More than 80 artisans from across the Pacific Northwest will display all types of guitars, bowed and stringed instruments, mandolins, banjos, flutes and ancient instruments this month at the 37th annual Northwest Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit at Marylhurst University.
In addition to newly made instruments shown by the artisans, the exhibit will include a select group of interesting older instruments called "The Venerables." Activities include special woodworking and instrument making demonstrations and a wide variety of musical performances.
Saturday, April 27th and Sunday, April 28th, 2012
noon to 5 p.m.
Clark Commons and Wiegand Recital Hall
General admission $3; children under 12 free
Marylhurst University Music Department
Early Music Guild of Oregon
About Marylhurst University
Marylhurst University, a private liberal arts university 10 miles south of Portland, Ore., on Highway 43, is regionally accredited and nationally recognized for innovation and academic excellence in serving adult learners. Founded in 1893, Oregon's oldest Catholic university serves more than 1,600 multigenerational students of all faiths and backgrounds. Marylhurst offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degrees and professional certificate programs on campus and online, all of which integrate the liberal arts with professional studies and prepare graduates to be ethical leaders who think critically and creatively.