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Social Media Takeover: Anna Kim

Anna Kim, an artist residing in Tigard, OR, shares how community support inspires her work, how she spreads joy through art, and leads a colorful bubble painting activity. This takeover took place from May 11 to May 16, 2020.

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Social Media Takeover: Becca Owen

Becca Owen, Guest Curator of the Gender Euphoria exhibition, shares 3 great influences on their curatorial practice: the artwork of James Luna, the curation of Fred Wilson, and the project Museum of Transgender Hirstory and Art; and leads viewers to create at-home curations. This takeover took place from April 20 to April 25, 2020.

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Social Media Takeover: Angelica Trimble Yanu

Follow along with This IS Kalapuyan Land artist Angelica Trimble Yanu as she shares the meaning behind her work “lyeska,” makes paper sculptures, explains her family’s history of leadership on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, and answers questions about her printmaking practice. This takeover took place from April 6 to April 11, 2020.

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The Universe Inside of Me

Postponed. New Date Pending

An intimate conversation and performance with Oregon musician Joaquin Lopez, sharing his experiences coming of age and coming out as a Latino gay man.

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DREAMs Deferred Live

Postponed. New Date Pending

In partnership with The Immigrant Story, you are invited to hear five compelling stories told — and lived — by members of the local Latinx immigrant community who made arduous and dangerous journeys across the border to the United States.

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Native Children and the Forest Grove Indian School

Saturday, March 7, 2020
11 a.m.

A presentation by archivist and researcher Eva Guggemos. One of the earliest residential schools opened in Forest Grove in 1880 and operated there until 1885. Guggemos will show images and discuss the profound and lasting effects on the tribes of the Pacific Northwest.

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DREAMs Deferred Exhibition Opening

Friday, January 10, 2020

In partnership with the Five Oaks Museum, visitors to the exhibit can share their written and illustrated stories of arrival in a safe space. These stories can be displayed in an adjacent mini exhibit, shared on social media, or can be anonymously donated to The Immigrant Story archive.

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