2019 Press Releases

2018 Press Releases

In the Press

Coos Bay Honors Lynching Victim

June 22, 2020

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,… Read more

Lighthouse Digest Features CHM Fresnel Lens

March 20, 2019

This is one of two articles on the Cape Arago Lighthouse that are featured in Lighthouse Digest.  For more information or to order the magazine click here. Read more

Register-Guard Article on Vet Ink

October 11, 2018

Click on photo to read the article.           Read more

Myrtlewood Coins on OPB

September 10, 2018

The Oregon Public Broadcasting channel came a did a piece on a rare find – wooden coins that can still be used as currency today. Watch current board member, Steve Greif, and a few local historians talk about myrtlewood coins. Click on the picture above to read more about them… Read more

Coast Guard Art Exhibit Opening

July 20, 2018

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… Read more

Executive Director Speaks on Upcoming Exhibits and Events

July 16, 2018

Listen to Executive Director, Susan Tissot, speak about upcoming events and exhibits on our local public broadcasting channel. Click here to view. Read more

Education Director Talks on KCBY

June 22, 2018

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… Read more

Executive Director, Susan Tissot, on Coastal File

March 28, 2018

March 17, 2018 – Events at the Coos History Museum Read more

A Big Thank You!

March 22, 2018

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… Read more

The Smithsonian’s Patriot Nations is Coming to the Museum

February 22, 2018

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… Read more

Rotary Supports Coos History Museum

January 24, 2018

Executive Director, Susan Tissot was presented a check from President Steve Schneiderman of the Coos Bay-North Bend Rotary on behalf of the Coos Foundation. The $2500 donation will partially support the fabrication of an exhibit that will open later this year entitled, Vet Ink: Military Inspired Tattoos.  We are excited… Read more

Toddler Yoga featured on KCBY!

December 15, 2017

Click on the picture below in order to watch the news clip that was featured on KCBY. Read more

Coos History Museum Talks Drunken Botanist on KCBY

July 15, 2017

Check out Coos History Museum Executive Director, Susan Tissot, speaking about our upcoming fundraising event. You can watch the video from KCBY here. Read more

Coos History Museum Featured on Oregon Senior News July Tourism Guide

July 1, 2017

The Coos History Museum was recently featured on the front page of the Oregon Senior News July Tourism Guide! The guide is out with many ideas of what to do over the summer. Read more

Coos History Museum Featured on Destination Oregon

December 17, 2016

The Coos History Museum and board member Steve Greif were recently featured on a segment of Central Oregon Daily’s Destination Oregon. Check out the video to learn about how our beautiful new building came to fruition and get a glimpse inside the exhibit hall. Big thanks to everyone at Central Oregon Daily and… Read more

Coos History Museum Featured on Registrar’s Quarterly

November 30, 2016

Registrar’s Quarterly featured a nice write up about the Coos History Museum’s move into the new building for their Fall 2016 newsletter. Read more