Coast Guard Art Exhibit Opening

Over 200 people came out for the opening of our new exhibit, U.S. Coast Guard: Through the Eye of the Artist.  We were treated to a HH-65 Helicopter fly over, a search and rescue demonstration and tours of a 26′ TANB (Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat). The opening ceremony was in partnership with the USCG …

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Education Director Talks on KCBY

Click here to see Amy Pollicino speak about one of the programs that go on at the museum.  The Oregon Humanities Conversation Project brings facilitators from around Oregon to speak on important ideas and topics.  The next two conversations will be happening July 13th and August 10th. To learn more about Oregon Humanities Conversation Project …

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Submissions Needed For Writing Contest

Oregon Writers Day Submissions Deadlines Deadline for Poetry and Fiction: Friday, July 13, 2018 Poetry Up to five submissions accepted Must be no more than two pages Fiction–Short Stories Must not exceed 2,000 words (over three pieces) Up to three submissions accepted **All works submitted must be original by the author, and not previously published elsewhere. Judging …

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Veterans Gathering

Click on the picture below to be redirected to KCBY for coverage on this event.Veterans Gathering at the Coos History Museum The Coos History Museum partnered with the USCG and the USCG Sector North Bend to present a Veterans Gathering on Friday – May 18, 2018, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.  The Veterans Gathering …

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A Big Thank You!

A big thank you to the Coquille Indian Tribe Community Fund for a $5,000 grant to help offset museum admission fees for Veterans in 2018. This grant complements the $5,000 grant we received from the Mr. & Mrs. Michael L. Keiser Foundation. Thru December 30, Veterans and their spouse (if they visit the museum together) …

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Coos Watershed Adds Signs to Landscape

Program: these students are in the Coos Watershed Association’s Watershed Conservation Stewardship Corps program, which is a partnership between the Coos Watershed Association, Destinations Academy (part of the Harding Learning Center), and the Oregon Youth Conservation Corps (funder). The program aims to get high school students out of the classroom and into the community on …

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The Smithsonian’s Patriot Nations is Coming to the Museum

Click here for the article featured in The World newspaper. Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces was produced by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. The exhibition by the generous support of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. Photo credit: Kiowa Marine veteran Master Gunnery Sergeant Vernon Tsoodle’s dance …

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