Archive for Workshops

(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

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

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

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