Forced to Flee art quilt exhibition opens July 3 at the Hjemkomst Center

See the stories of people who were forced to escape from their homes for their safety and survival in beautiful quilts that will be on display at the Hjemkomst Center starting Saturday, July 3. These quilts tell the stories of people's journeys caused by political repression, war, genocide, natural disasters, famne, and other human rights … Continue reading Forced to Flee art quilt exhibition opens July 3 at the Hjemkomst Center

Tesoro Cultural Center’s Indian Market and Ceremonial Dance June 5-6

Image credits: Jewelry by Nelson Begay, painting by George Curtis Levi, and dancer photo by Raelene Whiteshield Learn about Native American culture through art, dance, demonstrations, interactive activities, and storytelling at the 20th annual Indian Market and Ceremonial Dance at the Tesoro Cultural Center Saturday-Sunday, June 5-6, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.. More than 40 Indian national … Continue reading Tesoro Cultural Center’s Indian Market and Ceremonial Dance June 5-6

May Day Spring Festival kicks off 2021 First Saturday season in Ridgefield

Come to Overlook Park in downtown Ridgefield, Washington on Saturday, May 1, to enjoy some time outside. Also shop local vendors, check out the new food cart park across the street, and check out the Ridgefield Art Association Art Show. Other local organizations are also getting in on the fun. The Columbia Play Project is … Continue reading May Day Spring Festival kicks off 2021 First Saturday season in Ridgefield

Sparking Curiosity guide the place to find intriguing exhibits in Seattle and Tacoma

The Museum of Flight in Tukwila, Washington, is one of the attractions listed in the new Sparking Curiosity guide from the Seattle Times. (photo by Cheryl Landes) Are you looking for place where you can learn about new and upcoming museum exhibits in the Seattle and Tacoma metro areas without hopping from site to site? … Continue reading Sparking Curiosity guide the place to find intriguing exhibits in Seattle and Tacoma

Spring into history at the April First Friday in Downtown Camas, Washington

Image by congerdesign from Pixabay Every month, Downtown Camas has a theme for its First Friday. This month, it's "Spring into History". Take a self-guided historic walking tour, enjoy dinner at one of the restaurants, and see the exhibits at the art galleries. The shops are open late and some will be offering Easter goodies. … Continue reading Spring into history at the April First Friday in Downtown Camas, Washington

Antique Quilt Show kicks off North Clark Historical Museum’s reopening March 27-28

Photo by Cheryl Landes The North Clark Historical Museum has been closed for more than a year because of the COVID pandemic. This weekend, it's reopening with an Antique Quilt Show. The show features a crazy quilt sewn in 1943 by the Ladies Aide Society of the United Brethren Church in Amboy, Washington. Other quilts … Continue reading Antique Quilt Show kicks off North Clark Historical Museum’s reopening March 27-28

The Tacoma Museum District starts reopening in April 2021

The Museum of Glass, part of Tacoma's Museum District (photo by Cheryl Landes) After approximately a year of closures due to COVID, Tacoma's Museum District is springing to life again starting in early April, when the museums gradually reopen at limited capacity and safety measures in place. The Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Avenue, … Continue reading The Tacoma Museum District starts reopening in April 2021