ArtBURST

Our ArtBURST programming is focused on strengthening the arts community in our neighborhood and using art as a platform for building community connections. The primary programs that fall within the ArtBURST brand include the Arts Constitutional, Art Walk series, and our Holiday Night Market. 

Art Constitutional 

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The Art Constitutional joins the St. Johns Farmers Market twice during the summer months to activate the St. Johns neighborhood through hands-on art marking, musical performances, and by bringing in local arts and crafts vendors. 

Arts/Crafts Vendors: connect and shop with local artists and crafts people including painters, illustrators, jewelry designers, woodworkers, fabric artists, glass artists, and more. Some even do live demonstrations! 

Music/Performances: enjoy music from St. Johns locals and a diverse array of genres. In the past, we've had performers like the Obo Addy Legacy Project, The Aztec Dancers, Katelyn Convery, DJ Anjali and the Incredible Kid, and Huayra Lucas join us. 


Art Walk 

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North Portland, the “Peninsula”, and St. Johns in particular, is home to talented artists and a burgeoning art scene, and it’s time to celebrate the creative spirit of the neighborhood! Our Art Walk series happens once per quarter, and is focused in the downtown business district of St. Johns, plus Cathedral Park Place (an arts-building next to Cathedral Park). Our team helps curate this event by pairing artists with local businesses and the gallery at Cathedral Park Place to showcase their work. 

Check out the line up of artists/businesses for our September 8, 2017 Art Walk
 

Holiday Night Market 

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Each December we host a Holiday Night Market featuring works from local artists and craftspeople. We also bring in live music. This event is held at the gallery at Cathedral Park Place, located at 6635 N Baltimore Ave, Portland, OR 97203. Come on out and check out all that our neighborhood has to offer during the holiday season! 

We are currently accepting applications for our 2017 Night Market

Interested in getting involved in any of these events? Contact Kirista at placemaking@stjohnsopportunity.org.