[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2012-07-17

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Tue Jul 17 08:57:40 PDT 2012


In this Issue:
1. Northwest Region Architectural Masters Subject of Talk 
2. OMA Sets Annual Conference Dates, Calls for Proposals
3. Sumpter Valley Dredge Heritage Day Approaching
 
 
NORTHWEST REGION ARCHITECTURAL MASTERS SUBJECT OF TALK
 
You’re probably familiar with the names Louis Sullivan, Frank Lloyd
Wright, and Pietro Belluschi, but what about Gropius, Saarinen, or
Bailey? Chrissy Curran, Associate Deputy of the Oregon State Historic
Preservation Office, will explore the rise of modernism and its impact
on the built environment in her talk “The Modern Masters - from
International Style to Northwest Regional” from 10 – 11:30 a.m., July 21
at the Architectural Heritage Center, 701 SE Grand Ave., Portland.
 
Curran’s introduction to the “masters of modern architecture”, both at
home and abroad, will place into historic context the personalities
associated with the development of modernism from the late 19th century
through the 1960s and help us understand why a relatively small group of
architects had such far-reaching influence. For more information, visit
www.visitahc.org ( http://www.visitahc.org/ ) or call (503)
231-7264.
 
 
SUMPTER VALLEY DREDGE HERITAGE DAY APPROACHING
 
Sumpter Valley Dredge Heritage Day will take place beginning at 11
a.m., July 21, and Sumpter Dredge State Park, 575 SW Dredge Loop Road,
Sumpter. Tour the Dredge, try your hand at gold panning, and imagine
working a night shift in the frigid cold of winter when Sumpter
temperatures often dipped below zero. For more information call (541)
894-2472, email info at friendsofthedredge.com, visit
www.friendsofthedredge.com or http://sumpterdredge.wordpress.com (
http://sumpterdredge.wordpress.com/ ) . 
 
 
OMA SETS ANNUAL CONFERENCE DATES, CALLS FOR PROPOSALS
 
The Oregon Museums Association’s (OMA) annual conference will take
place Oct. 28 – 30 in Ashland. The theme of this year’s conference
is“Museums and the New Normal: Building Relevance in Your Community”. 
 
Are you figuring out what the "new normal" is for your museum's
fundraising, exhibits, collections, or volunteers? Share your experience
with colleagues at the conference. To propose a session, visit
www.oregonmuseums.org ( http://www.oregonmuseums.org/ ), and click on
the Call for Proposals link to access a proposal form. Mail the
completed form to Heather Bouchey, Portland Art Museum Registration
Department, 1219 SW Park Ave., Portland, OR 97205 or email it to
heather.boucher at pam.org . The deadline for receipt of session
proposals is Aug. 24.

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