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February 2019

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and Coastal Plain – A Visual Conversation

February 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join North Central Washington Audubon members, Susan Ballinger and Tim and Mary Gallagher, as they share stories and photographs of caribou, grizzly bears, birds, and plants from their adventures to the remote reaches of the coastal plain and Beaufort Sea of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.  Additionally, at the Wenatchee and Leavenworth presentations, Mark Oswood will share his work studying the ecology of Alaskan fresh waters. Come see for yourself how irreplaceable this far corner of our country is and…

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Matters of the Heart: Heart Dissection Lab

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

A team of local medical professionals work with students (9 years old and up) to conduct an exploration of hearts in a dissection lab setting. This is an incredible opportunity to expose students to science in a hands-on class with noted professionals. Included in the day’s activities is an opportunity to create a take-home heart valentine.   Registration is required and limited.   $25 $15 for families that qualify for reduced lunch prices $10 for those that qualify for free…

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Get Lit! Soldering Stained Glass Workshop

February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Are you tired of your plain old windows? Ever wondered how to solder?   On February 13th, from 6:30pm – 9:00 pm, the Wenatchee Valley Museum’s Maker Space is introducing the next class in the Get Lit series: Stained Glass! Learn how to use design and construct your own personalized stained glass piece along with the basics of soldering. With the knowledge you gain from this class you will be able to make your own stained glass at home and…

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Coyote’s Corner Free Art Class: René Magritte

February 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

René Magritte was a Belgian surrealist artist who became well known for a number of witty and thought-provoking images. He wanted to challenge viewers to think about what they were looking at and to ask themselves, “What does this painting mean?”   Children (ages 4 and up) and their guardians will join our Artist in Residence, Rick Adams, to draw an image inside the eye which reflects something you like to look at. This could be anything BUT the drawing…

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Get Lit! Soldering Stained Glass Workshop

February 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Are you tired of your plain old windows? Ever wondered how to solder?   On February 19th, from 6:30pm – 9:00 pm, the Wenatchee Valley Museum’s Maker Space is introducing the next class in the Get Lit series: Stained Glass! Learn how to use design and construct your own personalized stained glass piece along with the basics of soldering. With the knowledge you gain from this class you will be able to make your own stained glass at home and…

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Birders: The Central Park Effect

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Birders: The Central Park Effect reveals the extraordinary array of wild birds who grace Manhattan's celebrated patch of green, and the equally colorful New Yorkers who schedule their lives around the rhythms of migration. Author Jonathan Franzen, an idiosyncratic trombone technician, and a septuagenarian bird-tour leader are among the lively cast of characters in this charming, lyrical documentary that transports the viewer to the dazzling, hidden world of America's most famous park.  

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People of our Past

February 23 - February 24

February 23rd: l0am & 2pm February 24th: 2pm By donation Join us for a themed dinner February 23rd: 6pm $35 Members $40 Non-members Local history comes alive at the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center on Saturday, Feb. 23 and Sunday, Feb. 24 with the annual People of Our Past program. People of our Past will celebrate 100 years of Wenatchee’s Apple Blossom Festival, now officially Washington State Apple Blossom Festival (longest running festival in state). Apple Blossom Festival organizers have chosen theme “A…

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March 2019

First Friday: High School Art Show

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center is proud to sponsor the 40th Annual Regional High School Art Show in cooperation with the North Central Educational Services District and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction each year.  This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase our student's creativity and talent District-wide and State-wide. Museum visitors can see artwork from students in Chelan, Douglas, Grant and Okanogan Counties, with winners recognized in 7 categories as well as vote for their favorite…

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Coyote’s Corner Free Art Class

March 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a free art class on Saturday and learn to draw concentric circles like artist Sonia Delaunay. Children (4 to 11) and their guardians are encouraged to attend our monthly art lessons with Artist in Residence, Rick Adams. These free classes will be held in Coyote's Corner. Classes are sponsored by the Washington Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Get Lit! Stained Glass

March 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Are you tired of your plain old windows? Ever wondered how to solder?   On March 5th, from 6:30pm – 9:00 pm, the Wenatchee Valley Museum’s MakerSpace is hosting another class in the Get Lit series: Stained Glass! Learn how to use design and construct your own personalized stained glass piece along with the basics of soldering. With the knowledge you gain from this class you will be able to make your own stained glass at home and apply your…

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WASTED! The Story of Food Waste

March 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

WASTED! The Story of Food Waste aims to change the way people buy, cook, recycle, and eat food. Through the eyes of chef-heroes like Bourdain, Dan Barber, Mario Batali, Massimo Bottura, and Danny Bowien, audiences will see how the world’s most influential chefs make the most of every kind of food, transforming what most people consider scraps into incredible dishes that create a more secure food system. WASTED! Exposes that criminality of food waste and how it’s directly contributing to…

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40th Annual Regional High School Art Show: Reception & Awards Ceremony

March 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center is proud to sponsor the 40th Annual Regional High School Art Show in cooperation with the North Central Educational Services District and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction each year. This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase our student's creativity and talent District-wide and State-wide.  Museum visitors can see artwork from students in Chelan, Douglas, Grant and Okanogan Counties, with winners recognized in 7 categories as well as vote for their favorite…

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Get Lit: Glow in the Dark Soap

March 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Have you ever wondered about saponification?  It’s what makes soap...soap. On March 13th, from 6:30pm – 9:00 pm, the Wenatchee Valley Museum’s MakerSpace is introducing the next class in the Get Lit series: Glow in the dark soap! Learn the chemistry behind soap making and how to create your own beautiful soap creations that glow in the dark!  With the knowledge you gain from this class you will be able to make your own soap recipes at home.  This class…

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The Trouble With Wolves

March 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Death threats, court battles, and an iconic endangered species in the middle. The Trouble With Wolves takes an up close look at the most heated and controversial wildlife conservation debate of our time. The film aims to find out whether coexistence is really possible by hearing from the people directly involved. The film captures the controversy, as ranchers and ecologists square off with wolves caught in the middle.   This free family-friendly event features a no-host bar and free popcorn.

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A Night at the Museum

March 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A NIGHT OF FOOD, FUN, AND ENTERTAINMENT! Night at the Museum includes four experiences in one and a request for your financial support. Enjoy a fun brewery & cider house, a speakeasy, a relaxing coffeehouse, and a wine bar. PERFORMERS INCLUDE: Joe Guimond at “The Apple Crate Cider House and Brewery” Jennan Oaks Duo in the “Homesteaders’ Speakeasy” Mike Bills and his acoustic guitar at “Coyote’s Coffeehouse” The Well Strung on the stage at the “Gallery Wine Bar” Tickets are…

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