August 16, 2005 - Portland Art Museum - Grand Opening
August 16, 2005

Grand Opening

Portland Art Museum: Center for Modern and Contemporary Art

The North Building, Portland Art Museum PORTLAND
ART FOCUS
The world is coming to
Portland, Oregon
September/October 2005

International artists, adventurous curators, cutting-edge performances and never-before-seen treasures converge in Portland, Oregon.

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The Portland Art Museum: Center for Modern and Contemporary Art
GRAND OPENING Oct. 2, 2005
503.226.2811

Don’t miss the spectacular October opening of the Portland Art Museum’s North Building and the new 28,000 square foot Center for Modern and Contemporary Art (CMCA). Housing over 400 works, including the Museum’s Clement Greenberg Collection of mid-20th century art, the CMCA will present a broad spectrum of media in a survey of modern art, and feature the only museum galleries north of San Francisco and west of Chicago dedicated solely to photography.

The October opening is the climax of a 10-year master plan for the rebirth of the Museums 2.5 block campus in the heart of vibrant, downtown Portland, Oregon. The 141,000 square foot North Building will also be home to two elegantly restored ballrooms, a 33,000-volume research library, and headquarters for the NW Film Center cementing the Museum’s place as the largest cultural resource center in the Pacific Northwest.
Portland Institute for Contemporary Art: Time-Based Art Festival
Sept. 9-18, 2005 “Innovative, provocative and enviable” – Real Time Arts

The Time-Based Art Festival pushes boundaries, introducing work of global consequence by bold contemporary artists.

TBA:05 is 10 days of moving bodies, images and sound on the stages and streets of Portland, Oregon, including: Wally Cardona,Tracey and the Plastics, Lone Twin, Guy Dartnell, Kota Yamazaki, Ivana Müller, Faustin Linyekula and many more. Tickets available now: 503.224.PICA
Pacific Northwest College of Art: Troca Brasil
Sept. 1 – Oct. 22, 2005
Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) Feldman Gallery Project Space presents Troca Brasil, an exhibition and cultural exchange with A Gentil Carioca of Rio de Janeiro. Internationally renowned artist Ernesto Neto, and four other artists from the Brazilian gallery – Laura Lima, Marcio Botner, Thiago Rocha Pitta and Marssares – exhibit and lecture at PNCA.
AFFAIR @ the Jupiter Hotel
Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, 2005
Organized by Stuart Horodner
This intimately scaled art fair brings together emerging artists from the United States and beyond. Approximately 40 participating dealers and guest curators will set up temporary exhibitions in rooms at the trend-setting Jupiter Hotel in Portland; there will be art on the beds, on the walls, in closets and in bathrooms. Collectors and arts professionals take part in lively discussions, impromptu parties and local tours.
Portland Art Dealers Association: International Exhibitions
Sept. – Oct. 2005
Oregon’s foremost galleries provide a platform for contemporary fine art by pairing international and regional artists from Asia, Australia, Europe, New Zealand, and North and South America. Visit Oregon now for a unique convergence of contemporary art and experience our most beautiful touring weather. PADA members: Augen, Blackfish, Bullseye Connection, Butters, Alysia Duckler, Froelick, Elizabeth Leach, PDX Contemporary Art, Pulliam Deffenbaugh, Quintana, Laura Russo, Mark Woolley.
Oregon Ballet Theatre: Fall Program
Oct. 7-16, 2005
Newmark Theatre
This romantic season-opening program features a world-premiere from Artistic Director, Christopher Stowell, specifically choreographed for the intimacy of the Newmark Theatre. Jerome Robbins’ In The Night gives sensuous shape and form to Chopin’s Nocturnes. In addition, OBT welcomes international audience charmer Julia Adam for the company premiere of her highly acclaimed Angelo. FOR TICKETTS Call: 503.2.BALLET
Compagnie Marie Chouinard: bODY_rEMIX/gOLDBERG _variations
Oct. 13-15, 2005
Lincoln Hall, Portland State University
The White Bird/PSU Dance Series presents the North American premiere of the newest work by one of Montreal’s most innovative dance companies, set to a score inspired by Bach’s “Goldberg Variations.” Marie Chouinard’s 10 remarkable dancers will use different devices, such as crutches, rope and bars, in a dynamic succession of solos, duets and ensemble sections that will plumb the insoluble

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