Events

Wednesday, August 14

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  
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

"In a touring Broadway production, Roald Dahl’s great confectionary fantasy comes to the stage, with such indelibly colorful characters as Willy Wonka,...

Keller Auditorium  
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  
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  
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  
Trees Photography Series

Trees - a photography series from Deborah Chava Singer is on display at the Olympic Mills Commerce Center from August 1 - September 19, 2019. Building hours...

Olympic Mills Commerce Center  
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  
Making Space

New work from Josh DeWeese and Linda Sikora.

Eutectic Gallery  
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  
Creative Workshops

Get creative! Radius Art offers opportunities for both the beginning and the experienced artist to learn the basics or build on their current skills. Learn...

Radius Community Art Studio  
Downtown Coffee, Donuts & Delights

On this tastiest of tasting tours, not only will you learn volumes about third wave coffee, but you'll also be treated to decadent delights throughout this...

Upper Left Roasters, Ste 100  
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  
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!  
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  
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  
Noontime Showcase: The Beat Goes On

The Beat Goes On is an all-adult marching band committed to delighting Northwest and national audiences while reliving the best parts of the marching band...

Main Street, Outside the Antoinette Hatfield Hall  
Art Museum Midday Art Break: Paris 1900

Paris 1900 Mary Weaver Chapin, Ph.D., Curator of Prints and Drawings Join a curator, museum educator, artist or local scholar for a 45-minute talk in the...

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  
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  
Kenton Portland Farmers Market

The Kenton Farmers Market is located in the heart of the historic Kenton neighborhood in North Portland. Founded in 2012, the market’s live music and festive...

North Portland  
Wood-Fired Wednesday

Join up for the last two Wood-Fired Wednesdays of the year and enjoy fine wines while the Red Hills Market pizza truck brings the season to your pizza pie....

Domaine Drouhin Oregon  
Music on Main

Local and regional musicians take to the streets in the 14th annual Music on Main summer festival, where you can enjoy these free concerts featuring a...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Chuck Israels Nextet

Join the legendary Chuck Israels and the Chuck Israels Nextet and enjoy the sophisticated and gorgeous selections from their repertory of over 1000 jazz...

Alberta Street Pub  
GORPiversary, a Fundraiser Benefiting Porject Corazon

GORP is teaming up with Comedy Really Cares to throw a very special GORP party for the one-year GORP-iversary. In fact, with the help of some fabulous...

Kickstand Comedy  
Movies at Dusk

Each Wednesday at dusk (approximately 8-8:30 p.m. depending on the week) Pix will be showing a classic movie in its outdoor courtyard. Get there early to...

Pix Patisserie  
World of Speed Presents: Grease Sing-Along

World of Speed Motorsports Museum is opening its doors for a one-night-only evening of rockin’ Rydell family fun! Bring your blanket, your singing voice and...

World of Speed Motorsports Museum  
Hair

Hair 7:30pm

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  
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  
Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Roald Dahl’s treasured tale is now Broadway’s Golden Ticket! It’s the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including “Pure...

Keller Auditorium  
Eric Ching Trio

The Eric Ching Trio plays jazz arrangements of songs from artists ranging from The Beatles and Stevie Wonder to D'Angelo. Eric Ching is a jazz and blues...

Muddy Rudder Public House  
The PDX Drive-in Movie Spectacular! Star Wars: Episode IV a New Hope

The Portland Expo Center is bringing back the PDX Drive-In Movie Spectacular! Each night there will be different activities, car clubs, entertainment, short...

Portland Expo Center, Parking Lot  
Bad Books

Bad Books 8:30pm

Bad Books is an American indie rock band formed in early 2010, and is composed of indie folk artist Kevin Devine and members of indie rock band Manchester...

Revolution Hall  
Giants In The Trees

Pacific Northwest rock group formed by former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic. With: special guests.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
The War and Treaty

The husband-and-wife rock/soul duo with a vulnerable, electric live show, co-presented by Pickathon. With: Philippe Bronchtein.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  

Wednesday, August 14

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