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Museum News and Updates

Thanks to you! - The museum is honored to have the generous support of the Oregon International Air Show in support of Free Family Mornings in the 2018-2019 year. Here’s museum director, Pam Vorachek, after receiving a giant check at today’s grant award ceremony hosted by Standard TV & Appliance in Beaverton, OR. We would also like to thank... Read More
Special Exhibit at the Willamette Heritage Center - The Washington County Museum is proud to be a part of a new collaborative exhibition featuring 13 other organizations entitled, “Arrival: Stories of Migration, Immigration and Journeys in the Mid-Willamette Valley.” We have contributed a condensed version of the exhibit, “Americans-All: The Bracero Program in Washington County,” about skilled Mexican laborers who traveled to Oregon... Read More
Local Story: Bertony Faustin - Celebrate Black History Month with a Local Story event and film screening by Bertony Faustin at the Abbey Creek Vineyard, Oregon’s first black-owned winery. Bertony will talk about his life and passion for wine making and host a special screening of his documentary, “Red, White and Black”, about minority winemakers in the state. Read about the... Read More
Ladies of the Valley: Part II (1910 – 1950) - Join us on October 25th for the opening of Ladies of the Valley: Part II (1910 – 1950). This exhibit is a follow up to Ladies of the Valley: Part I (1860 – 1910) that was on display from March to September 1st, 2017. This exhibit will highlight local women as they won the vote... Read More