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‘Voices of the River: Life Along the Yakima’ at CWU Museum of Culture & Environment

January 9, 2013 @ 12:00 AM


The CWU Museum of Culture and Environment will host the exhibit “Voices of the River: Life Along the Yakima” opening Wednesday Jan. 9. This collaborative effort among Central students faculty and artists brings both art and information together for a deeper look into the culture and history of the Yakima River.Two such faculty artists Art Department chair Gregg Schlanger and Theatre Department assistant professor Mark Haniuk will share their voices with installation and abstract landscape sculptures.Historical artifacts from the Museum’s own collection will also be on display. Both contributions showcase current views of the river and the cultural history of how the river has impacted the Yakama Nation.Meet those who have worked to bring the river to life at the opening reception Thursday Jan. 10 at 5:30 p.m. in the Dean Hall lobby.Regular Museum hours are Wednesday through Friday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.For more information please contact the Museum of Culture and Environment at 509-963-2313.


January 9, 2013
12:00 AM
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