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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Art

Animating Life: The Art, Science, and Wonder of Laika

10:00 AM $19.99 Portland Art Museum

The pioneers of stop-motion animation—responsible for Coraline, ParaNorman, and Kubo and the Two Strings—get a star turn in this major Portland Art Museum ex...

Connecting Lines

10:00 AM FREE–$19.99 Portland Art Museum

PAM’s Center for Contemporary Native Art showcases work by two artists: Luzene Hill (Eastern Band Cherokee) examines sexual violence against Native women via...

Representing

10:00 AM FREE–$19.99 Portland Art Museum

PAM’s new exhibit brings together photographs that were taken by, for, and of African Americans, spanning the late 1800s through the 1990s. Portraits from th...

The Wyeths: Three Generations

10:00 AM $19.99 Portland Art Museum

PAM displays more than 80 paintings and drawings from one of the most artistically prolific families in the United States. Born in 1882, N.C. Wyeth was one o...

Thomas Roma and Karolin Klüppel

12:00 PM FREE Blue Sky Gallery

Photographer Karolin Kluppel's Kingdom of Girls focuses on young girls from the Indian village Mawlynnong, a matriarchal society where the family's land is p...

Tyler Mackie

11:00 AM FREE Wolff Gallery

In this collection of gouache paintings titled The Bleed Is Working, Portland-based artist Tyler Mackie explores the contradictions of womanhood, aiming to s...

Special Events

Forced from Home

9:00 AM FREE Pioneer Courthouse Square

Can you re-create the refugee experience in downtown Portland? That’s what this free, interactive exhibit, created by Doctors Without Borders, aims to do, si...

Theater

Caught

7:30 PM $50 Artists Repertory Theatre

A cross between live theater and visual art, Christopher Chen's Caught explores America’s obsession with the intersection of fact and fiction as it relates t...

Every Brilliant Thing

7:30 PM $25+ Gerding Theater at The Armory - Ellyn Bye Studio

Playwright Duncan Macmillan’s one-man show—a hit Off-Broadway and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival—follows an unnamed narrator as he recounts growing up with...

Fun Home

7:30 PM $25–75 Gerding Theater at the Armory - Main Stage

Portland Center Stage opens its season with the riotously popular, Tony-winning musical, based on Alison Bechdel's graphic novel about growing up as a closet...