For Members

For Members

From the CEO: Welcome and Thank You

To our Members and all those who helped make Cultural Crossing a reality: Welcome and Thank You! Fifty years ago, who would have thought that the empty cement landscape of the former Zoo would be transformed into a place dedicated to beauty, nature, and learning more about each other? The visionaries who saw the potential

For Members

The Perfect Project

Dear Members, As we celebrate this grand opening, we are commemorating the biggest gift we have received. That gift is intangible yet priceless: throughout the entirety of this project, there has been someone there to support us. When I think about the scope of the project, it really has been about the people who have

For Members

A Curator’s Wish for the Future

Dear Members, For many, a stroll through the Portland Japanese Garden is the closest they will come to experiencing Japan. The Garden is a living “classroom,” the lessons of which are many—not only about how trees grow and moss forms on stone, but about the elegant beauty of the curved line of a branch and