Events

Thursday, September 5

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  
Borderland Stories – A Visual Report from the Texas-Mexico Border

Portland artist and Texas native Janie Lowe’s childhood memories of exploring the rugged landscape north of the Big Bend area are a stark contrast to the...

Antoinette Hatfield Hall  
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  
Eiko Otake: A Body in Places

A Body in Places is the omnibus title of Eiko’s first solo project, which started with her revisiting post-nuclear disaster Fukushima and her twelve hour...

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)  
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  
Many Shades of Being Darcelle: 52 Years of Fashion, 1967-2019

Portland’s own Darcelle XV (the stage name of Walter Cole) has been headlining the Darcelle XV Showplace cabaret club since 1973. In a career spanning over...

Oregon Historical Society  
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  
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  
Ryan Pierce: Hot Hex

Ryan Pierce received his MFA from California College of the Arts in 2007, and a BFA from Oregon College of Art and Craft in 2003. His work has been shown...

Elizabeth Leach Gallery  
The Allegories by Jen Brown

Wolff Gallery is pleased to present The Allegories, a solo exhibition by narrative painter Jen Brown. In her dramatic yet detailed oil paintings, the artist...

Wolff Gallery  
The Corn Maize at the Pumpkin Patch

Portland’s original cornfield maze celebrates over 20 seasons at The Pumpkin Patch on beautiful Sauvie Island in Portland, Oregon. Craig Easterly, founder of...

The Pumpkin Patch  
Time-Based Art (TBA) Festival

PICA’s 17th Annual Time-Based Art Festival (TBA) gathers artists and audiences from around the world for ten days of contemporary performance, music, visual...

Various locations  
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  
Cannabis Science Conference

Join thousands of analytical scientists, medical professionals, cultivators and novices coming to share information about cannabis science. This conference...

Oregon Convention Center  
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 Museum Baby Morning Tour: Every Portrait Tells A Story

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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Kristen Miller - Brighten and Fade

PDX Contemporary Art is pleased to present Brighten and Fade, a solo exhibition of new work by Kristen Miller. Having spent three months in the Arctic...

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  
 Jennifer Thoreson: Testament

“I like to know and feel the moment where people fall apart, and saturate my work in it. I am seeking the moment of relief, and relishing in the moments just...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Josh Smith: The First Years

Josh Smith documents the changes—both monumental and subtle, internal and external, and positive and negative—that come with parenthood in his series The...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Portland2019 Biennial

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center is pleased to announce the Portland2019 Biennial, a survey of works by visual and performing artists who are defining and...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
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: Native American Art

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

Portland Art Museum  
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  
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 Jennifer Thoreson

“I like to know and feel the moment where people fall apart, and saturate my work in it. I am seeking the moment of relief, and relishing in the moments just...

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  
Opening Reception: Borderland Stories – A Visual Report from the Texas-Mexico Border

Portland artist and Texas native Janie Lowe’s childhood memories of exploring the rugged landscape north of the Big Bend area are a stark contrast to the...

Antoinette Hatfield Hall  
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  
 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  
Japanese Prints Abroad in Portland: The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

Presented by Jeannie Kenmotsu, Ph.D., Japan Foundation Assistant Curator of Japanese Art, Portland Art Museum. Japanese woodblock prints were met with an...

Portland Art Museum  
Kristen Miller - Brighten and Fade

PDX Contemporary Art is pleased to present Brighten and Fade, a solo exhibition of new work by Kristen Miller. Having spent three months in the Arctic...

PDX Contemporary Art  
Swift Watch at Chapman School

Every year in late August, one of Portland's most spectacular natural events begins: Thousands of Vaux’s Swifts gather in the city as they prepare to migrate...

Chapman Elementary School  
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  
Flor de Toloache

Latin Grammy winners Flor de Toloache make New York City history as its first and only all-women mariachi group. Founded in 2008, Flor de Toloache is led by...

Newmark Theatre  
From the Ruby Lounge

Theatre Berk presents the world premiere of From the Ruby Lounge, an original workplace comedy set in a fictional Portland strip club, to be staged at the...

Shoebox Theater  
In the Heights

Winner of four Tony Awards: Best Musical, Best Original Score, Best Choreography, Best Orchestrations. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s (Hamilton) Tony and Grammy...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Kendall Concerts Presents Garcia Birthday Band

Kendall Concerts: Music Under the Dome is a monthly planetarium concert series combining live performances with stunning visuals in riots of color, shape and...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), Kendall Planetarium  
Sver In Concert

From Norway, Sver play epic Nordic folk music with relentless energy and seductive spark taking you on a fantastic musical journey guaranteed to excite you....

Nordia House  
Chingo Bling

Chingo Bling can be called many things, but at his core, he's an entertainer. This rapper-turned-stand-up likes to blur the lines between music and comedy,...

Helium Comedy Club  
Juanes

Juanes 8pm

Hailing from Medellín, Juan Esteban Aristizábal originally learned to play guitar from his family. At 17 years of age he was one of the founders of the metal...

Keller Auditorium  
Junior Brown

Born in 1952 in Cottonwood, Arizona, Junior Brown showed an affinity for music at an early age. Discovering a guitar in his grandparent’s attic at age seven,...

Aladdin Theater  
Shvvvr CD Release Party with Gordon Lee

Join up for two sets of a night of progressive jazz-inspired music featuing new original material from Shvvvr with Gordon Lee (keys), Michael Galen...

Bit House Saloon  
Hair Puller

A $5 Bill with the old-school, Portland-based, screamin' hardcore trio Hair Puller. With: Dirty Princess, Internet Beef.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Starover Blue

Do503 Presents: Album release show for Portland based experimental dream pop band! With: The Fourth Wall, Small Million.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Thursday, September 5

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