Visual Arts

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

Breakthrough by Dimeji Onafuwa
Breakthrough by Dimeji Onafuwa

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.

Tentative date: In the fall of 2020, each gallery 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 Prospectus.

Upcoming Exhibits

Tentative Date: August 13 or 14, 2020 Masterpiece Christians Fine Arts  Bridgetown-Sacred Architecture

Tentative Date: September 6-October 25, 2020  Preview Exhibition: Hope in Every Step

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.

Tentative Date: September 20 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.

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Portland, Oregon 97205

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