The Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center is excited to announce the opening of our new Pocket Full of Dreams: Journeys of Hope exhibit, featuring artwork from Guest Curator Martha Flores.
Last year, the Wenatchee Valley Museum was fortunate enough to receive funding from the Washington State Legislature, the Diversity in Local History (DLH) program and hired Dulce Gutierrez Vasquez from the University of Washington to cultivate this exhibit. Gutierrez Vasquez worked with members of Wenatchee’s Latin-American community to gather stories and images to help the museum share a more holistic view of the community.
We will highlight five of the ten interviews recorded from this grant in our new exhibit, Pocket Full of Dreams: Journeys of Hope, which celebrates the human experience. Visitors are invited to sit down at the table with these individuals to listen and read their stories to learn about the history, family dynamics, and cultural heritage that shaped who they are today.
Funded by the Washington State Legislature, the Diversity in Local History (DLH) program awards grants for paid internships that support diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives at heritage organizations that increase the stories they tell and the communities they serve.