Siren Nation is a unique arts organization that showcases and creates performance and exhibition opportunities for women throughout the year. It is the only women’s collective that produces an annual festival showcasing the original work of women working in music, film, performance and visual art. Siren Nation’s mission is to inspire and empower women of all ages to create their own art and to highlight the many achievements of women in the arts. Siren Nation promotes and showcases the original work of women artists by creating year round performance, exhibition and educational opportunities.
Mag-Big isa retail shop and art gallery for local designers located on 33rd/Hawthorne Blvd. We are currently featuring over 225 artists from Portland, representing a wide array of apparel, jewelry, house ware, craft, and visual art. In addition to fostering such a huge community of production artists, our shop offers sewing classes, craft nights, DIY workshops, art openings, and many other exciting events.
Breedom Public Sewing House is a comfortable, stress-free space to learn the art of sewing. We’re committed to developing a community of skilled teachers and sewing enthusiasts that can share their techniques with others. It is imperative to us that the time-honored tradition of sewing reaches all ages and genders. Our Public Sewing House also allows patrons to rent out a machine by the hour for personal projects. We also sell locally made sewing notions and consignment items built by our teachers and students.