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Our Stories

Remembering Wilfred Woods

North Central Washington lost a visionary and community leader this past February. Wilfred’s influence and energy has transformed the region and is present in some of our best loved organizations, institutions and community projects. As the community comes together to celebrate and honor Wilf, we are remembering Wilf here at the museum and invite you…

North Central Washington lost a visionary and community leader this past February. Wilfred’s influence and energy has transformed the region...

“Our People, Our Place” Opens

“Our People, Our Place,” a new permanent exhibit exploring the history of Wenatchee and East Wenatchee, officially opened at the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center on Friday, Feb. 5. “This exhibit has been a long time in the making,” museum director Sandy Cohen said. “It includes photos and artifacts from the museum’s collection that…

“Our People, Our Place,” a new permanent exhibit exploring the history of Wenatchee and East Wenatchee, officially opened at the...

Winners announced for NCW Juried Art Show

Winners have been announced for the North Central Washington Juried Art Show, which opened Dec. 4 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. The show is sponsored by Community Foundation of North Central Washington. Judges Marita Dingus and Gregg Schlanger chose the following to receive awards: First place and $500, karen dawn dean of Wenatchee for three…

Winners have been announced for the North Central Washington Juried Art Show, which opened Dec. 4 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum...

Juried Art Show & Beauty of Bronze Open in December

As part of Wenatchee First Fridays, the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center always offers free admission all day, and a special reception with refreshments from 5 to 8 p.m. On Friday, Dec. 4, the museum will celebrate the opening of two new exhibits. The North Central Washington Juried Art Show, in the Main Gallery on the…

As part of Wenatchee First Fridays, the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center always offers free admission all day, and a...

Submit Your Work For The Juried Art Show!

The North Central Washington Juried Art Show presented by the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center showcases quality work by regional artists in a museum setting. The art show opens during Wenatchee First Friday on December 4 with an Opening Reception and celebration for the chosen artists. The exhibit will be on display for the Museum’s annual Winter…

The North Central Washington Juried Art Show presented by the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center showcases quality work by regional...

Kids Learn in Forest Classroom

Meet Douglas, one of the Wenatchee Valley Museum’s “forest sprouts,” who greets kids every day at the forest classroom at Squilchuck State Park. Douglas and his 20+ cousins mark learning spots along the way, where students (we’ll have 2,500 of them in Oct-Nov!) are having the coolest field experience ever. Next to Douglas is Selina…

Meet Douglas, one of the Wenatchee Valley Museum’s “forest sprouts,” who greets kids every day at the forest classroom at...

“Our Dry Forests” Field Trip Teaching Resources

Pre-field experience teacher packet links: Eastside Cascades Dry Forests and Wildlife Eastside Cascades Shrub-steppe and Wildfire Script for the “Our Dry Forests” film The Visiting Squilchuck Guidebook. Classroom lesson options for Pre- and Post field trip Forest Classroom Hike Visuals 2015 Eastside Cascades Fire Ecology History and Patterns Forest Plant and Animal Life Histories Forest…

Pre-field experience teacher packet links: Eastside Cascades Dry Forests and Wildlife Eastside Cascades Shrub-steppe and Wildfire Script for the “Our...

Museum Puppets Make a Splash at Taste of the Harvest

This past Saturday museum staff, volunteers and their families manned the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center booth at Wenatchee’s annual Taste of Harvest Festival downtown. The annual harvest festival is organized by the good people of the Wenatchee Downtown Association and during the day-long event the city shuts down part of Wenatchee Avenue and throngs…

This past Saturday museum staff, volunteers and their families manned the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center booth at Wenatchee’s...

Drive & Dine, Wings & Wine Historic Landmark Tour A Hit!

Last Sunday marked our epic Drive & Dine, Wings & Wine Historic Landmarks Tour that took place today. Take a look at the YouTube video for a little taste of what we experienced on the roads and in the skies of North Central Washington. Special thanks to the Wenatchee Valley Antique Auto Club, the Spirit of…

Last Sunday marked our epic Drive & Dine, Wings & Wine Historic Landmarks Tour that took place today. Take a look...

Museum Patrons To Fly, Drive, Wine & Dine in Historic Fashion This Sunday

Museum patrons and donors are set to take a wonderful drive and dine, wing and wine trip Sunday. The adventurers will arrive at 9 am at the Museum to be regaled by tales and legends by guide leader and local historian Bill Layman. This epic one-day venture was one of the silent auction items up for grabs…

Museum patrons and donors are set to take a wonderful drive and dine, wing and wine trip Sunday. The adventurers will arrive...

Take A Hike to the Museum Aug. 7

As part of Wenatchee First Fridays, the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center will host a free reception for the opening of its new exhibit “Take a Hike” on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. Refreshments will be served. The exhibit uses photographs, paintings and sporting gear to highlight hiking in our area and to promote the programs…

As part of Wenatchee First Fridays, the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center will host a free reception for the opening...

The Museum is on YouTube!

The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center is making great strides on the digital media front! We’ve been actively posting new videos to our YouTube channel recently, thanks to our new summer intern Monti Artiga. Most of them are focused on our wonderful Super Summer Adventures program going on now, like this one. But we’ve…

The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center is making great strides on the digital media front! We’ve been actively posting...