Author Archive for Nathanael Andreini

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

Snow closure information:

The Museum follows the closure schedule of Portland Community College (meaning if they close, we close).  For real-time updates, please check  https://alert.pcc.edualert.pcc.edu.  Thank you, stay safe, and we look forward to seeing you soon!

Free Family Morning – Create a monotype!

Note: This event will take place at PCC Rock Creek in Building 3, Room 103 in the Print Studio. Saturday, December 8th, 10am – 1pm. Create one-of-a-kind prints on paper with a real printing press! Artists Michael and Roxanne McGovern will lead participants of all skill levels with the monotype printing process, from adding ink to… Read More

Free Family Morning – Paint and Sculpt!

Saturday, November 10th from 10am to 1pm at the Washington County Museum Hosted by artists Anna Gray + Ryan Wilson Paulsen Bring your family to the museum and produce your very own sculptures in air-dry clay. The two-person artist team, Anna Gray & Ryan Wilson Paulsen, have created this unique family activity specifically to compliment… 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

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

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

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

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