The Art of Quilting
Apr
19
to Jun 14

The Art of Quilting

On View April 19 – June 14

Six talented and creative artists will be bringing their pieces to the ARTspace gallery for a two-month show. Each brings a different technique and design to the exhibition, ranging from traditional pieces to original art quilts with the idea of educating the public that quilting is a form of art.

Artists include: Dianne Kane, CarolAnne Olson, Judith Phelps, Mary Kay Price, Linda Reinert, and Hedda Wright.

Programming includes:

April 19 – 11 to 1 pm - First Friday Opening

May 3 – 5 to 7 pm – First Friday Reception

June 7- 5 to 7 pm - First Friday reception

Check the Arts Council websites for additional programming that will include artist talks, demonstrations, and sewing techniques.

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April Family Artmaking
Apr
25
2:00 PM14:00

April Family Artmaking

Family Art-making is back. Join us Thursday, April 25 from 2 to 4 pm for art-making at our offices located at 520 1st Street, Lake Oswego, OR 97034.

Children 5 to 12 are invited to participate in new art experiences. This week we will be studying perspective: getting a bird’s and bug’s eye view of a subject.

The schedule coincides with Lake Oswego School District early release days., allowing parents and caregivers an after-school activity.

This program is free and open to the public. Suggested donations are appreciated to replenish supplies.

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Art in the Garden
May
18
5:00 PM17:00

Art in the Garden

TICKETS WILL GO ON SALE MARCH 18TH!

Join us for this year’s Art in the Garden at beautiful Tumwater Vineyard on Pete’s Mountain. You will receive an exclusive glimpse into the artistic process with on-site demonstrations by five artists and the opportunity to work with each of them, along with taking a piece home.

Dinner prepared by Nicoletta’s Table, wine by Tumwater, specially selected live and silent auction items, in addition to the beautiful scenery, a good time will be had by all.

This year’s event will provide direct support for the Arts Council including the ARTspace gallery, education and outreach programming, and integrate technology into the public art experience via app and web-based use.

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Where Are You From?
Apr
2
6:00 PM18:00

Where Are You From?

April 2, from 6-7:30 p.m. ACLO will host Where Are You from? Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians. Kerani Mitchell leads a conversation that asks what makes us Oregonian, and how we can create inclusive communities. This program is part of Oregon Humanities Conversation Project, and made possible by a partnership between the Lake Oswego Public Library, Oregon Humanities, and ACLO. The program is in conjunction with the LO Reads’ 2019 selection, The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henríquez which includes themes of immigration, struggle with unknowns, identity, and assimilation into US culture.

Event will be held at our ARTspace located at 510 1st Street, Lake Oswego.

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March Family Art-making
Mar
28
2:00 PM14:00

March Family Art-making

Join us for Family Art-making on March 28 from 2 to 4 pm at our ARTspace location - 510 1st Street Lake Oswego.

Children 5 to 12 are invited to participate in new art experiences.

Activity for March 28 is creating concentric circles through the eyes of artist, Wassily Kandinsky. A short history lesson will also accommodate the project.

ACLO will provide all the materials. Drop in format. Suggested donation.

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Family Art-Making
Feb
28
2:00 PM14:00

Family Art-Making

Children 5 to 12, along with their parents and caregivers are invited to participate in Family Art-Making on Thursday, February 28th from 2 to 4 p.m. at our ARTspace & Gallery, located at 510 1st Street, Lake Oswego.

Project will consist of Mud Cloth Hangings: Expressing our Cultural Heritage through Art. This activity is in conjunction with our exhibition HERE Now: Art Inspired by the Immigrant Experience and the 2019 LO Read book selection, The Book of Unknown Americans by Christina Henriquez.

Event is free and open to the public.

A suggested donation is appreciated.

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HERE Now - Program with LO Reads and Oregon Humanities
Feb
26
6:00 PM18:00

HERE Now - Program with LO Reads and Oregon Humanities

Join us on February 26, from 6-7:30 pm for Where Are You from? Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians. Kerani Mitchell leads a conversation that asks what makes us Oregonian, and how we can create inclusive communities. This program is made possible by a partnership between Lake Oswego Public Library, Oregon Humanities, and ACLO. The conversation is based on the LO Reads’ 2019 selection, The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henríquez which includes themes of immigration, struggle with unknowns, identity, and assimilation into US culture.

