Posts Tagged ‘black velvet’

Penthouse Reviews our Velvet Painting Book!

Book review in Penthouse Magazine June 2008

June, 2008 – In Penthouse Magazine’s Full Frontal Reads section there is a review on, “Black Velvet Masterpieces: Highlights from the Collection of the Velveteria Museum” by Peter Bloch. Peter writes …


Portland’s Velvet Art Museum in VIA magazine

Portland’s Velvet Art Museum: Velveteria. Photo by Susan Seubert

The offbeat museum, which recently moved to a bigger and better location at 2448 E Burnside St, houses close to 2,000 velvet paintings, some 340 of which are on display at any time. The pièce de résistance is a …


Velveteria video on OregonLive.com

OregonLive.com, The Oregonian newspaper website, has been building a video series on why it loves Portland. Velveteria was chosen to be a part of this series. They have described us as…


Velveteria Takes Over Powell’s Books, May 2008

Velveteria took over Powell’s Books for the month of May 2008. A visual treat sure to please your campy, polyester-wearing soul.

Offered a wondrous eyeful of…


High weirdness in Portland from USA Today

Ubiquitous bumper stickers proclaim “Keep Portland Weird.” They were meant to support small local businesses to keep Portland from being big-boxed out of its identity.

But they’ve become a focal point for what might be a counterculture elsewhere.

Portland has been called…