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Voices from the Past
VoicesVoices from the Past presents lecturers and performers addressing topics of interest to the community. Admission to all Voices from the Past programs is free and available to everyone. This year, spend an hour with history-bring your lunch and join us at the museum for brown bag lectures. Soft drinks and water will be available. Doors open at 11:30AM for conversation and lunch; the program begins at noon.


April 18, 2012 (Wednesday) Istanbul was Constantinople. Istanbul, Turkey-formerly Constantinople, was the capital of the Roman Empire and the Eastern Roman Empire (subsequently the Byzantine Empire). Although sacked by the Fourth Crusade and later conquered and transformed by the Ottomans, modern Istanbul still possesses many sites preserved from the 1,000 years it was the capital of the Byzantine Empire. In this lecture, YVCC instructor of Political Science, Dr. Timothy Jeske, will take you on a visual tour of the Byzantine sites of the city, emphasizing the churches, monuments, military architecture, and religious art of Constantinople.
The Future Remembered   
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The Future Remembered: The 1962 Seattle World's Fair and Its Legacy
is a new book about the history of the 1962 World's Fair and Seattle Center. This book was developed in partnership with and written by Paula Becker and Alan J. Stein.  (You may remember Becker and Stein when they presented a program on the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition at the Yakima Valley Museum). 

The 300-page, image rich hardcover book, The Future Remembered: The 1962 Seattle World's Fair is now on sale in the Museum Store.  Their previously published book on the A-Y-P is also available.
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