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Moses Lake Museum and Art Center 401 S. Balsam Moses Lake WA, 38837

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401 S. Balsam St.
Moses Lake, WA 98837 United States
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October 2021

Humanities WA Speakers Bureau Presents Steve Edmiston, “Whiskey and Wiretaps: The Northwest’s Rumrunning King”

October 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Moses Lake Museum and Art Center 401 S. Balsam Moses Lake WA, 38837, 401 S. Balsam St.
Moses Lake, WA 98837 United States
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Time: 6:00 pm Location: Civic Center Auditorium, 401 S. Balsam Cost: Free! On Thanksgiving Day, 1925, Roy Olmstead was trapped by federal prohibition agents and their Tommy guns on a lonely Puget Sound dock. His reign as the Northwest’s most prolific bootlegger had ended. But big questions—political, cultural, and legal—remained. Why did Olmstead, the youngest lieutenant in Seattle Police Department history, form a secret gang to take over Prohibition bootlegging in the Northwest? What can we learn today from “The… Continue Reading Humanities WA Speakers Bureau Presents Steve Edmiston, “Whiskey and Wiretaps: The Northwest’s Rumrunning King”

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Sarah Dubois

October 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Moses Lake Museum and Art Center 401 S. Balsam Moses Lake WA, 38837, 401 S. Balsam St.
Moses Lake, WA 98837 United States
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Time: 1 p.m. Location: Civic Center Auditorium, 401 S. Balsam St. Ages: All ages Cost: Free! Sarah will be discussing bats from around the world, and how cultures perceive bats. We will discuss both past and present perceptions of bats, and how this has impacted bat populations around the world. Some past perception examples are the Wenatchee tribe, which see the little brown bat as an important player in their stories, the Chinese saw the bat as lucky and is… Continue Reading Sarah Dubois

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November 2021

Salon Series: “… there is no part of nature that hath not life and knowledge…” Three Women Philosophers of the 17th Century with Dennis Knepp

November 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Moses Lake Museum and Art Center 401 S. Balsam Moses Lake WA, 38837, 401 S. Balsam St.
Moses Lake, WA 98837 United States
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Time: 1 p.m. Location: Civic Center Auditorium, 401 S. Balsam St. Ages: All Ages Cost: Free Dennis will be discussing Women Philosophers of the Early Modern Period edited by Margaret Atherton. This is a short collection of some of the philosophical writings of seven women from the 17th century. Some of it is correspondence with famous philosophers like Locke, Descartes, and Leibniz. But others, like Cavendish, wrote their own original philosophical books and published under their own names. Here are… Continue Reading Salon Series: “… there is no part of nature that hath not life and knowledge…” Three Women Philosophers of the 17th Century with Dennis Knepp

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Main Gallery: Members Only Show

November 19 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Moses Lake Museum and Art Center 401 S. Balsam Moses Lake WA, 38837, 401 S. Balsam St.
Moses Lake, WA 98837 United States
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Show Dates: November 19, 2021 – January 14, 2022 Opening Reception: Friday, November 19 Time: 5 – 8 p.m. Location: Museum Main Gallery Adult Swim: Mini Gingerbread House Museum members are invited to show their works in our final Main Gallery show of 2021. From sculpture to charcoal drawing, all mediums are welcome. Members may submit up to four pieces with a guarantee that at least one will be displayed. No entry fee, show will be juried, and prizes will… Continue Reading Main Gallery: Members Only Show

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January 2022

Salon Series: Dr. Barbara Bush, “The Problem with Voice”

January 5, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Moses Lake Museum and Art Center 401 S. Balsam Moses Lake WA, 38837, 401 S. Balsam St.
Moses Lake, WA 98837 United States
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Time: 1 p.m. Location: Civic Center Auditorium, 401. S. Balsam St. Ages: All ages Cost: Free Join Dr. Barbara Bush, Communications Professor at Big Bend Community College as we discuss how power impacts who has voice and who doesn’t, including historical and contemporary examples.

