MNCH, in collaboration with Oregon Folklife Network (OFN), showcases the work of two awardees from the Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program: cornhusk weaver Kelli Palmer and her apprentice, Joy Ramirez. The Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program, initiated by OFN, supports the sharing of traditional arts betwee
Experience 15,000 years of Northwest cultural history and 200 million years of geology. Realistic environmental displays portray four geographic regions of Oregon, each a different time in history and a different season of the year.
The students in this course explored geology by examining rock types, bedding features, cooling fractures, fault zones, features of weathering and coastal erosion, and more. At the same time they learned the mechanics of shooting good photographs, from depth of field and composition to basic tools of post-processing.
From a nineteenth-century working-class family in Portland to a Chinese mining community in Jacksonville, this exhibit tells the stories of five historical sites recently excavated by museum archaeologists.