Special Echo Mountain Fire Exhibit at the Chessman Gallery inside the Lincoln City Cultural Center
Dates- Opening April 9 and running through May 9, 2021
Opening– “Up From the Ashes” will open on Friday, April 9, with an in-person reception at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. If weather allows, the event will take place outdoors and will be catered by Ethan Granberg and his mobile Olde Line Lanes pizza oven. Complimentary pizza and salad will be served, while supplies last. Groups will be allowed to enter and enjoy the show in small groups. Masks will be required when patrons enter the building. The public is invited to attend. For those of you still unable to attend, there will be a video documenting this amazing collection of stories, artifacts and images on Facebook@ lincolncityculture.
This exhibit, called “Up From the Ashes” will honor and share the stories from the Echo Mountain fire and its aftermath, exploring the human conditions of grief, loss, healing regrowth, compassion and selflessness in the face of this terrible local disaster. It is first and foremost a collection of stories, the difficult impact on the lives of so many community members are immense. This exhibit strives to tell and preserve these stories and also to show the shimmering light of hope and rebirth. This exhibit also includes objects pulled out of the ashes and photography to illustrate these stories.