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Sep
15
Sat
Witness: Themes of Social Justice in Contemporary Printmaking and Photography @ Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University
Sep 15 – Dec 20 all-day
Witness: Themes of Social Justice in Contemporary Printmaking and Photography @ Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University | Salem | Oregon | United States

The Hallie Ford Museum of Art in Salem presents “Witness: Themes of Social Justice in Contemporary Printmaking and Photography from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation” through Dec. 20 in the Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery and the Maribeth Collins Lobby.

Drawn from one of the legendary contemporary print collections in the United States, “Witness” explores issues of race, identity and social justice in contemporary printmaking and photography. The exhibition has been organized by Portland art historian and scholar Elizabeth Bilyeu and explores four thematic sections: Stories and Histories, Pressures of Pop Culture, Challenging Expectations of Place and Unconventional Portraits. The exhibition features 82 prints by 40 nationally and internationally recognized artists, including Enrique Chagoya, Lalla Essaydi, Mildred Howard, Hung Liu, Nicola Lopez, Wendy Red Star (Apsáalooka), Roger Shimomura, Kara Walker and Marie Watt (Seneca).

LeRonn Brooks, an assistant professor of African and African American Studies at Lehman College of the City University of New York, will deliver an illustrated lecture on the theme of social justice in modern and contemporary art on September 29 at 5 p.m., Admission to this series of lectures is complementary and they will be held in the Paulus Lecture Hall at the Willamette University College of Law located at 245 Winter St. SE, Salem, Oregon.

Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University

Public contact: 503-370-6855 | museum-art@willamette.edu

Exhibition website: willamette.edu/go/witness

 

IMAGE: Roger Shimomura (American, b. 1939), “Nisei Trilogy: The Camps,” 2015, ed. 4/50, lithograph, 18 1/2 x 27 inches, Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer, 2015. 794b. Photo: Strode Photographic LLC

 

 

 

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The Hallie Ford Museum of Art in Salem presents “Witness: Themes of Social Justice in Contemporary Printmaking and Photography from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation” through Dec. 20 in the Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery and the Maribeth Collins Lobby.

 

Nov
1
Thu
Monthly Mitzvah Project @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Nov 1 – Nov 30 all-day

Monthly Mitzvah Project

Each month, the MJCC and PJA communities collect items for different area organizations in Portland.

In November, we will be collecting holiday gifts for families served by Jewish Family and Child Services. Items may be dropped off in the blue bin in the MJCC Lobby near the Member Services Desk.

Nov
20
Tue
Get Fit Israeli Dance @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Nov 20 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am

Get Fit Israeli Dance with Dorice Horenstein

Tuesdays, Oct. 9-Dec. 11 (no class Nov. 20)

Weekly beginning and intermediate level Israeli dance class helps you get in shape, learn new moves, and listen to fun, Israeli music.

$90 for 9 weeks or $12/week drop-in. Contact JoAnn at: jbezodis@nevehshalom.org

  • 9:15 am: Beginning Level—learn Israeli dance steps for novice dancers, lower impact workout.
  • 10:15 am: Intermediate Level—for those familiar with basic Israeli dance and ready for higher impact workout.

 

Mah Jongg for Beginners @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Nov 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Mah Jongg for Beginners

Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout!

November 20 – December 18

Registration information: CG103, oregonjcc.org/registration

Cost: $100. Member Cost: $85.

Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Nov 20 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players

Take your game to the next level. It will give your mind a workout!

November 20 – December 18

Registration information: CG104, oregonjcc.org/registration

Cost: $100. Member Cost: $85.

The Big 5 @ Portland Kollel
Nov 20 @ 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm

Five Book of Moses, Crash Course, Decoded and MITZVAfied

Led by Rabbi Amster

Did you always wish you knew the five books of Moses better? Well, here is your chance to educate and familiarize yourself in all the major events that take place in the Torah.

More info:

– Learn the 5 books of Moses in 5 weeks.

– Know all major events in the entire Torah

– Get in-depth knowledge of the Torah’s life (changing) messages and how to find the hidden gems

– The Mitzvot? Yes! we will visit and expand on the Mitzvot as they appear inside of the Torah

Nov
22
Thu
Yad b’Yad @ Rose Schnitzer Manor, CSP
Nov 22 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am

Seniors and young families enjoy an inter-generational celebration of stories and songs each Thursday.

Join Kim Schneiderman for this weekly inter-generational story hour for young families with music, PJ Library books, and the residents of Cedar Sinai Park.

Nov
23
Fri
Fourth Fridays with Congregation Neveh Shalom’s Rabbi Eve (age 0-6) @ Contact Rabbi Eve for location
Nov 23 @ 5:15 pm

Welcome Shabbat with Congregation Neveh Shalom’s Rabbi Eve Posen with music and stories.  Potluck dinner to follow.  Contact Rabbi Eve Posen for location: eposen@nevehshalom.org

Co-sponsored by PJ Library.

Nov
27
Tue
Infant Feeding Support Group @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Infant Feeding Support Group

Connect with other nursing parents to share the joys and challenges of breastfeeding. Join the group if you are breastfeeding, formula feeding, pumping, bottle feeding or supporting a breastfeeding parent. Get answers from Lara Greenberg, a board certifed lactation consultant (IBCLC). Healthy snacks and activities for older siblings provided. Five people needed to run class.

Tuesdays,
October 30, November 6, 13, 27. NO CLASS: November 20

Cost: $20 Members + Guests.
Drop-in: $6 per class

Registration information: CG106, oregonjcc.org/registration

Mah Jongg for Beginners @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Nov 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Mah Jongg for Beginners

Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout!

November 20 – December 18

Registration information: CG103, oregonjcc.org/registration

Cost: $100. Member Cost: $85.

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