Keeping Portland Weird: DIY and the Resurgence of Craft


If you’re anywhere near Portland, OR tomorrow afternoon, be sure and stop by the Museum of Contemporary Craft to check out the roundtable discussion featuring some of our favorite DIYers. (Be sure to vote first, though!)

From craft fairs, sellers and zinesters to the independent music scene, bike activists and “foodies,” Portland has a reputation as an epicenter for Do-It-Yourself (DIY) culture. Join guests Susan Beal and Cathy Pitters (PDX Super Crafty), Justin Hocking (IPRC), and Diane Gilleland (DIY Alert) for a discussion on DIY, its connection to craft and the contemporary resurgence of all things independent.

Keeping Portland Weird: DIY and the Resurgence of Craft
Tuesday, November 4, 12pm
@ Museum of Contemporary Craft
724 NW Davis St., Portland
ph: 503-223-2654

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Jenny Ryan

Jenny Ryan is an artist, crafter, and maker of things. She lives in Los Angeles with a pack of various animals (including her husband) and writes about her adventures in creating at Exit Through the Thrift Shop.

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