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Band Box Music Store

Curator’s Corner: Band Box Music Store

Join Collections Coordinator Anna Spencer in Curator’s Corner to see some signs that belonged to Wenatchee’s Band Box music store. Originally called The Band Box, the store operated in downtown Wenatchee from the mid-1960s until 1986.  WATCH HERE View more from our Curator’s Corner Series at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4ADR-eRbSnErQ6T41ZU8lw/videos

Join Collections Coordinator Anna Spencer in Curator’s Corner to see some signs that belonged to Wenatchee’s Band Box music store....

Curator's Corner: EMO ECHO

Curator’s Corner: EMO ECHO

Join Collections Coordinator Anna Spencer in Curator’s Corner as she takes a look at Eastmont High School yearbooks. Named the EMO ECHO these yearbooks are from the years 1957 and 1967. Watch to get a glimpse at the yearbooks along with an Eastmont Preschool scrapbook from 1949-1950 school year. WATCH NOW Eastmont High School was…

Join Collections Coordinator Anna Spencer in Curator’s Corner as she takes a look at Eastmont High School yearbooks. Named the...

Artistic Creations: Horton Hears a Who

Artistic Creations: Horton Hears a Who

Join Outreach & Public Relations Coordinator and local artist Ashley Sinner for an Artistic Creations lesson on Horton Hears a Who by Dr. Seuss. Learn how Horton stood up for the rights of others as you learn how to draw him and think about how you can be an advocate too. You should already have…

Join Outreach & Public Relations Coordinator and local artist Ashley Sinner for an Artistic Creations lesson on Horton Hears a...

DIY Robot Hand

MakerSpace Tutorial: DIY Robot Hand

The DIY Robot Hand is a simple engineering and art activity that will give you and your kids the opportunity to dabble in the world of robotics! Join MakerSpace Coordinator Clayton to learn how to mechanize a simple cutout hand using just three items you have around the house: straws, cardboard, and string. This STEAM…

The DIY Robot Hand is a simple engineering and art activity that will give you and your kids the opportunity...

Public Health

Wenatchee Valley Museum: Public Health Q&A Session

On Wednesday, July 1st, the Wenatchee Valley Museum hosted a live Public Health Q&A session featuring Chelan-Douglas Health District’s Dr. Malcolm Butler. Hear from our local health district official about Chelan and Douglas County’s phased reopening, local COVID-19 health concerns, spread demographics, community mitigation, testing availability, and public health resources. Public Health Q&A Session Panelist:…

On Wednesday, July 1st, the Wenatchee Valley Museum hosted a live Public Health Q&A session featuring Chelan-Douglas Health District’s Dr....

Green Eggs & Ham

Artistic Creations: Green Eggs and Ham

Local artist Mrs. Smith is back to teach us how to draw Green Eggs and Ham! You should already have all the supplies you need at your house: paper, and black and green coloring supplies. We used oil pastels, but if you don’t have them don’t worry, you can use crayons, markers, colored pencils, paint,…

Local artist Mrs. Smith is back to teach us how to draw Green Eggs and Ham! You should already have...

WaWa Yearbooks

Curator’s Corner: Wenatchee High School WA WA Yearbooks

Join Collections Coordinator Anna Spencer in Curator’s Corner as she takes a look at three Wenatchee High School yearbooks. Commonly known was WA WAs, these yearbooks are from the years 1909, 1924 and 1928. WATCH NOW Watch to see what year books looked like in the early 1900s. You can read a brief history of…

Join Collections Coordinator Anna Spencer in Curator’s Corner as she takes a look at three Wenatchee High School yearbooks. Commonly...

Reopening for Business Leaders

Reopening Q&A Session for Business Leaders

The Wenatchee Valley Museum held a live Q&A Session for Business Leaders on Zoom and Facebook on June 24. We were joined by Sasha Sleiman, Government Affairs Director, Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce; Linda Haglund, Executive Director, Wenatchee Downtown Association; and Dr. Greg Ledgerwood, Local Healthcare Consultant. The panelists addressed questions about how to reopen…

The Wenatchee Valley Museum held a live Q&A Session for Business Leaders on Zoom and Facebook on June 24. We...

Social Justice Series

Social Justice Series: Community Forum on Race

Protests and riots have erupted across the country and around the world since George Floyd, a black man, died on May 25, 2020, in police custody, while a white officer knelt on his neck. Peaceful protests have taken place in Wenatchee, throughout North Central Washington, and around the world following this event. A panel of…

Protests and riots have erupted across the country and around the world since George Floyd, a black man, died on...

Marionette Dog Puppet

Online Tutorial: Marionette Dog Puppet Video

Join Clayton our Americorp MarkerSpace Coordinator to learn how to make a DIY Marionette Dog Puppet! Clayton explains and demonstrates all the steps it takes to make your very own dog puppet. WATCH NOW Before you begin you’ll need to gather the necessary supplies, all you need is a toilet paper or paper towel roll,…

Join Clayton our Americorp MarkerSpace Coordinator to learn how to make a DIY Marionette Dog Puppet! Clayton explains and demonstrates...

Clovis Exhibit

Virtual Tour: Clovis Exhibit

Welcome to a virtual tour of the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center’s Clovis Exhibit featuring a display of Clovis tools on loan from the Washington State Historical Society’s Clovis Collection. WATCH NOW Learn about the 1987 large-scale archaeological dig in East Wenatchee that uncovered that longest Clovis points ever to be discovered in North…

Welcome to a virtual tour of the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center’s Clovis Exhibit featuring a display of Clovis...

Curator's Corner

Curator’s Corner: Toys

Join Collections Coordinator Anna Spencer in Curator’s Corner as she takes a look at some unique toys in our collection as we prepare for the opening of our Tomfoolery: Vintage Fun from Wenatchee Cycle & Toys Exhibit.   Watch to see a toy in our collection that is signed by Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon….

Join Collections Coordinator Anna Spencer in Curator’s Corner as she takes a look at some unique toys in our collection...