Join us for a celebration of Oregon's living traditions featuring performances and demonstrations from master artists. Pack a picnic and your lawn chair and grab a friend to enjoy a night of heritage performances in the museum courtyard.
Thursday, August 10 | 6:00 p.m.
South Indian Classical Music with Sreevidhya Chandramouli
Sreevidhya is a tenth-generation descendant of the illustrious Karaikudi Vina Tradition of South India. A Karaikudi Vina is a fretted, stringed instrument indigenous to South India, Sreevidhya is both a performer and maker of the instrument.
Thursday, August 17 | 6:00 p.m.
Traditional Charrería with José Antonio Huerta
Antonio performs traditional Charrería, which is a skill and traditional art form that involves horsemanship, cattle work, and sophisticated and skillful use of rope techniques.
Thursday, August 24 | 6:00 p.m.
Hula Dance with Kumu Hula Andrea Luchese
Andrea is the Kumu Hula (Master Teacher) for Halua Hula Ka Pi’o O Ke Annuenue “The Arch of the Rainbow”, a Hawaiian cultural dance school where the primary focus is Hula Kahiko (ancient style), hula ‘auana (modern style), oli (chant), and na mea hula (art, crafts, implements).