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Evening Botanist
Nov
24
12:00 PM12:00

Evening Botanist

A collaboration between local queer/trans creatives of color--Glory Tarot (leo ariel) and Pink Princess Philodendron (Grace Piper), combines a tarot message with a bespoke potted plant and crystal set.

At this event you can find potted plants paired with a crystal that are matched to different astrology signs and planets. These are created with a guided astrology reading to help charge that part of your natal chart. In addition, you will get a tarot card pull (~10 minutes) from leo ariel, detailing either your relationship with this plant, or a card reading specific to you.

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Trans Diaspora of Resilience
Nov
20
6:00 PM18:00

Trans Diaspora of Resilience

Born out of a shared frustration with white-dominated Trans spaces, Ori Gallery is partnering with Forward Together & Sankofa Collective Northwest to bring you a night of celebrating our Transcestors, eachother and visions of a better future than the one we've been handed. The evening will feature a pop-up exhibition of Trans Artists of Color, hella food, bomb music, TPoC performers and a community altar space for you to contribute to.

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Ashley Alexandra Johnson: A Year of Returning
Nov
18
7:00 PM19:00

Ashley Alexandra Johnson: A Year of Returning

home school and Ori Gallery are excited to present a talk by Ashley Alexandra Johnson, Founding Fellow and Program Director of Birthright AFRICA, 18 Nov 2018, 7-9p. This is the final engagement of the 2018 curriculum! Snacks and refreshments will be available, and as always the session will be livestreamed and archived online for distance learning.

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Art 4 Direct Action Group : Initial Meetup!
Nov
10
1:00 PM13:00

Art 4 Direct Action Group : Initial Meetup!

WTF is direct action? 
How does art shift culture? 
How can my personal creative drive fit into the struggle for justice? 
In this initial meeting we’ll address these questions, get to know each other, create group guidelines and brainstorm projects and schedule future meetings!
Ori prioritizes the leadership of the most effected/marginalized; 
We are ADA accessible, have a bathroom & light snacks will be provided.
This is a free event.

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Portland Artist Talks: Celeste Noche + Josué Rivas
Oct
24
6:00 PM18:00

Portland Artist Talks: Celeste Noche + Josué Rivas

The Authority Collective presents an artist talk with photographer Josué Rivas, one of the 30 inaugural Lit List Photographers to Watch, on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, from 6 to 9 p.m., at Ori Gallery in Portland, Oregon. 

Hear about Josué and his work, learn more about the Authority Collective and the Lit List, and meet fellow PNW creatives. Local photographer Celeste Noche will also present her work. 

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White Lgbtqia+ Solidarity with Black Power: No Pride in Genocide
Jun
30
4:00 PM16:00

White Lgbtqia+ Solidarity with Black Power: No Pride in Genocide

***SOLD OUT***

Email contact@thereparationschallenge.org to get on waiting list.

Join Uhuru Solidarity Movement Portland (USM PDX) for a workshop designed for white LGBTQIA+ identified folks to study solidarity as defined by the international black poor and working class in the form of the African People's Socialist Party. 

Come to understand the white LGBTQIA+ colonialist past and present and how to unite with a liberated future of black power!! Attendees will not only come away with new perspectives on liberation, but real concrete ways to make a difference!

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Queer Cinema - Moonlight
Jun
19
7:00 PM19:00

Queer Cinema - Moonlight

Join us for a special Juneteenth (Tuesday June 19, 7pm) screening of Moonlight followed by a brief discussion about the film facilitated by Jay.
This event is open to queer folks of all race & genders. We do ask that all non-Black queers please be respectful and aware of the space you are taking up. 
Admission is free, but donations are always appreciated.

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Art Spark: UNA Gallery, Ori Gallery, Portland Open Studios
Feb
26
6:00 PM18:00

Art Spark: UNA Gallery, Ori Gallery, Portland Open Studios

Ori Gallery, Art Spark, UNA Gallery, and Portland Open Studios are teaming up for an evening of education and celebration! We will investigate the barriers and best practices for artists responding to open calls. And share the work we are doing to address equity, inclusion, and diversity in the Portland art scene.

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Black Trans & Queer Creatives Meetup
Jan
14
5:00 PM17:00

Black Trans & Queer Creatives Meetup

Ori Gallery is hosting its first mixer/meetup for creative Trans and Queer Africans to share space, cool snax and build community. Bring food to share, a project that you're working on, or resources you'd like other folks to know about! We'll be providing beverages and light snacks and some get-to-know you activities & space for brainstorming future projects!

RSVP HERE

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