Events

Friday, August 2

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  
First Friday Summer Art Party

Join up for the first of First Friday PDX’s summer Art Parties, a collaboration between First Friday PDX and the East Creative Collective. Featuring the work...

East Creative Collective  
Flamenco Friday

Fridays in August, join Espacio Flamenco and Bar Vivant for lively flamenco performances in the courtyard with an outdoor sherry bar. Get there early to grab...

Bar Vivant  
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  
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  
Making Space

New work from Josh DeWeese and Linda Sikora.

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  
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  
Pickathon

Established in 1998, Pickathon is an independent, all-ages and family-friendly music festival hosted on Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, just 30 minutes...

Pendarvis Farm  
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  
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 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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
First Friday Newberg

Local businesses in the downtown area of Newberg come together to provide you with a fun-filled evening on the First Friday of every month. Participating...

Purple Cow Vineyards, Tasting Room  
The Soul Box Project

The Soul Box Project is a national community art project to raise awareness of the number of gunfire victims. In the tradition of the AIDS Memorial Quilt,...

Milwaukie City Hall Gallery  
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  
First Friday Open Studios and Street Exhibition

Come check out the art, listen to local music and more on the first Friday of every month.

East Creative Collective  
Industry Test Event

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Portland Art Museum  
Jake The Alligator Man 75th Birthday Bash

The annual Jake the Alligator Man's Birthday Bash comes to the Long Beach Peninsula. The attraction that helped put the Long Beach Peninsula on the map in...

Veterans Field  
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  
Twins of Evil: Rob Zombie & Marilyn Manson

“Like being strapped into an electric chair and zapped with 50 trillion volts of heavy metal madness.” – Las Vegas Review Journal “Rob Zombie and Marilyn...

Moda Center  
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  
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  
Streetlight Manifesto

Of all the various compliments Streetlight Manifesto have received from fans over the years, there is one in particular that seems to resonate most with the...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
C.S. Lewis Onstage: The Most Reluctant Convert

Using C.S. Lewis’ own words, award-winning actor Max McLean brings the brilliant Oxford Don to life, taking us on his extraordinary journey from hard-boiled...

Newmark Theatre  
Elliott Smith's 50th Birthday Tribute

The Fixin' To celebrates the life of Elliott Smith as four unique groups of local musicians pay their respects in this career-spanning tribute. Join in...

The Fixin' To  
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  
Toots and the Maytals

Toots is one of the true architects of reggae – so much so that “Do the Reggay,” a 1968 single by Toots and his group, the Maytals, is credited with giving...

Revolution Hall  
 Cedars & Crows

Whiskey-fueled hard rock from local heavy hitters. With: Shelter Red, Louder Oceans.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Oh, Rose / Wet Dream

An inventive Olympia/Portland double-header and album release show for Wet Dream's Future Nostalgic. With: Cry Babe.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Waterloo Revival w/ Hailey Verhaalen

Waterloo Revival is a country duo originally from Austin, Texas now based out of Nashville, Tenn. In June of 2016 Waterloo Revival signed to Toby Keith’s...

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  
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  
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, August 2

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