02 22 Join Docomomo Oregon for 2017 Modern Mixer POSTED BY katherine mcbride COMMENTS Docomomo_Oregon is having their Annual Modern Mixer for members, future members, mid-century enthusiasts, and advocates. This event is free! ‘Grab drinks (no-host) with the DoCo Board, play some trivia, and learn about upcoming Docomomo_Oregon events and programming, advocacy, and how to get involved.’ “The mission of DoCoMoMo_Oregon is to build awareness and understanding of Oregon’s modern heritage through documentation, research, advocacy, and educational events.” (docomomo-oregon.org) Portland’s White Stag sign in September 2016. Photo by Steve Morgan. WHEN? Thursday February 23, 2017 5:30-7:30pm WHERE? Rontoms 600 East Burnside Street Portland, OR 97214 ABOUT DOCOMOMO INTERNATIONAL “Since its creation, Docomomo International has experienced a rapid growth, establishing itself as a major player not only in the realm of conservation, but also in the broader field of architectural culture. The pluralist, interdisciplinary nature of Docomomo International, due to its ability to bring together historians, architects, town-planners, landscape architects, conservationists, teachers, students and public officials, has been a strong asset. At present, Docomomo International includes 69 chapters and more than 3,000 members, in Europe, America, Asia, Oceania and Africa. In their variety of cultures and experiences, the chapters represent the true richness of Docomomo International.”(docomomo.com) Related PostsEmbracing Portland’s Iconic Rummer Homes with Jack HendricksonWhat Is A Modern Home?Defining Characteristics of Northwest Regional StyleDocomomo WEWA Presents: Modern Sacred Spaces | Church of the RedeemerModern Phoenix Week/DOCOMOMO National Symposium March 24-April 2, 2017 This entry was posted in Events, Modern Resources and tagged advocacy, Docomomo, docomomo_oregon, mid-century, midcenturypdx, pdxmodern, portlandmodern, preservation. Bookmark the permalink.