Events

Showing Cultural Communities Events during July 18, 2024–July 17, 2025

Tours

Forest Bathing
Ongoing

Forest Bathing

Nordic Northwest – Nordia House $5 - $20

Friluftsliv [free- loves -liv] is the Norwegian philosophy of open-air living or disconnecting from daily stress — what better place to do that than at Nordic Northwest? You will walk through the grounds with arborist and forest bathing leader Dustin Marchello. Dustin is part owner of Tillis Tree Care (named for his grandmother). This unique experience...

Guided Tour, Cultural Communities, Outdoors, Health & Wellness
Nordic Northwest Campus Tour
Ongoing

Nordic Northwest Campus Tour

Nordic Northwest – Nordia House $0 - $10

Join a new Nordic Northwest Campus Tour. You’ll meet with trained docents to learn about Nordia House, Nordic Northwest, Ole Bole troll, and Fogelbo. This is an hour-long opportunity to learn more and see the campus in a new way.

Guided Tour, Cultural Communities, Outdoors
Family Fogelbo Tour
Sunday, July 21, 2024

Family Fogelbo Tour

Nordic Northwest – Nordia House $5 - $25

This is a limited tour focused on children. Adults are welcome to purchase a ticket to bring at least one child. These are family-friendly tours of Fogelbo, the historic Swedish Cabin on the Nordic Northwest Campus. You will learn about the magic of Fogelbo and some of the very special items in the house. A special...

Art & Design, Guided Tour, Cultural Communities

Exhibitions

Editor's Pick
O-Tsukimi Moon Viewing Festival
Sept. 16–18, 2024

O-Tsukimi Moon Viewing Festival

Portland Japanese Garden $50 - $70

Moonviewing, or O-Tsukimi in Japanese, is the practice of gazing at the full moon and enjoying its sacred beauty. Since 1990, Portland Japanese Garden has scheduled this beloved annual event to coincide with the harvest moon, which occurs anytime from September to early October. There is no better place in Portland to share the romance...

Exhibition, Cultural Communities, Outdoors
Because of Bill: William Sumio Naito’s Legacy in Portland
May 4–Sept. 1, 2024

Because of Bill: William Sumio Naito’s Legacy in Portland

Japanese American Museum of Oregon $0 - $8

Because of Bill: William Sumio Naito’s Legacy in Portland at the Japanese American Museum of Oregon offers visitors an in-depth look at all that Bill Naito built in Portland and the personal motivations that drove his success. Bill Naito was a force of nature whose infinite imagination, unbridled determination and limitless persistence transformed Portland during...

Exhibition, Cultural Communities, History
Bong Wai Chen: Reframing Tradition
May 16–Oct. 27, 2024

Bong Wai Chen: Reframing Tradition

Portland Chinatown Museum $0 - $8

The Portland Chinatown Museum presents BONG WAI CHEN: Reframing Tradition, a retrospective on the art and life of Portland Chinatown artist Bong Wai Chen (1911-1968), who influenced generations of Oregon artists and the practice of calligraphy in the U.S. This exhibition is the third of a series of retrospectives organized by Portland Chinatown Museum and...

Exhibition, Cultural Communities, History, Art & Design
Dress Han: Night of Hanfu Fashion
July 26–27, 2024

Dress Han: Night of Hanfu Fashion

Lan Su Chinese Garden $15 - $45

Join Lan Su for an unforgettable evening of celebration and re-imagination of Hanfu, traditional Chinese clothing. Experience a mesmerizing Hanfu fashion show showcasing original designs by Chinese and Chinese American designers of Oceana Blue. The fashion show will also feature live music by Taiwanese American folk musician and America's Got Talent Season 19 sensation Nini....

Art & Design, Exhibition, Cultural Communities
Kiku Matsuri (Chrysanthemum Festival)
Sept. 7–8, 2024

Kiku Matsuri (Chrysanthemum Festival)

Portland Japanese Garden $0 - $21.95

In this special, two-day exhibition, Ikebana International celebrates the chrysanthemum. Ikebana International first celebrated Kiku Matsuri, the Chrysanthemum festival, at Portland Japanese Garden in 1983. Local Ikebana artists from various schools or styles will create arrangements featuring chrysanthemums, known as kiku in Japanese. Kiku Matsuri, or Choyo no Sekku, observed in Japan on September 9, is...

Exhibition, Cultural Communities

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