Featured Events + Shows

Science-fueled fun for all

Looking for things to do in Portland? OMSI events and attractions spark curiosity for visitors of all ages and interests. Add an OMSI event to your PDX itinerary!

Choose from creative Maker Workshops, after-hours fun for the 21+ crowd, opportunities to meet local scientists, and so much more. Can’t make it to the museum? Hit the road with Rose City Astronomers for a Star Party or grab a drink at a local Science Pub.

Go ahead and explore, we have something for everyone!

OMSI After Dark

The ultimate night out! Typically the last Wednesday of the month, OMSI After Dark is a 21+ event that gathers local vendors, artisans, and science content for you to enjoy. Get ready to taste test a local brew, catch a show, or try a science demo – all while exploring the museum’s permanent exhibit halls. Browse upcoming OMSI After Darks to discover what adventure awaits.

Science Pubs

This isn’t an ordinary lecture series! Grab a drink and enjoy a relaxed presentation by local and world-renowned scientists, researchers, and leaders. With new talks scheduled every month, it’s easy to find a Science Pub that sparks your interest.

SOLD OUT | April 22, 2024 | 7 – 9pm

Science Pub Hillsboro: Salmon Super Highway

Science Pub Hillsboro: Salmon Super Highway This event is sold out. We will be selling…

May 7, 2024 | 7 – 9pm

Science Pub Portland: SWARMED! Intelligent Honeybee Behaviors

Science Pub Portland: SWARMED! Intelligent Honeybee Behaviors With Mandy Shaw of the Portland Urban Beekeepers.

May 21, 2024 | 7 – 9pm

Science Pub Portland: Measuring the Taste of Beer

Science Pub Portland: Measuring the Taste of Beer With Dana Garves, chemist, owner of…

More Events

We host so many events at OMSI we can’t fit them all on one page! Here’s a small selection of other events happening soon!

For Curious Minds Of All Kinds

Thinking of adding something unique to your OMSI experience? We offer documentary films at the Empirical Theater, unforgettable stargazing at the Kendall Planetarium, and deep diving tours of our onsite submarine.

Take a look around – you’re sure to find something that inspires you!

USS Blueback Submarine

Empirical Theater

Kendall Planetarium

Beautifica

From the creators of the multi award-winning MESMERICA comes a brand-new epic immersive experience unlike any other.