| Wonders of Light|
Nancy Stewart and MaryLee Sunseri return to the
museum with a storytelling and song program called Wonders of Light,
designed to help students learn about natural and artifical light. From
starlight to sunlight, candlelight to neon, light is part of our
Students will attend this program during the week to learn about the role light has
played in the history of Yakima, including agriculture and urban
development, and how light can be used in the future in energy
conservation and new technologies. Nancy and MaryLee will present both
traditional songs and many which were written specifically for this
venue. Thanks to the sponsorship of the Yakima Sunrise Rotary Club, all
performances are free.
Children and their families are invited to a special public performance
on Friday evening at 7:00 P.M. Reservations are not needed for the
Friday evening performance.
Women's Votes, Women's Voices ||
Mt. St. Helens On exhibit through
If you haven't seen it yet, you only have a few more weeks before it moves to the Museum of History and Industry in Seattle.
Learn how women's voting influenced territorial
and state history, such as prohibition laws. Through more than 200
artifacts, interactive kiosks and oral histories, learn how women from
various ethnic and economic groups achieved a voice in public life.
Among the artifacts on display are famed
suffragette Susan B. Anthony's dress, cloak, glasses, inkwell, and a rare copy of the Declaration of Sentiments, the original manifest
of women's rights, all on loan from the Women's Rights National
Historical Park, the Susan B. Anthony House, and the Rochester
Historical Society. Historic photos, ephemera, and artifacts from the
Washington State Historical Society and numerous other Washington state
organizations will also be on display.
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