Immersive “Earths to Come” Heads to the Venice Film Festival

The World Premiere of “Earths to Come” will be at the Venice Film Festival, starting August 28, 2024 in the Biennale College Cinema Immersive program, Portland based Director, Rose Bond, and Producer, Melanie Coombs, announced today.

“Earths to Come” is an enveloping work that seeks to heal the last wounds on our post pandemic hearts by exploring the seductive, delicious and destructive nature of Desire. The piece is a collaboration between expanded cinema director, Rose Bond, Grammy® winning vocal band, Roomful of Teeth, lauded composer, inti figgis-vizueta , and Oscar® winning creative producer Melanie Coombs – each pushing at the edges of their prescribed mediums. Continue reading... “Immersive “Earths to Come” Heads to the Venice Film Festival”

Art Rentals for Film & Media from Portland Art Museum

The Rental Sales Gallery is part of Portland Art Museum, and was founded in 1959 as a nonprofit gallery to give people access to the some of best of our regional artists. We proudly represent almost 200 artists from Oregon and Washington State.

With a total inventory of over 1,000 original artworks, you can be assured that we will have artworks that you will love. Mediums include oil, acrylic, and watercolor paintings; wood, metal, and stone sculptures, drawings, collages, photography and framed prints.

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Oregon Film Museum Details Expansion Project in Astoria

Last week The Astorian reported on OFM’s new look and expanded size and mission.

The Clatsop County Historical Society has detailed plans to expand the Oregon Film Museum, an estimated $10.1 million project that would involve the construction of a new, two-story, 13,000-square-foot building.

The addition is proposed at Seventh and Duane streets on the site of the former Morris Glass building, a property the historical society acquired several years ago.

Plans for the new building include a 50-seat theater, a projection room, classroom space, an expanded gift shop and several new exhibits. Continue reading... “Oregon Film Museum Details Expansion Project in Astoria”

Tomorrow Theatre Announces Opening Programming

The Portland Art Museum’s film and new media center, PAM CUT // Center for an Untold Tomorrow, is thrilled to announce the opening of the Tomorrow Theater, a new space devoted to expanding what constitutes cinema, art, and multimedia storytelling. The 250-seat Tomorrow Theater will open its doors to the public on November 3, 2023, with programming designed to inspire and surprise audiences and artists no longer content to be contained to a single medium, label, or art form.

The opening week, featuring legendary artist David Byrne, will give audiences a taste of what to expect from PAM CUT’s new venue in the heart of Southeast Portland, at 3530 SE Division St. Continue reading... “Tomorrow Theatre Announces Opening Programming”

BLAME IT ON ART: Creative Mentorship Exhibit from Outside the Frame

If youth experiencing houselessness can make films, they can do anything. At Outside the Frame (OTFPDX.org) we believe that creative collaboration is an essential ingredients for healing, growth, and empowerment. Our professional and peer mentors take the work of making art both seriously and playfully with those with those we support and in our own art practices.

Mentors are the lifeblood of Outside the Frame. Come see an exhibit dedicated to their work and impact.<

Aug. 30-Oct. 6, 2023

Video, photography, books, and mixed media works by OTF Mentors and Participants. Continue reading... “BLAME IT ON ART: Creative Mentorship Exhibit from Outside the Frame”

Guillermo del Toro: Crafting Pinocchio – Coming To The Portland Art Museum June 10th

Guillermo del Toro on the set of Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, 2022. Image courtesy Jason Schmidt/Netflix

The Portland Art Museum will be hosting the Guillermo del Toro: Crafting Pinocchio exhibit this summer. The exhibit is “a celebration and exploration of the inventiveness, passion and artistic cooperation that goes into making a cinematic vision come to life.” The exhibit started at MoMA in New York and is now opening at the Portland Art Museum on June 10th and will run through September 17th, 2023.

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