Inquiry into Heritage: A Conversation with Gwendolyn Trice

High Desert Museum S.Hwy 97, Bend

From founding Maxville Heritage Interpretive Center in Joseph to curating the traveling exhibition Timber Culture, Gwendolyn Trice invites Oregonians to explore history often ignored. Learn more about Maxville’s historic Black logging community and Gwen’s work to preserve and share their stories.  LIMITED SEATING: RESERVE EARLY

$20

Museum and Me

High Desert Museum S.Hwy 97, Bend

A quieter time for children and adults who experience physical, intellectual and/or social disabilities to enjoy the High Desert Museum after hours. Explore the Museum’s newest exhibitions and revisit your favorites. Sensory packs are available to borrow with headphones, fidgets and more.

Free with RSVP

Wildlife Conservation Photography

High Desert Museum S.Hwy 97, Bend

Join our wildlife team to learn about and photograph the wildlife in our care. Experienced photographers will be available to assist participants with camera techniques for portrait-style and action photography opportunities with raptors and mammals. Participants are welcome to explore the fundamentals of their equipment during a preliminary Zoom meeting on Friday, May 3 at …

$175.00

Birding for Breakfast

High Desert Museum S.Hwy 97, Bend

The Museum provides an excellent habitat for migratory bird species. Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day by joining Museum staff and volunteers to go birding on the Museum grounds, with a special opportunity to learn about our pollinator habitats and the importance of insects to migratory birds. Coffee and light breakfast items provided.

$20

Indigenous Artist Panel

High Desert Museum S.Hwy 97, Bend

Join us in a discussion with several Indigenous artists who will share their work and talk about ways that Indigenous artists are keeping vibrant artistic traditions alive through traditional and contemporary artistic mediums. Artists will include Kelli D. Palmer (Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs), Jacy Sohappy (Cayuse/Nez Perce/Yakama) and Dr. Michelle Jack (sqilxʷ /syilx (Okanagan).

$20

Exhibition Opening! Kids Curate

High Desert Museum S.Hwy 97, Bend

This year the Neighborhood and Dual Immersion 4th graders at Bear Creek Elementary School focused on water and its importance to the many people, animals, and plants of the High Desert. Come enjoy the student’s watercolor artworks based on what they learned over months of special in-class visits as well as field trips to the …

Free with paid museum admission