AGAC: Travel to Portland, Oregon
Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 12:00 AM - Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 11:30 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Achenbach Graphic Arts Council invites you to travel to
Portland, Oregon: May 1 – 3, 2014
Join Colleen Terry, AFGA Assistant Curator, and Ann Dawson, AGAC Travel Program Chair, for three art-filled days in Portland, Oregon.
Portland can be known as a city of many names, including The City of Roses, Stumptown, Bridge City, and Portlandia. Regardless of what you call it, Portland is noted for its scenic beauty, great outdoors, innovative food and beverage scene, as well as a vibrant place for emerging artists. We’ll explore many of these artist venues on our trip.
- Visit to the Portland Art Museum (PAM) and the Graphic Arts Council, Multnomah County Library Special Collections, Pacific Northwest College of Art
- Artists talks, studio and gallery visits, some with demonstrations
- Reception with PAM members
- Museum and gallery exhibitions and presentations by noted staff or faculty
- Private art collections
Included in your trip cost:
- Chartered transportation in/around the Portland area to various events and venues
- Museum entrance, curator fees
- “Welcome” gathering the evening of April 30, plus lunches for the three days of the trip
- All gratuities for transport service and special events
Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. To register for the trip, full payment of $650 (per person) is due by April 14, 2014. In addition, membership with AGAC is required prior to travel. Please click here for information on how to join the AGAC.
Please make checks payable to AGAC noting “Portland trip” on the memo of the check. Please send your deposit to:
AGAC Administrative Assistant
Legion of Honor
100 34th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94121
Note that participants are responsible for the following:
- Travel to and from Portland
- All airport transfers,
- Hotel and meal expenses, with exceptions noted above.
Our trip will be based from the Heathman Hotel where we have negotiated a special group rate. This is the location where the chartered transportation will pick us up. You will be responsible for your own transportation to/from the Heathman Hotel if you choose to stay elsewhere.
Guests can contact the Heathman Hotel and ask for the 'AGAC' group. If any travelers are coming early or extending their stay, the block is made for 3 days prior and post. Rate is $140/night (single or double occupancy).
Hotel reservations must be made by April 9 to receive the group rate.
To make reservations at the group rate, travelers can call central reservations at 800.551.0011. Alternatively, reservations at the group rate can be made by going to www.heathmanportland.com, and inputting the travel dates May 1-3 and Group Code: AGAC.
This trip is limited to 20 participants. Itinerary is subject to change and will be noted in advance. This trip will include a fair amount of walking and standing for possibly long periods.
Questions? Please contact Ann Dawson, firstname.lastname@example.org or 650-269-1647
When & Where
Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts / Legion of Honor, FAMSF
The Achenbach Graphic Arts Council (AGAC), a member council of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF). Our members share a passion for prints, drawings, photographs, and other works of art on paper. Benefits of membership include an ongoing calendar of art-related events, such as exhibition tours, curator lectures, visits to artist studios and fine art presses, and special receptions at private collections. More information at www.achenbach.org