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WeMake Celebrates

  • The Armory 128 Northwest 11th Avenue Portland, OR, 97209 United States (map)

A design conference about the process of making

WeMake Celebrates supports design-in-action with our third annual design conference on the process of making. Since 2011, we have showcased more than 600 makers and built a community to connect thousands of creative people.  Along the way, we have awarded more than $50,000 through WeMake Celebrates to fund arts and music education.

This year we explore Experiments in Process.
Before there is ever success or failure, there are experiments.

//$175 + Workshops (separate tickets for workshops)

//Get tickets here  

DAY 1: CONFERENCE - Gather at THE ARMORY for a full day of creative dialogue with a diverse panel of makers. WeMake Celebrates brings together local, national, and international design thinkers to talk about process, what inspires creativity, and some of the failed experiments along the way.  

DAY 2: WORKSHOPS - The second day is packed with hands-on experiences.

*Separate tickets are required for workshops and space will be limited.


WeMake is donating proceeds from this year's conference to: 

  • MARROW, a radical education, arts, and activism space, centering young people
  • p:ear builds positive relationships with homeless and transitional youth through education, art and recreation to affirm personal worth and create more meaningful and healthier lives.
  • Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls builds girls’ self-esteem through music creation and performance. 
  • Schoolhouse Supplies is an award-winning nonprofit that supports public education in Portland by giving students and teachers free classroom supplies.
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