Archive for Special Events

*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

Museum After Dark (21+)-October 20

Museum After Dark is a Happy Hour like no other, designed for adult learners to have fun at the Museum! Join us for our annual Halloween-themed Museum After Dark (21+)! Historian Oscar Hult will portray a mid-nineteenth century embalmer as he describes the embalming techniques used during the time period. Victorian mourning rituals will make… Read More

Miss Oregon will be the Master of Ceremonies for the Museum’s 25th Annual Gala

The Gala Committee is pleased to announce that Miss Oregon will be the Master of Ceremonies at Washington County Museum’s Annual Gala. Miss Oregon 2015, Ali Wallace, is a native Oregonian and formerly Miss Portland 2015. Her platform is Traumatic Brain Injury Education and Awareness, and her talent is dance. She currently studies Film at… Read More

Tickets now available for 25th Annual Gala Presented by Reser’s Fine Foods

This year marks Washington County Museum’s 25th annual Gala sponsored by Reser’s Fine Foods! The event will take place on October 10, 2015 at NW Events in Hillsboro and feature a formal dinner and live and silent auctions. Award-winning vocalist and song writer Curtis Salgado will provide entertainment for a lively evening of dancing. We… Read More

Only 25 Tickets Left for Garden Luncheon!

The annual Garden Luncheon is July 14! Only 25 tickets remain for this yearly event benefiting Museum programs. Don’t miss this opportunity to join us at the home of Pat Reser for a delicious lunch, a stroll through her beautiful gardens, and the opportunity to hear from our guest speaker, Laika Entertainment’s Mark Shapiro. Don’t… Read More

Annual Garden Party Tickets Available

Once a year, Washington County Museum supporters get the chance to enjoy Pat Reser’s garden, enjoy top-notch food and listen to a guest speaker while supporting the museum’s exhibits and programs. Mark Shapiro from Laika Entertainment will be the guest speaker. This year’s Annual Garden Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, July 14th. Click here… Read More

Taste of Washington County Tickets Available

Tickets are now available for the Taste of Washington County 2015, which will be held June 18th from 5:30- 9 p.m. at the Museum’s Archive & Research Library location. Guests will enjoy food and dessert samplings from local caterers and chefs, along with tastes of wine, microbrews and spirits! Tickets are $50 and may be… Read More

Art Walk Reception Tuesday April 7

Join us at the Washington County Museum during the First Tuesday Art Walk Reception on  April 7, 2015 from 5:00-8:00 PM.  This after hours free event is for adults only.  Have a night out enjoying tasty snacks and adult beverages while visiting several downtown Hillsboro venues featuring a variety of art and music.  The Museum… Read More

Accepting Nominations for the Heart of Washington County Award

The Heart of Washington County is the highest honor awarded annually by the Washington County Museum to an individual(s) who has had a significant contribution to the community of Washington County. To submit your nomination, please use this Google Form. Deadline to submit nominations is April 4, 2015. The Heart of Washington County award is… Read More

Museum After Dark: Dial M for Murder in Washington County

Wednesday, October 15, 2014, is the scene of the crime as we dive into the latest Museum After Dark adventure! This year it is You’re the Jury! Dial “M” for Murder in Washington County. Join us from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in the Washington County Museum after closing to help us decide the fate… Read More