Author Archive for Molly Alloy

Rummage Sale: Great deals for a great cause!

Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm At Washington County Museum: 17677 NW Springville Rd, Portland OR 97229 Come find a bargain, see the museum, and support history and culture in your community! The Washington County Museum is having a rummage sale to get rid of some old stuff – don’t worry,… Read More

Museum closed 4th of July week

The museum will be closed for the week surrounding July 4th – from Wednesday, July 3 through Saturday, July 6th. We will resume regular hours on Wednesday, July 10th. Thanks for checking in, and we wish you a safe and happy holiday!

FREE FAMILY MORNINGS: Create your own cyanotype print with artist Robin Cone-Murakami

Saturday, June 8th, 2019 from 10am – 1pm Washington County Museum, located on the PCC Rock Creek Campus: 17677 NW Springville Rd., Portland, OR, 97229 Learn to create one-of-a-kind handmade cyanotype prints! Developed in 1842 by Sir John Herschel, the cyanotype is a camera-less photographic printing process that uses a light sensitive emulsion to create… Read More

Special exhibit, AgriCulture, closes June 8th

The Washington County Museum’s seasonal exhibit, AgriCulture: Shaping Land and Lives in the Tualatin Valley, will be open to the public until Saturday, June 8th – don’t miss your chance to see it! Visitors to this dynamic, colorful exhibit will be able to touch, hear, see and learn about agriculture and the many ways it… Read More

Shaping Land and Lives, Kalapuyan Cultural Practices A conversation with scholar David Lewis, PhD.

Saturday, May 18th, 2019 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm At Washington County Museum: 17677 NW Springville Road Portland, OR 97229 Washington County Museum invites you to an intimate conversation with David Lewis, PhD. Lewis is an esteemed local author, Native American historian, ethnohistory consultant, anthropologist, and teacher. Lewis will share his knowledge of the… Read More

Free Family Mornings: Explore sound art with Kevin Holden

Saturday, May 11th, 2019 from 10am – 1pm At Washington County Museum, located on the PCC Rock Creek Campus: 17677 NW Springville Rd., Portland, OR, 97229 Free Family Mornings is an ongoing series hosted by the Washington County Museum. Each month during the school year the museum hosts a family-friendly, no-experience-needed workshop led by a… Read More

Artists bring a fresh perspective to Washington County Museum’s interactive family learning series!

Roll up your sleeves and join in some playful family workshops presented by Washington County Museum. Each month during the school year the museum hosts a family-friendly, no-experience-needed interactive workshop. Museum entrance is always free during these events, and includes access to all rotating and permanent exhibits. The Free Family Mornings series has become a… Read More

Free Family Mornings: Movement and dance for all bodies with artist group Physical Education

Saturday, April 13th, 2019 from 10am – 1pm At Washington County Museum, located on the PCC Rock Creek Campus: 17677 NW Springville Rd., Portland, OR, 97229 Washington County Museum invites you to get physical!  As part of the Free Family Morning series, this fun and active body movement workshop is led by the Portland-based artist… Read More

Local Story: Irina Boboia

April 11th, 2019 The Beaverton Building, 12725 SW Millikan Way, Beaverton Local Story is a nomadic public program created to raise awareness about the diversity of people who contribute to the living history of this remarkable region. The program comprises a series of individual events organized in direct collaboration with community members, all of which… Read More

Growth in the Tualatin Valley: South-West Corridor, A community discussion

Monday, April 22nd, 2019 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm At the Broadway Rose Theatre: 12850 SW Grant Avenue Tigard, OR 97223   The Washington County Museum presents a panel discussion with local experts who delve into the complex topic of growth. Part of a discussion series held at locations around the county, the theme was chosen… Read More