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Miller Family Free Day: Black Artists of Oregon and Africa Fashion 

Feb 4, 2024
1219 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR
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Enjoy free admission all day with programs that center connections between the Black Artists of Oregon and Africa Fashion exhibitions. Free admission tickets can be reserved online beginning one week prior to the free day- January 28, 2024. Tickets will also be available at the door for walk-in visitors on Sunday, February 4, 2024. 

Free Day schedule

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.: Artist Talk with Natalie Ball (Stott Gallery, Main Building) 

11:00 a. m. – Noon: Artist Talk with Bukola Koiki (Stott Gallery, Main Building) 

12:30 – 1:00 p.m.: Rejoice! Diaspora Dance Theater, Dance Excerpt from Spring Show (Stott Gallery, Main Building)

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.: In Our Weave: Africa Fashion & Black Artists of Oregon in Conversation (Sunken Ballroom, Mark Building)

Engaging artists through both Black Artists of Oregon and Africa Fashion, this panel discussion thinks through themes of textile, memory, indigeneity, home, movement, return, and diaspora as shared threads in the featured artists’ practices. Co-moderated by Intisar Abioto and Abibat Durosimi, this expansive conversation includes panelists Jean Pierre Nugloze, Bukola Koiki, Adriene Cruz, Jordan Jackson and Natalie Ball. 

Miller Family Free Days are generously supported by Sharon L. Miller and Family. Additional funding is provided by The Lamb Baldwin Foundation.