Archive for Education

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

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

Local Story: Elizabeth Harlan-Ferlo

In partnership with Oregon Humanities, the Washington County Museum hosts a facilitated conversation exploring religious difference in Oregon. Writer and former chaplain Elizabeth Harlan-Ferlo will lead participants in examining the tools we use to talk about religion without dismissing others’ beliefs or flattening the beautiful and sometimes harrowing complexities of our experiences. Elizabeth has created extensive curricula… Read More

Free Family Morning – Women’s History!

Celebrate Women’s History and learn about FEMALE INVENTORS! Learn to invent something new and impress your parents and friends on March 10th from 10am to 1pm at the Free Family Morning event! You can expect lots of good times with hands-on activities, games, and crafts for children to enjoy and take home. Bring the entire… Read More

Free Family Morning – Oregon’s Birthday!

It’s time to celebrate Oregon’s birthday and relish in some of our state’s unique features. For example, did you know that the Oregon state flag is the only flag in the United States that has an image on the backside? You’ll have to come to Free Family Morning on February 10th from 10am to 1pm to… Read More

Free Family Morning – International New Year!

Ever wondered how people celebrate the New Year in other countries? Well, come on down to the museum for Free Family Morning on January 13th from 10am to 1pm to join the fun! There will be a number of hands-on activities, games, and crafts for children to enjoy and take home. Bring the entire family to… Read More

Free Family Morning – Timber!

Want to perfect your log-rolling skills? Come to the museum on Saturday, December 9th from 10am to 1pm to learn about one of Oregon’s most dangerous and dirty jobs: Logging! You can sit in a logging cookhouse, learn logger lingo, practice rolling logs across the museum floor, and make some forest-inspired paper crafts that you… Read More

A Reflection on Stone Soup

Article by Irene Reskin What comes to your mind when you think of recipes? Are there special memories that come back to you of beloved friends, favorite family members, or happy stories from your past? On November 16th a baker’s dozen of people gathered at Fresh Thyme Soup Company in Beaverton to share a bowl… Read More

FREE – Discussion About Recipes & Community!

Stone Soup: How Recipes Can Preserve History and Nourish Community Join us on November 16th for a delicious bowl of soup and a lively discussion about recipes, history and community building. Sponsored by Oregon Humanities, the Washington County Museum has partnered with the Fresh Thyme Soup Company in Beaverton to host this fun and free… Read More

Free Family Morning – Veterans Appreciation Day

Join us on Saturday, November 11th from 10am to 1pm to celebrate Veterans Day.  We will be drawing pictures and writing letters to our local veterans. Come enjoy arts and crafts at the museum and take a look at two new exhibitions: Timber in the Tualatin Valley & Ladies of the Valley Part II: 1910… Read More