Museum After Hours is a free monthly presentation series to be held on the last Thursday of every month. We provide a space for community congregation, discussion, and debate. The event touches on topics ranging from regional culture and history to the roles and responsibilities of museums within our community. The talks will take place in the Entrance Building at 5:00pm from March through October and 4:00pm from November through February.
Bob Carson is a Professor at Whitman College in the Environmental Studies Program. He is particularly interested in resources, pollution, forests and the oceans.
Ron Williams is a veteran of the Walla Walla tourism, arts, and wine industries. He became the new Executive Director of Visit Walla Walla in July of 2016 and is excited about continuing the promotion of the arts, wine, and culture of this region.
National Park Service Ranger Stephanie Martin will be talking about local life in 1845. She will compare and contrast the importance of food, money, and religion in the lives of the Whitmans, the Metis at Frenchtown, and the Cayuse people.
FWWM’s Heritage Research Services Division has been conducting a variety of compliance archaeology projects in and out of Walla Walla for the past year. This talk will highlight the work the division has been doing and present some results.
James Payne, Executive Director of Fort Walla Walla Museum, recounts amazing stories of collections and acquisitions.
Laura Schulz, Collections Manager at Fort Walla Walla Museum, shares her many years of experience working with objects and artifacts in the Museum collection.
Are you interested in sponsoring this program? Contact the Museum to find out how!