Upcoming Exhibits

Ruth Gruber, Photojournalist

March 10, 2016 – June 13, 2016
Opening Reception Wednesday March 9, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Ruth Gruber, Photojournalist celebrates the remarkable life, vision, and heroic tenacity of a twentieth-century pioneer and trailblazer. The photographs in this exhibition span more than fifty years, from her groundbreaking reportage of the Soviet Arctic in the 1930s and iconic images of Jewish refugees from the ship Exodus 1947, to her later photographs of Ethiopian Jews in the midst of civil war in the 1980s. more »

On Transience

September 10 – November 1, 2015
Opening Reception: Wednesday, September 9, 5:30 - 7:00pm

The transient nature of the immigrant experience, in place and emotion, inspired Friderike Heuer to photograph objects in transition. Her montages of materials found in steelyards, trashcans, recycling centers, junk stores and shipyards, bring to mind the Jewish scrap peddlers from Eastern Europe who began to arrive in Oregon in the early 1900s. more »