Main Gallery Show: Yakima Valley Artists Association: Life in Central Washington

Moses Lake Museum and Art Center 401 S. Balsam Moses Lake WA, 98837 401 S. Balsam St., Moses Lake, WA, United States

Yakima Valley Artists Association: Life in Central Washington Show Dates: : February 3-March 17, 2023 Opening Reception: February 3, 2023 Time: 4-7 p.m. Location: Main Gallery, 401 S. Balsam St. Adult Swim: Paper Birds A look at Central Washington through the eyes of our many Yakima Valley Artists, each with their own story, voice, and… Continue Reading Main Gallery Show: Yakima Valley Artists Association: Life in Central Washington

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The Art of Rebellion: Social Justice and Chicana/Chicano Visual Arts with Jake Prendez

Moses Lake Museum and Art Center 401 S. Balsam Moses Lake WA, 98837 401 S. Balsam St., Moses Lake, WA, United States

A Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau Presentation in Partnership with the Moses Lake Public Library/North Central Washington Libraries How has art has been used to mobilize communities and disseminate messages of social justice? Is art just a commodity that is only accessible to the elite? How has the idea of “art for the people” shifted the… Continue Reading The Art of Rebellion: Social Justice and Chicana/Chicano Visual Arts with Jake Prendez

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Umoja (Unity): Sustaining African Cultural Arts with Afua Kouyaté

Moses Lake Museum and Art Center 401 S. Balsam Moses Lake WA, 98837 401 S. Balsam St., Moses Lake, WA, United States

A Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau Presentation Explore the depth and significance of African culture, from its communal philosophies to its lively song and dance. In this interactive talk—part presentation and part performance—artist Afua Kouyaté shares pieces of African culture and folkloric traditions like the Nguzo Saba, or “seven principles,” of Kwanzaa, which include values like… Continue Reading Umoja (Unity): Sustaining African Cultural Arts with Afua Kouyaté

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This is the End: How Movies Prepared Us for the Pandemic with Robert Horton

Moses Lake Museum and Art Center 401 S. Balsam Moses Lake WA, 98837 401 S. Balsam St., Moses Lake, WA, United States

A Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau Presentation Great city streets emptied of people; a population panicked; misinformation in the air. If some of our experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic seemed familiar, it might be because the movies already imagined them. Whether the cause is environmental factors (The Day After Tomorrow, Snowpiercer, Contagion), nuclear disaster (On the… Continue Reading This is the End: How Movies Prepared Us for the Pandemic with Robert Horton

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What Laughter Tells Us: Asian Americans, Comedy, and Belonging with Michelle Liu

Moses Lake Museum and Art Center 401 S. Balsam Moses Lake WA, 98837 401 S. Balsam St., Moses Lake, WA, United States

A Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau Presentation Laughter shapes the way we listen to each other, and can be a signal of who belongs—and who doesn’t. While everyone finds different things funny, we all have experienced laughter. And what we find funny shapes how we interconnect. Through clips of Asian American stand-up comedians, Professor Michelle Liu… Continue Reading What Laughter Tells Us: Asian Americans, Comedy, and Belonging with Michelle Liu

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Hip-Hop and It Don’t Stop with King Khazm

Moses Lake Museum and Art Center 401 S. Balsam Moses Lake WA, 98837 401 S. Balsam St., Moses Lake, WA, United States

A Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau Presentation Hip-hop culture and its founding principles are often misunderstood due to its commodification and exploitation by corporate interests and mainstream media. Few know its humble roots as a tool to unify, uplift, and amplify voices, particularly for youth of color. Join artist and activist King Khazm as he explores… Continue Reading Hip-Hop and It Don’t Stop with King Khazm

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Atomic Washington: Our Nuclear Past, Present, and Future with Steve Olson

Moses Lake Museum and Art Center 401 S. Balsam Moses Lake WA, 98837 401 S. Balsam St., Moses Lake, WA, United States

A Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau Presentation At the center of every nuclear weapon in the United States is a small pit of radioactive material manufactured at a top-secret facility in Eastern Washington, a facility which today remains the most radiologically contaminated site in the Western hemisphere. But Washington State’s role in the nuclear era ranges… Continue Reading Atomic Washington: Our Nuclear Past, Present, and Future with Steve Olson

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Hank Cramer: Folk Music of the Pacific Northwest

Moses Lake Museum and Art Center 401 S. Balsam Moses Lake WA, 98837 401 S. Balsam St., Moses Lake, WA, United States

Hank Cramer, a popular folksinger and historian from Washington’s Methow Valley, will present a concert at the Moses Lake Museum & Art Center on Friday, September 15 at 6:00 pm. The theme of Hank’s music program will be “The Pacific Northwest In Story And Song”, to match the “Rainier Remembered”, an art display of photographs… Continue Reading Hank Cramer: Folk Music of the Pacific Northwest

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Remember the Ladies: Notable Grant County Women

Moses Lake Museum and Art Center 401 S. Balsam Moses Lake WA, 98837 401 S. Balsam St., Moses Lake, WA, United States

Join Museum Superintendent Dollie Boyd as she shares an interesting, informative presentation about notable Grant County women and their accomplishments. From "farm wife" to mayor, Grant County women have been central to the growth and community in every Grant County town. Featured Image: Ruth Powers Schonert and Bertha Eccles Guffin 1927 or 1928 on C&O… Continue Reading Remember the Ladies: Notable Grant County Women

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