Archive for Workshops

Free Family Morning: April 8

To celebrate World Health Day and combat depression, the Washington County Museum invites the whole family to engage in physical activities and learn how exercise can reduce anxiety and improve mood. Students from the Health and Science School in Beaverton will host exciting demos and activities to help boost energy and morale. Experts have known… Read More

Free Family Morning: March 11

Enjoy a Native American craft event facilitated by Stephanie Wood, a Grand Ronde Tribal Member. She will teach us how to work with tule to make traditional duck decoys, which were used in duck hunting across many tribes. She will also teach us the traditions of creating cedar cordage, which is the first step in… Read More

*Cancelled* Workshop-November 12

Learn needle felting from textile artist Pamela Miller! Needle felting is the art of sculpting wool with special, barbed needles. Piercing the wool over and over again meshes the wool fibers together, creating a firm, textile object. Once you learn some basic techniques, needle felting is really quite easy! Participants at this workshop will receive… Read More

Egg Decorating Workshop–March 19

Ukrainian Egg Decorating: Batiking Method Workshop Learn batiking from Egg Artist and Cultural Educator Daniela Mahoney. Batiking on eggs is the oldest and one of the most popular techniques used for egg decorating in different parts of the Czech republic and Slovakia. Hot wax is applied on the egg with a stylus, a wooden stick… Read More

Intro to Preservation Workshop–July 20

Many have important and unique collections of family photos or archives stored in the back of the closet or in the attic. Would you like to know how to store them correctly? Museum Educator Heather Ferguson will describe the problems that can arise from poor storage and handling. She will give alternative and inexpensive suggestions… Read More

2013-14 Camp Schedules

Washington County Museum offers camps for ages 8-18! Whether you’re interested in technology or history, we have something for you! Explorers of the West, Spring Break Camp (March 2014) Pioneer Heritage, Summer Break Camp (July 2014) Native American, Summer Break Camp (August 2014) Splash Underwater Robotics Camps – High School and Middle School Girls (August… Read More