Creative Path Walk: "Light & Shadow"
Oct
20
to Oct 21

Creative Path Walk: "Light & Shadow"

"Light & Shadow" is the theme for October 2018.
Join us for our monthly community labyrinth walk: an immersive indoor experience of light, sound, and walking meditation. We create a time & place for you to focus, unplug, and restore. Learn more here, and sign-up for your 30 minute slot.

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Our Autumn Celebration
Nov
5
to Nov 6

Our Autumn Celebration

Our Autumn Celebration: A special drop-in Open House featuring many artistic wonders (the walls will be full of art), and kind hospitality. You are also invited to walk our new beautiful Chartres labyrinth pattern in the auditorium (“Walk The Vote!”) This is a free event, and focuses on our abiding thanks for volunteers, friends, colleagues, and the community.

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Sacred Geometry & Mandala Art: "Drawing The Universe"
Nov
11
10:00 AM10:00

Sacred Geometry & Mandala Art: "Drawing The Universe"

An all day Mandala & Sacred Geometry Workshop, presented by the Liminal Space Society. LSS is a group of local teachers, authors, and philosophers who are fascinated by all things liminal - the things that are “betwixt & between”. Join instructors Ansula Press (mandalas) and Nadi Hana (sacred geometry) for a fascinating and artfully liminal day.

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Creative Path Walk: "Gratitude & Thanks"
Nov
17
to Nov 18

Creative Path Walk: "Gratitude & Thanks"

"Gratitude & Thanks" is the theme for the November walk. Join us for our monthly community labyrinth walk: an immersive indoor experience of light, sound, and walking meditation. We create a time & place for you to focus, unplug, and restore. Learn more here, and sign-up for your 30 minute slot.

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Creative Path Walk: "The Road to Spring"
Mar
16
to Mar 17

Creative Path Walk: "The Road to Spring"

The Road to Spring” is the theme for our labyrinth walk in March, honoring the courage of all of the ideas that wiggle to the surface, and bloom into being. Our monthly community labyrinth walk is an immersive indoor experience of light, sound, and walking meditation. We create a time & place for you to focus, unplug, and restore. 

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Creative Path Walk: "Earth's Ecology"
Apr
20
to Apr 21

Creative Path Walk: "Earth's Ecology"

The theme for April is EARTH'S ECOLOGY. Our walk is bedecked with the things of the Earth…as we honor and celebrate the courage of our Really Great Planet. She’s a globe, a sphere, a spaceship…and she has a rich and fascinating history, and we’d be nothing without her. She’s our Earth...and her ecology matters.

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Oregon Humanities Conversation Project
Aug
15
4:00 PM16:00

Oregon Humanities Conversation Project

The Oregon Humanities Conversation Project brings Oregonians together to talk-across differences, beliefs, and backgrounds—about important issues and ideas, with the goal of connecting people to ideas and to each other. Join us for this illuminating gathering with conversation leaders Verónika Nuñez & Kyrié Kellett, and Pamela Slaughter.

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Oregon Humanities Conversation Project
Jul
9
4:00 PM16:00

Oregon Humanities Conversation Project

The Oregon Humanities Conversation Project brings Oregonians together to talk-across differences, beliefs, and backgrounds—about important issues and ideas, with the goal of connecting people to ideas and to each other. Join us for this illuminating gathering, and welcome to conversation leader Melissa Madenski.

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Our Summer Celebration
Jun
29
6:30 PM18:30

Our Summer Celebration

Our Summer Celebration…four times a year we make good on our dedication to “Celebration.” And this summertime fete includes a remarkable Private House Concert. Limited seating for an evening featuring three of the Bay Area's most creative and unique singer-songwriters, art installations, spirits - and a truly miraculous story shared for the first time. (Free, and by RSVP only.)

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Earth Day Open House
Apr
22
12:00 PM12:00

Earth Day Open House

EARTH DAY - An Open House to delight the mind & heart. Drop by, to take-in the artistic explorations, stories, and ideas for a better and even more beautiful Cascadia region: our home. Collaborating with Earth Arts NW, we welcome the chance to celebrate Mother Earth and speak of all the ways in which we can be her dedicated stewards.

