ARTspace is supported in part through a generous grant from the          

Henry Lea Hillman, Jr. Foundation

HERE Now: Art Inspired by the Immigrant Experience

On View February 15 through April 5, 2019

This exhibition will highlight nine artists that are local, regional, and from as far away Florida and Massachusetts. Their work engages the deeper meanings of transcultural migration to the United States. It is an exciting opportunity for a diverse and accessible conversation on US immigration through the artistic lens of those who have settled and now call the US home. The exhibition is curated by the Arts Council of Lake Oswego from community-sourced submissions bringing together personal narratives from a wide range of backgrounds. Art is a powerful vehicle for understanding and community building, and this will be an engaging space to learn more about our friends and neighbors.

“At ACLO, we have the exciting opportunity to engage viewers in multiple points of view through meaningful artwork that can aid in examining and understanding social issues - that’s exactly what we hope to achieve with this exhibition,” remarks Stephanie Johnson, Arts Council of Lake Oswego’s Program and Public Art Manager.

Join us for the following events supporting the exhibition:


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Six talented and creative artists will have their pieces on view for a two month exhibition. Each artist brings a different technique and design, ranging from modern to traditional, along with mixed media and 3d objects. This exhibition educates the public that quilting is a form of art!

April 19 Friday Opening Reception 11 to 1 pm

May 3 First Friday Reception 5 TO 7 pm

June 7 First Friday Reception 5 to 7 pm

ARTspace & Gallery

Located at 510 1st Street,  Lake Oswego, OR 97034

ARTspace is currently the only dedicated visual arts gallery space in the City of Lake Oswego. The Museum hosts approximately ten rotating monthly exhibitions each year, each with a First Friday reception open to the public. The museum features the work of both local and regional artists of all media. Museum hours vary for each exhibition; however, we are generally open Tues-Fri, 11 AM – 4 PM and by appointment.

Interested in exhibiting your artwork at the Arts Council’s ARTspace? Fill out the form at the bottom of the page to begin the process of introducing yourself and your work to the Arts Council.

The Arts Council is a 501(c)3 non-profit.

Your donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Are you an artist and would like to get involved with the Arts Council? Start by introducing yourself. We have many opportunities for artists to get involved! See below.

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