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.
Converge 45 in partnership with the Cooley Gallery, Reed College Presents: The Autopoets
Join us on Friday, April 5th for an evening of art and fine dining in support of Converge 45's mission
Converge 45 welcomes Lisa Dent as Artistic Director for the 2019-2021 program.
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.
Converge 45 presents an exhibition of photographs by Northwest artist Melody Owen on the Centennial Mills site
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.
2017 Converge 45 featured large-scale projects and exhibitions conceptualized during the 2016 Converge 45 Artists' Congress.
Converge 45 launched in July 2016 with a Visitors' Weekend in Portland preceded by a three-day Artists' Congress and followed by ongoing exhibitions.
Converge 45 welcomes Kristy Edmunds as the inaugural Artistic Director and Guest Curator for 2016, 2017, and 2018.