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Join PSU Art Students as They Create the "Largest Portland Map Ever Drawn," June 5
Author: Office of University Communications, 503-725-3711
Posted: May 28, 2008
What: Portland State University's Department of Fine Arts and students from Fernwood Middle School will collaborate on the Community Maps Project, helping direct the creation of a huge sidewalk map during the June 5th art walk in the Pearl Art District. This community event will allow hundreds of children and adults to participate in creating what is being billed as "the largest map of Portland ever drawn."

When: Thursday, June 5, 2008, from 5-9 p.m.

Where: Artists 4 the Community Gallery, Albina Community Bank (10th and NW Glisan, Pearl District).

Cost: Free and open to public.

Contact: For more information contact Sabina Zeba Haque at 503-545-0480.

Background: The mission of Portland State University's School of Fine and Performing Arts is to strengthen Portland's extended cultural community by providing outstanding professional training and education in the performing and visual arts in partnership with the region's working artists and cultural institutions. Located in the heart of Portland, the school's faculty and students provide a significant cultural trust for the Northwest, with scores of concerts, workshops, lectures and exhibitions throughout the year. The School consists of the Departments of Art, Architecture, Music and Theater Arts. For more information visit www.pdx.edu/fpa/.

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