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*Rescheduled to February 23rd* FREE FAMILY MORNINGS: Make collage art greeting cards with artist Dey Rivers

PLEASE NOTE, due to winter weather, this exciting family art workshop will now be happening on: Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 from 10am – 1pm (NOT the 9th as originally scheduled) At Washington County Museum, located on the PCC Rock Creek Campus: 17677 NW Springville Rd., Portland, OR, 97229 The Washington County Museum launches another series… Read More

Washington County Museum Offers Free Admission to Furloughed Federal Employees and their Families

Effective immediately, Washington County Museum is offering free admission for furloughed federal employees and their families during the partial government shutdown. The museum joins many area attractions in this effort to ease the financial burden for federal employees in our community. “We want affected families to know that they are important to the community and… 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

New exhibit, AgriCulture, now open!

The Washington County Museum is excited to announce a new exhibit, AgriCulture: Shaping Land and Lives in the Tualatin Valley, which will be open to the public from September 27th, 2018 through spring 2019. Visitors to this dynamic, colorful exhibit will be able to touch, hear, see and learn about agriculture and the many ways… Read More

Free Family Morning – Create a monotype!

Note: This event will take place at PCC Rock Creek in Building 3, Room 103 in the Print Studio. Saturday, December 8th, 10am – 1pm. Create one-of-a-kind prints on paper with a real printing press! Artists Michael and Roxanne McGovern will lead participants of all skill levels with the monotype printing process, from adding ink to… Read More

Free Family Morning – Paint and Sculpt!

Saturday, November 10th from 10am to 1pm at the Washington County Museum Hosted by artists Anna Gray + Ryan Wilson Paulsen Bring your family to the museum and produce your very own sculptures in air-dry clay. The two-person artist team, Anna Gray & Ryan Wilson Paulsen, have created this unique family activity specifically to compliment… Read More

Free Family Mornings: Make your own JoyBot with artist Gary Hirsch

Saturday, October 13th from 10am to 1pm: Gary Hirsch Artist, creator of JoyBots Create a teeny personal robot that can go everywhere with you to protect, defend, and give outrageous compliments.   Free Family Mornings is an ongoing series hosted by the Washington County Museum. Each month during the school year the museum hosts a… Read More

Public Discussion Event: Growth in the Tualatin Valley, Forest Grove

Washington County Museum’s Crossroads Lecture Series presents Growth in the Tualatin Valley: Forest Grove October 4th, 4pm-6pm Forest Grove Community Auditorium 1915 Main Street Forest Grove, OR 97116 FREE and open to the public The Washington County Museum teams up with county officials, authors, historians, and residents to host a series of conversations about growth… Read More

Take a hayride to the museum!

Harvest Festival PCC Rock Creek’s annual autumnal celebration includes free pumpkins, face painting, pumpkin painting, petting zoo, music, children’s arts and crafts, Learning Garden tours and more! And this year for the first time Washington County Museum will be a stop on the hayride tour, so you can come see the exciting new AgriCulture exhibit… Read More

A talk with Michael McCloskey, author of “A Glimpse Into History”

We invite you to a special evening with award-winning author Michael McCloskey. He will speak about his newest book, A Glimpse into History, which revisits the words of prominent figures in Oregon’s history who called for the conservation of nature in this beautiful green state. “Adding to his previous studies of Oregon’s environmental history, Mike… Read More