Paris 1900

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

Portland Art Museum  
Brasada Ranch Feast from the Fire

Set amongst the stunning backdrop of the snow-capped Cascades, Feast From the Fire brings you the best local breweries and distilleries, fresh ingredients...

Brasada Ranch  
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  
Master Class - Teen Toques: The World of Cream Puffs

This classic and versatile dessert, the cream puff, can filled with a variety of fillings and piped into many shapes and sizes. A perfect pâte à choux...

Pix Patisserie  
Pickin' On Sundays

Doug Fir's 13th Annual Outdoor Music Series: Free every Sunday on the patio. Now in its 13th year on the Doug Fir Patio, Pickin' On Sundays is a fun, free...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge, Patio  
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  
A Discussion with A Survivor of Mengele’s Experiments

On the fast of Tisha B’Av, the Jewish National Day of Mourning, join up for a discussion with Jona Lake, a survivor of Mengele’s experiments. About Jona...

Mittleman Jewish Community Center  
Spritz Sundays

Join up to drink Italian Spritz on Enoteca Nostrana's patio. Every Sunday starting on June 2 through September, Enoteca will host a Spritz Sunday party on...

Enoteca Nostrana  
Eat Up! with Chef Carlo Lamagna

Join up for an evening with Chef Carlo Lamagna, graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and owner of the soon-to-open MAGNA on Clinton and Division in...

APANO Multicultural Space  
Syrian Refugee Plays

PlayWrite, Inc presents an evening of short original plays written by refugee children. This event is supported by Multnomah County Cultural Coalition and...

Oregon Children's Theatre  
Matilda

Matilda 7pm

"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  
Stargazing Party

Be on Mount Hood as the sun sets and the stars come out to play. Get so close you feel like you can reach out and touch them. Relax on the deck while...

Mt. Hood Meadows  
Summer Salt with Dante Elephante and Motel Radio

Self deemed “coral reef rock,” Summer Salt delivers a retro blend of bossa nova and '60s oldies pop. Growing up in Dallas, Texas, Matt Terry (vocals and...

Aladdin Theater  
The Revivalists / Dirty Revival

94/7 FM Presents: An Unforgettable August feat. The Revivalists and Dirty Revival.

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Gauche

Gauche 9pm

Legendary D.C.-based activist angular dance-punks feat. members of Priests and Downtown Boys. With: Conditioner Disco Group, All Hits.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Merō

Merō 9pm

Moody, experimental Portland trip-rock. With: Volcanic Pinnacles, Amenta Abioto.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Sunday, August 11

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