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Oregon Humanities Conversation Project
Mar
25
2:00 PM14:00

Oregon Humanities Conversation Project

We're delighted to host the Oregon Humanities Conversation Project. It's free, and it's a wonderful "double header" of two conversations- the first beginning at 2:00pm: What Does It Mean to be Good - with Brittany Wake) and the second beginning at 3:30pm: What Makes Life Meaningful - with Prakash Chenjeri & Fred Grewe. (Attend one or both conversations.)

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Denny Dyke - My Journey on the Sand
Mar
20
7:00 PM19:00

Denny Dyke - My Journey on the Sand

Meet the wonderful storyteller Denny Dyke: who's artistry has been featured on OPB's Oregon Field Guide, and then consider joining him at the beach this summer for the historic piece of living art (a mile long labyrinth!) on the Oregon Coast. Join us. This is a presentation of Liminal Space Society, a group of people fascinated by the "betwixt & between".

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Oregon Humanities Conversation Project
Mar
11
2:00 PM14:00

Oregon Humanities Conversation Project

We're delighted to host the Oregon Humanities Conversation Project. It's free, and it's a wonderful "double header" of two conversations- the first beginning at 2:00pm: Does Higher Education Matter? - with Paul Susi) and the second beginning at 3:30pm: What We Owe - with April Slabosheshki. (Attend one or both.)

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Bower Power: Tree Planting Day
Mar
10
9:00 AM09:00

Bower Power: Tree Planting Day

A day of ecology and community. (And the birds will look-on happily at the planting of an Alder bower for the Cerimon House campus.) Okay, dear Earthlings: join us, and wear your "grubbies". Let's do this: "Green is the scene....the Bower holds the power....Groves are groovy!"

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Nov
12
4:00 PM16:00

Resonance Ensemble: VOICES

Whose voices are heard, and whose excluded?

This concert considers different perspectives on racial inequality, including a powerful work by Ysaye Barnwell (Sweet Honey in the Rock), Truth, Pressed to Earth, Shall Rise. We will sing of feeling like “the other,” longing for a homeland, and wanting to heal wounds, with music from Native American traditions to John Adams.

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An Iris Stand Tall
Sep
9
to Sep 17

An Iris Stand Tall

Back by popular demand! Cerimon House welcomes artist Annette Sabater, who as a parent of a transgender young woman, made peace through her art with the mysteries and lessons involved. AN IRIS STANDS TALL is an immersive art exhibit of image and word. 

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An Evening with Brian Cox - July 26
Jul
26
7:00 PM19:00

An Evening with Brian Cox - July 26

Brian Cox, acclaimed international actor (Olivier Award-winning & Emmy Award-winning) comes to Portland to support Cerimon House. One Night Only. Limited Seating. A captivating raconteur in person, Mr. Cox will share stories from his notable career on stage (America's Broadway & England's West End,) as well as in independent films and major blockbusters. 

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Exhibit: Laying Down Arms: A Peaceful Transition in Colombia
May
13
to May 19

Exhibit: Laying Down Arms: A Peaceful Transition in Colombia

Living in UN Transition zones, former FARC guerrillas are undergoing a process of disarmament, and reintegration.  See their large-scale portraits (made with a 19th-century wet-plate photographic process) by local photojournalist, Zach Krahmer. Hours: Saturday, May 13th 2:00pm - 5:00pm and Wednesday, May 17th - Friday, May 19th,  4:30pm - 7:30pm. 

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Experiences in an American Concentration Camp
May
7
5:00 PM17:00

Experiences in an American Concentration Camp

Cerimon House is honored to welcome longtime Oregon resident George Nakata for a special speaking engagement. Mr. Nakata will share his deeply personal story of being removed from his home in Portland at the age of 9 and incarcerated behind barb wires in American Concentration Camps during the hysteria of World War II.  

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Winter's Passage
Mar
13
to Mar 14

Winter's Passage

Join us for an epically-sized theatrical adaptation of Shakespeare's late-career romance The Winter's Tale, focusing on the deeper female story-lines of the characters Paulina, Hermione, and Emelia. This commission is by playwright Jennifer Le Blanc, and is a staged reading featuring a large cast of beloved Portland actors.

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