The following organizations are affiliates of the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. They are community partner organizations who contribute to the Museum’s mission of inspiring dynamic connections to the unique heritage of the Wenatchee Valley. The Museum acts as a fiscal sponsor and provides oversight and administrative support of their activities. The groups are responsible for the coordination and fundraising for each of their projects and the museum supports their efforts.
- Community Heritage Video Series (North 40 Productions / Howell at the Moon)
A series of documentaries of historical topics and individuals, both past and present, which have helped create our regional identity and made our communities what they are today.
- Dancing with Birds
Multicultural and multidiscipline learning projects using arts, music, dance and educational information about migratory birds of Latin America, Central America, South America and Mexico.
- Fiestas Mexicanas: Second Weekend of September in Lincoln Park
Dedicated to preserving and promoting area Latino heritage and culture through celebrations based upon Latino traditions.
- Julian Patrick Vocal Camp
This camp offers young singers a chance to be coached and mentored by highly trained members of the creative and academic community. These mentors teach voice, movement and acting techniques. Many of their former students are now majoring in music at reputable colleges throughout the U.S.
- Mariachi Northwest Festival, May student workshops and performance
Celebrates music and education, with student recognition and enrichment with activities utilizing professional musicians and emphasizing Mexican heritage.
- Photography Association of Wenatchee
An organization of people with a common interest in photography, dedicated to educating all of those who want to benefit from learning, teaching, sharing, participating, and showing photography on a regular basis to those living primarily in Chelan and Douglas Counties.
- The Truth about Wildfire, North 40 Productions
The Truth About Wildfire is a traveling multi-media presentation given by Dr. Paul Hessburg and accompanied by five to six 3-5 minute video vignettes exploring the issues surrounding wildfires, including prevention of destruction due to wildfire and resiliency of communities and landscapes that have experienced destructive wildfire.
- Wells House Committee
Manage, schedule, maintain, and operate the historic Wells House, located on the campus of Wenatchee Valley College.
- Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society
Stimulate interest in genealogy, to acquire genealogical information to be shared with others, and to assist members in their compilation of family genealogies and family histories.
- Wenatchee Arts Education Consortium
Dedicated to fostering arts education in schools and in the community.
- Wenatchee Jazz Workshop
Promoting the art of jazz by bringing professional musicians to work with local school jazz band students.
- Wenatchee Riverfront Railway and Navigation Association (Miniature Train)
Maintains and operates a train track layout in Wenatchee’s Riverfront Park, offering rides on selected weekend days in spring, summer and fall.
- Wildfires and Us
Documenting Eastern Cascades wildfire ecology and the impact of inevitable wildfires on communities.
As a cultural center, WVMCC works closely with tourism, economic development, science and arts organizations including: