Museum News and Updates

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!
Introducing Guest Curator Steph Littlebird Fogel - The Washington County Museum is taking a new approach to creating their seasonal exhibits. They are inviting experts from the community to bring fresh perspectives as Guest Curators. This exciting new program is still under development, but is having a soft launch this summer with their first Guest Curator, Steph Littlebird Fogel. Fogel will create... Read More
New Co-Directors strengthen leadership and inclusion - The Washington County Museum is thrilled to announce new Co-Directors, Molly Alloy and Nathanael Andreini. The Co-Directorship model advances the museum’s more collaborative direction and doubles the energy devoted to stabilizing and refreshing the independent non-profit’s work. Alloy and Andreini share a dedication to protecting the museum’s vast collections and archives while integrating arts, equity... Read More