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Nature’s Jewel Box Glitters Over Maryhill Museum of Art

Nature’s Jewel Box Glitters Over Maryhill Museum of Art

One midsummer evening long ago I sat with my grandmother in front of her massive Magnavox and watched the ghostly black and white figures of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin bounce across the Sea of Tranquility.  I ran out to her front yard and high in the southern sky was a quarter-crescent moon. Somewhere, up there, in one of those soft gray patches, were two men making history.

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“Hand Made in Rumania”: Romanian Textiles at Maryhill Museum of Art

“Hand Made in Rumania”: Romanian Textiles at Maryhill Museum of Art

One fact of museum life is the need to plan ahead. Although Maryhill Museum of Art is only three months into its 2019 season, we are actively developing our 2020 displays. Next year’s major changing exhibition is titled A Particular Beauty: Identity in Romanian Folk Dress. The show will feature 18–25 mannequins wearing historic folk clothing from throughout the country — as well as individual blouses, vests, coats and other garments.

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Why Museums Matter

Why Museums Matter

For 33 years, the last 18 as executive director of Maryhill Museum of Art, I’ve had the enormous privilege to work in a beautiful building, surrounded by awe-inspiring art and artifacts every day. It’s wonderful.

But more importantly, I have the privilege of working in a museum.

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DISCOVER Spring Break Fun at Maryhill Museum of Art

DISCOVER Spring Break Fun at Maryhill Museum of Art

Spring break is the perfect time to do something fun with family and friends, and guess what? The perfect Spring Break activity is right in your own backyard at Maryhill! With our seasonal re-opening, we are unveiling a new DISCOVER room and activities. This special place allows you to become a curator, an artist, an explorer, and fashion expert, all while having a great time at the museum.

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Veterans Day and 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day

Veterans Day and 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day

(GOLDENDALE, Wash., October 8, 2018) -- As Maryhill Museum of Art prepares to close out its 2018 season, a weekend of events will mark Veterans Day and the 100th anniversary of the armistice of November 11, 1918, when the Allies of WWI and Germany ceased hostilities...

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