Author Archive for Nathanael Andreini

Local Story: Jiseon Lee Isbara

Join us for a Local Story event on August 16th presented by South Korean artist Jiseon Lee Isbara. Amplified by her experience as a first generation immigrant, she engages with socially charged dialogue through the accumulated aesthetics, materials and processes she has garnered as an emigrant from her native culture. Through her artwork, Jiseon questions… Read More

Call for student drawings!

The Washington County Museum is accepting submissions from local students in 5th through 12th grades for drawings to be included in an upcoming museum exhibit about Agriculture in the Tualatin Valley. This exhibit will explore both historical and modern agricultural contexts as well as the communities of people associated with various crops and locations throughout… Read More

Free Family Morning – Family Writing Workshop!

Is there a story hiding inside you? Come on down to the Washington County Museum and learn how to pull that idea out, give it a shine, and put it on display for the world to see! Your story can be anything from a favorite childhood memory to pirate adventure to a cupcake mystery to… Read More

Crucial Conversations – Paul Susi

Conversation facilitator and activist Paul Susi will lead a discussion on the question, “Does higher education matter?” Facilitator Susi is an educator, arts administrator and a performing artist. He has worked as a youth counselor and an educator at several Portland nonprofit organizations serving homeless, recovering, post-incarcerated and adjudicated populations. He was recently named artistic… Read More

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

Hillsboro icon back in action!

Thanks to the generosity of Linda and Wayne Gisel who donated this historic conestoga wagon replica to the Washington County Museum. It had been carefully disassembled last September before we moved to PCC Rock Creek, then stored in our climate controlled facility, and finally reassembled by a magnificent crew of volunteers and staff this morning…. Read More

Free Family Morning – Traditional Storytelling!

Join us for a special storytelling event hosted by Ed Edmo on Saturday, May 12th from 10 AM to 11 AM as we celebrate Native American culture. Ed Edmo is a Native American with Shoshone-Bannock-Nez Perce tribal affiliation and is an acclaimed poet, performer, traditional storyteller and lecturer on Northwest tribal culture. We hope you… Read More

Book signing at the museum on May 15

Are you a newcomer to the area or an established resident interested in local history? We invite you to the Washington County Museum to meet local author, Don Nelson, who has done extensive research and photography in and around Bethany. Don will give a short presentation about the history of this area and will be… Read More

Free Family Morning – World Health Day!

Join us for an active morning at the museum as we celebrate World Health Day. Students from the Health & Science School in Beaverton will be leading activities for all age groups. Bring the entire family to the museum to enjoy Health Day, meet other families, and explore museum exhibits! #healthforall When: Saturday, April 14, from 10am… 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