Museum News and Updates

FREE FAMILY MORNING: Illustrate Your Family History - Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 10am – 1pm At Washington County Museum, located on the PCC Rock Creek Campus: 17677 NW Springville Rd., Portland, OR, 97229 Illustrator Anke Gladnick will lead you through the process of drawing your own family history. The artist returns to the museum this fall after their spring Free Family Morning workshop had... Read More
The Oregon Trail of Tears & Other Hidden Native Stories - A Local Story conversation with scholar David G. Lewis, PhD. Saturday, October 5th, 2019 from 11:00am – 1:00pm. At Washington County Museum: 17677 NW Springville Road Portland, OR 97229. Washington County Museum invites you to a Local Story event with David G. Lewis, PhD. Lewis is an esteemed author, Native American historian, ethnohistory consultant, anthropologist,... Read More
You’re Invited: “This IS Kalapuya Land” Opening Reception August 15th - Member Preview: 5pm to 6pm. Remarks from the Guest Curator and introduction to the artists. Public Reception: 6pm to 8pm. Performance and refreshments. What happens when a museum known for pioneer history turns over curatorial authority to a young Indigenous Guest Curator? For Washington County Museum, the result is a bold self-critical exhibit about the... Read More
We’re Hiring! Application period now open for Cultural Resources Manager - The Cultural Resources Manager ensures that the museum’s cultural resources/collections are well cared for, organized, and accessible for the benefit of the community. We are accepting applications until 5pm on September 16, 2019. Click here for details!