This event is free and open to the public.

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HERE Now: Art Inspired by the Immigrant Experience
Feb
15
to Apr 5

HERE Now: Art Inspired by the Immigrant Experience

HERE Now: Art Inspired by the Immigrant Experience 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 immigrated, 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 engaing space to learn more about our friends and neighbors.

HERE Now: Art Inspired by the Immigrant Experience opens February 15, 2019, with a First Friday reception from 5-7 pm. The reception is free and open to the public with refreshments and snacks, along with the exhibition artists on-hand discussing their process.

Then, join us on February 26, from 6-7:30 pm for Where Are You from? Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians. Kerani Mitchell leads a conversation that asks what makes us Oregonian, and how we can create inclusive communities. This program is made possible by a partnership between Lake Oswego Public Library, Oregon Humanities, and ACLO. The conversation is based on the LO Reads’ 2019 selection, The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henríquez which includes themes of immigration, struggle with unknowns, identity, and assimilation into US culture.

As the only dedicated visual arts gallery in the City of Lake Oswego, the Arts Council and its ARTspace have a unique opportunity to inspire thought and conversation through art. The Arts Council of Lake Owego’s mission is to ensure that arts are accessible and an integral part of life in our community.

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ARTmart After Dark
Feb
1
5:00 PM17:00

ARTmart After Dark

The ever-popular ARTmart returns for its fifth year! Arts Council of Lake Oswego offers the community an excellent opportunity to clean out your art collection and collectibles while finding some new treasures. Work includes paintings, drawings, sculptures, prints, ceramics, quilts, fiber art, photographs, posters, mixed media, frames, and more! This event offers community members a chance to donate artwork to benefit the arts in their community and make some room in their homes and offices for something new.

 

On February 1st, the Arts Council will be hosting First Friday After Dark from 5 to 7 p.m. The public is invited to take advantage of discounts on everything in the gallery before the close of the show on February 2nd, along with drawings for free artwork and items.

 

All artwork that is not sold will be donated to Community Warehouse in Portland with the mission of providing artwork to neighbors in need.

 

Arts Council of Lake Oswego’s ARTspace is located at 510-520 1st Street, Lake Oswego, OR 97034. For more information visit www.artscouncillo.org or call 503.675.3738. ARTmart gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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January Family Art-Making
Jan
24
2:00 PM14:00

January Family Art-Making

January 24 –Observational Drawings: Values, Shapes, and Perspective

Project – Using a collection of items as references, children observe and recreate their own still-life drawings.

Purpose – To help budding artists to observe objects and gain an understanding of their shape and size in relation to other objects.

Arts Council will have everything on site for the projects. Ages 5 to 12 welcome with parents and/or caregivers.

Free and open to the public. A suggestion donation of $5 helps cover supply costs.

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Drink & Draw - Rothko and Rum
Jan
17
6:00 PM18:00

Drink & Draw - Rothko and Rum

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Join us at One River School of Art + Design for a night of exploring

Mark Rothko, a well-known American artist known for abstract

expressionist pieces and who changed the way in which art is seen world-

wide. Instruction from One River School of Art + Design will guide you

through the history and thought processes of Rothko, while teaching paint

techniques with acrylic media. At the end of the evening, you will take

home a finished piece. Complete the night with rum cocktails, wine,

flavored waters, excellent food, and desserts!

Address for One River School of Art + Design

15010 SW Bangy Road, Lake Oswego

To sign up:

https://secure.squarespace.com/checkout/donate?donatePageId=5beb2d7ccd836623be2a6cdc

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ARTmart
Jan
4
to Feb 2

ARTmart

The ever-popular ARTmart returns for its fifth year! The Arts Council of Lake Oswego offers the community an excellent opportunity to clean out your art collection and collectibles, along with finding some new treasures during the month of January! 2019 ARTmart will be accepting donations now through January 18, 2019, of artwork that may no longer have a place in your home, office or has been stored away in boxes collecting dust! This includes works such as paintings, drawings, frames, sculptures, prints, ceramics, quilts, fiber art, photographs, posters, mixed media and more! ACLO will accept artistic creations in good condition, determined by the Arts Council staff. This event offers community members a chance to donate artwork to benefit the arts in their community, and make some room in their homes and offices for something new.

