Julian Gray

Julian Gray is a geologist and curator of the Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals in Hillsboro, Oregon.

Noted gemcutter Scott Sucher to speak on the history of the Hope Diamond

Join us on October 3, 2019 as we present famed gemcutter Scott Sucher, a gemcutter with a unique passion for creating replicas of famous diamonds. He has been given special access to diamonds from the vaults of major museums around the world, most notably the Smithsonian Institution to study the Hope Diamond. Access to these stones allowed …

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New! Summer Hours

New for 2019! Summer hours are effective 6/24/2019-9/1/2019! Summer Hours: Monday- 10:00 AM- 5:00 PM. Tuesday- Closed. Wednesday- 10:00 AM-5:00 PM. Thursday- 10:00 AM- 7:00 PM. Friday- 10:00 AM- 7:00 PM. Saturday- 10:00 AM- 7:00 PM. Sunday- 10:00 AM-5:00 PM. We’ll see you soon!

Wulfenite Specimens Prepared for Spotlight at the Tucson Show

Rice NW Museum is getting prepped and ready to exhibit at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show in February. In keeping with the show’s theme this year, the Rice NW Museum will be displaying some of its finest wulfenite specimens. Curator Julian Gray began planning the case layout months ago, and he has been working with …

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