The Museum Blog

The Summer Wingspan is Here!

Evergreen Museum

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New for 2021!

Dec 17, 2020

Check out our progress as we create a brand new exhibit for 2021.

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PAMA Attractions Reciprocal Admission 2017

Jan 3, 2017

Evergreen Museum

Local Attractions Offer Reciprocal Admission to Members in 2017    Back by popular demand, museums and attractions in the Portland metro area and beyond have teamed up to offer a reciprocal ...

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

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 a folding ...

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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: 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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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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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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