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Sea of Hope: America’s Underwater Treasures

Sea of Hope is a stunningly filmed action adventure documentary that follows oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle, renowned underwater National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry, Author & Historian Maxwell Kennedy and their crew of young environmentalists around America’s Ocean hotspots to showcase the hidden ecosystems hidden beneath the waves. Deploying science and photography, they hope to inspire…

Sea of Hope is a stunningly filmed action adventure documentary that follows oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle, renowned underwater National Geographic...

Earth Day Science Fair @ The Museum

Saturday, April 20 10:00 PM – 2:00 PM FREE Meet local scientist, participate in hands-on projects, and build with LEGOS. This FREE event at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center includes Lego Robotics and Apple Sorter demonstrations, earth science activities, a water filtration station, and much more!

Saturday, April 20 10:00 PM – 2:00 PM FREE Meet local scientist, participate in hands-on projects, and build with LEGOS....

Join us in January for Community Listening Sessions

Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center to Host Community Listening Sessions

Join us! The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center embarks on a new decade by hosting a series of Community Listening Sessions. Part of a larger strategic planning process spearheaded by Executive Director Keni Sturgeon, the Community Listening Sessions will be fun, interactive discussions where the public will be able to express their individual and…

Join us! The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center embarks on a new decade by hosting a series of Community...

2020 Multicultural Fest

Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center Holds 17th Annual Martin Luther King Multicultural Fest

City of Wenatchee to present Civil Rights and Social Justice Awards The annual Martin Luther King Multicultural Fest will be held on Saturday, January 18 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center. This free event is held in celebration of the rich diversity of our region and sponsored…

City of Wenatchee to present Civil Rights and Social Justice Awards The annual Martin Luther King Multicultural Fest will be...

Wells Desk

Original Desk Belonging to A.Z. Wells Discovered in Local Store

*Article originally published in the Wenatchee World on October 29, 2019. Read the article (subscription may be required). A desk and chair, belonging to A. Z. Wells, was recently discovered at a local antique store. This beautiful partner desk is 63″ by 44″, made of Tiger Oak, and constructed without nails. The desk is only…

*Article originally published in the Wenatchee World on October 29, 2019. Read the article (subscription may be required). A desk...

Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter to meet Tuesday, October 8

Searching the Okanogan Drainage for Multiple Ice Age Events and Catastrophic Flooding: A FOOLS Journey Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, October 8 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum. Glacial features of the Okanogan area have stories to tell, and a FOOL has come to tell…

Searching the Okanogan Drainage for Multiple Ice Age Events and Catastrophic Flooding: A FOOLS Journey Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of...

Guest Blog Post – Attestation

While researching the ‘1st non-stop transpacific flight of October 5, 1931’, I entered “Pangborn Sabishiro” into YouTube’s search box and “UpsideDown Pangborn” popped out. I was acquainted with documentaries on Pangborn and Sabishiro but that title caught my attention.  At 41 minutes and 17 seconds into the film appeared a still photo of the two…

While researching the ‘1st non-stop transpacific flight of October 5, 1931’, I entered “Pangborn Sabishiro” into YouTube’s search box and...

Winemakers Dinner

Winemakers Dinner to Benefit the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center

Eagle Creek Winery and Wenatchee Convention Center are teaming up with the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center to offer a Winemaker Dinner on Thursday, August 15, beginning at 6:00 p.m. Winemaker Paul Sharpe will host the evening and provide background commentary on the wines throughout the evening. Chef Lenord Silva has designed a menu…

Eagle Creek Winery and Wenatchee Convention Center are teaming up with the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center to offer...

Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter to meet Tuesday, August 13

World-Wide Ice-Age Megafloods Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7:00 PM, Tuesday, August 13 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum. J Harlen Bretz established the science of megaflood paleohydrology with his 1920s studies of the Channeled Scablands of eastern Washington. It turns out, the Missoula Floods were not unique….

World-Wide Ice-Age Megafloods Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7:00 PM, Tuesday, August...

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Historic Moon Landing with the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center

The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 moon landing on Saturday, July 20th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This event is an open house with hands-on STEM activities and space-themed crafts. The event also includes snacks, NASA Apollo mission videos and more. Tickets may be…

The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 moon landing on Saturday,...

Excellence in Exhibits Awarded to the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center

The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center (WVMCC) received the Washington Museum Association (WaMA) Award of Excellence in Exhibits for “Beyond the Frame: Inland Bounty” at a special presentation during the 2019 WaMA Annual Conference in Spokane on Thursday, June 20. The award was accepted by Kasey Koski, Curator of Exhibits, and Melanie Wachholder, Curator…

The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center (WVMCC) received the Washington Museum Association (WaMA) Award of Excellence in Exhibits for...

Science Fest 2019

Join us for Science Fest 2019

The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center will hold our annual science fair from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Saturday, May 18. The event includes hands-on activities and demonstrations exploring outer space, our solar system, and the earth. Visitors of all ages will get to experience science with our partners at the Wenatchee Valley…

The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center will hold our annual science fair from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM on...