A Conversation on Patronage and Art Collecting

April 8, 2015 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Presented by

Young Patrons of the Portland Art Museum


Sponsored by 

Portland Art Dealers Association (PADA)

Oregon Arts Commission

The Ford Family Foundation


Join us for an in-depth conversation about art collecting and arts patronage.  We will focus on the current conditions and aspirations of artists, dealers, galleries, private, public, and institutional collectors that make up the ecology of an arts market, with a focus on Portland and the Northwest. The conversation with be moderated by Meagan Atiyah, Visual Arts Coordinator, Oregon Arts Commission. Engaged lead participants will seed the discussion including Daniel Peabody (Director, Elizabeth Leach Gallery and President, Portland Art Dealers Association), Charles Froelick (Owner, Froelick Gallery and past-President, Portland Art Dealers Association), Jane Beebe (Owner, PDX Contemporary Art). Additional lead participants to be determined.


This is special event is complimentary and open to the public.


The Portland Art Museum is pleased to offer accommodations to ensure that our programs are accessible and inclusive. All spaces for this program are accessible by wheelchair. Assistive listening devices are also available for lectures. All restrooms have accessible stalls but no power doors. There are single-stall all-gender bathrooms available. Please ask staff for directions.

We will do our best to accommodate your needs when you arrive, however, we need 2-3 weeks advance notice for some specific requests. Please email requests to access@pam.org, or call 503-226-2811.