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Curator's Corner: Coin Collection

Curator’s Corner: Coin Collection

Join Collections Coordinator Anna Spencer in Curator’s Corner to see part of the Museum’s extensive coin collection. The collection includes coins from around the world beginning in the 1500s to as recent as the 1950s. Watch to see a glimpse of a 1776 Great Britain Farthing and a USA Columbian half dollar from 1892. The…

Join Collections Coordinator Anna Spencer in Curator’s Corner to see part of the Museum’s extensive coin collection. The collection includes...

Census Q&A

Census Q&A Session

School lunches. Plans for highways. Support for firefighters and families in need. Census results affect our community every day. The results of the 2020 Census will help determine how hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding flow into our community for the next decade. On September 16 at 7 PM, the Museum hosted a…

School lunches. Plans for highways. Support for firefighters and families in need. Census results affect our community every day. The...

MakerSpace Tutorial

MakerSpace Tutorial: DIY Room Freshener

Enjoy the sweet smells of Fall in your home with this FREE hands-on family activity! Want more activities like this? Check out our upcoming MakerSpace To-Go program and learn how to make your own Pumpkin Spice Candles. WATCH NOW: https://youtu.be/VOb2MxOgtJM More information available at: https://www.wenatcheevalleymuseum.org/event/makerspace-to-go-pumpkin-spice-candles/ #makerspace #pumpkinspice #museumfromhome

Enjoy the sweet smells of Fall in your home with this FREE hands-on family activity! Want more activities like this?...

Social Justice Series

Social Justice Series: Diversity in the Outdoors

The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center in partnership with Wenatchee River Institute held a community forum on September 3, 2020 to discuss lack of diversity in nature and outdoor recreation and the many factors contributing to the disparities. North Central Washington is an outdoor recreation hub, with climbing, mountain biking, hiking, backpacking, whitewater activities,…

The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center in partnership with Wenatchee River Institute held a community forum on September 3,...

Historic Buildings

Curator’s Corner: Historic Buildings

Join Collections Coordinator Anna Spencer in Curator’s Corner to learn some of the history behind our historic buildings. These buildings served early Wenatchee as the original Post Office buildings. See some historic photos of both the inside and outside of these buildings and find out what else these buildings housed before they were used for…

Join Collections Coordinator Anna Spencer in Curator’s Corner to learn some of the history behind our historic buildings. These buildings...

Match Head Rocket

MakerSpace Tutorial: Match Head Rocket

Join MakerSpace Coordinator Clayton and the Wenatchee Museum to learn how to blast an object into the air using simple supplies you can find at home. This rocket might be tiny, but it’s impressively powerful, and leaves a cool trail of smoke. Surprisingly, it’s only powered by one single match head. CAUTION: Kids: ask an…

Join MakerSpace Coordinator Clayton and the Wenatchee Museum to learn how to blast an object into the air using simple...

Public School Reopening

Fall Public School Reopening Q&A Session

On Thursday, August 13, Wenatchee, Eastmont and Cascade school administrators joined the Wenatchee Museum to discuss their school district’s plans for fall and answer questions from the community. A video of the community forum is available on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/28k0_8jVjLE The panelists included: Wenatchee Superintendent Paul Gordon Eastmont Superintendent Garn Christensen Eastmont Executive Director of…

On Thursday, August 13, Wenatchee, Eastmont and Cascade school administrators joined the Wenatchee Museum to discuss their school district’s plans...

Curator's Corner: Historic Wells House

Curator’s Corner: Historic Wells House

Join Collections Coordinator Anna Spencer in Curator’s Corner to learn some of the history behind the Historic Wells House. Get an inside peek of the house and see some historic photos from the early days of Wenatchee Valley College. WATCH NOW Learn more about the Historic Wells House at https://www.wenatcheevalleymuseum.org/wells-house/

Join Collections Coordinator Anna Spencer in Curator’s Corner to learn some of the history behind the Historic Wells House. Get...

Artistic Creations: Oh the Places You'll Go

Artistic Creations: Oh the Places You’ll Go

Join Outreach & Public Relations Coordinator and local artist Ashley Sinner for an Artistic Creations lesson from “Oh the Places You’ll Go” by Dr. Seuss. Learn how your decision to face life’s challenges makes you stronger and the resulting resilience helps you along the road to success. All you need to get started is paper…

Join Outreach & Public Relations Coordinator and local artist Ashley Sinner for an Artistic Creations lesson from “Oh the Places...

Social Justice Series: Health Disparities

Social Justice Series: Health Disparities & Covid-19

The Wenatchee Museum & Cultural Center gathered with panelists and for a community forum on August 7 at 12 PM to discuss racial and economic disparities in health care, known factors contributing to higher morbidity and mortality among those with lower income, and black, indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC), as compared to white Americans….

The Wenatchee Museum & Cultural Center gathered with panelists and for a community forum on August 7 at 12 PM...

Part of our World

Wenatchee Valley Museum: Part of Our World

Join Museum volunteer Ariel for this Wenatchee Valley Museum special feature, “Part of Our World”. WATCH NOW at: https://youtu.be/gZJB7zLD9Kw We miss our members and visitors! We invite you to subscribe to our newsletter to receive updates and information on our virtual events and highlights straight to your inbox. Sign up at https://www.wenatcheevalleymuseum.org/contact-us/

Join Museum volunteer Ariel for this Wenatchee Valley Museum special feature, “Part of Our World”. WATCH NOW at: https://youtu.be/gZJB7zLD9Kw We...

Historic Newspapers

Curator’s Corner: Historic Newspapers

Join Collections Coordinator Anna Spencer in Curator’s Corner to see some historic Wenatchee newspapers. Take a look at one of the newspapers that preceded the Wenatchee World as well as an early edition of the Wenatchee High School Apple Leaf and the Wenatchee Valley College Knight Edition. WATCH HERE You can read more Wenatchee newspaper…

Join Collections Coordinator Anna Spencer in Curator’s Corner to see some historic Wenatchee newspapers. Take a look at one of...