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Mar
25

Contemporary Masks Inspired by Chinookan Stories

Visit the Fort Vancouver Visitor Center to see an exhibit of nine contemporary masks inspired by beings from traditional stories of Chinookan peoples. The masks represent She Who Watches, Raven, Yuhlma, The Darkness One, Coyote, Salmon, Swallowing Monster, Wind, and Atathlia. They were created by Artist Bill Rutherford. For Chinookan peoples along ...
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Jan
15

February 2018 Workshops with Fiber Artist Juneko Martinson

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​Juneko will lead workshop participants in creating fiber art at the Fort Vancouver Visitor Center throughout February. If you would like to participate, please call the Friends Bookstore and Gallery (360-816-6216) to reserve your spot. Upcoming workshops Sweet Heart Pins Workshop​ ​Date ​February 3, 2018  Time 10am to 1pm ​​​Skill L...
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Dec
11

Sweetheart Hangar Dance, February 10, 2018

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The Friends of the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site's annual Sweetheart Hangar Dance is scheduled for Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 7pm-10pm at Pearson Air Museum. The Museum is located at 1115 East 5th Street, Vancouver, WA 98661. We are pleased to announce that music will be provided by VanPort Jazz Band. Tickets are $25 per person and ar...
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Dec
06

2017-18 Fall and Winter Lantern Tours

2017-18 Fall and Winter Lantern Tours, experience Fort Vancouver by candlelight
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site is pleased to announce this season's dates for our annual Lantern Tours at the national park. The Lantern Tour Series offers attendees an opportunity to view many of the resources of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in a different light - at night, on foot, and by candle lantern! Reservations are currently...
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Dec
04

Pat Courtney Gold, Artist

Now on display at the Visitors Center: Native American baskets and quilt by artist Pat Courtney Gold
Today we installed a new exhibit in the Visitor Center's "Expressions of Culture" area that highlights the work of artist Pat Courtney Gold of the Wasco tribe. The exhibit includes unique baskets with intricate tribal designs and a story quilt made by Pat in the tradition of her people. Pat's work will remain in the Visitors Center u...
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