Wednesday, August 12, 2009

event: MANOR of ART

from Milepost 5:

Over 100 artists have been invited to turn the yet-to-be-renovated rooms of The Studios building into three floors of installations and exhibits. This 10-day festival will include live music by local bands, theater and performance art, artist round tables, and daily guided tours of the 100+ exhibits.
The Studios is phase 2 of Milepost 5, formerly the Baptist Manor Retirement Home which was founded on the property in 1915.
Event Times and Dates:
  • Opening Event: 6-9 pm Friday, August 14.
  • Gallery hours: 1-7pm daily, Galleries open until 10pm on Fridays and Saturdays.
  • Guided docent tours of exhibits: 2pm daily.
  • Music by various local bands: Friday 14th: 6-9pm, Saturday 15th: 3-9pm and Friday 21st: 6-9pm, Saturday 22nd: 3-9pm
  • Artist Round Table: 2pm Sunday Aug. 16th.
  • Experimental Theater by Hand2Mouth Weds Aug 19th, Thurs Aug 20th
  • Saturday Closing Event hosted by Sam Adams, Mayor of Portland.
All Events are Free and All-Ages
(A suggested donation of $1-$10 for admission)
Manor of Art is graciously sponsored by: Nike, Tri-Met, Muse Art and Design, Beam Development, Art Media, Scion, Paris Group Realty, Weiden+Kennedy,, Art Institute of Portland, 94.7 KNRK, PDXartscene, Mobile Malloy Productions, Montavilla Neighborhood Association.
Food provided by Palm State Gumbo
Beer and wine services provided by Manor of Art
With a Special Thanks to: Chris Haberman, John Graeter, Hand2Mouth Theatre, Ezra Johnson-Greenough, Leigh Lowry, Gavin Shettler, Micheal Feilds, Matthew Haggett, James Smith, Ry Malloy, and the hordes of incredible artists and volunteers it takes to do something like this!
A production of Portland City Art and Milepost 5

Go to their website for more information, including a list of participating artists.