Archive for Education

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

(SOLD OUT) Beginning Beadwork with Carol Haskins

This event is sold out. Saturday, November 16th, 2019 from 10 am to 1pm At Washington County Museum: 17677 NW Springville Rd. Portland, OR 97229 Learn to make beautiful beadwork for accessories, regalia, and more! Master beadworker, Carol Haskins (Grand Ronde) will offer an entry-level workshop at the Washington County Museum on Saturday, November 16th… Read More

MAÑANAS FAMILIARES GRATUITAS: La experiencia de danza Azteca Chichimeca, arte e instrumentos antiguos

Sábado, 12 de Octubre 2019, de 10 am a 1 pm. Presentado por el Museo del Condado de Washington, situado en el campus de PCC Rock Creek:  17677 NW Springville Rd., Portland, OR, 97229 ¡A experimentar la danza, arte, música y Cultura Prehispánica en la Mañana Familiar Gratuita del Museo del Condado de Washington! Eduardo… Read More

FREE FAMILY MORNINGS: Experience Aztec Chichimeca Dance, Art, and Ancient Instruments with Huehca Omeyocan

Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 10am – 1pm At Washington County Museum, located on the PCC Rock Creek Campus:  17677 NW Springville Rd., Portland, OR, 97229 Experience pre-Columbian dance, art, and music at the Washington County Museum’s October Free Family Morning event! Eduardo Cruz and María Cortés are the directors of Huehca Omeyocan, a group… Read More

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

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

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