The social event of the summer!
Once a year, members and friends of the Washington County Museum get an opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the Reser Family’s garden and delicious cuisine provided by Reser Fine Foods. The 2017 Garden Party will be held on Wednesday, July 12th.
Each past luncheons have featured nationally renowned speaker from the arts, humanities, or sciences, and 2017 will be no different. Daniel H. Wilson is a Cherokee citizen and author of the New York Times bestselling Robopocalypse and its sequel Robogenesis, as well as seven other books, including How to Survive a Robot Uprising, A Boy and His Bot, and Amped.
Mr. Wilson earned a PhD in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University, as well as Masters degrees in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics. His next novel, The Clockwork Dynasty, will be released on August 1st, 2017. Wilson lives in Portland, Oregon. Get Your Tickets today.
We are happy to take payments over the phone at 503-645-5353. If payment is made by check make them payable to Washington County Museum and mail them to PO Box 3790, Hillsboro, OR 97123.
Morning Glory print by Barbara Mason
Past Garden Party Speakers
2016 Linda Needham, author and playwright
2015 Mark Shapiro, Laika Studios
2014 Elizabeth Woody, Native American poet, author and artist
2013 Paulann Petersen, Oregon’s Poet Laureate (2010-2014)
2012 Aaron Lopresti, comic book artist, cartoonist, book author and illustrator
2011 Jean M. Auel, best selling author of Earth’s Children series
2010 Event Cancelled
2009 Phillip Margolin, best sellng author and former criminal defense attorney
2008 Kerry Tymchuk, author and public official
2007 Victor Atiyeh, Governor of Oregon (1979-1987)
2006 Edward Leavy, Judge, 9th Circuit US Court of Appeals
2005 Michael Rich, screenwriter
2004 – –
2003 Event Cancelled
2002 Jean M. Auel, best selling author of The Clan of the Cave Bear series
2001 Gerry Frank, author
2000 Michael Allen Harrison, musician/pianist
1999 Jean M. Auel, best selling author