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Mount St. Helens: A Landscape Across Time

Live Stream Event

May 17, 3:30 p.m.

On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the 1980 eruption, come together with the Portland Art Museum and Mount St. Helens Institute for a series of reflections on the art, culture, and science of the mountain’s ever-changing landscapes. Using the exhibition Volcano! Mount St. Helens in Art as an entry point, Dawson Carr, The Janet and Richard Geary Curator of European Art, and self-described volcano nerd, will introduce the show and then welcome a range of special guests who consider specific works in the exhibition in relation to their own connections to the mountain.  

Special guests include Barbara Noah (Seattle Artist), Sonja Melander (Science Education Manager, Mount St. Helens Institute), Nathan Reynolds (Ecologist and Interim Director of Cultural Resources, Cowlitz Indian Tribe), and Ray Yurkewycz (Director, Mount St. Helens Institute).

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Image caption: Cameron Martin [Seattle native – now lives NY], American, born 1970, Remission, 2006, Acrylic on canvas, Saint Louis Art Museum, The Henry L. and Natalie Edison Freund Charitable Trust