Categories
Community Discover

Cinema Unbound Heroes: Rose Bond

Spotlight on Rose Bond, creator of internationally recognized, large-scale, site-specific animations Rose Bond contains multitudes. In a town known for its animation talents, she has helped redefine how immersive, collaborative, and Unbound it can be. With her work, animation happens on walls, curtains, dances through thin air. It envelops you and comes alive, moving you where…  Read more

Categories
Community Learn

Film and New Media Happy Hour

An online gathering of regional filmmakers holding conversations around COVID-19. Fridays at 4 pm on Zoom. Next Film and New Media Happy Hour is Friday, May 29, 2020. New Opportunities in VR & Experiential Storytelling with special guests MICHEL REILHAC, Filmmaker, Experiential Artist and Head of VR, Venice Biennale and René Pinnell, CEO & Designer,…  Read more

Categories
Community Discover Learn

Poster Project: Emmet Gowin

Photographer Emmet Gowin arrived at Mount St. Helens in June 1980, one month after its initial, cataclysmic eruption. He secured a permit to fly over the volcano in what became the first of many visits to the site over the next five years. For Gowin, photographing Mount St. Helens from the air did not produce…  Read more

Categories
Community Discover

New Ways of Seeing: Lynn Shelton’s Humpday

From Amy Dotson, NWFC Director, and PAM Curator, Film & New Media Humpday Director: dir. Lynn Shelton, United States Available on Amazon Prime Lynn Shelton and I once took a ride on a Memphis riverboat. We sat on flimsy chairs day drinking, watching the mighty Mississippi drag by. There we were, amidst a mix of…  Read more

Categories
Community Discover Learn

Write Around PAM: Heidi Schwegler

During this time, it is important that we all take moments to pause. Writing is a great tool to reflect, de-stress, #breakforjoy and heal.  Join us for a writing exercise focused on the everyday objects we spend our days with, taking this piece by Heidi Schwegler as a starting point.   Step 1: Make a list…  Read more

Categories
Community Discover Learn

PPS Visual Arts Virtual Gallery

Congratulations to Portland Public Schools student artists and their teachers! PPS has announced the winners of the 2020 HeART of Portland Showcase Poster Competition and launched the new PPS Visual Arts Virtual Gallery. The competition was a very crowded and impressive field of 61 submissions and the jurying went to two rounds. As award-winning entries,…  Read more

Categories
Community Discover

Podcast: Exhibition Management in the Time of COVID-19

The work of a museum registrar can be quite complicated, but what happens to exhibition logistics when a global pandemic turns the world on its side? Portland Art Museum’s Exhibitions Registrar Julia Guariglia chats with Agnès Faure, her counterpart at the Petit Palais in Paris, France, about how exhibition management is changing given new guidelines…  Read more

Categories
Community Connect Discover Learn

Online Exhibition: Volcano! Mount St. Helens in Art

On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the eruption of Mount St. Helens, we are thrilled to share a new online exhibition experience for Volcano! Mount St. Helens in Art. We are also pleased to announce that the exhibition will be extended to January 2021 so that when it is safe for us to…  Read more

Categories
Community Discover

Cinema Unbound Heroes: John Cameron Mitchell

John Cameron Mitchell might just be from another planet. He’s a multi-talented, multi-headed hydra of an actor having played roles that include getting his start in theatre as the Virgin Mary, playing Huck Finn, nabbing a guest spot on 80s hit MacGyver and acting as the voice of the Dunkaroos Kangaroo in that earworm of…  Read more

Categories
Community Discover Learn

Mount St. Helens Eruption 40th Anniversary Partner Programs

The exhibition Volcano! Mount St. Helens in Art, marks the 40th anniversary of the 1980 eruption and examines artists’ responses to the awesome beauty and power of the volcano. While the physical exhibition remains closed and planned programs and events canceled, we are pleased to share a sampling of programs from organizations around the region…  Read more