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Here is the form to sign up to be a volunteer at the Wenatchee Valley Museum. (google link)

Here is the form to sign up to be a volunteer at the Wenatchee Valley Museum. (google link)

So much to be thankful for

As Americans gathered to count their blessings last week, the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center found itself especially grateful. In the last two weeks, the museum has been awarded seven grants and one very special opportunity. The Forest Classroom Project –The forest classroom project brings students to the forest for a field experience designed…

As Americans gathered to count their blessings last week, the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center found itself especially grateful....

New exhibit features treasures from Misawa

In the 85 years since Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon made their historic non-stop, trans-Pacific flight in their airplane, Miss Veedol, from Misawa, Japan, to East Wenatchee, the world has changed a great deal. Yet the bond between the two cities has grown. Many symbols of that friendship will be on display at the Wenatchee…

In the 85 years since Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon made their historic non-stop, trans-Pacific flight in their airplane, Miss...

Fruit label collectors, apple aficionados come to the museum

Fruit label collectors will converge on the Wenatchee Valley Museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15. The free swap meet is a great opportunity to add to existing collections or just to peruse an art form that died out after the advent of the cardboard box in the late 1950s. A social…

Fruit label collectors will converge on the Wenatchee Valley Museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15. The...

Nisbet’s nose for genius turns up NW artist

Leno’s World – a lecture and slide show presentation by Ancient Places author Jack Nisbet Tuesday, October 4th at 7 p.m. Free to the public (a $5 donation is requested) Popular northwest author Jack Nisbet has a nose for genius and his depiction of terra-cotta craftsman Leno Prestini in his book “Ancient Places” does not…

Leno’s World – a lecture and slide show presentation by Ancient Places author Jack Nisbet Tuesday, October 4th at 7...

A different kind of story time comes to the Museum

Guest story teller Paul Atwood takes children on a whimsical journey “Into the Woods” at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 in the first of a series of fun and fanciful Saturday readings held at the museum through the school year. The free event is appropriate for children of all ages and is open to the…

Guest story teller Paul Atwood takes children on a whimsical journey “Into the Woods” at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24...

Mega-floods and the scientific method

August 9 at 7 p.m. Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, August 9 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum. They are again honored to have as their speaker Dr. Vic Baker, Professor of Planetary and Geo-Sciences, U. of Arizona-Tucson. He will discuss current thinking on Ice…

August 9 at 7 p.m. Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7:00 P.M.,...

Super Summer Adventures continue to amaze!

There are just five weeks left of Adventures to be had. Don’t let your future scientists, artists and explorers miss out. Topics still to be covered include the sea, wind, animals, sticky science and international adventures. Register today!  

There are just five weeks left of Adventures to be had. Don’t let your future scientists, artists and explorers miss...

The Era of Megafires

August 30th at 7 p.m. Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center Evening hosted by the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust The Era of Megafires is a 60-minute, multi-media, traveling presentation hosted by Dr. Paul Hessburg and North 40 productions.  Hessburg draws on his 27 years of conducting fire and landscape ecology research for the Pacific Northwest Research…

August 30th at 7 p.m. Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center Evening hosted by the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust The Era...

Join us for Native Heritage Bus Tour

Saturday, September 24, 2016 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Explore culturally significant locations from the Peshastin Pinnacles to the Wenatchee Heights with Native American guide extraordinaire Randy Lewis. This educationally intensive tour provides a unique perspective on the rich Native American presence of our area. A gifted Wenatchi storyteller and well-known Indian activist, Randy Lewis…

Saturday, September 24, 2016 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Explore culturally significant locations from the Peshastin Pinnacles to the Wenatchee...

Christmas family fun day returns!

Saturday, December 10, 2016 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.   We provide the glitter, garland and glitz – you provide the crafty hands! We have all of the supplies and project ideas you will need to create one-of-a-kind Christmas crafts and gifts. Don’t miss this Wenatchee tradition! Standard Museum admission fees required. Additional program donation…

Saturday, December 10, 2016 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.   We provide the glitter, garland and glitz – you provide...

Museum looks to “Fly into the Future” with Redesign Project

Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center Director Sandy Cohen unveiled an ambitious vision of transforming museum exhibits during an event honoring a generous donation by Jim and Karen Russell. Wednesday’s launch of the “Fly Into the Future” campaign was the first glimpse of big plans for the future of the museum and its role as…

Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center Director Sandy Cohen unveiled an ambitious vision of transforming museum exhibits during an event...