[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2011-04-12

Heritage Info heritage.info at state.or.us
Tue Apr 12 15:59:05 PDT 2011

In this issue:
1.  Scholarships available for conferences, workshops
2.  OHS seeks input for strategic planning
3.  Humanities group offers grants for current issues
4.  Exhibits opening in Astoria, Eugene, Portland
5.  Swedes, millworkers focus of two presentations


Applications for the 2011 Elisabeth Potter Historic Preservation
Education and Advocacy Awards are available. The competitive  awards,
provided by the State Historic Preservation Office, provide assistance
to people who are involved in their community's preservation-related
efforts by helping fund the cost of travel to relevant conferences and
workshops. The application is available at

The application deadline is May 31. For more information, contact David
Bogan at (503) 986-0671 or David.Bogan at state.or.us  


The Oregon Historical Society is surveying members and non-members
about both their current and anticipated activities related to the
historical society. The survey is available at
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/planningforhistory .

Oregon Humanities offers Responsive Program Grants that support
organizations responding quickly and thoughtfully to current issues and
events shaping the world and Oregon. The funds, up to $1,000, allow
recipient organizations to pursue projects that are not part of their
regular programming. Visit
http://www.oregonhumanities.org/programs/section/grants/  for further

Astoria: "Tattoo: The Art of the Sailor" opens at 4 p.m. April 15 at
the Columbia River Maritime Museum, 1792 Marine Dr.  Focusing on the
history of tattoos, the exhibit features original Sailor Jerry
‘flash’, photos of Portland tattoo artists, first edition
plates and illustrations from Cook’s voyages, and the work of Sailor
Carl, “World’s Greatest” Bert Grimm, Sailor George Fosdick,
Professor H. Spitzer, and Fred Marquand. For further information visit
www.crmm.org . 

Eugene: The 35th annual quilt show sponsored by The Lane County
Historical Society and the Pioneer Quilters  runs through April 17, at
the Lane County Historical Museum.  This year’s theme is “A
Flowering of Quilts.” Each day of the show will feature a speaker from
at 1 p.m. and quilting demonstrations from 10:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. and 2
p.m.- 3:30 p.m. A schedule is available on the museum’s website,
www.lanecountyhistoricalsociety.org .

Portland: The Jewish Academy art exhibit "A Journey Through
Generations" will run through May 8. Now in its fifth consecutive year,
this exhibit features work generated through a collaboration among
Portland Jewish Academy, Maimonides Jewish Day School, artist Lisa Kagan
and the Oregon Jewish Museum. The exhibit features artifacts,
mixed-media collage, and immigration stories from the students’ family
histories. It is taking place at 1953 NW Kearney St. For more
information, contact the museum at 503.226.3600 or www.ojm.org  

Portland: "Soccer City, USA: The Portland Timbers and the NASL Years,
1975-1982" opens April 15 at the Oregon History Museum, 1200 SW Park, in
celebration of the Portland Timbers' first match in the Major Soccer
League. The exhibit will give people the history of the original
Portland Timbers teams.Visit www.ohs.org  for further information.


Cannon Beach: Lars Nordstrom will talk about his book "Ten New Lives:
Swedes in the Pacific Northwest"  at 7:30 p.m. April 13 at the Cannon
Beach History Center. Nordstrom is a Swedish immigrant and the author of
another book on Swedish-Oregonians. He will discuss recent Scandinavian
migration to the Northwest and the stories of 10 immigrants. The event
is free and open to the public. For more information email
cbhs at seasurf.net  or call 503-436-9301.

Oregon City: Sandy Carter will speak at 11 a.m. April 16 at the
Clackamas County Historical Society's Museum of the Oregon Territory,
211 Tumwater Dr., on her book,"1.09 an hour and Glad to Have it." The
book chronicles the lives of former Crown Zellebach paper millworkers.
Carter, a descendant of 1845 Oregon Trail Pioneers, is a former
journalist and local writer. For more information, phone 503-655-5574 or
e-mail info at clackamashistory.org  for information.
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