The chapel will reopen once the church reopens to the public.
First Presbyterian Church maintains a revolving Art Exhibition in the Chapel.
Hope in Every Step: An Invitation for Artists Born Outside the US
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Artwork from Immigrant artists focused on their experience- that which they left behind, adjusting to a new reality, struggles to assimilate, building community in a new country.
Hope in Every Step is an exhibition sponsored by the First Presbyterian Church, Portland, Oregon under the supervision of the Visual Arts Committee. First Presbyterian Church is a member of the 7×7 Consortium of 7 art galleries in 7 downtown churches. Online Exhibition is only available at this time. An in-person exhibition is scheduled for September 2021.
7×7 galleries video about the Footprints Exhibits features selections from our exhibit “Hope in Every Step”
TBA Seeking Beauty
Photography by Joanna Ceciliani and Maureen Love
TBA Beth Yazhari
TBA Greg Lewis “A Sacred Space for the Home- An Art Installation”
TBA Hilarie Couture
TBA Michelle Buffton Retrospective (curated by Joanne Kollman)
In the fall of 2021, each of 7 downtown Portland church galleries will present a different exhibition on the theme of immigration as part of its FOOTPRINTS series of exhibitions.
7×7 supports the work of artists and affirms the creative spirit through art exhibitions. Each gallery will offer a Wednesday evening educational event focusing on immigration, migration, the art in its gallery, and doing justice in today’s world. All events are free and open to the public.
Click here for the “Hope in Every Step: the Immigrant Experience” Preview
Tentative Date: September 2021
Display of Immigrant Children’s Art and Educational Program Rev. Dr. Gregory and wife Nohemi Cuellar will present a theologically driven perspective on the current immigration crisis along the southern U.S. border.
September 2021 Display of Immigrant Children’s Art and Educational Program
Rev. Dr. Gregory and wife Nohemi Cuellar will present a theologically driven perspective on the current immigration crisis along the southern U.S. border.