Saturday, January 31, 2009

BCHSM on KLCC's Northwest Passage

VizCity Arts Reviews with Lotte Streisinger and Terry Way will briefly feature our "150 Years of Oregon Art" exhibition with a special focus on the WPA art works of the 1930s.

Listen to Northwest Passage on KLCC 89.7fm, Eugene, on Wednesday February 4, 2009 from 4:00 - 4:30pm.

Alaska Airlines

If you're travelling on Alaska Airlines this month and you have an interest in Oregon history, be sure to read the "Sesquicentennial Celebration: The Beaver State Turns 150" article in the February 2009 issue of Alaska Airlines.

Events at Benton County Historical Museum that honor Oregon's 150th birthday will include an art exhibition entitled "150 Years of Oregon Art", a lecture series, a juried quilt show, and a dynamic online timeline of Benton County history.

Friday, January 30, 2009

On Tuesday, January 27, 2009 members and friends of the Marys River Quilt Guild gathered to study 19th century quilts from the Museum's collections. Collections specialist, Ross Sutherland, right, retrieved the artifacts and unrolled the quilts in the Collections Work Room in the Collections Care Facility.

SAE Fraternity Men Lend a Hand

Collections manager, Mary Gallagher, looks on as four SAE Fraternity men from Oregon State University help move heavy artifacts into our Collections Care Facility. Thank you, guys!

Thursday, January 29, 2009