Events

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