 

ARTmart Key Dates:

·         Work Accepted - Now through January 18

·         Exhibition On View – January 4 through February 2

·         First Friday Opening - January 4 from 5 to 7 p.m.

·         ARTmart “After Dark First Friday Reception” – February 1 from 5 to 7 p.m.

·         Gallery Hours – Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

All or part of your gift may be tax deductible as a charitable contribution. Please check with your tax advisor. The Arts Council of Lake Oswego is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our EIN number is 93-1278854.

All funds raised from this event will go toward funding outreach and education programs. All artwork that is not sold will be donated to the Community Warehouse in Portland with the mission on providing artwork to neighbors in need.

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ARTmart First Friday Opening
Jan
4
5:00 PM17:00

ARTmart First Friday Opening

ARTmart will open with a First Friday reception on January 4th, from 5 to 7 p.m. Shop the gallery while enjoying a glass of wine, a bite to eat, and looking for that perfect treasure. Every piece is for sale, and you can take what you purchase home that same day!

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Holiday Marketplace Gleeful Giving First Friday
Dec
7
5:00 PM17:00

Holiday Marketplace Gleeful Giving First Friday

Join us for our First Friday reception featuring Gleeful Giving. Shop out Holiday Marketplace, sip some wine, have a bite to eat, and get special savings with a drawing for discounts. All those who attend will receive a minimum of 5% off. Other items will also be given away during the event.

ARTspace is located at 510 1st Street, Lake Oswego.

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Holiday Marketplace
Nov
1
to Dec 29

Holiday Marketplace

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Work from over 30 artists will be in our ARTspace for our annual Holiday Marketplace. Fine art, wood, ceramics, jewelry, handmade gifts, ornaments, textiles, prints, leather goods, and accessories.

Shop local and support the Arts Council.

Holiday Marketplace hours are Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Drink & Draw - Georgia O'Keefe and Gin
Oct
18
6:00 PM18:00

Drink & Draw - Georgia O'Keefe and Gin

Georgia O'Keefe & Gin

Thursday, October 18

6 to 8 PM

Join us for a night of exploring the work of Georgia O’Keefe, who sought to capture the emotion and power of objects through abstracting the natural world. Our guest instructor from One River School of Art + Design will guide you through the history and thought processes of O’Keefe, while teaching techniques with watercolor and acrylic media. At the end of the evening, you will take home a finished piece. Complete the night with gin cocktails, wine, flavored waters, excellent food, and yummy desserts!

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Mike Suri Artist Studio Tour
Sep
22
2:00 PM14:00

Mike Suri Artist Studio Tour

Join us for a tour of  Mike Suri’s Studio - SURI IRON.
For decades, Mike has approached metal craft from a standpoint of experimentation and boundary pushing. The work is often created utilizing a vast array of techniques and equipment, both non-traditional and established. Mike is well-known throughout the NW for his public art pieces including LO’s 2010 People’s Choice winner, Sprout and 2016 People’s Choice winner,
Clackamas.

Small bites of food, wine, and beverages are included.

Participants are responsible to getting to his studio on their own.  Address is: 

1803 N. Killingsworth Street - Portland, OR  97217

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Lunch & Learn - Artist Talk
Sep
21
12:00 PM12:00

Lunch & Learn - Artist Talk

Lunch & Learn
Artist Talk with Jesse Taylor & Sharon Warman Agnor
Wednesday, September 21
12 to 1 PM

The Arts Council is excited to offer another installment of Lunch & Learn! Join us and hear how Gallery Without Walls artists go from concept to completion. Artists Jesse Taylor and Sharon Agnor Warman will walk you through an intimate look into the creation of public sculpture. This event is free and open to the public. Feel free to bring a bag lunch. Desserts and beverages will be served.



No sign up needed.

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Unveil Your Art!
Aug
25
4:00 PM16:00

Unveil Your Art!

Take a walk around town, and you will see fifteen NEW and beautiful sculptures adorning the streets in the next few weeks. These sculptures will be celebrated on August 25th at Sundeleaf Plaza in Lake Oswego with an all NEW Unveil Your Art! celebration.

New this year, the fabulous annual event moves to Saturday, August 25th and will take place from 4 - 7 p.m. Join us at Sundeleaf Plaza, located at 120 South State Street, Lake Oswego, where we will celebrate next to the water and amid two of Lake Oswego’s favorite public art pieces—Sunflowers and Wormy Apple.

