Did You See Our Ad?

Click on the picture to see the full ad! We thank everyone who has helped us this year, whether it was in the form of a donation, purchasing a membership or volunteering time. You are what helps keep our museum possible! If you donated or paid for a membership this last year and you do …

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Got Pie!

The Coos History Museum participated in the BACC Education and Workforce Committee fundraiser “Pie in the Face” event. Thanks to Ariel E. Peasley, Education and Community Engagement Coordinator, for nominating her co-workers to be potential “victims.”  Becca Hill, Membership and Visitor Services, became the “victim” to receive a pie in the face because she received …

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New Cases from World of Speed

The World of Speed Museum in Wilsonville recently closed and dispersed its assets to museums in the PNW.  Our museum obtained (free) six nice display cases and other museum-related items.  In mid-November, Marcia Hart and Steve Greif (left) loaded donated cases and other items from the World of Speed Museum at Wilsonville into a U-Haul.  A …

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Chalk the Vote Art!

The Coos History Museum and the League of Women Voters of Coos County are sponsoring this fun, easy-to-socially-distance activity during the week of August 24-29. We will continue to chalk our walks until it starts raining! August 26 is the centennial of the 19th Amendment (aka Women’s Equality Day). Create your own tribute to our …

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Coos Bay Honors Lynching Victim

Originally posted March 5, 2020   Coos History Museum Works with National Memorial for Peace and Justice By Steven Greif, Board Member, and Marcia Hart, Executive Director, Coos History Museum On Saturday, February 29, 2020, the Coos History Museum and the City of Coos Bay joined with the Taylor Stewart, a volunteer with the Equal …

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News Release from Oregon Cultural Trust

CULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS CITE DEVASTATING COVID-19 LOSSES IN STATEWIDE CULTURAL TRUST IMPACT SURVEY (PHOTO) News Release from Oregon Cultural Trust Posted on FlashAlert: June 11th, 2020 11:40 AM Salem, Ore. –The majority of Oregon’s cultural organizations are facing suspension of operations or permanent closure due to the COVID-19 impact, reveals an Oregon Cultural Trust survey released …

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Annual Clean Up

The museum was again blessed with volunteer labor in October in the form of seven students from the Destinations Stewards program at Marshfield and three adults from the Coos Watershed Association. The crew, along with CHM board member Steve Greif, removed sand from the front parking lot, removed invasive species from our east bioswale and …

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