March 21 Poetry Reading with Claudia Casto Luna, Kim Stafford, Elizabeth Woody & Tyrone Ross Thompson
Maryhill Museum of Art will host a poetry reading with Washington Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna and guests on Saturday, March 21 at 3 p.m. Casto Luna will be joined by current Oregon Poet Laureate Kim Stafford, former Oregon Poet Laureate Elizabeth Woody and poet Tyrone Ross Thompson as part of the statewide poetry project One River, Many Voices.
For several years, Maryhill Museum of Art has worked in partnership with Oregon Art Education Association and Washington Art Education Association to showcase teacher talent through juried exhibitions in the museum's MJ Murdock Charitable Trust Education Center. This...
“A Particular Beauty: Romanian Folk Clothing” will feature coats, chemises, blouses, and vests that showcase a remarkable variety of Romanian embroidery techniques, mediums, and styles.
Ideas cannot blossom without support, imagination, positive energy, partnerships and talent. In December of 2018, Maryhill Museum of Art called its first meeting of potential partners for a big idea. In fact, an idea that would grow to 66-feet and 220 miles of community partnerships — the Exquisite Gorge Project.
Maryhill Museum of Art’s collaborative printmaking project is taking the Columbia River Gorge by storm. The Exquisite Gorge Project is the first of its kind in the region and took its inspiration from Surrealist art practice known as exquisite corpse.
One midsummer evening long ago I sat with my grandmother in front of her massive Magnavox and watched the ghostly black and white figures of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin bounce across the Sea of Tranquility. I ran out to her front yard and high in the southern sky was a quarter-crescent moon. Somewhere, up there, in one of those soft gray patches, were two men making history.
One fact of museum life is the need to plan ahead. Although Maryhill Museum of Art is only three months into its 2019 season, we are actively developing our 2020 displays. Next year’s major changing exhibition is titled A Particular Beauty: Identity in Romanian Folk Dress. The show will feature 18–25 mannequins wearing historic folk clothing from throughout the country — as well as individual blouses, vests, coats and other garments.
Section 2 of the Exquisite Gorge Project includes faculty, staff, and students from Lewis & Clark College, in Portland, Oregon. The student members are Frankie Beilharz and Shannon Drew and, recently graduated, Anna Kahler, Iris Reidel, and Aiden Turlington....
For 33 years, the last 18 as executive director of Maryhill Museum of Art, I’ve had the enormous privilege to work in a beautiful building, surrounded by awe-inspiring art and artifacts every day. It’s wonderful.
But more importantly, I have the privilege of working in a museum.
(GOLDENDALE, Wash., June 4, 2019) --The exhibition West Coast Woodcut: Contemporary Relief Prints by Regional Artists opens at Maryhill Museum of Art on Saturday, July 13 and runs through November 15, 2019. The exhibition explores the natural beauty, cityscapes and...
One thing that makes Maryhill Museum of Art so special is its stunning location, high on a bluff above the Columbia River Gorge. To find a rarefied Beaux Arts mansion in such a remote and wild location is both unexpected and beguiling. And while Maryhill’s charms are...
The Exquisite Gorge Project, a collaborative printmaking effort featuring 11 artists working with communities along a 220-mile stretch of the Columbia River from the Willamette River confluence to the Snake River confluence, will connect artists and communities to create a massive 66-foot steamrolled print.