Virtual K-12 Educator Workshop
October 8, 3:00-6:00 PM and October 9, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Museum educators will present creative ways to incorporate STEAM into the classroom! Workshops and lesson plans for both primary and secondary teachers. Qualifies for 7.5 clock hours.
Oct 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Spend an evening with KNKX’s Ed Ronco and Vivian McCall in conversation with Peter Boag and Gwen Whiting, co-curators of the exhibition Crossing Boundaries: Portraits of a Transgender West. Participate remotely as they talk live in the exhibition gallery about the history of transgender people and how westward migration provided opportunities for fulfillment.
Oct 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
UWT professor Riki Thompson presents her original research about online dating for individuals who identify outside of binary gender norms. Her research illuminates the challenges and opportunities of online dating in relation to gender and sexuality.
Postponed, check back soon for new date.
Meet the Pacific Northwest African American Quilters as they share their fiber arts creations and the stories behind them. Then, try your hand at patterning squares that tell your own story!
Veterans Day: Stories from Native American Veterans
Nov 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Honor Veterans Day virtually with the Historical Society as we listen to Native American veterans who have served in the United States military. Hear stories from tribes across Washington in this unique event, drawing from oral histories collected by WSHS staff.
UWT Scholarly Selections
Nov 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
UWT researchers are collaborating with the University of Azores, Portugal, and the University of Paraiba, Brazil in the areas of wireless sensor networks for environmental monitoring and energy harvesting. Learn about the progress and the latest developments of this research, its applications. And check out the article, Tree Power!
History After Hours: Bootleggers’ Ball III
Dec 2, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Kick-off the holiday season by raising a glass to Repeal Day! Cut a rug with a live performance by The Happy Sinners, sip on the bee’s knees of cocktails, and take in tales of Washington in the ‘20s with historian Steve Edmiston. Dress to the nines for a chance to win the coveted costume contest!