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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Exhibit Guest Curatorship focused on fine art,  2020-21 School-year Exhibit Guest Curatorship focused on cultural and historical content.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