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Northwest | Portland Art Weekend
March 19 | 12:30 pm – March 20 | 2:00 pm
Enjoy two days in Portland visiting contemporary art galleries and attending an after-hours in-person tour of Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection with Sara Krajewski, the Portland Art Museum’s Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art.
On Saturday afternoon from 12:30-4:30pm we’ll visit four woman-owned galleries: Russo Lee Gallery, PDX Contemporary, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, and Adams and Ollman and hear about their current exhibitions. Following those visits we’ll head to Portland Art Museum at 5:00pm for the private tour, then wrap up the day at 6:00pm with a no-host happy hour for socializing. Sunday at 12:00pm we will visit Oregon Contemporary to see the final day of their exhibition Hallie Ford Fellows in the Visual Arts 2017-19.
Transportation / lodging will not be provided for anyone traveling to the event/s. Attendees are encouraged to connect with others regarding carpools and shared accommodations.
- Saturday, March 19 ONLY – $25 for ArtTable members / $45 for Non-members
- Sunday, March 20 ONLY – $10 for ArtTable members / $15 for Non-members
- Both Days – $30 for ArtTable members / $55 for Non-members
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For everyone’s continued health and safety we request attendees be masked when indoors at all venues, with the exception of our happy hour.
The Portland Art Museum is fully ADA Accessible.
The accessible ramp is located on the north side of the main building between SW 10th and SW Park Ave. The accessible exit will be through the Special Exhibition Gallery and out through the gift shop or out through the Center for Modern & Contemporary Art in the Mark building.
Manual wheelchairs are available free of charge. Service animals are welcome. All areas are accessible via elevator.
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The Portland Art Museum is located at 1219 SW Park Avenue.
The Museum is conveniently located on the historic Park Blocks in the center of downtown Portland, which is easy to get around by public transit or on foot. The Portland Business Alliance has installed way-finding signs which direct you to the cultural district, where the Museum is located.
The Willamette River divides the City of Portland into east and west districts. The Portland Art Museum is roughly 12 blocks south of West Burnside Street and nine blocks west of the Willamette River. (Park Avenue is the same as 9th Avenue). The Museum is bounded by SW Park Avenue to the east, 10th Avenue to the west, Jefferson Street to the south, and Main Street to the north.
Thanks to forward-thinking city officials and an economical, easy-to-use transit system, it couldn’t be easier to get to the Museum by public transportation. The bus and streetcar travel directly past the Museum, and the MAX light rail has a stop only four blocks away. TriMet’s Trip Planner gives you step-by-step travel directions from your location by bus, light rail, or streetcar.
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About Sara Krajewski
Sara Krajewski was appointed Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Portland Art Museum in June 2015. Over her tenure, she has expanded the contemporary art program through exhibitions, commissions, collection development, and publications, and has fostered collaborations that bring together artists, curators, educators, and the public to ask questions around access, equity, and new institutional models.
From 2012-2015, Krajewski was the Director of INOVA (Institute of Visual Arts) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where she curated an array of interdisciplinary exhibitions and performances with artists Xavier Cha, Mateo Tannatt, Morgan Thorson and many others. Krajewski was curator at the Henry Art Gallery, Seattle from 2004 – 2012 where she focused on solo artist projects and group exhibitions exploring photography’s impact on visual culture.
Krajewski holds degrees in Art History from the University of Wisconsin (BA) and Williams College (MA) and has held prior positions at the Harvard Art Museum and the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Krajewski was awarded a curatorial research fellowship from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and has received arts leadership training through the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries (AAMG) and the Center for Curatorial Leadership (2019).
Image: Frida Kahlo (Mexican, 1907-1954), Diego on my Mind, 1943, oil on masonite, courtesy of the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection. / Frida Kahlo (Mexicana, 1907-1954), Diego en mi mente, 1943, óleo sobre masonita, cortesía de la Colección de Jacques y Natasha Gelman.
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