BLOSSOM WITH CREATIVITY, COMMUNITY, & JOY! Celebrate the renewal of the earth this spring with a story about growth and integrity known in China as “The Empty Pot.” Art projects using up-cycled materials for projects in fibre arts, ceramics, theatre & storytelling, and visual arts will grow and […]
Did you know that “salom” is an informal way of saying “hi” in Uzbekistan? That the word “stan” is a Persian suffix meaning “land of”? Or that the first trade routes that became part of what we know today as “The Silk Road” originated hundreds of years ago in […]
This year’s Winter Peace Camp asked the question “What is compassion and how do we do it?” Peace-campers explored compassion through all sorts of “creating” this week making challah (recipe: https://smittenkitchen.com/2008/09/best-challah-egg-bread/), listening and telling stories, exploring the beauty of geometry, color, and light in rose windows, water coloring […]
Sunday, November 19, 12-3PM PLEASE JOIN Grace Institute and Grace Art Camp Artists for a community National Recycling Day celebration to honor our beautiful Bull Run watershed and its ecosystems. Funded by a generous grant from the East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District, this event features a […]
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“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” – Thich Nhat Hanh SHARING COMPASSION WITH COMMUNITY Universal stories of compassion in action lead the way into welcoming, discovering, and celebrating the many ways we can cultivate peace and loving kindness, individually and together. Alongside […]
. . . a unique animated look at Issun Boshi, among other tidbits of the week . And Thank you everyone for another fabulous summer of Art Camp. See you next year when you come again!
Yesterday returning campers recalled, and shared with new campers, the many things we do at Art Camp together each year — make art, listen to stories, dance together, be “dramatic”, sing — lots of singing, and just being together while doing all these things. We sang […]
Thursday and Friday were chock full of Star Festival activity — miniature shoji screens, glass furin, koi ponds, fishing poles, sumi painted scrolls, hanko (stamps with designed and personalized signature), clay olympics, accessories inspired by Japanese streetwear known as “fruits”, polka dotted collages and giant block printing of […]