Closed for the holidays starting Wednesday, December 25th.

The museum re-opens under a new name January 8th!

Museum News and Updates

Holiday closure and a NEW NAME for the museum! - Thanks to all of our friends and visitors for an eventful 2019 full of learning and growth! Washington County Museum will be closing for the holidays beginning Wednesday, December 25th. The museum will re-open on Wednesday, January 8th under a new name and with a brand new website! Why a new name? This change is... Read More
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Exhibit Guest Curatorship focused on fine art,  2020-21 School-year Exhibit Guest Curatorship focused on cultural and historical content.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