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Summary View  Subscribe to RSS feed of current view. June 27, 2015
  
Saturday, June 27, 2015
“Black Lives Matter” (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

*WU Campus - Putnam University Center

Did you know that Black Lives Matter was started by three queer women? Did you know #blacklivesmatter is a nationally trending hashtag on twitter? In this program we will be discussing the history, founders, and national news stories surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement. In addition, come listen to local and Willamette community members participate in a panel surrounding the topic of Black Lives Matter.
Ramadan (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Ramadan is the 9th month of the Islamic calendar and is devoted to the commemoration of Muhammad's reception of the divine revelation recorded in the Qur'an. It is the holiest period of the Islamic year and includes strict fasting from sunrise to sundown. Each day ends at sunset with a celebratory Iftar, or breaking-of-the-fast.

The observance begins this year at sundown on June 17 and ends at sundown on July 17.
Summer Break (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

*WU Campus

English Language/American Studies Program
Event Image The Willamette MBA Experience
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

*WU Campus, Portland Center
Willamette Portland Center
905 NW 12th Ave
Portland, OR


Join faculty, students and staff on June 27 to experience the Willamette University MBA! Located in the Pearl District, Willamette's MBA for Professionals program provides an intimate, all-inclusive learning experience for busy professionals seeking to advance their careers. You are invited to visit Willamette University's Portland Center to discover if the MBA for Professionals program is right for you! Along with lunch, the Willamette MBA Experience will feature an admissions presentation, a class presentation with Dr. Ashley Nixon on Conflict Management in the Workplace and a Q&A panel of students and alumni.
Event Image Exhibition | Mel Katz: Drawings and Small Sculptures | May 9 - July 19, 2015
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

This exhibition has been organized to introduce visitors to Portland artist Mel Katz’s working process and is intended to supplement a fifty-year retrospective exhibition Mel Katz: On and Off the Wall taking place at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art between June 6 and August 23. 

Drawing has always been an important part of Portland artist Mel Katz’s working process. This exhibition features several of Katz's large scale drawings and small sculptures that he uses to work out some of the complex visual problems and challenges that he deals with in his final sculptures and offers valuable insights into the artist's creative process.

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Event Image Exhibition | Mel Katz: Drawings and Small Sculptures | May 9 - July 19, 2015
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

This exhibition has been organized to introduce visitors to Portland artist Mel Katz’s working process and is intended to supplement a fifty-year retrospective exhibition Mel Katz: On and Off the Wall taking place at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art between June 6 and August 23. 

Drawing has always been an important part of Portland artist Mel Katz’s working process. This exhibition features several of Katz's large scale drawings and small sculptures that he uses to work out some of the complex visual problems and challenges that he deals with in his final sculptures and offers valuable insights into the artist's creative process.

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Event Image Exhibition | Tom Prochaska and Christy Wyckoff: In the Footsteps of Charles Heaney | May 9 - July 19
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

During September of 2014, Portland artists Tom Prochaska and Christy Wyckoff embarked on a journey to retrace the footsteps of Portland painter Charles Heaney (1897-1981), who often traveled to remote regions of Eastern Oregon in search of artistic inspiration. The exhibition will feature approximately 30 drawings created by the artists’ during their recent road trip.

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Event Image Artist Gallery Talk with Mel Katz
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Join Portland artist Mel Katz for a Saturday Gallery Talk exploring his major retrospective exhibition. Mel will start with the Drawings and Small Sculptures exhibition and talk about his process and then proceed to the On and Off the Wall exhibition.

Over the years, Katz has been featured in numerous one-person and group exhibitions throughout the United States. In 1979, his work was included in the First Western States Biennial, which opened at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, and traveled nationally. He was the subject of a major retrospective exhibition at the Portland Art Museum in 1988 and was included in the traveling exhibition, Still Working, in 1994. His work is included in the collections of the Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Portland Art Museum, the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, the Seattle Art Museum, the Tacoma Art Museum, the Oregon Arts Commission, the City of Seattle, and many national corporations.

Meet in the Maribeth Collins Lobby at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art at 12:30 p.m.

EXHIBITION INFORMATION
Mel Katz: On and Off the Wall
Mel Katz: Drawings and Small Sculptures


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