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The Museum Blog

LOOSE GOOSE HOT AIR BALLOON RALLY POSTER CONTEST

May 20, 2013

Evergreen Museum

EVERGREEN AVIATION & SPACE MUSEUM IS CALLING ALL ARTISTS FOR THE LOOSE GOOSE HOT AIR BALLOON RALLY POSTER CONTEST   The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum is calling all artists to ...

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WATER EDUCATION PROGRAMS MAKING A SPLASH AT WINGS & WAVES WATERPAR

May 13, 2013

Evergreen Museum

Written By: Jenna HalseyWings & Waves Waterpark Education Coordinator I know what you’re thinking- education programs at a waterpark? Why would kids want to learn about water when they are supposed ...

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IN RESTORATION: A MODERN MAGIC CARPET

Apr 29, 2013

Evergreen Museum

Written By: Stewart Bailey / Museum Curator Nearly 1000 years ago, a series of stories came out entitled “1001 Arabian Nights” and it featured a wondrous creation; the magic flying ...

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THE PAPER AIRPLANE GUY RETURNS TO THE MUSEUM AS A WORLD RECORD HOLDER

Feb 18, 2013

Evergreen Museum

John Collins, The Paper Airplane Guy, visits the Museum on February 23rd to show off his talents in three presentations  MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (February 18, 2013) – John Collins, The Paper ...

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ROCKWELL COLLINS DONATES EXPERIMENTAL AIRCRAFT

Feb 12, 2013

Evergreen Museum

Rockwell Collins donates experimental aircraft to Evergreen Aviation & Space MuseumMcMinnville, Oregon (Jan. 29, 2013) – Rockwell Collins has donated and delivered its North American ...

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CALLING ALL MUSICIANS!

Feb 1, 2013

Evergreen Museum

Musicians Needed Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum Summer Concert Series: Music Under the Stars  Fridays, July 12th – August 2nd & Saturday, August 10th5:30pm – 8pm Evergreen ...

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REACHING FOR THE STARS: A SPECIAL DAY FOR EXCEPTIONAL PEOPLE

Jan 4, 2013

Evergreen Museum

Written By: JR Pollnow – Education Outreach Coordinator On January 26th, 2013, we are proud to announce that for the 3rd year in a row, we will be hosting “Reaching for the Stars: A Special ...

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ON THE OCEANUS

Nov 30, 2012

Evergreen Museum

Ahoy Land Lubbers! Evergreen educators Katie Lee, Scott McGuyer, Jenna Halsey and Discovery Ambassador, Jorge, visited Oregon State University’s newest research vessel, Oceanus, for a Marine Technology ...

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SOMETHING FISHY IS GOING DOWN AT THE EVERGREEN CAMPUS THIS WEEKEND…

Nov 15, 2012

Evergreen Museum

Written By: Jenna Halsey – Wings & Waves Waterpark Education Coordinator This Saturday, November 17th, the Yamhill Greater Watershed Council will be hosting a lecture by Tom Murtagh from the ...

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SPACEX: A SIDE TRIP

Nov 12, 2012

Evergreen Museum

Written By: Ben Lachman – PR and Marketing Assistant On the second day they allowed us to explore LA for a bit.   One of the attendees, an OSU student who had visited our Museum, invited ...

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TOURING THE FACILITY

Nov 9, 2012

Evergreen Museum

Written By: Ben Lachman – PR and Marketing Assistant After the briefing was over, we were taken on highly anticipated tour of JPL, nerd Mecca. The first stop on the tour was to take a look at a ...

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EDL: SEVEN MINUTES OF TERROR – A “TWEEPS” VIEW WHILE CURIOSITY WAS LANDING

Nov 7, 2012

Evergreen Museum

Written By: Ben Lachman – PR and Marketing Assistant Curiosity and her mission objectives are phenomenal; however the most suspenseful part was the MSL entry, descent and landing (EDL) which was ...

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WHY GALE CRATER? – “TWEEPS” FIND OUT REASONING BEHIND THE GEOGRAPHY FOR THE LANDING SITE

Oct 18, 2012

Evergreen Museum

By: Ben Lachman – PR and Marketing Assistant Dave Lavery, who I felt held the coolest title as the Program Executive for Solar System Exploration at NASA Headquarters, explained a neat fact about ...

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HOW THE MARS SCIENTIFIC LABORATORY GOT HER NAME – “TWEEPS” CONTINUES THEIR JOURNEY TO MARS, CA AND BACK AGAIN.

Oct 17, 2012

Evergreen Museum

By Ben Lachman – PR and Marketing Assistant On the first day, after a short meet and greet with the other ‘tweeps’, Lori Garver, the Deputy Administrator of NASA, greeted us and started ...

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NASASOCIAL EXPLAINED – HOW SOCIAL MEDIA “TWEEPS” MADE IT TO JPL LABS TO SEE THE MARS LANDING

Oct 11, 2012

Evergreen Museum

By Ben Lachman – PR and Marketing Assistant The NASASocial program is a program in which NASA hosts citizen journalists at events. It started in 2009, when NASA held its first ‘Tweetup’ ...

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NEW EXHIBIT – GPS ADVENTURES MAZE

Sep 25, 2012

Evergreen Museum

On September 29th, 2012 Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum will welcome GPS Adventures, a life-size maze exhibition introducing visitors to cutting-edge Global Positioning Systems (GPS) through geocaching, ...

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KILLER CAT

Jul 26, 2012

Evergreen Museum

By Stewart Bailey Museum Curator It is a well known axiom that war is endless periods of boredom, punctuated by moments of sheer terror.  Nowhere else is it more true than for those aircrews ...

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AIR RAID: AMERICA

Sep 10, 2011

Evergreen Museum

By Curator, Stewart Bailey While it is well known that the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, and occupied the islands of Kiska and Attu in the Aleutians Islands of Alaska, few people know that ...

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EVERGREEN FIRST CLASS COOKING: SUMMERTIME GRILLING

Aug 13, 2011

Evergreen Museum

By Executive Chef, David White   It’s Summer time!  Fire up your grill and let the festivities begin.  For many Americans summer signifies outdoor activities like conducting ...

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EVERGREEN’S MYSTERY LADY

Jul 28, 2011

Evergreen Museum

By Stewart Bailey, Curator   July 28 marks the “birthday” of one of the most iconic aircraft in history, and one of the stars of the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum collection; ...

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