august 2019

24aug10:00 am5:00 pmExquisite Gorge Steamroller Print EventEvent Type :Public Program

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Event Details

Come join in the fun as we create a massive 66-foot woodblock print using a steamroller!

This is the culmination of the Exquisite Gorge Project, a collaborative printmaking project featuring 11 artists working with communities along a 220-mile stretch of the Columbia River.

Artists worked with community members from their assigned stretch of river and carved images on 4 x 6 foot wood panels. Each completed panel will be connected end-to-end and printed using a steamroller to create a massive 66-foot print. Washington State Poet Laureate, Claudia Castro Luna, will be at Maryhill to create a poem commemorating the event and the Columbia River. Meet the artists at noon, then enjoy kids printmaking activities, music and more. Free on the grounds of Maryhill Museum of Art.

SCHEDULE:

NOON:
Meet the artists
McClain/Gamblin printmaking activity for kids and adults
Exquisite Corpse Game for families
Artist Demonstrations

1:00 P.M.
Remarks and introductions

1:15 to 2:00 P.M.
First print pass/start will depend on the wind, ink, day

3:30 to 4:30 P.M.
Remarks and then Second print pass

Can’t make this event? You can still see the massive 66-foot print, on view at Maryhill from September 3-25, 2019 in the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust Education Center.

Time

(Saturday) 10:00 am - 5:00 pm PST

Location

Maryhill Museum of Art

35 Maryhill Museum Drive

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