Mark, your calendar to attend this family-friendly day that promises to be filled with fun, food, and art created on the spot to buy and take home. Experience the unique opportunity to meet many of this year’s sculptors and learn about how their work goes from idea to three-dimensional sculpture.   

Lake Oswego’s public art program is unique as 15 new pieces are loaned to the city each year. With the combination of both temporary and permanent pieces, over 70 public sculptures make their home in Lake Oswego. As the permanent sculptures become beloved characters and fixtures throughout the City, the rotating sculptures allow the community to enjoy NEW artwork, processes, themes, media, styles, and outstanding talent each year.

Event At A Glance:

Unveil Your Art!

Saturday, August 25, 2018

4:00 to 7:00 p.m. in Sundeleaf Plaza

4:00 to 5:30 p.m. – Drawing Rally

5:30 to 6:00 p.m. – Artist Talk

6:00 p.m. – Program

6:30 p.m. – Tours Begin

6:45 p.m. – Second Tours Begin

7:00 p.m. – Event Concludes

Enjoy a drawing rally, kids art activities, and food & drink. Meet the artists and take a docent-led tour of the new sculptures!

 

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Unveil Your Process!
Aug
24
to Oct 19

Unveil Your Process!

This exhibition features prototypes of the sculptures, along with drawings, paintings, and other pieces from the 15 NEW Gallery Without Walls artists.

Many pieces are for sale.  Stop by and see the collection.

ARTspace is open Tuesday through Friday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Unveil Your Process! First Friday Opening
Aug
24
5:00 PM17:00

Unveil Your Process! First Friday Opening

This exhibit kicks off a weekend of celebration surrounding Gallery With Out Walls and the 15 new artists who will have public art pieces throughout the City of Lake Oswego.  The exhibition features prototypes of the sculptures, along with drawings, paintings, and other sculptural pieces.  510 Museum & ARTspace is open Tuesday through Thursday 11 to 4 p.m.

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First Friday Closing Reception
Aug
3
5:00 PM17:00

First Friday Closing Reception

Join us for a First Friday Closing Reception for Chronicle: Plein Air.  This event will culminate with a gathering of the artists, bites to eat, and beverages.  All art is for sale and this will be the last time you will have an opportunity to purchase paintings from this show.

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First Friday Opening - Capturing Place
May
4
5:00 PM17:00

First Friday Opening - Capturing Place

The Arts Council is excited to present Capturing Place: Photography That Explores The Intersection of Place & Home - On View May 4 through June 15 at 510 Museum & ARTspace - 510 1st Street, Lake Oswego, Oregon. Nineteen artists will exhibit their interpretations of what place and home mean to them, whether geography, people, memories, or landscapes - cultural or physical. Join us this Friday, May 4th from 5 to 7 p.m. for the opening reception. Meet the artists, grab a bite to eat, and enjoy a libation.

 

Artists included in the exhibition are:
Debi Bradway
Cathy Cheney
Sarah DeMerritt
Bill Eklund
Elizabeth Eklund
Eric Griswold
Nathan V. Holden
Nicolette Hume
Caleb Jacobson
Karen Lee
Paul Lyons
Amara McCarthy
Hans Ogren
Larry Olson
Deb Stoner
Vldn Taylor
Alan Vincent
Peter Wadsworth
Natalie Wood


510 Museum & ARTspace is open Tuesday through Friday - 11 to 4 p.m., or by appointment.

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Family Art-Making
Apr
26
1:00 PM13:00

Family Art-Making

Join the Arts Council at our 510 Museum & ARTspace for a fun afternoon making spring flowers with cardboard, stickers, markers, and paint.  All materials are provided. 

A suggested donation of $5 would be helpful to cover costs of program.  Thank you.

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Family Art-Making Celebrating Earth Week
Apr
21
10:00 AM10:00

Family Art-Making Celebrating Earth Week

Join the Arts Council at our 510 Museum & ARTspace to celebrate Earth Week. This program is a collaboration with Willamette Partnership and will incorporate an art activity and a poetry workshop.  All materials are provided. 

A suggested donation of $5 would be helpful to cover costs of program.  Thank you.

This event has limited seating.  Please click below and sign up today!

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