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Sculptor Tannaz Farsi's multimedia work focuses on themes of identity, displacement and memories. See the First Folio - the Book That Gave Us Shakespeare at Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Watch how DanceAbility founder Alito Alessi teaches mixed ability improvisational dance and Tallmadge Doyle explores both art and science in her printmaking.

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Sculptor Tannaz Farsi

Tannaz Farsi uses sculptural forms and a wide variety of materials including both found objects and fabricated parts to create her work. 

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First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare, On Tour From The Folger Shakespeare Library

A very quotable book, on view at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art in Eugene is shown by Curator of Western Art Johanna Seasonwein.

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DanceAbility International

DanceAbility International brings mixed ability dancers together to learn, teach and perform.

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Printmaker Tallmadge Doyle

Eugene’s Tallmadge Doyle is known for the intersection between science and art that informs her printmaking.

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