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Byline: The Register-Guard

Small-format works of art on display at White Lotus

An exhibit of framed artwork measuring less than 21 inches on a side opens Friday and runs through Feb. 27 at White Lotus Gallery, 767 Willamette St.

The show features work by local artists Jon Jay Cruson, Nonie Fish and Gary Tepfer; as well as New Zealand etching artist Barry Cleavin; Japanese printmakers Nozaki Shinjiro, Ohara Shoson and Tanaka Ryohei; and Chinese artists Chen Hai-Yan, Miao Hui-Xin and Her Xue-Sheng.

Emerald Art Center plans Family Art Sunday this week

SPRINGFIELD - Emerald Art Center, 500 Main St., will hold a free Family Art Sunday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

The subject is the art and culture of India. Families with children are invited to take part in a variety of art projects at the center.

Plein-air art about farming on exhibit in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD - The Emerald Art Center, 500 Main St., is showing "Plein Air Art About Agriculture" by the Plein Air Painters of Eugene-Springfield through Jan. 29.

A reception begins at 5:30 p.m. Friday.

The Plein Air Painters of Eugene-Springfield set up their easels outside all year around in the Willamette Valley. Watercolor, acrylic and oil paintings from 2009 make up the show.

The center is also showing "Windows Into My World," work by member Brooke Borcherding.

Borcherding is an art student at the University of Oregon. Based on observation and reaction to sensory perception, her oil paintings attempt to both capture the everyday while paying close attention to the makeup of our visual world.

UO natural history museum sets session for volunteers

The Museum of Natural and Cultural History at the University of Oregon will host an open house for people interested in volunteering from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. today at the museum, 1680 E. 15th Ave.

During the open house, museum staff members will be on hand to discuss all opportunities and benefits of service and provide tours of the museum exhibits.

"Volunteering time at the museum offers the opportunity to work with our new exhibit, 'Oregon's Past Revealed: Whales of Deep Time,' which features a working paleontology lab run by volunteers," said Ann Craig, the museum's assistant director of education.

Training sessions are scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays at the museum, starting Tuesday and running through Jan. 28. Training will combine hands-on learning, lectures and discussions.

Corvallis gallery focuses on 'Art About Agriculture'

An exhibit of collages from the "Art About Agriculture" permanent collection of the Oregon State University College of Agricultural Sciences opens Monday and runs through March 19 in OSU's Center for the Humanities in the Autzen House, 811 S. …

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