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OCTOBER 6, 1997


Museum Seeks Chess Sets By Young Artists

  NW News Staff
   Maryhill Museum of Art, renowned for its international chess sets collection, is inviting young Northwest Artists to create original chess sets for exhibition.
   Students in Kindergarten through twelfth grade are encourages to submit entries. Selected entries will be exhibited at the Museum from April 16 through June 21, 1998.
   Chess sets must be original concepts designed and created by an individual, team, classroom or chess club. Set can be constructed from a variety of art materials or found objects. It is not necessary for students to have advanced art skills to submit an entry.
   For teachers who would like to incorporate this project into their curriculum, a special information packet is available.
   For an entry form or teacher packet contact Maryhill Museum at (509) 773-3733. The deadline for all entries is March 27 at 5 p.m.