Washington County Museum – 120 E. Main Street, Hillsboro, Oregon
Experience Wednesday: The First People of Washington County
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Activities open from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Youth visitors can experience the Museum’s exhibits in a new way this summer by getting hands-on at the Museum! Participants will receive a passport to guide them through activity stations.
On August 6th the activities will focus on the “Photographer Eric Lindstrom” exhibit and will include: making sun prints, painting a decorative bird house and using a microscope.
Experience Wednesdays will take place each Wednesday from July 9 to August 20th. Activities will focus on a new exhibit each Wednesday. Recommended for ages 7-11. Click here for schedule.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
“Storing & Archiving Family Photos”
12 Noon – 1 p.m. (Brown Bag Lecture)
Many have important and unique collections of family photos or archives stored in the back closet or attic. Would you like to know how to store them correctly? Heather Ferguson will describe the problems that can arise from poor storage and handling. She will give alternative and inexpensive suggestions on how to better care for your family photos and archival collections.
Heather Ferguson has worked with the WCM for the past 9 years as an outreach educator. She has a Master’s Degree in Museum Studies from the University of Oklahoma and can be found volunteering or consulting for many small archival or artifact collections in the area.