Public Annex’s Contemporary Trends Class

January 4, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

We Construct Marvels Between MonumentsAs part of the ongoing programming for We. Construct. Marvels. Between. Monuments., Public Annex leads a monthly Contemporary Trends class, free and open to the public, at Portland Art Museum, exploring a different section of the Museum each month, creating a space for discovery and discussion amongst people who identify with and without disability. The program will take place on Free First Thursday evenings from 5-7 p.m.

The January program will focus on  Labor Standards the current exhibition of work by artist Rodrigo ValenzuelaSome of the questions to be discussed will include: What are your experiences with work? What labor do you find meaningful? Have you ever been unpaid/underpaid for your work? How can we build a dialogue around equity and labor? Join us for an open discussion that will touch on histories and experiences of artists and folks in the disability community with work and labor.

Please meet in the Hoffman Lobby (entrance near the Museum Shop)


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, or call 503-226-2811.