Shine A Light at the Portland Art Museum

September 19th, 2009 /
I will have two projects at the Portland Art Museum for the one-night Shine A Light production.               

Here is information about Shine A Light:
For one night only, on Saturday, September 19 from 6 p.m.–midnight, the Portland Art Museum hosts Shine a Light: A Night at the Museum. The event consists of six hours of performances, installations, tours, workshops, and games by 15 artists drawn from Portland State University's Art and Social Practice Program, led by Harrell Fletcher and Jen Delos Reyes. The Northwest Film Center joins in by breaking out of the Whitsell Auditorium to present vintage and contemporary works in some surprise locations. The projects are centered on artist and audience participation and visitors are encouraged to experience the Museum's spaces and collections in new ways.

Projects and events take place inside and outside of the Museum. Outdoors in the sculpture court, local bands will play throughout the day and visitors can watch an expert dowser uncover the colors and sounds of works of art, see a demonstration of printmaking at a mobile print factory and sample specially made beer brewed to complement individual museum objects for the event by Lompoc, Laurelwood and Lucky Lab. Inside, projects located throughout the Museum include Learn to Count in Mon, a project to save endangered languages, a break-dancing display, musicians serenading select works of art, Stranger Moments, a roving theatrical tour of the Museum employees' interactions in the galleries with strangers, video installations from the Northwest Film Center and much more.