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CONVERGE 45 Program

Converge 45 is a nonprofit organization that provides a curatorial platform for the visual arts in Portland and the surrounding region. Through annual programming led by a Guest Artistic Director in collaboration with cultural partners, the organization supports the region’s arts ecology and expands the conversation around contemporary art.


Ann Hamilton's installation "habitus" at the historic Centennial Mills pavillion. Free and open to the public, Friday–Sunday, 3–7pm, August 10 - September 16, 2018.

2018 YOU IN MIND Program

YOU IN MIND focuses on artistic practices that have a public in mind, giving artists the opportunity to discuss critical issues of aesthetic, societal, and global significance.

2016 YOU IN MIND Program

Converge 45 launched in July 2016 with a Visitors' Weekend in Portland preceded by a three-day Artists' Congress and followed by ongoing exhibitions.



A dynamic community of Portland arts organizations, galleries, artists, art professionals, and community business partners has joined together to realize the vision of Converge 45, an annual event of arts and ideas located in Portland, OR and engaged with national and international conversations on contemporary art.


To enrich the region’s art community and connect it to the contemporary art world.

Who We Are

Converge 45 is founded by a coalition of arts professionals and business leaders in Portland, Oregon, who are committed to the region's unique creative community and to engagement with critical issues in contemporary arts.


Converge 45

Converge 45 depends on support from the local, state, and national funding sources as well as the generous sponsorship of corporate partners and private individuals. Please join us!

Email for information on sponsorship opportunities, ranging from $1,000 to $100,000.

You can also give via stock transfer. Converge 45 Stock Transfer instructions

Converge 45 is a 501(c)3 non-profit. EIN: 47-3635380 (Camp45 Contemporary DBA Converge 45)