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Community Gallery: Community Photo Contest

January 7, 2022 @ 10:00 am - January 28, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Moses Lake Museum and Art Center 401 S. Balsam Moses Lake WA, 38837, 401 S. Balsam St.
Moses Lake, WA 98837 United States
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Show Dates: Friday, January 7 – Friday, January 28, 2022 Location: Community Gallery, 401. S. Balsam St. Come see our parks, facilities, classes, and programs of the Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services department through the eyes of us, the people of Moses Lake! Photo contest entries on display in the Museum’s Community Gallery. Winning phots will be featured in one of the department’s seasonal brochures in 2022.

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Main Gallery: Queens Only

January 28, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Moses Lake Museum and Art Center 401 S. Balsam Moses Lake WA, 38837, 401 S. Balsam St.
Moses Lake, WA 98837 United States
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Show Dates: January 28 – March 10, 2022 Opening Reception: Friday, January 28, 2022 Time: 5 – 8 p.m. Location: Museum Main Gallery, 401 S. Balsam St. Speaker: Humanities WA Speakers Bureau Allison Palumbo Adult Swim: Scratchboard Art This exhibit will feature art works highlighting the power behind the woman from eight different Yakima artists. The artists hope to inspire, encourage, and uplift queens of all ages.

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Humanities WA Speakers Bureau Presents Allison Palumbo, Fighting for Love: Strong Women in Onscreen Romances

January 28, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Moses Lake Museum and Art Center 401 S. Balsam Moses Lake WA, 38837, 401 S. Balsam St.
Moses Lake, WA 98837 United States
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Time: 6:00 pm Location: Civic Center Auditorium, 401 S. Balsam St. Cost: Free! How do film and television portray romance for strong, independent women? Why should we care? Join Professor Allison Palumbo as they explore 40 years of fighting female characters onscreen—from private eyes to cops and spies—who struggle to find love. Even in these fictional worlds, where anything should be possible, romantic relationships tend to disempower female-bodied characters, no matter how empowered they might seem. Learn how love has been… Continue Reading Humanities WA Speakers Bureau Presents Allison Palumbo, Fighting for Love: Strong Women in Onscreen Romances

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February 2022

Community Gallery: “Kindness Matters” Featuring Moses Lake Preschoolers

February 12, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Moses Lake Museum and Art Center 401 S. Balsam Moses Lake WA, 38837, 401 S. Balsam St.
Moses Lake, WA 98837 United States
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Show Dates: February 5 through March 18, 2022 Opening Reception: February 12, 2022 from 12:00 pm- 1:30 pm. Location: Community Gallery, 401. S. Balsam St. Preschoolers from the Moses Lake School District and the City of Moses Lake Museum Preschool Art Club will have their art featured in the Community Gallery focusing on kindness. A kid-friendly opening reception with free refreshments will take place on February 12.

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March 2022

COFFEE WITH THE CURATOR SNAPSHOTS OF FARM-IN-A-DAY: IRRIGATION CELEBRATED

March 2, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Moses Lake Museum and Art Center 401 S. Balsam Moses Lake WA, 38837, 401 S. Balsam St.
Moses Lake, WA 98837 United States
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Time: 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Location: Museum Classroom, 401 S. Balsam Please join us for coffee, tea, and bagels as we learn to save history! This month’s presentation will explore the photographs in the City of Moses Lake Museum’s collection of “Farm-in-a-Day, ” a publicity event that celebrated the new irrigation opportunities of the Columbia Basin Irrigation project. Beginning at 12:01 a.m. on May 29, 1952, over 200 hundred volunteers cleared the land near Road 4 SE in Moses Lake… Continue Reading COFFEE WITH THE CURATOR SNAPSHOTS OF FARM-IN-A-DAY: IRRIGATION CELEBRATED

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