Archive for Exhibit

Guest Curator Opportunities at WCM!

The Washington County Museum is now accepting proposals for two Guest Curator opportunities: The 2020 Summer Exhibit Guest Curatorship focused on fine art,  2020-21 School-year Exhibit Guest Curatorship focused on cultural and historical content.   Do you want to share your unique cultural perspectives and help shape the defining stories of our region? The Guest… Read More

Welcome Mariah Berlanga-Shevchuk, new Cultural Resources Manager!

The Washington County Museum is thrilled to announce that Mariah Berlanga-Shevchuk will join the Washington County Museum this January to become caretaker of the museum’s vast collection of historical objects and archival materials. These incredible resources hold the power to tell the stories of the region, and Berlanga-Shevchuk brings robust skills and deep experience that will… Read More

Current Exhibit: “This IS Kalapuyan Land”

Exhibit is ongoing through the end of the 2019-20 academic year. What happens when a museum known for pioneer history turns over curatorial authority to a young Indigenous Guest Curator? For Washington County Museum, the result is a bold self-critical exhibit about the Tualatin Valley’s first people. For the past 60 years, Washington County Museum… Read More

Introducing Guest Curator Steph Littlebird Fogel

The Washington County Museum is taking a new approach to creating their seasonal exhibits. They are inviting experts from the community to bring fresh perspectives as Guest Curators. This exciting new program is still under development, but is having a soft launch this summer with their first Guest Curator, Steph Littlebird Fogel. Fogel will create… Read More

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

We’re Hiring! Application period now open for Cultural Resources Manager

The Cultural Resources Manager ensures that the museum’s cultural resources/collections are well cared for, organized, and accessible for the benefit of the community. We are accepting applications until 5pm on September 16, 2019. Click here for details!