Category Archives: Post Office

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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