Category Archives: museum

10/27 Notes + Next Meeting 11/17

POEM Meeting Notes Wednesday, October 27, 2010 Marché Museum Café, UO Campus In Attendance by Group:  Miriam Jordan, Robert Long, Dana Magliari, Jerry Ross.             Guests: Bob Hart The Group outlined strategies to continue community discussion of repurposing historic sites such … Continue reading

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Meeting Notes from 9/22/10

POEM Group Meeting Notes, September 22, 2010 Marché Museum Café In Attendance:  Miriam Alexis Jordan, Robert Long, Jerry Ross, Dana Magliari, Barbara Perrin.  Guests:  Douglas Beauchamp. The August 18 meeting minutes were approved. Strategies were presented for continued discussion. Apply … Continue reading

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Opportunity to Preserve Eugene’s Cultural Heritage

By Miriam Jordan (POEM) for the Register-Guard, Saturday 8/28/10 I recently joined a conversation with a group of artists and arts professionals about the concept of transforming the historic U.S. Post Office building into a Eugene Museum (POEM). POEM’s basic … Continue reading

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July 7 Meeting Notes

First order of business was “concept clarification:” making a list of desired museum features: 1. gallery and exhibition space 2. storage space for the permanent collection 3. administrative offices 4. workshop/prep area 5. artist residencies/studios 6. classrooms 7. conference rooms … Continue reading

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June 23 Meeting Notes

Jerry Ross notes from meeting at Vero, 6-23-10: The meeting was very successful, pulling together a mission statement, clarifying that our focus is a Pacific Northwest Art Museum to preserve, protect, and educate about PNW art with our first goal … Continue reading

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POEM meetings

POEM’s basic aim is to create a museum in downtown Eugene dedicated to historic and contemporary art of the Pacific Northwest. Beyond that, POEM’s people hope to make the historic Post Office on Willamette Street that home. This hope is … Continue reading

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