Gilbert House Children’s Museum reopens in Salem, Oregon

The sign at the entrance of the Gilbert House Children's Museum in Salem, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) It's time to play and learn again at the Gilbert House Children's Museum! The museum has reopened, with some changes due to the ongoing COVID pandemic. Reservations are required, because the number of people who can visit … Continue reading Gilbert House Children’s Museum reopens in Salem, Oregon

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

Stroll the Planetary Promenade in Portland and online

Take a stroll of the whimsical solar system in the Mississippi neighborhood of Portland, Oregon. It's a collaboration of visual artist Mike Bennett, who's known for painting cute cartoon plywood characters and hiding them in random places in Portland, and Bill Kelly, a Grammy-nominated family entertainer. The exhibit features 13 of Bennett's large cartoon renderings … Continue reading Stroll the Planetary Promenade in Portland and online