The Museum Blog

The Launch of the Historical Perspectives Project

Sep 15, 2016

Evergreen Museum

The Launch of the Historical Perspectives Project By: Mike Videll, IT & Business Strategic Development Director The mission of the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum is to inspire and educate, promote ...

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Safe Swimmers - Videos submissions and contest

Jun 24, 2016

Wings & Waves Waterpark

By Cynthia Cazares For water safety month we launched the Safe Swimmer Pledge Video Contest, in which we asked our participants to create a video emphasizing the Safe Swimmer Pledge. Judging was particularly ...

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Holly our Secret Shopper and Hero

Apr 8, 2016

Evergreen Museum

By Holly - Secret Shopper Here at the Museum Campus we like to challenge our staff and make sure we are providing the best customer service possible.  Throughout the year we have special secret ...

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DROP IN VISITORS - Jim Grant

Mar 18, 2016

Evergreen Museum

By Stewart Bailey, Museum Curator Yesterday, the Museum was pleased to host a special guest, Mr. Jim Grant; the son of the Spruce Goose’s co-pilot, Dave Grant.  At the age of 30, Dave Grant ...

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The Winter Newsletter is Here!

Feb 8, 2016

Evergreen Museum

View it below, or open it full screen.  

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Flight of Gemini 7

Dec 18, 2015

Evergreen Museum

By Stewart Bailey, Curator Flight of Gemini 7 After the completion of Project Mercury, which proved that humans could survive and operate in space, the next step for NASA was to perfect all the things ...

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EASM's Pearl Harbor Connection

Dec 14, 2015

Evergreen Museum

By Stewart Bailey, curator Most visitors to the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum are familiar with the story of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941, but few are aware that one ...

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Waterpark Education: Beginning the SeaPerch Program

Oct 6, 2015

Wings & Waves Waterpark

Written by Casey Gill, Waterpark Education If you haven’t yet heard of SeaPerch, you are not alone. However, this is quickly changing as educators and the engineering industry across the ...

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ARTIFACT PICK OF THE WEEK: OLDFIELD BABY GREAT LAKES

Feb 24, 2014

Evergreen Museum

Written by Hanna Brandt/Museum Intern Though some have said that flying in an Oldfield Baby Great Lakes makes a pilot look like a “giraffe in a roller-skate,” the capabilities of this ...

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ARTIFACT PICK OF THE WEEK: SIKORSKY UH-3H SEA KING

Jan 28, 2014

Evergreen Museum

Artifact Pick of the Week: Sikorsky UH-3H Sea King Hanna Brandt The Sikorsky Sea King was developed for the U.S. Navy and was utilized for its ability to track and destroy submarines. With ...

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ARTIFACT PICK OF THE WEEK: LEARJET 24

Jan 23, 2014

Evergreen Museum

Artifact Pick of the Week: Learjet 24 Written By: Hanna Brandt / Museum Intern Ever dream of flying in luxury? Perhaps in a jet? If you have, the image that probably comes to mind is that of the ubiquitous ...

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NEW ARTIFACT: MCDONNELL F-101A VOODOO

Nov 15, 2013

Evergreen Museum

Written By: Stewart Bailey / Museum Curator McDonnell F-101A Voodoo – A supersonic fighter originally designed to escort bombers.  The first Voodoo, the XF-88, was McDonnell’s ...

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SUMMER ESSAY CONTEST WINNER – RILEY

Aug 28, 2013

Evergreen Museum

This summer Wings & Waves Waterpark held an Essay Contest for all ages to write about their experience at the Waterpark. The essay could include your favorite slide, pool, exhibit in the H2O Science ...

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ARTIFACT PICK OF THE WEEK: NORTH AMERICAN P-51D MUSTANG

Jul 10, 2013

Evergreen Museum

Written By: Hanna Brandt / Curatorial Intern Described by one pilot as “elegantly simple and simply elegant”, the P-51D Mustang was a fast, efficient fighter plane used in World War ...

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ARTIFACT PICK OF THE WEEK: LOCKHEED T-33A SHOOTING STAR

Jul 2, 2013

Evergreen Museum

Written By: Hanna Brandt / Curatorial and Marketing Intern In 1944, the U.S. Air Force began operating its first operational fighter jet, the P-80 Shooting Star. A trainer was needed to acquaint pilots ...

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ARTIFACT PICK OF THE WEEK – BOEING 747

Jun 25, 2013

Evergreen Museum

Written By: Hanna Brandt / Curatorial and Marketing Intern You’ve seen it on top of the Wings and Waves Waterpark and you may have even slid out of its belly, but what exactly is the plane ...

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SUMMER CAMPS AT THE EVERGREEN MUSEUM CAMPUS

May 29, 2013

Evergreen Museum

Summer is right around the corner (even though the weather doesn’t feel like it!)  and the Evergreen Museum Campus is offering numerous educational camps to keep your kids engaged all while ...

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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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