Whether you are a beginning beader, an expert beader, or a merchant, as a member of PBS you will enjoy the following:
General membership meetings at the Multnomah Arts Center (7688 SW Capitol Highway, Portland, OR 97219) at 6:30 p.m. every 4th Tuesday, September through June (except December), usually featuring nationally-recognized artists.
Early Bird Beading from 5:00 to 6:15 p.m. prior to each general meeting.
Six newsletters and three postcards a year.
Apply to attend beading workshops by nationally-recognized artists & teachers.
Apply for annual Education Awards.
Apply to attend the annual three day Bead Retreat at Cannon Beach.
Access to the PBS Library - a resource of books, magazines & videos.
Discounts at participating bead stores with membership card.
A vote for the PBS Grants.
Opportunities to share your love of beads with others of like mind.
A PBS membership also allows you to:
Place paid advertisements in the PBS newsletter and on our website www.portlandbeadsociety.org/.
Apply for space at the annual Bead Bazaar in October.
Apply for space at the Gathering of the Guilds gallery show in the spring.
Apply for PBS Grants to support bead research and bead projects.