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Portland, OR | Exhibition Tour & Talk by Libby Werbel, Director of the Lumber Room

September 8, 2022 | 5:00 pm 7:00 pm

Interior shot of the Lumber Room exhibition

Current and prospective members are welcome to join ArtTable in Portland, OR for a special tour and talk given by the director of the lumber room, Libby Werbel. She will discuss the current exhibition, fore x four, featuring works from the Miller Meigs Collection curated in conversation with Diedrick Brackens, Sarah Miller Meigs, Ashley Stull Meyers and D’Angelo Lovell Williams.

Join us afterwards for a no-host, end-of-summer cocktail at the Teardrop Lounge nearby!


  • ArtTable Members – $10
  • Member Guests/Non-Members – $15

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Please note there is an elevator to enter this space. We will also be walking to the bar afterwards for drinks.

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The lumber room is located at 419 NW 9th Avenue, Portland, OR. Click here for directions from any location.

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About Libby Werbel
Headshot of Libby WerbelLibby Werbel is an artist, curator, and social organizer living and working in Portland, OR. In 2012, she founded the Portland Museum of Modern Art, and institutional critique project aimed to instigate dialogue around self organizing and community driven programs in the arts. With an emphasis on accessibility and engagement, Werbel produces site-based programs using community as her medium. Her investigation in space-making has included alternative exhibitions models in Barcelona, San Francisco, New York City, Joshua Tree and Santa Fe. Most recently Werbel has fulfilled a two year position as Visiting Artistic Director at Portland Art Museum, where she created five exhibitions with an emphasis on re-evaluating the role of the museum titled We.Construct.Marvels.Between.Monuments. Werbel holds the position of Director at the lumber room, the collection house and exhibition space for the prestigious Miller Meigs Collection. She has sat on various granting panels, selection juries and committees for the Regional Arts and Culture Council, Oregon Arts Commission, Ford Family Foundation, PICA, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Disjecta, and National Visual Artist Network and teaches Exhibition Strategies for the MFA studio art program at Portland State University. She spends her time advocating for the arts both locally and nationally.

Image: fore x four, 2022, installation view, lumber room

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419 NW 9th Ave
Portland, Oregon 97209 United States
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