WeMake Celebrates + Put A Bird In It


420 NE 9th Ave Portland, OR 97232



Join us to celebrate the process of making, the spirit of community, and design in action. This is a FREE event and all proceeds will go to support All Hands Raised First Octave, a grant to raise money for arts and music education in the under-served Portland and Multnomah schools.

Highlighting the event is Put A Bird In It A select group of makers have created one-of-a-kind, uniquely crafted birdhouses to be auctioned off for arts and music education. These houses are sure to WOW more than just the birds!

Other Festivities will include:

Curated poster show We are excited to feature 10 artists and designers that have created around the theme Celebrate Making. Get your favorite poster at the show!

The Artists: Adam R. Garcia, Alberto Cerriteño, Blaine Fontana, BeeTeeth, Dan Stiles, Jolby, Keegan Wenkman, Mary Kate McDevitt, Maryanna Hoggatt, and Meg Hunt

• Leather craft with Tanner Goods • Silkcreen with Golden Rule Design Bring something to print on for FREE or purchase on site. Artwork by our friend and talented artist/designer Santiago Uceda • Play with Wacom Cintiqs and maybe win a Wacom tablet • An interactive art installation by Nick Stokes & Eric Trine • Performances by School of Rock and music by DJ Coast2c

Prior to the party, be sure to join us for a special edition of our monthly design event, sketchXchange featuring the award-winning animation studio LAIKA and director Nelson Lowry.

The night promises to be fun, inspiring and a celebration of Portland's design community. Come make it happen!

Thank you to our sponsors: Vitamin T, Sandbox Studio, Woodcrafters, Muse, MCLaserlabs, The Portland Garmet Factory, The Study, Tiny Creative , Con Cor, Ninkasi Beer, and Orange PDX.