Feb 4 2011

ThumbOur McMenamins artists having been painting new historically based panels for the Crystal Hotel (opening in May 2011) for months now. Below, artist Lyle Hehn gives a slightly mysterious explanation of one of his latest pieces...

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Jun 18 2010

The ConjurersThis painting is intended for the Zeus Cafe, which will be on the ground floor of the building made triangular by the intersections of Stark and Burnside Streets and Twelfth Avenue in Portland, Oregon.

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Jun 1 2010

new signIn 2006 McMenamins moved their corporate headquarters to a former wedding chapel and mortuary in North Portland. Finally, in May of 2010, a new "McMenamins" sign has replaced the words "THE LITTLE CHAPEL OF THE CHIMES" above the door to the offices.

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Apr 5 2010

HH SketchAfter the usual false starts and frustrated erasures, the local radio station began to play some rousing music, and it all fell together.

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Feb 17 2010

The explanation for this picture is complicated.  Stop reading now if you value highly every second of your life.

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