OREGON CITY - An informative exhibit titled "Peace Corps: 50
Years of Service" opens March 31 in Clackamas Community College's
Alexander Gallery and runs through May 8. The exhibit is courtesy
of the Committee for a Museum of the Peace Corps Experience, and is
featured in connection with the college's annual International
"Peace Corps: 50 Years of Service" is an informative exhibition
that includes large panels with images and text that describe
various cultures and Peace Corps activities. Cultural objects
obtained by Peace Corps volunteers will also be on display.
Portions of the exhibit also will be on display in the Community
Center and in the Pauling Gallery.
The exhibit communicates the service Peace Corps volunteers have
provided to people of various cultures in several fields, including
education, medicine and housing. The exhibits illustrate the Peace
Corps volunteers' interaction with people to help achieve their
basic needs, and promotes an understanding of the people
A gallery reception for "Peace Corps: 50 Years of Service"
is schedule for Tuesday, April 29, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the
Alexander Gallery. The reception takes place during CCC's
International Week Celebration and includes a performance by the
Anansi Beat Group and a drum-making demonstration.
The Alexander Gallery is located in the Niemeyer Center at CCC's
Oregon City campus. It is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to
5 p.m., with the exception of campus holidays. The exhibition is
open to the public and there is no cost to attend.
CCC's International Celebration opens April 26 and continues
April 28 through May 1, with music, dance, art and cultural
displays. Most events take place in the Community Center at CCC's
Oregon City Campus between 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. daily.
For more information on the Alexander Gallery exhibit, please
contact Kate Simmons at 503-594-3032 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more
information on CCC's International Celebration, please contact Irma
Bjerre at 503-594-3403 or 503-594-3245 or email@example.com.