Community members are invited to observe students and faculty in studio arts use the Raku glazing technique to fire small Boxer statues in honor of Dr. Jenny Coyle's inauguration as Pacific's 18th president.
The Raku technique removing glazed ceramics from the kiln while still glowing hot and placing them in combustible materials, like sawdust or newspaper, to create a myriad of colors in the glaze.
Demonstrations will take place at 11 a.m. and noon, and each demonstration takes about 20 minutes. Stop by to watch the process!
A selection of these statues will be offered as prizes during a self-guided scavenger hunt later in the week.
This event will take place at Brown Hall on the Forest Grove Campus. Driving directions to campus and an interactive campus map, as well as additional guest information for Inauguration Week, are available online.
The closest on-campus parking is in Parking Lot C. However, parking may be limited as there will be a community health fair in Lot C Saturday morning. You may also consider parking in Lot O across the street.
Street parking is available around campus. Please follow posted parking regulations.
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This event is part of a week-long celebration of Pacific University, culminating with the inauguration of the university's 18th president, Dr. Jennifer Coyle, on Thursday, March 9, 2023. Join us for the inauguration ceremony and reception and other special events leading up to the inauguration.