Special Events & Programs

OMSI’s “Illusion” Exhibit Bends Reality

  • The Hurwitz Singularity by Jonty Hurwitz, , as part of Illusion at Science Gallery Dublin. Image by Science Gallery (sciencegallery.com) 3
  • The Hurwitz Singularity by Jonty Hurwitz, , as part of Illusion at Science Gallery Dublin. Image by Science Gallery (sciencegallery.com) 2
  • Cubes by Jennifer Townley, as part of Illusion at Science Gallery Dublin. Image by Science Gallery (sciencegallery.com)
  • Delicate Boundaries by Chris Sugrue as part of Illusion at Science Gallery Dublin. Image by Science Gallery (sciencegallery.com)
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Humans possess remarkable senses that provide us with an astonishing array of native abilities and defenses. But what happens when many of our heretofore predators and natural dangers are no longer direct threats? We follow as our curiosity leads us toward manipulating those senses for the sake of art and amusement. OMSI’s newest featured exhibit,… Read More

Wander Woman: Clark County Historical Museum

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Before it housed artifacts and history, Clark County Historical Museum was a Carnegie Library; one of 2,509 built with money donated by Scottish businessman and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie between 1883 and 1929. Built in 1909 on land donated by the Hidden family, the library was the first public building in Vancouver to have electric lighting. But,… Read More

Augmented Reality Experience at Providence Academy

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The Historic Trust, formerly titled the Fort Vancouver National Trust, is excited to partner with the Creative Media and Digital Culture program at Washington State University Vancouver in the development of a new engagement tool that will allow visitors to experience the history of Providence Academy through mobile devices. Once the project is launched, after… Read More

Beyond Ghosts and Goblins: the Halloween Fairy and Other Tales

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I’d been missing the Halloween Fairy, the Robin Hood of Candy. She would descend upon our house late on Halloween night once our little trick-or-treaters had fallen asleep. She flew in and flitted away with their candy. Before bed, our girls chose ten pieces of candy to keep, leaving the rest for the fairy who,… Read More