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Blasts from the Past: Considering Mount St. Helens in Art

Feb 9, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
1219 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR
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John E. Buchanan Jr. Memorial Lecture

Dawson Carr, Ph.D., The Janet and Richard Geary Curator of European Art

This opening talk introduces the first comprehensive exhibition of art related to Mount St. Helens. Ranging from pre-contact Native American objects to contemporary works, the art celebrates the sublime beauty of the volcano in periods of serene calm and cataclysmic fury. Come learn how the exhibition chronicles the epic cycles of volcanic destruction and regeneration taking place in our backyard.

ASL/English Interpreters and automated real time captioning will be provided for this event.