Events

Thursday, August 8

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  
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  
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 Burger Week

IT’S BACK. The Portland Mercury’s Burger Week is finally here! From Aug. 5-10, 2019, restaurants, bars and brewhouses across Portland offer one-of-a-kind...

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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
 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: Highlights of the Collection

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  
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  
Tony Starlight Concert in the Park with Basso a Deux

Tony Starlight is an entertainer and entrepreneur. He is a musician, comedian, producer and venue owner. He specializes in song parodies, impressions of pop...

Town Center Park Wilsonville  
Lecture: By Any Means Necessary: Racial Justice and Representation in the Arts

LaTanya S. Autry, Ph.D. candidate, University of Delaware; Gund Curatorial Fellow, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland From W.E.B. Du Bois’ “The American...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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 On Tap - X-Ray Imaging in Plant Biology: Seeing the Unseen

We’re all familiar with how X-rays allow doctors to get detailed views inside their patients to find out what’s going on without having to actually cut...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
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  
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  
Iridescent Dreams

Iridescent Dreams is an inclusive and experimental art event including music, poetry and film. All are welcome. Music by: New York artist, Johnny of The...

Third Room, #205  
Treepeople

The return of seminal Boise post-punk band featuring Built To Spill's Doug Martsch. With special guests.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
William Clark Green

Storytelling Texas/Red Dirt country songwriter with an explosive band and 2018 LP, Hebert Island. With: Brass Tacks.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  

Thursday, August 8

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