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Creative PDX: Exploring the Arts in Portland

Explore your new home through the arts! Portland is known for its unique and quirky creative culture including visual art, music, dance, theater, literary arts and more. This program will give you the opportunity to get to know the Portland arts scene while also getting the chance to participate in a Guest Artist Residency program, collaborating with a nationally recognized artist making new work at Lewis & Clark.

Detailed Trip Description

Trip Details

Arrive by: 11:00am, Wed., Aug. 19, 2020
Return: Tues. evening, Aug. 25, 2020

Cost: Need-based financial aid is applied for those who qualify. For those without financial aid, the full-price cost is $795*

Rigor: 2

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These forms can be completed only after you have received a trip placement email, and are due by Wednesday, July 22nd. To complete these forms, you’ll need to have your @lclark.edu email set up, and you’ll be prompted to log-in to the Engage LC platform.


*The price includes housing, food, transportation, access to the residency, and tickets to performances and workshops. The price reflects the full cost of the trip before financial aid. If you submitted a FAFSA, the cost to you will be calculated on a need-based sliding scale. Simply check the box regarding financial aid on the New Student Trip Reservation Form. Your financial award will be included in the email with your trip placement.

Plan to add $5/day for vegan, gluten-free, or other specialized diet requests (a vegetarian option is included at no extra charge), medical dietary restrictions exempt.