LOC Conference Attendees and Public Are Invited to “Meet the Artists” in Downtown Salem Friday, September 28
The Salem Block , Bentley’s Grill, Grand Hotel Salem and Salem Conference Center, is delighted to accommodate a very special group when The City of Salem hosts the League of Oregon Cities 87th Annual Conference this week. Elected officials and city staff from all over Oregon will gather at the Salem Conference Center Thursday Sept. 27 -Sat., Sept. 29, 2012 to attend the conference featuring a wide range of training and networking opportunities. More than 600 conference attendees and their guests from cities all over Oregon are expected to attend, and we are ready to roll out the red carpet.
The City of Salem wants to encourage our visitors to experience Salem’s flourishing Downtown art scene and has partnered with area artists, businesses, and organizations to create the Meet the Artists Tour , a special evening event in downtown Salem on Fri., Sept. 28, from 5-9 p.m.
The Meet the Artists Tour is open to Conference attendees and the general public and will feature artists, galleries, wine tasting, photo exhibits, and live music in downtown Salem.
Kickoff for this walking tour will be held in the Salem Conference Center courtyard with hors d’oeuvres & beverages. Maps will be handed out and Mayor Anna Peterson will welcome our guests and send them off to “Meet the Artists”.
The Meet the Artists Tour will include: Salem Conference Center Art Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Red Raven Gallery, Elsinore Framing & Fine Art Gallery, Roger Yost Gallery, NW Comic Gallery, Mary Lou Zeek Gallery, Reed Opera House, World Beat Gallery, and Clockworks Café & Cultural Center. In addition to galleries, other displays will be featured on Liberty and Ferry Streets (including window and sidewalk displays). Participating downtown businesses will be staying open extended hours.
For more information on the artist tour, the event supporters, and to see a map of participating locations, please visti www.artdowntownsalem.com or call Rebecca Maitland at 503-391-4481. Si necesita ayuda para comprender esta información, por favor llame 503-588-6178.