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Artquake, 1994, 1994

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Scope and Contents note

The Artquake collection comprises of color slides and sound recordings of folk arts performances at the festivals. Artquake was a Portland arts festival held on the South Park Blocks in August. In 1994, the Oregon Folklife Program was invited to present traditional arts of the Metro-area. "It's Festival Time, Celebrating Traditions" featured traditional musicidancers, storytellers on two stages, and craftspeople at a special demonstration area.

Traditions presented included Hawaiian dance and lei making, Native American drumming and dancing, African American hair braiding and singing, Cambodian dance, East Indian music and dance, Irish music and dance, Japanese flower an'anging and origami, Angolan storytelling, and more.


  • 1994


Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

General Physical Description note

301 slides

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA